CBS Developing Politically-Themed Comedy Series With ‘Odd Couple’ Team (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety | 9/11/2017 | Joe Otterson
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CBS is developing a new multi-camera comedy series with the executive producers of “The Odd Couple,” Variety has learned exclusively.

Currently titled “Mr. Frederick,” the show would follow a progressive family that welcomes their lonely widowed neighbor into their lives only to learn he’s an outspoken conservative. Ryan Raddatz will write and executive produce. Husband and wife team Eric and Kim Tannenbaum will executive produce. CBS Television Studios will produce.

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This is not the first time the trio has worked together. While the Tannenbaums were executive producers on CBS’ remake of “The Odd Couple,” Raddatz worked as a writer and supervising producer on the series. In addition to “The Odd Couple,” Raddatz has written for and produced “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and “Impastor,” the latter of which was executive produced by the Tannenbaums. He also wrote for the short-lived Robin Williams sitcom “The Crazy Ones”...
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