2018 MULTICAM SITCOM PILOTS
CBS ORDERS 5 NEW COMEDIES
It's that part of the year when networks are starting to order pilots for potential new multicamera sitcoms, and here's what got ordered this week: CBS will do HISTORY OF THEM about how two friends, Luna (Ana
Villafane) and Adam (Brett Dier), meet and fall in love using their social media as a guide! Felix Solis, Lisa Vidal and Amit Shah also star. They've also ordered a pilot for I MOM SO HARD starring Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley, in which two moms illustrate how their friendship gets them through being wives and mothers. CBS has also announced a 13 episode return of MURPHY BROWN with Candice Bergen! Pilot for PANDAS IN NEW YORK follows a family of Indian doctors in New York whotry to arrange their youngest son’s life, unaware he’s made plans of his own. Aaron Kaplan's FAM follows a woman’s younger half-sister who comes to live with her and her fiancé to escape their train wreck of a father.
|Lisa Vidal is mother of the family in History of Them|
|Felix Solis is father of the family in History of Them|
NBC has ordered pilots for multicam sitcoms LIKE FAMILY from Will & Grace Sean Hayes, about Aubrey and Artie who formed the tightest of sibling like bonds growing up together in foster care, but are discovering that such closeness makes adulthood even more complicated. SO CLOSE, from Will & Grace and Friends Greg Malins, centres on two hopeless romantics who, at crossroads in their separate lives, are close to settling for the wrong partner, unaware that they live only blocks apart and may be each other’s soul mates. ABBY'S, from New Girl and Superstore writers, is set at an unlicensed bar in San Diego where the regulars
|Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley from I Mom So Hard!|
|Gorgeous Brett Dier takes the male lead in History of Them sitcom|
NETFLIX'S 'ALEXA & KATIE' PICS
Netflix has revealed 1st photos from their own new multicam sitcom ALEXA & KATIE which will start airing its 13 episodes from March 23rd! Created by Heather Wordham (Hannah Montana, Reba), it follows best friends Alexa
(Paris Berelc) and Katie (Isabel May), who are eagerly anticipating the start of their freshman year of high school. Despite the fact that Alexa is
undergoing cancer treatment, her outgoing personality and enthusiasm for life never falter, especially with her loyal, quirky and awkwardly adorable best friend Katie by her side.Netflix has also renewed their best viewed comedy FULLER HOUSE for season 4!
|Tiffani Thiessen plays Alexa's caring mother.|
|Heartwarming new sitcom starts March 23rd on Netflix|