'Outsourced' Actor Takes Lead in Canadian Comedy Pilot 'The Khouris'


TORONTO -- Rizwan Manji, having played Rajiv Gadwani in the cancelled NBC series Outsourced, is headed back to Canada to play the lead in the CBC comedy pilot The Khouris.

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Manji will play Dr. Bob Khouri, the right wing, freedom-loving patriarch of an immigrant Canadian family in the sitcom pilot written by Up All Night scribe Tim McAuliffe.

The Khouris is produced by DHX Media.

Manji is repped by Buchwald/Fortitude and managed by Annette E Alvarez.

Los Angeles-based McAuliffe is also at work on another half hour Canadian comedy pilot, Satisfaction, for CTV.

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