CBS Orders Chris Distefano Comedy Pilot From ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Creators

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The last remaining broadcast script with a big production commitment has gotten a pilot green light. CBS has picked up Distefano, a comedy about an Italian-Puerto Rican family starring comedian Chris Distefano, from How I Met Your Mother creators Carter Bays & Craig Thomas and Sony TV. The pilot, in the multi-camera/hybrid style of How I Met Your Mother, will be directed by HIMYM director/executive producer Pam Fryman. This is the second comedy pilot the veteran…