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Jason Bateman-Produced Comedy Pilot Ordered by NBC

The single-camera comedy focuses on two best friends and the struggles of dating

NBC has ordered a comedy pilot executive produced by Jason Bateman, along with Aggregate and David Janollari Entertainment.

“Two to Go” is described as a single-camera comedy focusing on long-time best friends grappling with the challenges of modern-day dating, while their group of friends try to convince them they are meant for each other.

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The project is co-executive produced by Bryan Shukoff and Kevin Chesley. Bateman is joined as a non-writing EP by Jim Garavent and David Janollari. Universal Television is the studio.

Bateman, who recently reprised his role as Michael Bluth in “Arrested Development” on Netflix, released the R-rated indie comedy “Bad Words” in 2013 and is currently filming the sequel to 2011’s “Horrible Bosses.”

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Casting for the NBC project has yet to be announced.

“Two to Go” joins 13 other comedy pilots in contention at NBC, including a gay-straight buddy comedy from Ellen DeGeneres’ production company; an adaptation of 1986 film “The Money Pit”; Rob Lowe starrer “The Pro”; “Mission Control,” an astronaut comedy from Will Ferrell and “Parenthood” writer Jason Katims; “Love Is Relative” from “Roseanne” and “That ’70s Show”” executive producer Tom Werner; “Mason Twins” from “Happy Endings” alum Casey Wilson and June Raphael; “A to Z” from Rashida Jones and Will McCormack’s production company, Le Train Train; and Kate Walsh starrer “Bad Judge,” among others.

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