Updated (5): ABC Picks Up Comedies 'The Neighbors' and 'The Family Tools' and Dramas 'Nashville,' 'Red Widow' and 'Zero Hour' + More

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May 11th, 2012

Update 5: I think I might have jumped the gun on Mistresses earlier, but it has now officially been picked up.

Update 4: And Reba McEntire's Malibu Country.

Update 3: and drama 'Last Resort' from Shawn Ryan.

Update 2: also drama '666 Park Avenue'

Update: ABC has also picked up comedy 'How To Live With Your Parents for the Rest of Your Live' - let's hope they shorten that before the season starts!

ABC has picked up two comedies --'The Family Tools,' and 'The Neighbors' -- along with the dramas 'Nashville,' 'Red Widow,' and 'Zero Hour.'

 

 
  • Charlie

    WHAT!! NO MALIBU COUNTRY! ONLY MODERN FAMILY & LAST MAN STANDING WILL GET MY VIEWERSHIP (The View in daytime i’ll stay with)!! ABC So far sucks!

  • Bunny

    @Bee

    I guessed it was true about the studio not liking their pilots

  • Petar

    As i said ABC is 4-th network next season!

  • Anna

    @Bee
    SERIOUSLY????? No Last Resort???? :( Are ABC crazy???????

  • Michael

    Waiting game continues for:

    FOX: Bob’s Burgers/Napolean Dynamite

    CBS: Unforgettable, ROB!, CSI: NY, CSI: Miami, Rules of Engagement

    ABC: Body of Proof, Private Pratice, B in Apt 23, Last Man Standing

    NBC: Done! Harry’s Law was cancelled :/

  • rob60990

    @ConcernedCitizen, that makes more sense thanks. Last Resort isn’t produced by ABC.

  • John Walter Seip

    What are Red Window, Comeback Jack & The Neighbours. Are they new titles. Cant find info on them.

  • Bunny

    So TGIF is dead?

  • chrisss

    @ Bee

    No, it mean that there not going to pick up any more pilots from ABC studios.

  • Bee

    how ridiculous. idk how accurate all these pilot reports are, but they all said basically the same thing:

    nashville, mistresses, and american sure shot bets with last report, 666 park avenye, devious maids, red widow, and one or two others having chances also.

    and for comedy, reba was a lock.

  • tvfreak

    Thank God Zero Hour got picked up. Now what about Last Resort? I would have thought that one had better chances.

  • AliceKingsley

    @John Walter Seip Red Widow (not window!) was formerly Penoza, Neighbors was Dan Fogelman Project (now titled!), Comeback Jack was Red Van Man

  • rob60990

    @John, Red Widow was Penoza, The Neighbors was known as the Dan Fogelman Project, and Comeback Jack was named White Van Man.

  • MattD

    ALSO – The Family Tools and Mistresses.

  • Bunny

    If Malibu Country is not moving forward thn what will happen to LMS?

  • MoHasanie

    Still waiting for Devious maids…

  • SteveO

    DEVIOUS MAIDS is what ABC needs to replace Desperate Housewives. Same creator will draw similar audience. None of their renewals/cancellations surprised me, but their pick-ups sure do.

  • John Walter Seip

    Family Tools & Mistresses got picked up?

  • rob60990

    Malibu Country is produced by ABC. WOW, that is shocking it is not getting picked up

  • KevinSW

    That means in contention now are:

    That means these are the only Drama’s left in contention.
    666 PARK AVENUE
    GOTHAM
    THE LAST RESORT
    SCRUPLES

    Since the following were all from ABC Studios
    AMERICANA
    BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
    DEVIOUS MAIDS
    UNT. EMMERICH & KLOSER PROJECT
    GILDED LILYS

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