Ellen DeGeneres to Exec. Produce Portia de Rossi Comedy Vehicle
Hollywood's most famous lesbian couple, Ellen DeGenres and Portia de Rossi are teaming up for a new multi-camera sitcom on NBC.
According to Deadline.com, the show is about a pair of dueling sisters, one of whom will be played by de Rossi, while DeGeneres will work behind the scenes as an executive producer. Samantha Who? co-creator and executive producer Don Todd will act as a writer on the pilot episode.
The show is being considered by NBC, which is also recently greenlit a semiautobiographical comedy, My Best Friend is a Lesbo.