Fat, forty, fired and on television
Australian adman Nigel Marsh (pictured) may see his book Fat Forty and Fired turned into a sitcom on US TV giant ABC, media website Mumbrella.com reports. The network has ordered a ‘‘put pilot’’ of the show, reports US site Deadline Hollywood. Marsh – whose agency stints have included running Leo Burnett and being CEO of Y&R Brands – wrote the book about his experiences after after losing his job. He also wrote follow ups including Overworked and Underlaid and Fit Fifty and Fired Up. He has also developed a successful speaking career.