LeBron James’ company sells script for comedy to CBS

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LeBron James visits "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" at Rockefeller Center on July 14, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/NBC/Getty Images for "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon")

AKRON, Ohio– LeBron James‘ entertainment company has sold another script.

On Friday, SpringHill Entertainment announced CBS is developing a sports agency comedy produced by James. The show is co-written by Craig Gerald and Matt Zinman, former writers for “How I Met Your Mother.”

“Thankless” focuses on a group of assistants working a sports agency in Chicago.

SpringHill Entertainment said this is the third sale during its first TV development season after signing an agreement with Warner Bros. NBS bought a family comedy based in Cleveland called “There Goes The Neighborhood” and a sports medicine drama.

SpingHill, which is a partnership between James, and friend and business partner Maverick Carter, already produces “Survivor’s Remorse” and “Cleveland Hustles.”

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