EXCLUSIVE: ABC Family has put in development Rated P For Parenthood, a half-hour musical comedy chronicling the stages of modern-day parenting from Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos’ Milojo Prods. and writer-actress Jamie Denbo (Ronna & Beverly). ABC Signature, the cable division of ABC Studios, is producing. Rated P For Parenthood is based on the stage musical comedy of the same name created by Sandy Rustin, with music and lyrics by Dan Lipton & David Rossmer, which had an off-Broadway run in 2012. Denbo will write the adaptation and exec produce with Ripa and Consuelos. Rustin, Lipton and Rossmer will serve as producers alongside Albert Bianchini. In the spirit of Girls, Avenue Q and Parenthood, Rated P is an irreverent (musical) peek into the struggles of parenting in the age of parents who all still feel much closer to being kids themselves. And in many ways, still are.
Milojo is gearing up production on a new series for Logo, Secret Guide To Fabulous Living. Two digital projects, Unstoppable Moms and La Familia De Hoy have premiered online in recent months, with another, 30 Things for Conde Nast Entertainment’s Glamour channel, in the beginning stages of production. This past development season, Milojo, repped by CAA and attorney Joe Dapello, sold two scripted comedies to ABC through ABC Studios. Denbo, repped by CAA, George Heller at Apostle and attorney Allison Binder, is currently writing The Wedding Dance for Universal.