ABC To Commits To Filming 5 Pilots, 3 Rolled and 3 Rejected By DarkUFO (June 29, 2020, 6:23 pm)
ABC is to shoot five pilots once production can safely resume and is rolling three projects to next year.
Your Complete Guide to Pilots and Straight-to-Series orders
SEE ALL The network is picking up the cast options for the five projects that it has committed to producing this year through to September 30.
This includes dramas Rebel, starring Katey Sagal and Andy Garcia and Delroy Lindo’s Harlem’s Kitchen, as well as comedies Bossy, which was formerly known as Kids Matter Now, Topher Grace’s Home Economics and Work Wife.
Rolled over into next year’s development season are Adopted, National Parks Service, which was formerly known as ISB and Triage.
ABC today made decisions on its 2020 pilots, impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The decisions included passes on three projects, including two high-profile dramas, the thirtysomething sequel thirtysomething(else), featuring several original cast members; Berlanti Prods.’ The Brides Dracula reimagining headlined by Gina Torres. The third is comedy Valley Trash starring Jason Lee. All three come from outside studios, MGM, Warner Bros. TV and Universal TV, respectively. Thirtysomething(else) and The Brides are expected to be shopped.