Pilot Scoops: Jason Isaacs to CBS, Jason Ritter to Fox

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Jason Isaacs and Jason Ritter are both on their way back to the small screen.

Isaacs (Awake) has nabbed the title role in Surgeon General, a CBS pilot that centers around that important government job. His doctor of John Sherman will battle political and business forces while treating his 315 million patients.

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Ritter, meanwhile, beloved for his role as Mark on Parenthood, will take on Gavin in Fox's Friends & Family.

The single-camera comedy is based on a British series and focuses on Ritter's character and Stacey, a woman he initially gets to know well via Skype and Facebook. That role has not yet been cast.

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    I'm happy for Jason Ritter. It means he won't be back on Parenthood anymore, therefore not have his heart broken by Sarah again.


    RIP Marc Cyr! I will miss you!
    Well Jason has a chance with CBS! Rather than NBC!