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JAN
23
2 YEARS

NBC Adds Comedy Pilot From 'Rules of Engagement' EP

"Welcome to the Family" marks the network's 11th comedy pilot this season.

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NBC is continuing to bet big on comedy this pilot season, picking up a project from a writer/executive producer from Rules of Engagement.

Mike Sikowitz, whose credits also include Grounded for Life and The Class, will write and executive produce Welcome to the Family. The single-camera comedy from Sony Pictures Television revolves around a white family and Latino family bonded together by their children who fall in love and the resulting in a quick unplanned pregnancy.

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The project joins a swelling roster of comedies at NBC, including Jason Katims' About a Boy, Assistance, Donor Party, The Gates, Girlfriend in a Coma, Holding Patterns, Joe, Joe and Jane and a project from Greg Daniels as well as a Sean Hayes vehicle.

Sikowitz is repped by ICM Partners and Gendler & Kelly.

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