NBC Buys Video Store Comedy From Michael Diliberti & Eric Christian Olsen’s Cloud Nine

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Exclusive: NBC has put in development The Last Video Store, a single-camera comedy from screenwriter Michael Diliberti (30 Minutes Or Less), NCIS: Los Angeles co-star Eric Christian Olsen and his Cloud Nine Productions, and CBS Television Studios where Olsen and Cloud Nine are under a deal.

Written by Diliberti, inspired by recent reporting on the world’s last Blockbuster Video store, the comedy revolves around Calvin, who returns home to run the last video rental store of a once major franchise with his estranged best friend. Calvin reconnects with his youth and past as he and his employees attempt to navigate life through their love and knowledge of movies.

Diliberti executive produces with Bryan Haas. Cloud Nine’s Olsen and Kate Schumaecker also executive produce, with John Will producing. CBS TV Studios and Cloud Nine co-produce.

Diliberti’s screenwriting credits include 30 Minutes Or Less, starring Danny McBride, Jesse Eisenberg,
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