Robin Williams to star in new CBS workplace comedy
"Anatomy of Violence," which will be written by Gordon, Gansa and Cary, will follow a criminal psychologist with an expertise in sociopaths. His partner is a young female detective with whom he shares a conflicted past.
"Crazy Ones" will be written and executive-produced by Kelley ("Ally McBeal," "Boston Legal"), with Williams in the starring role. The single-camera, father-daughter workplace comedy is set in the world of advertising.
Meanwhile, CBS' planned "NCIS: Los Angeles" spinoff has cast John Corbett in the lead role of analyst Roy Quaid. The character is a former NCIS special agent forced to retire from active service who now works as an analyst. Corbett ("Northern Exposure") will premiere the character on an upcoming episode of "NCIS: L.A.," which will serve as a back-door pilot for the planned spinoff.