I hear another ABC comedy pilot, Wright Vs. Wrong, also is getting another chance. The network is ordering a new pilot from the Sony-produced single-camera project, which stars Debra Messing as a conservative commentator, eyed for midseason. I hear ABC loves Messing and creator Stephnie Weir as well as the voice of the show but wants to improve on the execution with the hire of a new showrunner.
With Wright vs. Wrong and Awkward Situations For Men both getting new pilots, ABC may not order more new comedy series at this time. The network also is keeping an eye on the renewal negotiations between CBS and The New Adventures of Old Christine.
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