Chuck Lorre's Single Mom Comedy Lands Pilot Production Commitment at CBS

Chuck Lorre
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"If I have learned anything from these people, it's that I am an incredible shit magnet."

Three months after inking a rich four-year deal with Warner Bros. Television, Chuck Lorre has made his first sale.

The prolific showrunner behind CBS' The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men and Mike & Molly has sold a half-hour multicamera comedy about a single mother to CBS, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

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Mom, which Lorre co-wrote with Two and a Half Men exec producer Eddie Gorodetsky and story editor Gemma Baker, revolves around a recently sober single mother as she attempts to get her life in order in Napa Valley.

The project continues Lorre's relationship with Gorodetsky, with whom he has worked on Dharma & Greg and all three of his current CBS series: Men, Big Bang and Mike & Molly.

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Lorre and Gorodetsky will executive produce the Chuck Lorre Productions/Warner Bros. Television effort, with Baker on board to produce; the trio co-wrote the spec script, which has received a pilot production order.

The showrunner in September inked a rich four-year deal to remain at Warner Bros. Television that includes a cable and film component and potential to expand into dramatic series and potential longform projects for both broadcast and cable.

Lorre and Gorodetsky are repped by ICM Partners; Baker is with CAA.

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