Rory Albanese sells sitcom to CBS, will leave Daily Show as executive producer

By | October 9, 2013 at 2:39 pm | No comments | Comedy Briefs, TV/Movies | Tags: ,

Comedian Rory Albanese will end his five-year run as executive producer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart this Thursday. Albanese, who has been with the Emmy award-winning show for seven years, has signed a development deal for two scripts with Warner Bros. TV. One of the projects, a father-son sitcom, has been bought by CBS. The showrunner’s departure has been in the works for several months while he planned his move to Los Angeles. The untitled multi-camera comedy is set in a family-owned drug store where a conservative father and liberal son operate the business together while arguing how to run the business. A successor has not been announced yet, but Deadline reports that the show will promote from within.

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