Now, Twitter inspired TV drama!

Last Updated: May 25, 2010, 12:50 PM IST

Melbourne: American television network CBS is set to make a new show based on social networking site Twitter.

The drama will narrate Justin Halpern`s experiences shared on the popular Twitter account @shitmydadsays.

Halpern had started Tweeting after moving in with his outspoken elderly father, reports the Age.

Some Tweets read: "I didn`t say you were ugly. I said your girlfriend is better looking than you, and standing next to her, you look ugly."

"A parent`s only as good as their dumbest kid. If one wins a Nobel Prize but the other gets robbed by a hooker, you failed."

Justin Halpern, has only tweeted just over 100 times but has already turned his popular feed (more than one million followers) into a novel that has made the New York Times bestseller list for non-fiction.

Boston Legal star William Shatner is set to play the father in the new TV series .

"I`m on CBS this fall. I just heard so I`m passing it on to you! My best, Bill," the Age quoted him as writing on Twitter.

The comedy is tentatively titled `Bleep My Dad Says`.

ANI

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