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CW’s Brady laffer a go

Net gives go-ahead to 'Flirt'

The CW has greenlit “Flirt,” a half-hour comedy starring Wayne Brady that’s being produced by Lawrence Bender (“Kill Bill”) and Kevin Brown (“Roswell”).

Gary Halverson (“Everybody Loves Raymond”) is set to direct.

Laffer, from scribe Barry Wernick (“Boston Common”), was originally developed for UPN (Daily Variety, Jan. 19). It revolves around a single man (Brady) working for a women’s magazine.

In other pilot news, Constance Zimmer (“Entourage”) is prepping for life after “In Justice,” landing a gig in the ABC comedy pilot “52 Fights.”

“In Justice” is still on the bubble for renewal, so Zimmer’s in second position on the Touchstone/Brillstein-Grey-produced “Fights.” Thesp will play the best friend of series star Christine Taylor.

Deal reunites Zimmer with Matt Letscher, who also stars in “52 Fights.” Thesps worked together on the NBC laffer “Good Morning Miami.”

Zimmer is one of several “In Justice” regulars who’ve booked new roles in recent days. Kyle MacLachlan has signed on for a multiepisode gig on “Desperate Housewives,” while Jason O’Mara climbed aboard ABC’s “Drift.”

Elsewhere, Danielle Panabaker (“Yours, Mine and Ours,” “Sky High”) will play the daughter of James Woods in CBS drama pilot “Shark,” which 20th Century Fox TV is producing.

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