Hang 10: The Year's Most Promising Failed Pilots

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Living Loaded, Fox (FX Productions)

Charlie Day

Based on a book by booze columnist Dan Dunn, Living Loaded was executive produced by the three creators of the FX comedy It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton. This single-camera comedy about a bibulous blogger (the character literally drinks for a living) who tries to clean up his act so he can co-host a radio show at his father’s NPR affiliate would have starred Mike Vogel and Donald Sutherland. Fox instead elected to go with the female-targeted Mindy Project, which will be paired with New Girl, and the family comedy Ben & Kate. Incidentally, this was the second broadcast pilot the Always Sunny trio worked on together; in 2009, Fox shot down their outer-space comedy Boldly Going Nowhere.

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