Jay Mohr and Ellen Woglom (Outlaw, Californication) have joined Josh Cooke as co-leads in TV Land’s multi-camera comedy pilot Brothers-In-Law, while Ben Falcone is set as the lead of TV Land’s other comedy pilot, the single-camera I’m Not Dead.
Written and executive produced by comedy veterans Bill Martin and Mike Schiff (3rd Rock From The Sun), who will serve as showrunners, Brothers-In-Law revolves around the family dynamic between a husband (Cooke) and the eccentric new boyfriend (Mohr) of his wife’s fraternal twin sister (Woglom), who have nothing in common but the sisters constantly force them to bond. Scott Stuber is executive producing the pilot, with Quan Phung producing. Actor-comedian Mohr, managed by Barry Katz, recently recurred on ABC’s Suburgatory. Woglom is with Paradigm and Sanders.Armstrong.Caserta.
I’m Not Dead Yet, from Ben Silverman’s Electus, marks TV Land’s first single-camera pilot. Written by Jon Sherman (Frasier) based on an Israeli format, it is about a man (Falcone) who finds out that he has a rare heart condition that could cause him to die at any moment and decides to finally start speaking his mind and live life to the fullest. Silverman is executive producing, with Electus’ Jimmy Fox co-executive producing. This past season, actor-writer Falcone starred and co-wrote a comedy pilot for CBS, which he co-produced alongside his wife, actress Melissa McCarthy. On the big screen, Falcone, repped by CAA and Christian Donatelli, recently appeared in Bridesmaids and What To Expect When You’re Expecting.