Written by Bowman, the Untitled Bobby Bowman Project is inspired by Bowman’s childhood growing up with a father with mental illness. The uplifting comedy features a dysfunctional family that perseveres despite their differences and finds happiness in unexpected places.
Bowman executive produces with Condé Nast’s Dawn Ostroff and Jon Koa and 3 Arts’ Greg Walter.
Bowman frequently has worked with Greg Garcia, having served as a writer and/or producer on Garcia’s sitcoms Raising Hope, My Name Is Earl, Yes, Dear, and The Millers. His other credits include Family Guy, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and Flaked.
Eva Longoria-Produced Drama 'Grand Hotel' & Comedy 'Three Rivers' Get ABC Pilot Orders
This is ABC’s fifth single-camera comedy pilot order this season, joining The Greatest American Hero reboot; Single Parents, from Liz Meriwether and JJ Philbin;
Steps, from Kristin Newman; and Three Rivers from Sherry Bilsing-Graham and Ellen Kreamer. The network also has multi-cam Most Likely To from Diablo Cody and Berlanti Productions, along with the straight-to-series Kenya Barris/Alec Baldwin sitcom.
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