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Joey McIntyre Books CBS Comedy Pilot

Actor Joey McIntyre arrives at Elyse Walker presents the 8th annual Pink Party hosted by Michelle Pfeiffer to benefit Cedars-Sinai Women's Cancer Program held at HANGAR:8 on October 27, 2012 in Santa Monica, California.

New Kid on the Block Joey McIntyre has joined the cast of the single-camera comedy The McCarthys, where he'll play Jacki Weaver's son. It's McIntyre's first regular TV role since he was on a season of Boston Public in 2003. The McCarthys, written and created by Brian Gallivan (best known as Sassy Gay Friend), is about an Irish Catholic family in Boston and also stars Rescue Me's Jack McGee and The Office's Jake Lacy. Whelp, off to buy candles to light at the "Give Jordan Knight a TV Show" altar.

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