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[05/11/18 - 04:50 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 11 - "The Kids Are Alright" Joins ABC Comedy Lineup
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:

Looking to keep track of all the various projects in development? Click here to visit our signature "Devwatch" section. There visitors can view our listings by network, genre, studio and even development stage (ordered to pilot, cast-contingent, script, etc.). It's updated every day!

Here are the latest projects being picked up to series by the aforementioned network for the 2018-19 season (via press release):

THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT

Set in the 1970s, this ensemble comedy follows a traditional Irish-Catholic family, The Clearys, as they navigate changes big and small during one of America's most turbulent decades. In a working-class neighborhood outside Los Angeles, Mike (strong, silent dad played by Michael Cudlitz) and Peggy (overbearing mom played by Mary McCormack) raise eight boisterous boys who live out their days with little supervision. The household is turned upside down when oldest son, Lawrence, returns home and announces he's quitting the seminary to go off and "save the world." Times are changing and this family will never be the same. Ten people, three bedrooms, one bathroom, and everyone in it for themselves. Inspired by the childhood of writer/executive producer Tim Doyle.

Cast & Credits

Cast
Michael Cudlitz
Mary McCormack
Sam Straley
Caleb Martin Foote
Sawyer Barth
Christopher Paul Richards
Jack Gore
Andy Walken
Santino Barnard
Kennedy Lea Slocum

Writer/Executive Producer
Tim Doyle

Production Company
ABC STUDIOS






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