For Tina Fey fans who’ve been wishing for their queen to bring something fresh to network television, here’s some good news for this Saturday: CBS has picked up the pilot for a new Fey-produced comedy. The untitled series is about an athlete who drives his family and friends crazy after he suddenly retires.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt begins production of its second season in August and, now that the show has settled at Netflix, creators Tina Fey and Robert Carlock can take far more liberties than they could when the show was slated for broadcast television. But that doesn’t mean they will.
Fans pining for the comedy stylings of Tina Fey were delighted this week to hear that Fey would be returning (probably not as an actor) to TV with a Cheers-like comedy set on Fire Island. That, as it turns out, is just Part One of the good news. Part Deux is that there’s a second Tina Fey project coming down the…