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[06/05/13 - 10:29 AM]
Exclusive: NBC Renames "The Family Guide" to "Growing Up Fisher"
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- NBC has given a new moniker to its midseason comedy "The Family Guide."

The series - about a family that's brought closer together by divorce - is now titled "Growing Up Fisher" according to network sources.

Post-upfront title changes are nothing new as here's a sampling of the notable name swaps in the past decade after they were formally announced:

"Better with You" (Better Together)
"Boston Legal" (The Practice: Fleet Street)
"Committed" (Crazy for You)
"Courting Alex" (Everything I Know About Men)
"Deception" (Infamous)
"Eve" (The Opposite Sex)
"Gary Unmarried" (Project Gary)
"Killer Instinct" (The Gate)
"Life on a Stick" (Related by Family)
"Life Unexpected" (Parental Discretion Advised)
"Married to the Kellys" (Back to Kansas)
"Miami Medical" (Miami Trauma)
"NYC 22" (The 2-2)
"Privileged" (Surviving the Filthy Rich)
"Samantha Who?" (Sam I Am)
"Surface" (Fathom)
"The Chicago Code" (Ride-Along)
"The Knights of Prosperity" (Let's Rob...)
"Traffic Light" (Mixed Signals)
"Ugly Betty" (Betty the Ugly)
"Unhitched" (The Rules for Starting Over)

As for "Fisher," J.K. Simmons, Eli Baker, Ava Deluca-Verley and Lance Lim star in the project (mom Joyce, originally played by Parker Posey, is being recast), which is executive produced by creator D.J. Nash, Jason Bateman (who also serves as narrator) and his Aggregate Films partner Jim Garavente.





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· BETTER WITH YOU (ABC)
· BOSTON LEGAL (ABC)
· CHICAGO CODE, THE (FOX)
· COMMITTED (NBC)
· COURTING ALEX (CBS)
· DECEPTION (NBC)
· EVE (UPN)
· GARY UNMARRIED (CBS)
· GROWING UP FISHER (NBC)
· KILLER INSTINCT (FOX)
· KNIGHTS OF PROSPERITY, THE (ABC)
· LIFE ON A STICK (FOX)
· LIFE UNEXPECTED (CW)
· MARRIED TO THE KELLYS (ABC)
· MIAMI MEDICAL (CBS)
· NYC 22 (CBS)
· PRIVILEGED (CW)
· SAMANTHA WHO? (ABC)
· SURFACE (NBC)
· TRAFFIC LIGHT (FOX)
· UGLY BETTY (ABC)
· UNHITCHED (FOX)





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