Mark Consuelos Stars In ABC Comedy From Peter Murrieta, Kelly Ripa And Aaron Kaplan

By | Monday October 22, 2012 @ 4:33pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: ABC is finalizing a script deal for a comedy that will star Mark Consuelos and be executive produced by Consuelos and his wife, Live With Kelly & Michael host Kelly Ripa, through their Milojo Prods. Peter Murrieta will write the project based on an idea by Aaron Kaplan of Kapital Entertainment. Murrieta and Kaplan will executive produce with Consuelos and Ripa.

The half-hour, produced by ABC Studios, centers on a blue-collar handyman from Queens (Consuelos) who enters the moneyed world of the Upper West Side, where he and his son become part of a non-traditional family unit. ABC Studios is producing. This is the second time ABC and ABC Studios are developing a comedy starring Consuelos and executive produced by him, Ripa and Kaplan. Two years ago, the network bought Port Love, a workplace comedy written by Jeffrey Hodes and Nastaran Dibai. Read More »

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Comedies From Stephnie Weir And Peter Murrieta Land At NBC

By | Thursday October 4, 2012 @ 12:54pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: NBC has bought half-hour comedies from writer-actress Stephnie Weir and sitcom veteran Peter Murrieta. Coincidentally, the two were at Chicago’s Second City together.

Weir’s Leisure Club, from Sony Pictures TV and studio-based Original Films, has received a … Read More »

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