Colin Ferguson to star in new Fox Comedy
Friday, February 17, 2012
Colin Ferguson of the fame of Eureka has got his new gig.
Colin Ferguson is best known for his role in Syfy drama Eureka that will kick off its fifth and final season in April. Recently, he was tapped in to star in a new Fox comedy ‘Like Father,’ which is loosely inspired by Cougar Town co-creator Bill Lawrence’s relationship with his father.
This comedy will be a single-camera project that will be written, directed and executive produced by Bill Lawrence. The story of this comedy show revolves around a 19-year-old Will Lyons who comes of age in the shadow off his 39 year old father, Van whose role will be played by Ferguson. The story will discuss about Van infiltrating the college life of Will Lyons and influences on his friends.
Ferguson is playing the role of Sheriff Jack Carter on Syfy’s Eureka. However, the Fox network canceled the show in August after briefly ending to an abbreviated sixth season. Lawrence had a desire to work with Ferguson since long. Ferguson has also worked for many episodes of my Boys and CSI: Miami.
The third season of Lawrence’s ABC comedy Cougar Town premiered this week after initially being left off ABC’s midseason schedule, returning to lackluster ratings. Eureka returns in April to Syfy.
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