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New attempt to find US Friday Night Dinner recipe

Formats-logo-460_2Friday Night DinnerCBS is taking another shot at remaking UK sitcom Friday Night Dinner for US broadcast audiences.

This is the third time a US network has attempted to format the show, with CBS taking an earlier stab in 2014 and NBC shooting a pilot for the 2011-12 season.

The latest attempt has King of Queens co-creator Michael Weithorn and Dan O’Shannon attached as writers.

They will executive produce alongside original series creator Robert Popper, and Kenton Allen and Matthew Justice from UK series producer Big Talk Productions.

CBS Television Studios is producing in association with London-based Big Talk, whose British series has run to four seasons on terrestrial network Channel 4.

The series follows a traditional but not strict Jewish family, who meet for Shabbat dinners on Friday nights.