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‘Cheers’ Producer, ‘Van Wilder’ Director Land Blue-Collar Comedy With TBS

"Do It Yourself" will focus on a laid-off math teacher who takes a job at a home-supply store

TBS has ordered a comedy pilot from former "Cheers" co-executive producer Rob Long and "Van Wilder" director Walt Becker (pictured), the network said Friday.

Getty ImagesThe pilot, "Do It Yourself," will center on Nick, a 20-something math teacher who's forced into the blue-collar world after he's laid off and takes a job at a big-box home supply store.

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Nick quickly becomes the de-facto leader of his misfit coworkers, and begins to discover new ways of being a teacher.

TBS is producing the pilot.

Long is also the creator of TBS's comedy "Sullivan & Sons."