TBS Greenlights Blue Collar Comedy Pilot From Walt Becker And Rob Long

By | Thursday February 7, 2013 @ 6:50pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: After each of them has co-created a TBS series, Walt Becker (Wild Hogs) and Cheers alum Rob Long have teamed for a multi-camera comedy project, which has landed a pilot order at TBS. The network … Read More »

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Walt Becker To Direct ‘Sex On The First Date’

By | Thursday February 7, 2013 @ 3:27pm PST

EXCLUSIVE: Wild Hogs director Walt Becker has signed on to helm Sex On The First Date. Though the title might suggest otherwise, Sex is actually a romantic comedy. Gold Circle Films picked up the screenplay back … Read More »

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Walt Becker-Produced Comedy Nears Pilot Order At Spike TV; Cast & Director Tapped

By | Tuesday April 19, 2011 @ 5:14pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: I hear Spike TV is finalizing a deal for a pilot order to an untitled comedy from writers and executive producers Jim & Steve Armogida (Grounded For Life) and … Read More »

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TBS Buys ‘U-Boat’ Hourlong Comedy Spec

By | Friday April 1, 2011 @ 10:21am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Wild Hogs director Walt Becker, co-creator/executive producer of TBS’ first hourlong comedy series, Glory Daze, is back at the cable network with another hourlong comedy project, U-Boat. The buddy detective comedy was written on spec by former George Lopez executive … Read More »

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Jennifer Love Hewitt Plots Return to Series TV with A Walt Becker Comedy At Fox

By | Thursday September 16, 2010 @ 5:08pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Ok, this is not a Ghost Whisperer revival but probably the next best thing for the die-hard fans of the cancelled CBS drama – a possible new series with Ghost Whisperer star Jennifer Love Hewitt. I hear Fox is in talks to pick up the project, a half-hour comedy described as a female Big Bang Theory. Wild Hogs director Walt Becker and Tiffany Paulsen (Nancy Drew) will be writing the script with Hewitt attached to star. The project would reunite Hewitt with Fox where she got her break as co-star on Party of Five. Read More »

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‘Wild Hogs’ Helmer Walt Becker Exits ICM

By | Tuesday April 15, 2008 @ 4:38pm PDT

CAA, William Morris and Paradigm are hot on this director’s trail. But I’m told CAA has been swarming him since Wild Hogs was big so Walt Becker is probably going there. Why isn’t Endeavor on this list? Because insiders say the tenpercentery sidelined him when he was cold after Van Wilder, and ICM helped … Read More »

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