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NBC Buys Eighties Comedy From Jason Bateman

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 11:  Jason Bateman arrives at "Disconnect" premiere during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival held at Princess of Wales Theatre on September 11, 2012 in Toronto, Canada.  (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)

NBC's latest single-camera comedy purchase is Then Came Elvis, an eighties-set project from Up All Night executive producer DJ Nash and Jason Bateman. The show details a family coming together after the parents go through a divorce, and it kinda sounds like The Wonder Years fast-forwarded a couple decades: An adult narrator reflects on his teenage years as seen onscreen. It's Bateman's first TV project through his Aggregate Films production company.

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