‘No Good Deed’ Producer Sells Father-Son Comedy to NBC

The project is part of Will Packer’s first-look deal with Universal Television

Last Updated: October 14, 2014 @ 11:30 AM

“No Good Deed” producer Will Packer has sold a comedy script for a father-son comedy to NBC.

The script, “Like Father, Like Son,” is inspired by actual events from Packer’s life, and will center on a recently divorced man in his early thirties who’s just starting to enjoy the benefits of being young, successful and single when he learns he has a fifteen-year-old son from a one-night-stand he had in college.

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Packer is executive producing the half-hour comedy project, which stems from Packer’s first-look production deal with Universal Television.  Michael Pennie (“Raising Hope,” “My Name Is Earl”) writing and also executive producing.

Korin Huggins, head of television for Will Packer Productions, will serve as co-executive producer.

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Packer also recently sold a multi-camera adaptation of the John Candy film “Uncle Buck” to ABC.

Packer is repped by UTA and Ziffren Brittenham, and Pennie is repped by UTA and Jared Levine at Morris Yorn Barnes & Levine.

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