ABC Picks Up Two New Comedy Pilots
The pilot season keeps moving forward with ABC securing two new comedy pilots. According to The Hollywood Reporter, ABC has picked up two new, untitled comedy pilots, with Carlos Mencia set to star in one and Cedric the Entertainer to topline the other.
The Mencia project, written by Mitchel Katlin and Nat Bernstein, will be based on Mencia's own life and his stand-up routines. It was said that the series will have Mencia stuck in the middle of his very large, multi-cultural family.
Cedric the Entertainer's was written by Al Higgins and Devon Shepard and features Cedric as a retired baseball player that has become a radio analyst that has to reevaluate his life when he reconnects with his son and granddaughter.