CBS fields sports comedy pilots

NFL, radio yakkers tackled in multicam projects

CBS wrapped a busy day of pilot orders on Friday with greenlights for two sports-themed multicamera laffers.

“Home Game” revolves around a former NFL player who returns home to his wife and daughters. Project from CBS TV Studios and Leverage was written by Warren Bell and Chris Nowak. Bell exec produces with Stephen Leverage and Mark Wahlberg. Nowak is co-exec producer.

The second pickup is an untitled project set in the world of sports radio and is inspired by Colin Cowherd’s ESPN yakker. Bill Martin and Mike Schiff wrote the pilot and exec produce with Eric and Kim Tannenbaum for CBS TV Studios.

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