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Producer-writer-actor-etc. Mel Brooks, along with producer Alan Spencer (“Sledge Hammer”) and Disney Television will collaborate on a new fall series for NBC called “The Nutt House,” the network announced Wednesday. The comedy, which will star Harvey Korman and Cloris Leachman, takes place in a hotel owned by a family named Nutt. Brooks and Spencer are co-creators and co-executive producers. Said Spencer of the project: “I consider Mel Brooks to be a comedy institution, and I now feel institutionalized.”


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