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Bob Daily Signs Overall Deal WIth CBS TV Studios, Joins ‘We Are Men’ As EP

By | Thursday May 16, 2013 @ 1:38pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Frasier and Desperate Housewives alum Bob Daily has signed an overall deal with CBS TV Studios. Under the pact, he will join the studio’s new CBS single-camera comedy series We Are Men as an executive producer. The project, created/executive produced by Rob Greenberg, stars Kal Penn, Tony Shalhoub, Jerry O’Connell and Chris Smith as four single guys living in a short-term apartment complex who unexpectedly find camaraderie over their many missteps in love. (Check out the trailer here.) We Are Men is assembling a very strong group of writer-producers. In addition to Daily, Tad Quill was just signed on as a consulting producer. Daily, repped by WME, most recently executive produced/ran NBC’s Robert Padnick comedy pilot.

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ABC Studios, Producers Part Ways

By | Tuesday March 26, 2013 @ 7:42pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

UPDATED: Two ABC Studios-based producers are moving on as their deals are coming up: Charlize Theron and her Denver And Delilah Prods, and veteran writer-producer Bob Daily. Theron, who is expected to quickly land elsewhere, is still in business with ABC Studios. She executive produces the studio’s NBC pilot Hatfields & McCoys. Meanwhile, Daily has already lined up his next gig, signing on to serve as executive producer/showrunner on NBC’s untitled Robert Padnick comedy pilot.

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‘Desperate Housewives’ Alum Bob Daily To Adapt British Comedy ‘Rev’ For ABC

By | Thursday October 18, 2012 @ 10:04am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: ABC has put in development Rev, a half-hour comedy based on the BAFTA-winning British series Rev., which will be written by former Desperate Housewives executive producer/showrunner Bob Daily. The original series, created by Tom Hollander and James Wood, stars  Hollander as a priest from a small rural parish who becomes the vicar of an inner-city London church. Daily’s version, produced by ABC Studios, centers on an Episcopal priest who leaves a small rural parish in Wisconsin to take over a failing inner-city church in a racially diverse, economically-challenged Chicago neighborhood. It chronicles the daily frustrations and moral conflicts of  the minister and his eccentric congregation, which includes genuine believers, a homeless man, and a crack addict. Daily will executive produce with Kenton Allen and Matthew Justice, principals of Big Talk Prods., which produces the original series. Hollander and Wood are set to consult. Read More »

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‘Desperate Housewives’ Showrunner Bob Daily And Mark Gordon Sell Drama To ABC

By | Friday October 5, 2012 @ 2:13pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Former Desperate Housewives executive producer/ showrunner Bob Daily is staying in the ABC/ABC Studios fold, teaming with the executive producer of another hit ABC drama that started as a Desperate Housewives companion, Grey’s Anatomy‘s Mark Gordon.

The untitled hourlong drama, from ABC Studios and studio-based Mark Gordon Co., revolves around three diverse families whose lives get gloriously messy when they discover that they share a biological father, a successful bachelor in his 40s who’s completely unprepared to embrace the family he never knew he wanted. Daily will co-write the script with feature writer Pierce Gardner (Dan In Real Life). Daily, Gordon and Nicholas Pepper are the executive producers. Read More »

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