NBC Picks Up ‘The High Life’ From ’50/50′ Writer Will Reiser

    50/50 writer Will Reiser and his sister Robin Reiser have sold a half-hour comedy pilot to NBC. The show is titled The High Life and will follow a newly sober mother and wife finding a way to deal with the stress of her life without alcohol.

    Entertainment Weekly reports that both Reiser siblings will be serving as writers and executive producers when the show goes to series. Also, director Jake Kasdan and writer JJ Philbin of Fox’s New Girl will be serving as executive producer, alongside Willie Mercer, who is currently the executive producer on Comedy Central’s The Burn with Jeff Ross.