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Horatio Sanz Joins ABC Pilot

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 11:  Horatio Sanz attends the premiere of "Tabloid" at the IFC Center on July 11, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Last semi-memorably seen on the not-great Comedy Central series Big Lake, SNL alum Horatio Sanz is joining an untitled new ABC pilot from Kari Lizer (The New Adventures of Old Christine, Will & Grace). The show will star Mary McCormack as a newly unemployed executive faced with full-time motherdom to her two teens. According to Deadline, Sanz "will play the put-upon, wry-humored Jonathan," a neighbor and stay-home dad with 2-year-old twin girls. Despite the series falling squarely into at least two of the trends dominating this year's crop of new pilots, Sanz is a good dude to root for.

Photo: Neilson Barnard/2011 Getty Images