CBS picks up 'Captain' comedy


CBS has picked up single-camera comedy pilot "The Captain" to series with a six-episode midseason order.

Andrew Reich and Ted Cohen have come on board the series as executive producers alongside creator John Hamburg.

The project, from CBS Paramount Network TV, centers on a young writer (Fran Kranz) whose life changes when he moves into a legendary Hollywood apartment building.

Co-starring on the show are Jeffrey Tambor, Raquel Welch, Chris Klein, Joanna Garcia, Al Madrigal and Valerie Azlynn.