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NBC buys comedy from Scot Armstrong studio

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<p><i>Deadline</i> October 26, 2011<br>
<u>NBC Buys Family Comedy Created By & Starring Actor-Comedian Jim Gaffigan</u><br>
by Nellie Andreeva</p>

<p>EXCLUSIVE: NBC has bought a single-camera comedy from actor-comedian Jim Gaffigan, Universal TV and <a href="http://losangeles.ucbtheatre.com/talent/view/887">Scot Armstrong</a> and Ravi Nandan's studio-based American Work. Gaffigan will write and star in the project based on his life as a lazy man, married to a strong woman, raising 4 children in a 2 bedroom apartment in New York City. Gaffigan will executive produce with his manager, Brillstein Entertainment's Alex Murray, as well as Armstrong and Nandan. Gaffigan, a respected standup comedian, will begin a 30-city tour in the beginning of 2012. It will spawn a televised comedy stand-up special in February, which is eying non-traditional ways for digital distribution. CAA-repped Gaffigan's previous comedy series starring vehicle was the 2000 CBS sitcom <i>Welcome To New York</i>, which was produced by David Letterman's company. He recently co-starred on the TBS comedy series <i>My Boys</i> and made his Broadway debut in <i>That Championship Season</i> earlier this year.</p>

<p>(<a href="http://www.deadline.com/2011/10/nbc-buys-comedy-created-by-starring-actor-comedian-jim-gaffigan/">source</a>)</p>