IFC Orders Chris Gethard Pilot

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Chris Gethard hosts the Chris Gethard Show at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre on January 14, 2011 in New York City. Photo: Steve Mack/Getty Images

IFC has ordered a pilot from comedian, author, variety-show host, and philosopher of artistic struggle Chris Gethard, the network announced today. The show will be based on Gethard's book A Bad Idea I'm About to Do, which means it should be very funny and so poignant and tender and smart that it will induce ovarian distress from miles away.