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Patton Oswalt is coming back to TV: The comedian and King of Queens alum has joined Matthew Broderick in the NBC pilot Beach Lane, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Matthew Broderick tapped for NBC comedy

The comedy revolves around James (Oswalt), a slacker with an inheritance who is tasked with running a small Hamptons newspaper. He hires a celebrity author (Broderick) to do the job instead.3rd Rock from the Sun's Kristen Johnston has also joined the project as James' stepsister, a real estate agent.