Comedy veterans Mo Gaffney and Dan Castellaneta as well as Angelique Cabral are set to co-star opposite Mimi Gianopulos in ABC Family’s half-hour comedy pilot Continuing Fred, while I Hate My Teenage Daughter alum Aisha Dee has joined another ABC Family pilot, drama Terminales. Continuing Fred centers on twentysomething Winifred “Fred” Harris (Gianopulos), a newly graduated slacker with an overbearing family who surprisingly finds purpose when she begins to teach at a local elementary school. Gaffney and Castellaneta will play Fred’s parents; Cabral will play an East Coast transplant living with her husband’s mom. Gaffney is with Stone Manners Salners, Cabral, who is recurring on Don’t Trust The B—-, by Pakula/King & Associates and Karen Forman Management.
Terminales centers on April (Italia Ricci), an aspiring young journalist who gets devastating news: she has a terminal illness. Dee, repped by SDB Partners & Susan Calogerakis Management, will play Beth, April’s best friend and confidant. She has recurred on Fringe.