Lorne Michaels Comedy Starring John Mulaney Scores NBC Pilot Order

The multicamera comedy is loosely based on the life of the stand-up comedian.
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NBC handed out its 13th comedy pilot order Friday.

The network has picked up a semi-autobiographical comedy written by and starring hot stand-up comedian John Mulaney and executive produced by Saturday Night Live's Lorne Michaels.

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The multicamera comedy is described as young ensemble vehicle loosely based on Mulaney's life.

The Universal Television entry hails from Michaels' Broadway Video shingle and 3 Arts and, should it go to series, would join Broadway's Up All Night at the network -- should the sophomore comedy's upcoming reboot prove successful.

The untitled comedy was one of a handful of projects Michaels' Broadway Video had in development this season, including entries starring Saturday Night Live's Kenan Thompson and Seth Meyers

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Michaels will exec produce the Mulaney project alongside Andrew Singer, Dave Becky and David Miner.

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