The suits at ABC are developing a television sitcom based on Justin Bieber’s rise from a teen YouTube sensation to the biggest heartthrob to hit pop since the Beatles.
The Alphabet Network is collaborating with the “Baby” hitmaker on a project that will focus on Bieber’s life before popular online videos of the pint-sized pop tart crooning attracted the attention of singing stars Usher and Justin Timberlake — and ultimately, a recording contract. Entourage executive producers Matt Wolpert and Ben Nedivi have been tapped to write the script.
Justin, 18, and his manager Scooter Braun will act as producers on the program, TV Guide said Friday.
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