Network picks up half-hour comedy pilot 'Molly'

CBS is turning into the Chuck Lorre Broadcasting System, having picked up the half-hour comedy pilot “Mike and Molly.”

“Two and a Half Men” scribe Mark Roberts is behind the project, a multi-camera laffer about a couple who have difficulties with overeating.

Roberts will exec produce with Lorre; Warner Bros. TV is the studio.

Lorre is the mastermind behind CBS’ “Two and a Half Men”/”The Big Bang Theory” juggernaut on Monday nights.

Besides serving as an exec producer on “Two and a Half Men,” Roberts has also directed segs of the comedy.

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