ABC is really manning up this pilot season. After greenlighting Chris Moynihan’s comedy pilot Man Up earlier this month, the network has just picked up another project by that name, this one from writer-producer Jack Burditt (30 Rock), which has Tim Allen circling the lead. The multicamera Jack Burditt project, which has now being renamed to The Last Day of Man, originally landed at ABC in November with a put pilot commitment after a bidding war with CBS. The project, from 20th TV and 21 Laps/Adelstein Prod., centers on a guy fighting for his manhood in a world of women. Burditt is executive producing with Marty Adelstein, Shawn Levy and Becky Clements.
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By NELLIE ANDREEVA | Wednesday January 19, 2011 @ 3:46pm PSTTags: ABC Pilots, ABC The Last Day of Man, Jack Burditt, Jack Burditt Man Up, The Last Day of Man, The Last Day of Man Pilot, TV, TV Deals, TV Network Pilot Season
By NELLIE ANDREEVA | Monday November 8, 2010 @ 1:00pm PSTTags: ABC Man Up, ABC Paul Lee, ABC Pilots, ABC Programming, Jack Burditt, Jack Burditt Man Up, Man Up, Man Up Pilot, Tim Allen, TV, TV Deals
After a heated bidding between ABC and CBS that stretched over the weekend, Man Up, a new half-hour project from veteran comedy writer-producer Jack Burditt (30 Rock) and a potential starring vehicle for Tim Allen, has landed at ABC with …