Ben Affleck, Matt Damon to produce CBS comedy
October 11th, 2013
02:58 PM ET

Ben Affleck, Matt Damon to produce CBS comedy

Need more proof that TV's golden era is upon us? Even Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are eying the boob tube.

The two Hollywood golden boys are executive producing a half-hour comedy for the small screen, and it's been picked up by CBS.

Deadline reports that there was a "heated bidding war" for the project, which will be co-written by Cathy Yuspa and Josh Goldsmith ("The King of Queens").

The concept is based on the stand-up work of comedian Tom Papa, who will also star in the comedy. Called "More Time with Family," it'll revolve around a guy who gives up his high-demand career in order to stay closer to home and be with his family. Of course, after he makes the transition, he realizes his family never asked him to do such a thing.

Papa has previously worked with Damon on 2009's "The Informant!" and this year's acclaimed HBO film, "Behind the Candelabra."


Filed under: Ben Affleck • Celebrities • Matt Damon • television

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  1. Angel Negrin

    This is and will be a great comedy show. Rock down all the others. Win emmy that first year. I hope I can be part of the new comedic show because it is what I have had to go through in life only cause family members are jealous every time I get another role.. My dream is Hollywood and every. Time I get. Closer I am pull back. Actor- Model who has won lot of awards at the I.M.T.A.-I am from Yonkers , NewYork. ThankYou.

    October 19, 2013 at 4:44 pm | Report abuse |
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  3. Golden Era?

    We shall see about that one, hmmm?

    And where's all the poop comments; I'm suprised no ones gotten to it yet.

    October 15, 2013 at 10:01 am | Report abuse |
  4. Good Luck With The Show

    yay...love them!

    October 11, 2013 at 9:40 pm | Report abuse |

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