[08/21/12 - 11:07 PM] Development Update: Tuesday, August 21 Updates include: David Mamet to revive "Have Gun - Will Travel" at CBS; Michael Schur, Dan Goor land pilot order at FOX; and Michael Strahan tapped as permanent "Live! With Kelly" co-host.
[08/16/12 - 11:15 PM] Development Update: Thursday, August 16 Updates include: Danny Strong, David O. Russell team for CBS drama; Joshua Sternin and Jeffrey Ventimiglia to take over ABC's "The Family Tools"; and Kari Lizer returns to CBS with a new comedy.
[08/08/12 - 11:04 PM] Development Update: Wednesday, August 8 Updates include: Jay Mohr, Ben Falcone land leads on TV Land pilots; "Being Mary Jane" nears series order at BET; and Warren Ellis's "Gun Machine" eyed as series at FOX.
[06/29/12 - 11:04 PM] Development Update: Friday, June 29 Updates include: NBC details characters for its "The Office" spin-off; Warner Bros. Television picks up options on FOX's "Guilty"; and Elle Macpherson won't return as host of "Fashion Star."
STATUS: previously in development (2012-2013 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION: (from TV Land's press release, August 2012) Elliott Gould ("Friends") and Missi Pyle ("The Artist") have joined previously reported stars Ben Falcone, Jay Mohr, Josh Cooke, Ellen Woglom, Geoff Pierson and Kelen Coleman in TV Land's two new pilots, it was announced today by Keith Cox, Executive Vice President, Development and Original Programming for TV Land. TV Land's second pilot, "Brothers-in-Law" (working title), will star Mohr ("Last Comic Standing"), Cooke ("Better With You"), Woglom ("Outlaw") Pierson ("24") and Coleman ("The Newsroom"). The pilot focuses on the family dynamic between Neil (Cooke) and his wife Cheska (Coleman) as they adjust to Van (Mohr), the eccentric fiancé of Cheska's twin sister Maddie (Woglom). Pierson stars as Tom, the family patriarch, whose instant bond with Van makes Neil jealous and annoyed. On top of that, the sisters constantly encourage Neil and Van to form a friendship, even though the men have absolutely nothing in common. "Brothers-in-Law" will tape its pilot at the end of August.