ABC Picks Up Topher Grace Siblings Comedy ‘Home Economics’ Series – Deadline


Domestical economyby Michael Colton, John Aboud and Topher Grace, received a series order from ABC.

It’s the network’s first comedy pilot to place a series order in an unusual year for the broadcast network’s development. ABC’s Previous Comedy Orders – call your mother and Rebel – went straight to the series.

The single-camera comedy, which is inspired by the life of writer and executive producer Colton (Penguins of Madagascar), will air in Spring 2021. It is produced by Lionsgate and ABC Signature.

Domestical economy stars and is exec produced by That 70s show former Topher Grace.

The show delves into the heartwarming but super uncomfortable and sometimes frustrating relationship between three adult siblings: one in the 1%, one from the middle class, and one who is barely holding on.

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Caitlin McGee, Jimmy Tatro, Karla Souza and Sasheer Zamata. Shiloh Bearman, Jordyn Curet, Chloe Jo Rountree and JeCobi Swain also star.

Developed by Colton and Aboud, who also co-wrote features A futile and stupid gesture and The returns as well as the series children’s hospitalthe duo will produce alongside Grace, Eric and Kim Tannenbaum of the Tannenbaum Company, of which Jason Wang will serve as co-executive producer.

ABC has two more outstanding comedy pilots – Work Woman and Children matter now.

Work Woman is a single-camera comedy inspired by the real-life partnerships of longtime friends and Live with Kelly and Ryan co-hosts Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest, and David Windsor and Casey Johnson, the longtime writing production team and The real O’Neals co-creators.

Children matter now a multi-camera comedy about a diva boss of better with you creator Shana Goldberg-Meehan, CBS Television Studios and 20th Century Fox TV.


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