Director Barry Sonnenfeld has decided to direct and executive produce the comedy pilot Buddies for ABC. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the series will be a single-camera buddy comedy about cops in the year 1980.

Josh Lobis and Darin Moiselle wrote and will executive produce the pilot script. Mitch Hurwitz, Eric Tannenbaum and Kim Tannenbaum will also serve as executive producers on the show.

Buddies does not have a set start date at this time.

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