EXCLUSIVE: Splitting Up Together, a single-camera comedy from Ellen DeGeneres’ A Very Good Prods. and Warner Bros TV, has landed at ABC with a put pilot commitment. The project will be written by Emily Kapnek, reuniting with ABC where she created comedy series Suburgatory and Selfie, also produced by WBTV, where Kapnek has been under an overall deal.
Based on the 2016 Danish series created by Mette Heeno, Splitting Up Together is the story of a couple whose marriage is reignited by their divorce.
Kapnek executive produces via her Piece of Pie Prods. DeGeneres and Jeff Kleeman executive produce for A Very Good Production, along with Heeno, Hella Joof and Mie Andreasen.
A Very Good Prods., along with Warner Bros where the company is based, produces NBC’s breakout reality series Little Big Shots as well as Netflix’s upcoming animated series Dr. Seuss’ Green Eggs And Ham.
DeGeneres is repped by ICM Partners. Kapnek is repped by UTA.