Adam Levine Plans to Make Scripted Comedy About Karaoke

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 01: Adam Levine of Maroon 5 arrives on the red carpet ahead of the 2011 Logie Awards at Crown Palladium on May 1, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images) Photo: Ryan Pierse/2011 Getty Images

Adam Levine didn't get enough amateur-singer yuks on The Voice, so he's expanding his reach to a karaoke-bar comedy. The Maroon 5 front man and Voice softie just sold a scripted ensemble comedy to NBC; he's set to executive produce and Jake Kasdan (Bad Teacher) will direct the pilot, written by Levine's former roommate Gene Hong. Your move, Blake Shelton! [Deadline]