LeBron James’ company sells script for comedy to CBS


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”)

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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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