Fox Developing Medical Comedy, Conan O'Brien Producing

Inside Conan O'Brien's Head
Joe Pugliese on April 12 at The Avalon Hotel, Beverly Hills.

THR's cover star, Conan O'Brien, opens up in the June 1 issue about the 10 crazy days that changed his career forever, his rocky transition to basic cable with Conan and his ongoing feud with Jay Leno and NBC.

For THR's cover shoot, O'Brien was photographed by Joe Pugliese on April 12 at The Avalon Hotel in Beverly Hills.

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Conan O'Brien has another scripted venture in development. The comedian's Conaco shingle and Warner Bros. TV have gotten a script order for a single-camera comedy at Fox.

A network rep confirms to The Hollywood Reporter that deals closed on Bob’s New Heart Show. A pun-filled title paying homage to The Bob Newhart Show and its medical premise, the script comes from Community writer and co-executive producer Ben Wexler.

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Bob's New Heart Show follows a doctor's return to his old neighborhood, where he's inspired take over a family practice after he receives a heart transplant.

Wexler, whose credits also include The Good Guys, Secret Girlfriend and Still Standing, serves as executive producer alongside O’Brien, David Kissinger and Jeff Ross.

Conaco continues to work on Rebel Wilson's off-cycle pilot Super Fun Night, which ABC is considering after CBS took a pass last year.