Former 'Daily Show' Correspondent Rob Riggle to Star in CBS' 'Home Game' Pilot

8:15 PM PST 02/11/2011 by Sofia M. Fernandez
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Former Daily Show correspondent Rob Riggle is set to star in the pilot for CBS' Home Game, a comedy inspired by the life of three-time Super Bowl champion Mark Schlereth.

The CBS TV Studios/Leverage project is from executive producers Mark Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson and writers-executive producers Chris Nowak and Warren Bell.

Home Game is about a retired NFL player who returns home to his wife and daughters.

CBS had eyed Riggle for a number of regular-guy sitcom roles, and cast him on Home Game Friday.

Riggle and Wahlberg previously worked together in The Other Guys.

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