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Blake Lee & Ben Lewis To Headline ‘Married With Friends’ Semi-Autobiographical Comedy In Works At CBS

EXCLUSIVE: CBS is constructing Married With Chums, a multi-digicam comedy impressed by and starring true-life married couple Blake Lee (Cruel Summer season, Fam) and Ben Lewis (Arrow).

Written by Julia Meltzer, with Fam and In the Darkish creator Corinne Kingsbury supervising, Married With Chums is an ensemble about a millennial buddy neighborhood navigating life, friendships, and romantic relationships (or lack thereof) with Arthur and Bo – a happy, married couple, performed by Lee and Lewis, – as the glue that holds all of them together.

Kingsbury executive produces by technique of her Eighty-Two Cents productions. Lee, Lewis and Meltzer is co-executive producer. CBS Studios produces in association with Eighty-Two Cents.

Lee and Lewis previously starred together in Lifetime’s first LGBTQ holiday film, The Christmas Setup. The film became as soon as nominated for a 2021 GLAAD Media Award for Excellent TV Movie.

The venture marks a reunion for Lewis and Kingsbury who labored together on one other CBS/CBS multi-digicam comedy, the Kingsbury-created Fam. Lewis performed the habitual character of Ben in the series, which aired for one season. Lewis’ other indispensable TV credits consist of the role of William Clayton on Arrow.

Lee became as soon as most only recently viewed on Freeform’s Cruel Summer season and likewise became as soon as a series customary on CBS’ Wisdom of the Crowd. Lee is repped by Administration 360, Innovative Artists and lawyer Melissa Fox. Lewis is repped by Mask Media Companions, TalentWorks, Edna Expertise Administration and attorneys Cary Dobkin and Ashley Nissenberg. Meltzer is repped by ICM, Kaplan/Perrone, and Nelson Davis. Kingsbury is repped by WME, Fourth Wall Administration and lawyer Adam Kaller.

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