Simon Helberg Producing CIA Comedy At CBS


Simon Helberg is expanding his horizons with the announcement that the Big Bang Theory star.

Helberg is set to executive produce a comedy called Need To Know and is described as a workplace ensemble set in the top secret training video department at the Central Intelligence Agency.

Scott Weinger and Zach Ayers will serve as writers on the project, with Weinger executive producing and Ayers co-executive producing. Helberg will executive produce under his Wildline Entertainment banner, with Wildline’s Jocelyn Towne also executive producing. Wildline will produce in association with Warner Bros. Television, which also produces Big Bang Theory.

In addition to acting in Big Bang Theory Helberg has produced executive produced 

We’ll Never Have Paris – which he also wrote – and I Am I, in addition to co-creating and executive producing the series “Derek and Simon: The Show.”