(RNS) — A smarty-pants atheist friends “God” on Facebook — and God friends him back.

That could be the elevator pitch for “God Friended Me,” a potential new hourlong television drama-comedy from CBS.

CBS ordered a pilot episode of the proposed show  for the fall, and if it gains traction with audiences it could become a weekly television series.

“God Friended Me” is a product of Berlanti Productions, the Hollywood company behind the television shows “Dawson’s Creek,” “Supergirl” and “Riverdale,” among others.

The television trope of God talking to a skeptic is not new for CBS. “Joan of Arcadia,” a drama about

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