CBS has given a script commitment with penalty to multi-camera comedy The Out-Law from writer Christopher Moynihan and Universal TV, where Moynihan is under an overall deal. CBS Television Studios will co-produce.
Written by 100 Questions and Man Up! creator Moynihan, The Out-Law centers on a perpetually positive, Berkeley-born, liberal white-collar doctor and only child, who marries into a loud, cynical, blue-collar Long Island family. Moynihan also exec produces with Kelly Kulchak.
This is writer-actor Moynihan’s second sale this season. He also has a put pilot commitment at NBC for a family comedy, which he’s co-writing with Marlon Wayans, with Wayans set to star. As an actor, Moynihan is currently shooting a co-starring role in Netflix feature Mascots. He also recently recurred on HBO’s Veep. Moynihan is repped by the Rothman Brecher Agency, Thruline and attorney Chris Abramson.