ABC has made quick moves to keep the song and dance alive, pushing into development the musical series, the UNTITLED IDINA MENZEL PROJECT from writer/exec producer Bob Kushell. Project, which will star Idina Menzel, and also be exec produced by Menzel, David Knoller and Heather Reynolds, is being pitched as “Gilmore Girls meets music” will be a one-hour drama, centering on a mother, daughter (who are also best friends) pairing, with a single mom, who must take odd jobs singing at weddings, etc. to support her and her daughter.
ABC continues the disco fever with the 1/2 hour comedy the UNTITLED ROBERT HORN PROJECT from writer/exec producer Robert Horn. Series, which was co-created by fellow executive producers Lindy Ascher and Susan Cartsonis, is being described as a female-driven musical comedy.
NBC has moved to pick up the multi-cam comedy the UNTITLED PETER MURIETTA PROJECT from writer/exec producer Peter Murietta. Series, which will also be exec produced by Eddie Gorodetsky, and will see it’s pilot helmed by Jamie Widdoes, centers on a first generation Mexican American hipster, who against his will, is being pulled back into his family business, and is stuck living in two polar opposites worlds — his traditional past, and his “cool” new life.