CBS Will Develop Medical Drama by Really Really Playwright; Chris O'Dowd Will Adapt Autobiographical Sitcom for ABC

News   CBS Will Develop Medical Drama by Really Really Playwright; Chris O'Dowd Will Adapt Autobiographical Sitcom for ABC
 
CBS will develop a new medical drama by Really Really playwright Paul Downs Colaizzo, entitled "LFE," according to Deadline.com.

The project, from The Dan Jinks Company and CBS Television Studios, follows a group of New York City's "wildest and most brilliant doctors as they start their second year of residency in the city's most prestigious hospital."

Dan Jinks and Colaizzo are executive producers on the project.

Deadline also reports that "Moone Boy," an American adaptation of Chris O'Dowd's Irish comedy, has been given a put pilot commitment at ABC.

Sony Pictures TV will produce the project that is based on O'Dowd's semi-autobiographical sitcom, which he created, co-wrote and co-starred in on British satcaster Sky. O'Dowd (Of Mice and Men) will write and executive produce for ABC, but has no plans to star.

"Moone Boy," which focuses on 12-year-old Martin Moone and the imaginary friend who helps him navigate his eccentric childhood, will also be executive-produced by 3 Arts' Dave Becky & Nick Frenkel, Sprout Pictures Limited, Baby Cow Productions & Hot Cod Productions Limited.

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