Ken Jeong, best known as Chang on Community, has been cast in the ABC pilot Spy, a remake of the U.K. comedy of the same name.
Pilots from NBC, ABC, Fox and CBS snatch up familiar names like WIll Arnett, Steve Zahn, Tim Meadows, Padget Brewster and Marc Blucas.
J.K. Simmons joins JD Nash’s pilot while KaDee Strickland signs on as a butt-kicker on NBC’s Bloodline, and one-time Eddie Munster Mason Cook agrees to play Rob Corddry’s son on Spy.
NBC moves forward with Wonderland, ABC orders Gothica and the Disney ride-inspired Big Thunder, and Spy gets a star.
The CW moves forward with two post-apocalyptic shows, J.J. Abrams gets shows set up at Fox and NBC, and ABC eyes up an espionage comedy called Spy.