Kenya Barris, Alec Baldwin Snag Family Comedy For ABC
A new comedy co-created and executive produced by Black-ish creator Kenya Barris, Julie Bean (Grown-ish) and 30 Rock alum Alec Baldwin is on its way to ABC. The project will was given a straight-to-series order. ABC Studios, where Barris, Baldwin and Bean are under overall deals, is the studio.
The untitled project is described as a classic dysfunctional family comedy series about a stuck-in-his-ways, opinionated, fading TV star who moves in with his progressive daughter, her girlfriend and the child they are raising together.
Barris and Bean will be show runners. Barris is creator/executive producer on ABC/ABC Studios’ Black-ish on ABC and its upcoming spinoff series Grown-ish on Freeform.