[03/05/12 - 11:49 PM] Development Update: Monday, March 5 Updates include: Rachelle Lefevre is CBS's "Applebaum"; Mamie Gummer to star in The CW's "First Cut"; and CBS shelves drama pilot "Quean" over legal concerns.
[02/02/12 - 11:12 PM] Development Update: Thursday, February 2 Updates include: Eric Kripke's "Revolution" a go at NBC; Jamie Bamber joins TNT's "Chelsea General"; and Dana Gould, John Leguizamo land projects at FX, ABC.
[01/18/12 - 11:03 PM] Development Update: Wednesday, January 18 Updates include: The CW sends three dramas to pilot; NBC fills out cast of "Beautiful People"; and Nick Stoller gets a green light for his CBS comedy.
[01/06/12 - 10:07 PM] TCA: NBC Confirms Episode, Pilot Orders "Harry's Law," "Parks & Recreation" set for 22 episodes, plus check out official descriptions of the Peacock's five pilots ordered to date.
[12/15/11 - 10:48 PM] Development Update: Thursday, December 15 Updates include: Peter Farrelly books comedy at CBS; Rosa Salazar joins FOX's "Little Brother"; and Ken Kwapis to direct Sarah Silverman's NBC pilot.
[11/22/11 - 10:50 PM] Development Update: Tuesday, November 22 Updates include: NBC greenlights Sarah Silverman comedy pilot; Ewan McGregor joins HBO's "The Corrections"; and Cuba Gooding Jr. to star in ABC's "Crew Six."
[08/18/11 - 10:54 PM] Development Update: Thursday, August 18 Updates include: Sarah Silverman to topline a comedy for NBC; TLC to wrap "LA Ink"; and TNT gives "Gateway" a cast-contingent pilot order.
STATUS: previously in development (2012-2013 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION: (from NBC's press release, January 2012) THE SARAH SILVERMAN PROJECT (working title) is a single-camera comedy in which series star Sarah Silverman ("The Sarah Silverman Program") returns to her old life after a breakup, ready to pick up where she left off and finds it's not as easy as she thought because those around her have moved on. The project is from Twentieth Century Fox Television and Imagine Television. Silverman, Dan Sterling ("The Sarah Silverman Program," "King of the Hill") and Jon Schroeder ("Bob's Burgers," "The Sarah Silverman Program") are writers and executive producers; Oscar winner Ron Howard ("A Beautiful Mind," "Frost/Nixon," NBC's "Parenthood"), Oscar winner Brian Grazer ("A Beautiful Mind," "Frost/Nixon," NBC's "Parenthood") and Francie Calfo ("Scoundrels") also are executive producers. Ken Kwapis (NBC's "The Office") is the director.