Pilot Castings: Actors Board TBS' 'Hound Dogs', TV Land's Mark Reisman Comedy

EXCLUSIVE: Tom Verica has landed the lead in the TBS hourlong comedy pilot Hound Dogs, with Lolita Davidovich and Laura Bell Bundy also cast in the project from feature writer/director Ron Shelton (Bull Durham). Meanwhile, Seinfeld alum Wayne Knight is set as the last lead in the TV Land untitled Mark Reisman comedy pilot.

The Sony Pictures TV-produced Hound Dogs, which Sheldon wrote and will direct, draws from his experience as a baseball player and is set in the world of minor league baseball. It centers on minor league team the Nashville Hound Dogs and its endlessly upbeat general manager (Tom Verica), a gambling addict trying to outrun his past, as they try to handle life’s ups and downs, both in and out of the locker room. Fortitude-repped Davidovich will play the team owner. Bundy will play a sexy bartender/aspiring singer.

TV Land’s Mark Reisman project revolves around 3 divorced guys (David Alan Basche, Donald Faison, Knight) who live in an apartment building where their landlord is their sexy female divorce attorney (Kristen Johnston). The project marks a reunion for APA-repped Wayne and Johnston, who worked together on 3rd Rock from the Sun.

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