Tom Smallwood

CBS Orders ‘Smallwood’ and ‘Good Sam’ to Series

CBS has added one comedy and one drama to its fall TV lineup, with series orders for “Smallwood” and “Good Sam.” “Smallwood,” based on the real-life story of…

Pilot Season 2021: Effects of COVID Linger as Networks Shift Strategies

Call it the pilot season that wasn’t. One year later, the COVID-19 pandemic is still casting a long shadow over the new crop of broadcast shows. Across the Big Five networks, the majority of the pilots…

Chi McBride Joins Pete Holmes in CBS Pro Bowling Comedy Pilot

Chi McBride has joined the untitled CBS multi-cam comedy pilot based on the life of pro bowler Tom Smallwood, Variety has learned. In the series, after being laid off…

‘The Three of Us’ Comedy Pilot at CBS Releases Cast

“The Three of Us,” a comedy pilot at CBS, has released its cast. The multi-camera pilot was a holdover from CBS’ 2020 pilot crop, which was thrown into…

Pete Holmes to Play Pro Bowler in Untitled CBS Comedy Pilot

Comedian Pete Holmes will star as an aspiring Midwestern professional bowler in an untitled CBS comedy from CBS Television Studios and writer Mark Gross. One of three new…