Friday, February 12, 2021

Development News - ABC Orders Pilot for Comedy 'Bucktown' Written by Emily Wilson; Plus 2 More Updates!

Development News - February 12, 2021

ABC's Bucktown, Untitled Shana Goldberg-Meehan and Work Wife.

  • BUCKTOWN (Comedy, Multi-Camera) - Written by Emily Wilson (The Conners). Executive produced by Wilson, Tom Werner, Sara Gilbert, Marc Provissiero and Mandy Summers. Produced by ABC Signature and Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment. Logline: After being dumped by her boyfriend and kicked out of her apartment on the eve of a big promotion, Amy finds refuge at her mom's house in the blue-collar neighborhood where she grew up. She reconnects with her teenage niece living there due to her sister's latest rehab stint and resolves to stay when she realizes that her mom and niece aren't quite equipped to go it alone.
  • UNTITLED SHANA GOLDBERG-MEEHAN PROJECT (Comedy, Multi-Camera) - Written by Shana Goldberg-Meehan. Directed by Christine Gernon. Executive produced by Goldberg-Meehan and Gernon. Produced by 20th Television and CBS Studios. Starring Lucy Liu, Tisha Campbell, Hayley Magnus and Hayes MacArthur.
  • WORK WIFE (Comedy, Single Camera) - Written by David Windsor and Casey Johnson. Directed by Todd Holland. Executive produced by Windsor, Johnson, Holland, Ryan Seacrest, Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos, Albert Bianchini, Nina Wass and Andrea Shay. Produced by ABC Signature, Ryan Seacrest Productions and Milojo Productions. Starring Angelique Cabral, Tone Bell, Christopher Gorham, Annapurna Sriram, Matt Shively and Maile Flanagan.