Barry Bostwick and Julie Hagerty have joined the cast of TBS’ half-hour comedy pilot BFF, from Conan O’Brien’s production company and Warner Horizon. It centers on Mark (Jay Malone), a family man who quits his day job and returns to the neighborhood where he grew up. There, he reunites with his quirky childhood best friend Roland (David Neher), who still lives with his parents (Bostwick, Hagerty), who have lived in the same suburban house for 40 years. The project, from O’Brien’s Conaco Prods and Warner Horizon, was written by Ben Wexler, who serves as showrunner, Ross Novie and Jay Rondot.
Andrea Martin rounds out the cast of USA/UCP’s untitled Douglas McGrath comedy pilot. The single-camera comedy, which McGrath wrote and will direct, centers on Jasper (Nathan Lane), an unlucky actor whose Broadway aspirations must be put on hold when his father’s (Ken Jenkins) health takes a turn for the worse, forcing him to return to his Texas hometown. Martin will play the guest/potential recurring role of Jasper’s agent Peggy.
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