Let’s face it, BIG BANK THEORY lovers, one BBT is not enough. Luckily, CBS is seriously giving us another (kinda):
‘Big Bang Theory’ Duo Sell Semi-Autobiographical Comedy to CBS – by Lesley Goldberg
CBS is expanding its relationship with The Big Bang Theory‘s John Ross Bowie andKevin Sussman.
The network has given script orders to The Second Coming of Rob, a multi-camera comedy loosely based on Bowie’s life.
Actors Bowie and Sussman will co-executive produce and pen the ensemble comedy revolving around a recent divorcee looking for a do-over on his 20s when he reunites with his college friends after seven years of marital “incarceration.”
Peter Principato, Paul Young and Joel Zadakare on board to executive produce, with Jill McGrath producing.
Bowie recurs as Kripke, a nemesis to Jim Parsons’ Sheldon, while new series regular Sussman portrays the lovelorn comic book shop owner Stuart on Big Bang.
More actors becoming writers? Have they no respect? You don’t see writers becoming actors in order to create better vehicles for themselves, do you? Do you? What’s next? Wannabe actors as network CEOs? What? Leslie Moonves? Oh, right, right…but that’s supposed to be a secret, isn’t it?