Fox nabs hot ‘Rebounding’ spec

Laffer from 20th TV is late entry to pilot season

Fox has landed ”Rebounding,” a late comedy spec entry to pilot season fielded by Joe Port and Joe Wiseman with ”Modern Family’s” Steve Levitan and Jason Winer also on board.

”Rebounding,” from 20th Century Fox TV, is described an an uplifting comedy about a man recovering from the death of his fiance with help from friends on his pick-up basketball team. Project is inspired by events in Port’s life.

”Modern Family” co-creator/exec producer Steve Levitan is on board as an exec producer. ”Modern Family” EP and helmer Jason Winer is set to direct the pilot.

”Rebounding” was shepherded by 20th TV. Its late arrival in the midst of network pilot pickup process created maximum buzz, generating interest from multiple nets.

Port and Wiseman this season are serving as co-exec producers on the hot frosh Fox/20th TV laffer ”New Girl.”

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