‘Desperate Housewives’ Showrunner, ‘Grey's Anatomy’ EP Sell Family Drama to ABC

Project will revolve around three diverse families with a common biological father

Former "Desperate Housewives" showrunner Bob Daily and "Grey's Anatomy" executive producer Mark Gordon are ready to get even more dramatic with ABC.

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Gordon and Daily (pictured) have sold a family drama to the network, an ABC spokeswoman told TheWrap.

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The as-yet-untitled project revolves around three diverse families who share a common biological father, described as "a successful bachelor in his 40s who’s completely unprepared to embrace the family he never knew he wanted."

Gordon and Daily will executive-produce the project, which comes from ABC Studios and the Mark Gordon Company, along with the Mark Gordon Company's Nicholas Pepper.

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Daily will write the project with Pierce Gardner ("Dan in Real Life," "Checkmate").

News of the project was first reported by Deadline.