'Death' Becomes Brad Garrett
Garrett, who won three Emmys playing sad sack Robert Barone on the long-running
The pilot, from long-time "King of Queens" writers Cathy Yuspa and Josh Goldsmith, would follow newlyweds who move next door to a long-married couple, half of which would be played by Garrett.
If the deal goes through, and the show makes FOX's lineup, Garrett will have had just one season off after "Raymond" ended its nine-year run last May. He would likely have some kind of producing credit on
Following "Raymond's" Emmy win for best comedy series -- and his third victory in the comedy supporting actor category -- Garrett told reporters that a spinoff that would follow Robert and his wife, Amy (Monica Horan), was a possibility. The idea eventually ran out of steam, though.