NBC Orders Rob Lowe Comedy Pilot The Pro

rob lowe the proParks and Recreation‘s Rob Lowe is leaving Pawnee but not the Peacock.

NBC has given a green light to The Pro, a single-camera comedy pilot that stars Lowe as a former tennis champion who has been reduced to working at a country club.

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According to Deadline, Pete Huyck and Alex Gregory (The Larry Sanders Show, Frasier) will pen the script, while sitcom vet Todd Holland (Go On, Malcolm in the Middle) is set to direct.

Lowe is poised to depart Parks and Rec around midseason along with co-star Rashida Jones.

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