Katie Couric Pitching Comedy Show About Morning News With Michelle Pfeiffer

The former 'Today' anchor is developing a comedy show that gives a behind-the-scene look at the morning news show business she has experienced with.

AceShowbiz - %cKatie Couric% is shopping around a new show that will give a comedic behind-the-scenes look at morning news show business. According to Entertainment Weekly, the former NBC presenter is pitching the show to Showtime, HBO, Amazon, AMC, and Netflix with %cMichelle Pfeiffer% attached to star as an anchor.

The story won't be completely autobiographical, but Couric's experience as a "Today" anchor will help keep it honest. "Murphy Brown" creator Diane English will serve as a writer, producer, and showrunner, while Eric and Kim Tannenbaum ("Two and a Half Men") will be involved as executive producers.

In related news, Katie Couric fooled %cJames Corden% when she came to visit his "Late Late Show" recently. James rushed to lend a hand and seemed to be genuinely panicked after her look-a-like took a tumble and toppled down a flight of stairs. "Up here, James!" she said while emerging unharmed. "April Fools!"

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