Showtime Buys 'Sober Coach' Script from David Bar Katz (Exclusive)

Katz will co-write and co-executive produce the half-hour comedy project from Apostle and CBS Television Studios.

Showtime is looking to get sober with David Bar Katz.

Katz has signed a deal to co-write and co-executive produce a half-hour comedy pilot script for the premium cable network titled Sober Coach

The project hails from CBS Television Studios and Denis Leary's Apostle, which is developing another comedy pilot with USA Network.

His previous credits include Fox's 1995 comedy House of Buggin', which he co-created and wrote with John Leguizamo, and HBO's 1998 Leguizamo telepic Freak, which he wrote and co-executive produced.

Katz is repped by Paradigm and Untitled Entertainment.

Twitter: @LaceyVRose