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NBC and Adam Levine to Team Up for Karaoke Comedy Project

August 1, 2011 (9:18 am) GMT
The network wins in a bidding war over the scripted show which is going to be executive produced by the 'Voice' mentor.
Adam Levine, Maroon 5

NBC and are set to work together outside the unscripted world. Deadline reports that the network has landed a single-camera comedy project which is going to be executive produced by the frontman, who serves as one of the judges/mentors on singing competition "", along with Jake Kasdan.

Kasdan is also attached to direct the scripted show, which has received a script commitment plus penalty. To be produced by 20th Century Fox TV and Chernin Entertainment, the comedy project is set at a karaoke bar and is said to organically blend comedy with a musical element.

Set to write the upcoming show is Gene Hong (""), who happens to be Levine's longtime friend. Surprisingly similar to their comedy project, their friendship reportedly started at a karaoke bar.

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