Samberg's character is described as a "square-jawed, self-appointed spiritual ninja" and "every parent's worst nightmare."
"The best of British meets the toast of Hollywood," EW.com quoted "Cuckoo" executive producer Ash Atalla as saying in a statement. "We hope 'Cuckoo' cements the special relationship between our two great countries. I imagine [President Barack] Obama and [U.K. Prime Minister David] Cameron will be watching closely."
EW.com said the show is being taped this summer and will air later this year.
Samberg recently wrapped a seven-year stint on "Saturday Night Live." He can now be seen in the movie "That's My Boy."