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CBS orders pilot from Ben Affleck and Matt Damon

"A comedy produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon has found a home at CBS, EW confirms. Titled More Time With Family, CBS has ordered it for put pilot commitment. Comedian Tom Papa is set to star in the multi-camera comedy, as well as co-write with Cathy Yuspa and Josh Goldsmith. Affleck and Damon will executive produce through their company Pearl Street Films, along with Dave Becky and Josh Lieberman of 3 ARTS. Deadline first reported the news. Tom Papa (The Colin Quinn Show, Inside Amy Schumer) will star in the half-hour comedy, as a man who undergoes a career change and leaves his life on the road to spend more time at home with his family. It is based on Papa’s stand-up and Matt Damon’s experiences. 20th Century Fox TV will produce. It’s hardly Damon and Affleck’s first foray into TV — the pair brought Project Greenlight to HBO in the early 2000s and also partnered on Push, Nevada for ABC." How do you like them apples?


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