"I haven't done the things I've done to be in a sitcom," he said. There were discussions between Paramount and someone else for a television series, he told the Charlotte News & Observer, but they have ended.
"I'm not interested in being Archie Bunker, I'm looking forward to becoming George Bush," Sharpton said, alluding to yet another future run to be the first black U.S. president.
The show was supposed to feature the rotund reverend as he deals with "being at the center of a family with conflicting political and social views."
Earlier this month, Sharpton told The Post that filming on the pilot could begin early next year.
"I guess now we'll see if I can be consistently funny," Sharpton said at the time.