ABC has moved quick to pick up the new multi-cam comedy pilot CHANGE OF PLANS from writer/exec producer Ryan Raddatz. Series, which is also exec produced by Marsh McCall, centers on a Midwestern family who finds themselves running a small business out of their living room.
ADULT SWIM has reached out and snatched up SHREDD: THE JON JOHNSONSEN STORY from writers/exec producers Luke Watson and Jason Lee. Series, which Lee also stars, and will also be exec produced by Carolyn Bernstein, Todd Cohen, Howard T. Owens, Jack Black, Ben Cooley and Priyanka Mattoo, centers on Jon Johnsonsen, who, as a 17-year-old superstar skateboarder in 1985 was on top of the world until a risky skate move landed him in a coma for 25 years. Now, when he wakes up, he is 42 but stuck in the 1980s mindset of a teenage boy and must cope with all the changes in his life.
NBC has decided to keep it all in the family, picking up the comedy MY SON GOMEZ from writer/exec producer Hilary Winston. Series, which will also be exec produced by husband/wife team Naomi Scott and Adam Scott, is pitched as being in the vein of “About a Boy” and centering on a womanizing bachelor, and the young boy who suddenly becomes part of his life.