cbslogoCBS is pulling the trigger on The Mistake, handing out a pilot order to the multi-camera comedy written by Friends alumni Shana Goldberg-Meehan and Scott Silveri and former Seinfeld writer-producer David Mandel, which has veteran multi-camera helmer Andy Ackerman attached to direct. All four executive produce. The project, which had a pilot production commitment, revolves around a couple who had just “finished” raising their kids when they discover they are pregnant. Warner Bros TV is producing with Goldberg-Meehan and Silveri’s Silver and Gold Productions and Mandel’s Woltz International Pictures. This marks the first collaboration of husband-and-wife duo Goldberg-Meehan and Silveri since they created the Friends spinoff Joey.

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King Philly
2 years
I say this: they've got balls for naming their show "The Mistake."
fan of pedigrees
2 years
Hey naysayers, between the three of them, they've been around a lot of funny shows. One even...
2 years
I'd watch this. I lived it. It's painful, rewarding, and from a 3rd person POV probably hilarious....

During the past decade, the two had worked on separate projects, including creating series Perfect Couples and Go On (Silveri) and Better With You (Goldberg-Meehan). Mandel is a frequent collaborator with Seinfeld co-creator Larry David, working as an exec producer on his HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm and film Clear History. This brings the number of CBS comedy pilots to eight.