Pilot Castings: Odd Couple's Go On Reunion, David Schwimmer's Leading Lady and More

Sarah Baker Odd CoupleGo On alumna Sarah Baker, NYPD Blue vet Henry Simmons and a sketch comedy vet/writer are among the latest actors to book pilots this winter.

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Per our sister site Deadline….

* Baker will re-team with Matthew Perry for his CBS update of The Odd Couple, playing assistant to the Friends actor’s messy roommate Oscar.

* Simmons has joined ABC’s multi-camera comedy Saint Francis, which stars Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos) as a blue-collar, no-nonsense Long Island cop and family man who butts heads with the modern, liberal world when his sister gets pregnant out of wedlock. Simmons will co-star as his business partner at the bar they own.

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa London Premiere - Red Carpet Arrivals* The ABC laugher Irreversible has tapped sketch comedy multitasker Jessica Knappett (The Inbetweeners Movie) as David Schwimmer’s leading lady. The project revolves around Andy (Schwimmer) and Sarah (Knappett), a somewhat eccentric, self-absorbed couple, and their trials and tribulations — most of which they bring upon themselves.

* Brian F. O’Byrne (FlashForward) has boarded the ABC drama Exposed about an investigative journalist who will stop at nothing to uncover the truth, including making questionable alliances. O’Byrne will portray a very powerful, mysterious man who works for the Pentagon.