Showtime Picks Up Perry’s End of Steve


Showtime has picked up the pilot “The End of Steve,” a dark comedy written and produced by Matthew Perry and Peter Tolan, and starring the longtime “Friends” actor, reports Variety.

From Sony Pictures TV, the pilot stars Perry as an unhappy, egomaniacal TV talk show host, confined to working on an afternoon show in Rochester, N.Y., and seeking redemption both personally and professionally.

Perry is starring alongside Zac Efron in Warner’s 17 Again, opening in theaters on April 17.