Lady Pilots: Chelsea Handler, Molly Shannon

Chelsea Handler’s Are You There Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea is getting a pilot at NBC. That book is a memoir of her time before she began dating the CEO of Comcast. One blog commenter responded: “Chelsea is the funniest woman alive! Her talk show makes all the others seem irrelevant. Perhaps she can now save the world of network sitcoms!!!! Great move by NBC!!!!” In other news, HBO is doing a pilot for Molly Shannon in which she plays a nun leaving the convent.