Timothy Omundson to Star Opposite Carol Burnett in ABC Comedy From Amy Poehler

Timothy Omundson is returning to ABC.

The Galavant grad has been tapped to star conflicting Carol Burnett in ABC’s comedy commander Household Name, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

From executive author Amy Poehler and author Michael Saltzman, a comedy follows a family who has an event to buy a residence of their dreams, though underneath intensely aberrant circumstances: They contingency live with a prior owner, an eccentric, larger-than-life singer named Vivian Valmont (Burnett).

Omundson is set as a masculine lead, Edward Von Glimpse, Vivian’s happy best friend. He’s her confidant, hype male and apologist — infrequently all within a camber of a singular sentence. He’s farcical with a dry wit and seen-it-all attitude, a reversion to a some-more civilized, superb time.

The casting brings Omundson behind to ABC following his two-season purpose as King Richard in Dan Fogelman’s low-pitched comedy Galavant. The actor subsequent guest-stars on ABC’s American Housewife and Fox’s Lucifer. His credits embody Psych, Judging Amy and Deadwood. He’s repped by Innovative Artists and Jackoway Tyerman.

Saltzman will coop a book and exec furnish alongside Poehler, Brooke Posch, Burnett, 3 Arts’ Dave Becky and Michael Pelmont. Matt Oberg co-stars.

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