Joel McHale to Star in CBS Comedy Pilot ‘The Great Indoors’

Joel McHale is headed for CBS.

The in-demand actor has sealed on to star in CBS comedy commander The Great Indoors, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

From Tosh.0‘s Mike Gibbons, a multicamera comedy commander centers on an journey contributor who contingency adjust to a times when he becomes a trainer of a organisation of millennials in a digital dialect of a magazine.

McHale will star as Joel, an outdoorsy guy’s man with a caustic clarity of humor. The longtime star contributor for The Great Outdoors magazine, Joel has climbed mountains, confronted bears and led a life of fad and adventure. But when he’s sidelined by an injury, he’s forced to take a table pursuit in a publication’s digital and amicable media department, surrounded by a group of millennials who perspective him as an outlandish and ancient bauble from another place and time. 

Gibbons will coop a book and exec furnish a CBS Television Studios comedy.

For McHale, a purpose outlines his initial array unchanging scripted purpose following Dan Harmon’s NBC-turned-Yahoo Screen comedy Community. The actor, who was aggressively followed for mixed projects during CBS, many recently sealed on as a guest star in Fox’s The X-Files revival.

The Great Indoors also outlines McHale’s initial full-time gig following a conclusion of his E! cocktail enlightenment shave array The Soup. The array wrapped adult a 12-year run in December.

McHale is repped by WME and profession PJ Shapiro during Ziffren Brittenham.

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