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CBS Picks Up Comedy About Local News Reporter For Fall

Both CBS and NBC are set to premiere comedies about local news personalities this fall.

CBS has picked up “The Millers,” starring Will Arnett as Nathan Miller, “a recently divorced local roving news reporter looking forward to living the singles’ life until his parents’ marital problems unexpectedly derail his plans.” The show also stars Margo Martindale and Beau Bridges as Nathan’s parents.

CBS will air “The Millers” Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. beginning this fall. NBC’s new comedy about a local news anchor, “The Michael J. Fox Show,” will air Thursdays at 9:30 p.m.

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Michael J. Fox to Play WNBC Anchor in New NBC Comedy

NBC has released the trailer for “The Michael J. Fox Show,” slated to premiere this fall. Michael J. Fox plays Mike Henry, a former anchor suffering from Parkinson’s disease who returns to the WNBC anchor desk (video above).

The trailer features cameos from “Today” hosts Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie.

Michael J. Fox: WNBC Reporter?

Michael J. Fox‘s new NBC sitcom has officially started shooting in New York City, and from the looks of things, Fox will be playing a WNBC reporter.

Fox will play Mike Burnaby, “a former lead anchor at a local NYC station who decides to go back to work after Parkinson’s forced him to take time off,” according to the New York Daily News. The untitled sitcom, loosely based on Fox’s life, is slated to premiere this fall.