02/11/2012 10:18 GMT | Updated 02/11/2012 10:22 GMT

Stephen Merchant Gets Own US Sitcom

Stephen Merchant Pilot Gets Series Order at HBO

The 'Office' co-creator, who penned the script with Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky, will star in and executive produce 'Hello Ladies'.

Stephen Merchant is staying in business with HBO.

After getting a pilot order for a new comedy in July, the 'Office' and 'Extras' co-creator has been given the greenlight for a full season of 'Hello Ladies'.