ABC Buys Parents Comedy With Put Pilot Commitment

ABC’s two strongest comedy series, Modern Family and The Middle, are about families with kids. The network is adding two more — Black-ish and Fresh Off The Boat — this coming season, and now it has put another in development for next season. ABC has handed a put pilot commitment to a single-camera comedy from Judah Miller,¬†executive producer/showrunner on the well received USA comedy Playing House, and 20th Century Fox TV. It centers on Tony Award-winning mother and a cerebral, risk-averse father judahblessed with a natural-born athlete for a son. They are forced to come to terms with the fact that raising their only child won’t come as easily as they thought. Miller is executive producing with 3 Arts’ Tom Lassally and Jonathan Berry. This is the second put pilot commitment for a 20th TV-produced comedy project today. The studio also sold an ensemble multi-camera half-hour produced by Jason Winer to NBC. UTA-repped Miller has a long history at 20th TV. he spent five years on the studio’s animated comedy American Dad, rising to co-executive producer.

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