‘Will and Grace’ Co-Creator Teams With ‘Friends’ Grad for NBC Sibling Comedy Pilot

NBC might have found a multicamera comedy to span with a Will and Grace revival, and it comes from informed auspices.

The network on Friday handed out a commander sequence to Happy Peppers, a multicamera comedy from Will and Grace co-creator Max Mutchnick and Friends alum Jeff Astrof.

Developed during CBS in 2015, a comedy centers on an adult hermit and sister who breeze adult vital together for a initial time given they were kids after one of them suffers a large loss. They turn any other’s wingmen, shoulders to cry on, best friends, and punching bags as they navigate love, detriment and work while assisting to get any other “un-stuck.”

Astrof, a comedy maestro whose credits embody Friends, Grounded for Life and The New Adventures of Old Christine, will re-team with Mutchnick on a plan following their partnership for CBS’ ephemeral comedy Partners. Mutchnick and Astrof will write a script. Mutchnick produces around his Too Mutch Ink banner, while Astrof will offer in a same ability around his Barge Productions banner. The comedy hails from Warner Bros. Television.

Happy Peppers marks NBC’s seventh comedy commander sequence of a deteriorate and initial multicamera entry. The network also has a 10-episode Will and Grace multicamera comedy revival. (It’s also usually a third altogether multicamera commander sequence this season, including Will and Grace.)

NBC’s Jennifer Salke told THR this month that a network was looking to span Will and Grace with another large multicamera comedy, and should Happy Peppers move ahead, it could reason that container and emanate a retard of programming for Mutchnick.

Mutchnick and his longtime producing partner David Kohan are set to lapse to write a Will and Grace revival, that is being constructed by Universal Television.

The Will and Grace revival came out of Mutchnick’s idea to do an election-themed reconstruction that eventually went viral. The sets were stored during Emerson College in Boston, where they had been housed for a past 10 years though indispensable to be moved. Mutchnick ecstatic a sets to a show’s strange studio and had them reassembled.

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