MARLON -- Pilot -- Pictured: (l-r) Essence Atkins as Ashley, Marlon Wayans as Marlon -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)

MARLON — Pilot — Pictured: (l-r) Essence Atkins as Ashley, Marlon Wayans as Marlon — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)

*“Marlon,” a comedy based on the life of comedian Marlon Wayans, has been ordered to series at NBC, according to TV Guide.

Wayans will star as a loving but immature divorced dad trying to co-parent his children with his ex-wife, who very much has her life in order.

Essence Atkins plays Marlon’s ex-wife; Notlim Taylor and Amir O’Neil are playing his kids.

Christopher Moynihan will serve as writer and executive producer on the series.