EXCLUSIVE: In a competitive situation, Fat, Forty And Fired, a multi-camera family comedy from writer Jeff Astrof (Grounded For Life), went to ABC with a put pilot commitment. Based on the book of the same name by Nigel Marsh, Fat, Forty And Fired centers on a man and father who, upon losing his job, realizes that there is more to life than work. Warner Bros. TV is producing, with Astrof executive producing alongside Mike Karz and Josie Rosen. Astrof is repped by ICM Partners, 3 Arts and Michael Gendler. (more…)