CBS is back in business with Tucker Cawley, former executive producer of the network’s hit Everybody Loves Raymond. CBS has greenlighted to pilot Cawley’s multicamera comedy The Assistants, a young ensemble about four assistants who work for a celebrity couple. CBS TV Studios and studio-based Tannenbaum Co. are producing, with Cawley, Eric and Kim Tannenbaum exec producing. Cawley win 3 Emmys for Raymond, two best comedy series statuettes, which he shared with the rest of the show’s producing team, and one for writing one of Raymond‘s most memorable episodes, Baggage. Post-Raymond, Cawley created the short-lived ABC sitcom Hank and recently joined his Raymond buddies Ray Romano and Mike Royce on their TNT dramedy Men of a Certain Age.
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