Carol Burnett Is Coming Back to TV in ABC Comedy From Amy Poehler

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In news that will please comedy fans of many a generation, Carol Burnett is making her return to television in a sitcom executive-produced by Amy Poehler. The untitled multi-cam comedy has landed a put-pilot commitment at ABC, Deadline reports. It’ll star Burnett as an older actress (for shame!) who offers to sell her house to a family on the cheap — just so long as she can stay till she dies. Michael Saltzman (Murphy Brown) will write and executive-produce the project, which marks Burnett’s sitcom-starring debut. Best beloved for The Carol Burnett Show (so that title is taken), Burnett has made a few TV appearances in recent years on shows including Glee, Hot in Cleveland, and Hawaii Five-0. Best of luck to Poehler, Saltzman, and the rest of the show’s creative team in their endeavor to sell bunking with Carol Burnett as some kinda chore.