Ellen DeGeneres signs deal for new NBC sitcom

via The Clicker: 

 

Ellen DeGeneres is extending her relationship with a producer on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”

NBC has given a script order to an untitled single-camera comedy from Lauren Pomerantz centering on a proudly independent 32-year-old single woman.

Pomerantz, who serves as a writer and producer on the Telepictures’ syndicated “Ellen,” will write and executive produce. DeGeneres, through her A Very Good Production shingle, also will serve as an executive producer on the Warner Bros. Television comedy.

The effort centers on a successful woman who notices that she’s listed as a “single woman” on the paperwork for the house she’s about to close on and becomes convinced that she just doomed herself to die alone. As a result, she turns to her friends, family and a therapist to convince her she didn’t make a huge mistake.

The Pomerantz project marks the latest sale this development season for DeGeneres’ banner. The company also sold a comedy based on the web series “Couple Time” to Fox.

DeGeneres this week kicked off the 10th season of her syndicated talk show to its best ratings since 2003.

Pomerantz, whose credits also include “Community” and “Saturday Night Live,” is repped by UTA and Mosaic.

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