[06/08/11 - 10:21 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Other People's Kids" (ABC)

[05/31/11 - 10:53 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 31
Updates include: Sam Waterston joins Aaron Sorkin's HBO drama pilot; and Brillstein Entertainment Partners sticks with ABC Studios.

[05/13/11 - 01:10 PM]
ABC Renews "Body of Proof," "Happy Endings," "Secret Millionaire," "Shark Tank"; Books 12 Newcomers for 2011-12 Season
The freshmen include "Apartment 23," "Charlie's Angels," "Good Christian Belles," "Last Man Standing," "Man Up," "Once Upon a Time," "Pan Am," "Revenge," "The River," "Scandal," "Suburgatory" and "Work It."

[04/16/11 - 09:35 AM]
2011 ABC Program Development Guide - Comedy Series
ABC details its 10 comedy pilots under consideration for next season.

[03/18/11 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 18
Updates include: Christina Applegate to star in Emily Spivey's comedy pilot for NBC; Kevin Dillon, Mary Lynn Rajskub join CBS's "Gentleman"; and Esai Morales is latest to reunite with Ron Moore on NBC's "17th Precinct."

[03/08/11 - 10:52 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 8
Updates include: Ben Koldyke, Brooke D'Orsay nab leads in ABC comedy pilots; Rick Gomez, Richard T. Jones join FOX's "Council of Dads"; and Natalie Dormer to star in ABC's "Poe."

[03/04/11 - 10:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 4
Updates include: Chris Egan is ABC's "Poe"; Jim Caviezel to topline "Person of Interest" for CBS; and David Walton, Becki Newton are the latest to book pilots in second position.

[02/24/11 - 10:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 24
Updates include: "Chase's" Amaury Nolasco to "Work It" for ABC; TBS axes "Glory Daze"; and Michelle Borth to lead ABC's "Combat Hospital."

[02/22/11 - 10:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 22
Updates include: Christina Ricci in talks to board "Pan Am" at ABC; Ryan Hansen to topline NBC's "Lovelives"; and Kevin Hart joins FOX's "Little in Common."

[01/26/11 - 10:40 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 26
Updates include: NBC greenlights four comedy pilots; Syfy finds its latest William Adama; and Tom Verica to topline TBS's "Hound Dogs."

1/26/11 - 6/8/11
previously in development (2011-2012 season)
ordered to pilot
films on wednesday, april 13
(from ABC's press release, April 2011) Raising kids is like walking through a minefield of unexpected issues, but raising other people's kids is like walking through it blindfolded. One minute you're a chill single dude, and then - bang! - you've got a terrific girlfriend with two kids, a bizarre extended family, and an ex waiting to sabotage you at every turn. Adam (Jesse Bradford), unlike his perpetual child friend and business partner Magnus (Malcolm Barrett), has decided that it's time to settle down. He's met the girl of his dreams, Michelle (Bonnie Somerville), who's intelligent, beautiful, and funny - and has two children. She's also saddled with other family baggage: an eccentric mother (Judith Light), a long-time lover, and an ex-husband, Dave (Johnny Sneed), who's so much of a jerk that he seems about to go pro at it. Adam is determined to make the situation work, but things never go exactly the way he plans. Adam and Michelle are clearly made for each other, but that doesn't mean her family is going to make it easy. Based on hot writer Hunter Covington's own misadventures as a stepdad, Other People's Kids dares to take on in-laws, exes, forced wasabi eating, and all the other unexpected hazards of modern family life. Stacy Traub (Notes from the Underbelly) and Peter Traugott (Samantha Who?) executive produce this genuine and genuinely funny multi-camera comedy.
· Aaron & Griffin Kunitz as Bryce (Guest Star)
· Bonnie Somerville as Michelle
· Claire Engler as Emily
· Jesse Bradford as Adam
· Johnny Sneed as Dave
· Judith Light as Laura
· Malcolm Barrett as Magnus
· Tom Arnold as Les (Guest Star)
· Hunter Covington as CRTR/CO-EP
· Michael Fresco as DIR (Pilot)
· Peter Traugott as EP
· Stacy Traub as EP
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
· ABC Studios
· Brillstein Entertainment Partners