Ray Romano by Robert Mora/WireImage.com
Three years since the end of
Everybody Loves Raymond
could be back soon on TV.
The comedian is starring in a TNT-produced pilot,
Men of a Certain Age
, that he created with
writer-producer Mike Royce,
says. In an unusual development route, TNT is diving into the pilot straight from the script.
will center on three fortysomething men who go through mid-life crises, with what's described as a
-ish tone and what sounds like a dash of
. At a recent
movie premiere party
, Romano had hinted at the possibility of the new pilot, and described his philosophy for the series as "write what you know, and write what you cry about."
What's your take? Is this new concept a combo you'd want to see picked up, or a rehash of subjects well-trodden? With Romano at the helm, does it matter what it's about?
- Anna Dimond