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CBS Gives Straight to Series Order to Family Comedy Starring Kevin James

Kevin James is heading back to TV and the network that made him a star. CBS has given a 13-episode order to a multi-camera comedy toplined by The King Of Queens star, which he will co-write with former King Of Queens executive producer and frequent collaborator Rock Reuben and with sitcom veteran Bruce Helford who will serve as showrunner.

The untitled comedy series, slated for the 2016-17 season, hails from Sony Pictures TV and James’ studio-based Hey Eddie Prods., which has hired Drew Worobow as VP of Television Development

CBS LogoOn the show, James will play a newly retired police officer looking forward to spending more quality time with his wife and three kids… only to discover he faces much tougher challenges at home than he ever did on the streets. James, Reuben and Helford executive produce alongside James’ producing partner Jeff Sussman.