Freeform Orders ‘Everything’s Gonna Be Okay’ Comedy Pilot From ‘Please Like Me’ Creator

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Freeform has given a pilot order to Everything’s Gonna Be Okay, a half-hour comedy from Please Like Me creator, writer and comedian Josh Thomas, Avalon Television and Freeform Studios.

Created and written by and starring Thomas, Everything’s Gonna Be Okay┬ácenters on Nicholas (Thomas), a typical 25-year-old still living at home with his single dad and two teenage half-sisters, who is not particularly helpful in raising his siblings, one of which has autism. However, when their dad becomes terminally ill, the girls have to cope with not only a devastating loss but also the realization that Nicholas is the one who will have to hold it all together.

David Martin, Jon Thoday and Richard Allen-Turner serve as executive producers for Avalon Television. Stephanie Swedlove and Kevin Whyte also serve as executive producers. Produced by Avalon Television and Freeform Studios, it will be distributed internationally by Avalon Distribution if picked up to series.

Everything’s Gonna Be Okay joins a Freeform pilot slate that also includes comedies Girls Code and Now and Then, and dramas Misfits and the Pretty Little Liars spinoff.

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