Jon Cryer Returns to Prime Time: NBC has landed a series commission on an untitled multi-camera sitcom, starring and executive producing the Two and a half men Alum, TVLine learned.
Created by Actor/Writer Mike O’Malley (Heels, survivor’s regret), the half-hour comedy revolves around ex-husbands Jim (played by Cryer) and Julia (Timeless“Abigail Spencer). After an amicable divorce, the exes “decide to continue raising their children in the family home while taking turns on who gets to stay with them,” according to the official logline. “Navigating the waters of divorce and child separation becomes more complicated for Jim when the owner of his favorite sports team (scrubs‘ Donald Faison) enters the picture and wins Julia’s heart.
The cast also includes Finn Sweeney (Impeachment: American Crime Story) and newcomer Sofia Capanna.
Cryer is, of course, best known to television audiences for his role as curmudgeon Alan “Zippy” Harper on CBS. Two and a half men — a role that earned him a pair of Emmys over the course of its 12-season run. Following the 2015 series finale, Cryer booked a recurring role as Lex Luthor on the CBS-filmed CW drama super girlwhich ended in November 2021. He also appeared in several episodes of CBS. NCIS (as Dr. Cyril Taft) and Netflix the ranch (as local banker Bill, an appearance that reunited him with once upon a time men co-star Ashton Kutcher).
The untitled O’Malley comedy marks multi-cam no. 3 for NBC. Alongside the George Lopez sitcom Lopez versus Lopez (Premier on Friday November 4), the network also has a revival of night court (With The big Bang Theory‘s Melissa Rauch and original series star John Larroquette) ready to launch mid-season.
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