Jon Dore and Paget Brewster have signed on for the lead roles in the NBC pilot My Life as an Experiment.

Jon Dore will star as A.J. Wilder, a journalist who spends a year immersing his family in unique experiments as fodder for his magazine stories. Paget Brewster will play Wilder's wife, a hard-hitting lawyer.

Cathy Yuspa and Josh Goldsmith wrote the pilot script, which is adapted from the book of the same name by journalist A.J. Jacobs. Jack Black will executive produce the pilot through his Electric Dynamite production banner.

No production schedule was given for the pilot.