Chris Elliott, who starred in 35 delirious episodes of “Get a Life” for FOX, is returning to the network for a new comedy from two “King of the Hill” executive producers.
FOX has given a put pilot commitment to the untitled comedy from Elliott, John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky. The project has been set up at Regency TV and 20th Century Fox TV.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Elliott will star as the father of two daughters, one of whom wants to be a pop star. Elliott will co-write the script for the pilot with Altschuler and Krinsky and they’re executive produce the series together.
A four-time Emmy winner during his stint as a write on “Late Night with David Letterman,” Elliott is best know for quirky appearances in films including “Groundhog Day,” “There’s Something About Mary” and “Cabin Boy.”
The comic has had a recurring role on CBS’ “Everybody Loves Raymond,” though his last regular TV gig was on NBC’s short-lived “Cursed” (or “The Weber Show”).