Rob Lowe is leaving Parks and Recreation halfway through this season, and now we know where he’s going once he leaves Pawnee: Another NBC sitcom. According to Deadline, NBC has given a production commitment to The Pro, a single-camera comedy from Pete Huyck and Alex Gregory (A Good Old Fashioned Orgy) in which Lowe would play a washed-up tennis star stuck working as a pro at a local tennis club. Sure, some of us were hoping Lowe’s next role would be something more on the Sam Seaborn side of the spectrum, but okay.
Rob Lowe attends Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences Hosts A “Wayne’s World” Reunion at AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater on April 23, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. Photo: Valerie Macon/Getty Images