Former Daily Show correspondent Rob Riggle will star in the CBS comedy pilot Home Game, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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Inspired by the life of three-time Super Bowl champion Mark Schlereth
, Home Game
will focus on a retired NFL player (Riggle) who returns home to his family. The project comes from executive producers Mark Wahlberg
and Stephen Levinson
. Schlereth will help produce along with his wife, Lisa, and daughter, Alexandria.Riggle, who signed a talent deal with CBS in 2008, worked with Wahlberg in last summer's The Other Guys