Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos Developing Mom Comedy for ABC

It will be written by “General Hospital: Night Shift” head writer Sri Rao

Last Updated: July 10, 2014 @ 8:49 PM

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos are developing a mom comedy for ABC  through their production company, Milojo Productions, an ABC representative told TheWrap.

The project will follow a liberal single mom raising two kids in Brooklyn. The pilot will launch with her conservative 16-year-old son starting an internship at her small design firm with plans to take the family business global.

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Ripa and Consuelos will executive produce with Sri Rao, the former head writer of Soapnet’s 2007 primetime spinoff, “General Hospital: Night Shift,” who’s also writing the project.

Rao is also currently working on NBC’s adaptation of Venezuelan telenovela “La Viuda Joven” called “The Black Widow.”

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Milojo productions also produced TLC’s “Masters of Reception” and “Homemade Millionaire,” and E!’s “Dirty Soap,” among others.


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