Pilot News: JAG's David James Elliott Joins Fox's Here's Your Damn Family Comedy

Meet Your Damn Family Pilot Cast David James ElliottDavid James Elliott is officially part of Fox’s damn family.

Elliott, best known as JAG‘s Cmdr. ‘Harm’ Rabb, will play Jane Kaczmarek’s character’s husband in Fox’s Here’s Your Damn Family comedy pilot, our sister site Deadline reports.

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Elliott’s character, Mike, is a manly-man widower who marries Kaczmarek’s character and moves to her place with his three children… upsetting the cush life of her stunted, thirtysomething son, who still lives at home.

Peter DaCunha (Reign) and Brendan Meyer (the Canadian Mr. Young) also were cast as two of Mike’s kids.

The multi-camera comedy will be executive-produced by Ricky Blitt (Family Guy), Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory) and Stephen McPherson.

Elliott’s post-JAG TV credits include Close to HomeCSI: NY and GCB.

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  1. Eurydice says:

    Ok, I’m getting confused. Does every new show have the word “family” in the title?

  2. Ally Oop says:

    This is one of the only comedies on the networks’ development slate that I’m interested in seeing. I hope it gets picked up.

  3. opus says:

    What an incredibly horrible title!!! I like the casting so hope the name gets changed!

    • sanchopanza says:

      I’ll be surprised if it doesn’t. They surely pulled the Samuel L. Jackson commercials where he sais “every damn day” after a few weeks. Now he says “every single day”. The more conservative viewers won’t be happy to see that title on a regular show.

      • Martoukian says:

        Catering to conservatives isn’t always a good idea though. It tends to remove what makes a show fun or interesting.

  4. JoyAnne says:

    Such a good actor deserves a good show. He sure was sexy in GCB. LOL

  5. Zach says:

    This script is awesome. Very bizarre. A healthy combination of Get a Life, The Brady Bunch and The Ringer (the movie).