Tad Quill Signs Overall Deal With CBS TV Studios, Joins New CBS Series ‘We Are Men’

By | Thursday May 16, 2013 @ 11:37am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Tad Quill 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 consulting producer. The project, created/executive produced by … Read More »

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Phill Lewis To Co-Star In CBS’ Tad Quill Pilot

By | Tuesday April 16, 2013 @ 6:24pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Phill Lewis has landed a lead role opposite Matthew Broderick in CBS‘ untitled Tad Quill multi-camera comedy pilot directed by James Burrows. The project, from CBS TV Studios, centers on Jack (Broderick), a recently … Read More »

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Kristin Chenoweth To Co-Star In CBS’ Matthew Broderick Pilot, Gayle Rankin Cast In HBO’s ‘Missionary’

By | Friday April 12, 2013 @ 10:01am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Kristin ChenowethKristin Chenoweth is set to co-star opposite fellow Broadway boldface Matthew Broderick in CBS‘ untitled Tad Quill multi-camera comedy pilot directed by James Burrows. The project, from CBS TV Studios, centers … Read More »

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Matthew Broderick To Topline CBS’ Tad Quill Comedy Pilot

By | Friday March 29, 2013 @ 2:31pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Matthew BroderickEXCLUSIVE: In a rare TV stint, Matthew Broderick has signed on as the lead in CBS‘ untitled Tad Quill multi-camera comedy pilot directed by James Burrows. The project, from CBS TV Studios, centers on … Read More »

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CBS Orders 3 Comedy Pilots, Including Greg Malins Project Starring Patrick Warburton

By | Thursday February 7, 2013 @ 6:15pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

CBS just made what are expected to be the final comedy pilot pickups this season, greenlighting three projects. Two of them are multi-camera – one from Friends alum Greg Malins toplined by Rules Of Engagement star Patrick Warburton, which will likely get Rules fans alarmed; and … Read More »

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Tad Quill/David Walton’s Firefighter Comedy Lands At CBS With Put Pilot Commitment

By | Friday August 17, 2012 @ 6:48pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: In a competitive situation, CBS has nabbed a single-camera comedy written by Tad Quill and starring David Walton. The project, from Sony Pictures TV and studio-based Happy Madison, centers on a bachelor firefighter (Walton) who has to make the ultimate sacrifice of taking care of someone other than himself when a 9-year-old girl enters his life. Quill is executive producing with Happy Maddison’s Doug Robinson, with Walton serving as producer.

The untitled comedy reunites Quill, creator/executive producer of last season’s single-camera midseason NBC comedy Bent, and the series’ male lead David Walton. The duo’s new project was pitched to all four major networks, ABC, NBC, Fox and CBS. All expressed interest, with CBS brass said to have been particularly passionate. Despite the lack of single-camera comedies on CBS’ air, the network’s programming chief Nina Tassler has been vocal about the network’s commitment to the form and, Read More »

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Tad Quill Comedy Project Starring David Walton Heats Up The Broadcast Marketplace

By | Wednesday August 8, 2012 @ 6:18pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

After a late and relatively quiet start of this year’s selling season with no major bidding wars so far, a single-camera comedy is garnering a lot of attention. The project, from Sony Pictures TV and studio-based Happy Madison, … Read More »

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Amanda Peet Set For NBC Comedy Pilot

By | Thursday February 10, 2011 @ 3:10pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Amanda Peet is set to star in NBC’s comedy pilot Bent. Peet was heavily pursued by NBC, which approached her for Bent as well as a drama pilot, but she ultimately went with the half-hour. Bent, which Tad Quill wrote … Read More »

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Comedy Writer Tad Quill Inks Deal At NBC

Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Former Scrubs executive producer Tad Quill has signed a two-year overall deal with Universal Media Studios. Under the seven-figure pact, Quill will develop new projects for the studio. He also will work part-time on UMS’ new comedy series for NBC Perfect Couples, from creators/executive producers Jon Pollack and Scott … Read More »

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