Comedy/illusionist duo Penn and Teller are set to star in a one-hour comedy series for ABC based loosely on their own lives.

According to Variety, the network has given a script order to the Penn and Teller project, which will star the duo as Penn Jillette and Teller -- Las Vegas magicians by night, but by day, the duo become reluctant detectives.

Leonard Dick (House) is writing the project and will exec produce along with Jillette and Teller.