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NBC Orders Lesbian Sitcom Pilot from Ellen DeGeneres

Jan 28, 2014 01:21 PM ET
by Liz Raftery

Liz Feldman, Ellen DeGeneres

NBC has given a pilot order to a lesbian sitcom from Ellen DeGeneres and comedian Liz Feldman, TVGuide.com has learned.

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The project, called One Big Happy, tells the story of best friends — a lesbian and a straight male — who decide to have a baby together. Things get complicated, however, when the guy meets the love of his life.

Feldman will write and executive-produce, and DeGeneres and Jeff Kleeman will also act as executive producers.