David Alan Grier Joins NBC Comedy Pilot Reverse Wendi McLendon-Covey
David Alan Grier is the newest sitcom vet to clean in at St. Denis Medical, NBC’s mockumentary comedy pilot.
Written by Justin Spitzer and Eric Leding (the duo behind American Auto and Superstore), St. Denis Medical follows medical doctors and nurses in an underfunded Oregon hospital as they juggle attempting to assist sufferers whereas holding on to their very own sanity.
As reported by our sister website Deadline, Grier will fill the position of Ron, a divorced Emergency Division physician “who has accepted that the joys is gone.”
The Goldbergs matriarch Wendi McLendon-Covey previously was cast on St. Denis Medical as Joyce, a former oncological surgeon with huge desires for the way forward for the titular hospital, the place she now serves as govt director. McLendon-Covey’s casting got here simply weeks after TVLine reported that ABC’s ’80s-set The Goldbergs could be ending its 10-season run with the upcoming Might 3 finale.
As for Grier, his newer TV credit embrace (however are not at all restricted to!) The Carmichael Present, The Cool Children, The Resident, A Black Girl Sketch Present, Hulu’s The Affected person and ABC’s Magnificence and the Beast thirtieth Celebration particular, the place he portrayed Cogsworth.