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HBO Passes on Sarah Silverman’s People in New Jersey

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 11:  Sarah Silverman arrives at the 3nd Annual Sean Penn & Friends HELP HAITI HOME Gala Benefiting J/P HRO Presented By Giorgio Armani at Montage Hotel on January 11, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Sorry everyone, but it looks like we won't be seeing Sarah Silverman on HBO anytime soon. Sorry to a smaller number of people as well, but the same is also true of Topher Grace. The network decided to pass on the Paul Feigdirected People In New Jersey, the comedy pilot starring Silverman and Grace as the adult children of Patti LuPone. HBO will also be "retooling" a pilot from former Late Night With Jimmy Fallon writers Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin, possibly by adding more Sarah Silverman, though we wouldn't hold our collective breath over it.

Photo: Valerie Macon/2014 Getty Images