CBS Gives Pilot Order To Louis CK/Spike Feresten Project Conceived 13 Years Ago

CBS’s has greenlighted to pilot an untitled multi-camera comedy written by Louis CK and Spike Feresten, an ensemble of young people trying to achieve their creative dreams in these tough financial times. The pickup caps a remarkable comeback for the project 13 years ago after it was first written. At the time, Louie was a standup comedian and Feresten was a writer on Seinfeld. Having met earlier in their careers as writers on The Late Show With Letterman, Louis CK and Feresten came up with an idea for a comedy series titled Boomtown, which landed at CBS through Louis CK’s development deal with the network and Castle Rock. Back then the characters were envisioned as Louie CK and his friends. When the network passed on the script, it was sent into pilot oblivion. (more…)

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