Phil Rosenthal, Max Winkler Comedy Pilot Ordered by ABC

Phil Rosenthal, Max Winkler Comedy Pilot Ordered by ABC

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“The Winklers” will center on an emotionally reserved construction worker who learns life lessons from his oversharing in-laws

ABC has placed a pilot order for the comedy “The Winklers” from “Everybody Loves Raymond” creator Phil Rosenthal and “New Girl” and “The New Normal” director Max Winkler.

“The Winklers” will be based on the Winklers’ lives, centering on an emotionally reserved construction worker who learns about love, life and hugs while unexpectedly living with his oversharing in-laws.

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Rosenthal will write and executive produce the multi-camera project, with Winkler, Rob Reinis, Jake Johnson and the Walcott Company.

The studio for the project is 20th Century Fox Television.