Sarah Silverman Lands Comedy at NBC

by | August 19, 2011 at 7:36 AM | TV News

Sarah Silverman (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Sarah Silverman (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

By Tim Kenneally

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Sarah Silverman’s upcoming comedy series has found a home at NBC, an individual familiar with the project confirms to TheWrap.

The single-camera comedy, which is being co-produced by Imagine TV and 20th Century Fox Television, has received a put-pilot commitment from NBC, following a bidding war between multiple networks.

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Silverman is co-writing with Dan Sterling and Jon Schroeder, both veterans of Comedy Central’s “The Sarah Silverman Program.”

Silverman will co-executive produce with Sterling, Ron Howard, Brian Grazer and Francie Calfo.

The series had also sparked interest from ABC and Fox.

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