home  |  celeb  |  music  |  movie  |  tv
Home > TV News

Robin Williams' New Comedy Gets Pilot Order From CBS

February 5, 2013, 7:54 am GMT

The network also orders two drama pilots, one of which is from 'Homeland' team, Howard Gordon, Alex Gansa and Alex Cary.

Robin Williams

Robin Williams is plotting his TV comeback with "Crazy Ones". The potential new series from producer David E. Kelle has got a pilot order from CBS. Jason Winer is on board to direct the pilot.

The single-camera, half-hour workplace comedy revolves around a father-daughter relationship at home and at work. Should the project be picked up to series, it will be Williams' first regular role in 30 years since he starred on ABC's "Mork & Mindy".

CBS additionally has greenlit two drama pilots, "Anatomy of Violence" and "Intelligence". The former is executive produced by "Homeland" trio, Howard Gordon, Alex Gansa and Alex Cary. Inspired by Adrian Raine's upcoming non-fiction book "The Anatomy of Violence: The Biological Roots of Crime", the story centers on a criminal psychologist with an expertise in sociopaths partners with a young female detective with whom he shares a conflicted past.

As for "Intelligence", it comes from "North Country" scribe Michael Seitzman. The show is set at U.S. Central Command and focuses on a unit that has been created around one agent with a very special gift - a microchip that has been implanted in his brain that allows him to access the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Seitzman writes the pilot and will serve as an exec. producer alongside David Semel and Tripp Vinson.

More Robin Williams News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Joni Mitchell Explains Why She Shut Down Biopic Starring Taylor Swift

November 26, 2014, 4:23 pm GMT

Miley Cyrus and Patrick Schwarzenegger Lick and Kiss in Photobooth

November 26, 2014, 3:37 pm GMT

'Justice League: Dark' Script Is Finished

November 26, 2014, 9:21 am GMT

New Bill Cosby Accuser Goes Public After His Nephew Defends Him Against Rape Claims

November 26, 2014, 9:11 am GMT

'Sherlock' Fans Poke Fun at Failed Photoshop in Picture of New Special

November 26, 2014, 9:08 am GMT

Killer Mike Gives Emotional Speech About Ferguson Grand Jury's Decision at St. Louis Concert

November 26, 2014, 9:07 am GMT

Jessie J on 'The Boy Is Mine' Remake With Ariana Grande: It's Not Happening

November 26, 2014, 8:42 am GMT

Ridley Scott Won't Direct 'Blade Runner 2'

November 26, 2014, 8:31 am GMT
Switch to Desktop Version.