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Everybody Loves Raymond star lands new TV deal

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Oct 06, 2013 | 10:12pm EDT

Ray Romano's downtrodden TV brother is penning a new comedy based on his upcoming biography. Brad Garrett, who played grumpy cop Robert Barone on U.S. hit Everybody Loves Raymond, has signed a new deal with ABC to write a pilot for When the Balls Drop. The show will be based on Garrett's book of the same name, which focuses on the struggles of being a middle-aged man and balancing a work and home life. The new project comes a year after ABC bosses scrapped How to Live with Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life), in which Garrett co-starred alongside Scrubs star Sarah Chalke.

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