Glenn Howerton's NBC pilot "A.P. Bio" has been ordered to series.
The series from writer Mike O'Brien and executive producers Seth Meyers and Lorne Michaels is expected to debut in the 2017-18, television season, Variety said.
The sitcom follows a philosophy scholar forced to work as a high school, advanced-placement, biology teacher after he loses his dream job.
Howerton is best known for writing, producing and co-starring in the dark comedy "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," which began its 12-season run in 2005.