‘Single Parents’ Renewed By ABC For Second Season

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The sitcom from new siblings 20th Century Fox TV and ABC Studios was created by JJ Philbin and Liz Meriwether, who also EP with Erin O'Malley, Katherine Pope and pilot director Jason Winer.
When the other single parents see just how far down the rabbit hole of PTA, parenting and princesses Will has gone, they band together to get him out in the dating world and make him realize that being a great parent doesn’t mean sacrificing everything about your own identity. It kicked off with the group meeting Will (Taran Killam), a thirtysomething guy who’s been so focused on raising his daughter that he’s lost sight of who he is as a man.
The September 26, 2018 debuting single-camera show follows a group of very different, you guessed it, single parents as they lean on one another to help raise their 7-year-old kids and maintain some kind of personal lives outside of parenthood, sort of.
It's been averaging a 1.2 demo rating and 4.07 million viewers for the full season. Airing in that plum post-Modern Family slot at 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, the show got a full-season pickup in October after three episodes.
ABC has renewed its freshman comedy Single Parents for a second season
Among the often ham handed parents, the just finished first season of Single Parents also stars Gossip Girl alum Leighton Meester, Kimrie Lewis, Jake Choi, Marlow Barkley, Tyler Wladis, Devin Trey Campbell, Mia Allan, Ella Allan and Everybody Loves Raymond vet Brad Garrett.

‘Woman Up’: Bryce Charles & Tate Moore Cast In ABC Comedy Pilot

Bryce Charles (Black-ish) and newcomer Tate Moore have booked series-regular roles in Woman Up, ABC’s comedy pilot from Life in Pieces star Zoe Lister-Jones, Single Parents co-creator Liz Meriwether, Jason Winer and Single Parents producer 20th Century Fox TV.
Cast also includes previously announced series regulars Abby Quinn, Gabrielle Elyse, Kym Whitley and Leon Thomas.
Charles' TV credits include Fuller House, Teachers and Black-ish, and she just finished shooting a recurring role on Netflix's Tales of the City. She's currently starring as Sarah Brown Eyes in the Pasadena Playhouse production of Ragtime. Charles is repped by Industry Entertainment, BBR Talent Agency and Felker Toczek.
Written and directed by Lister-Jones, Woman Up is about two former teen moms, played by Mary Elizabeth Ellis and Tawny Newsome, who have worked their asses off to see their daughters all the way through high school graduation. And now, at 35, they’re ready to make up for the youth they never had.
Charles will play young Liz (Ellis), and Charles is young Phoebe (Newsome).
Moore is repped by Artists First and Buchwald.” />

‘Single Parents’ Comedy Picked Up To Series By ABC

ABC's other comedy frontrunner, Tim Doyle's 1970s family comedy, also is looking good for a pickup.
The series begins when the group meets Will (Killam), a 30-something guy who’s been so focused on raising his daughter that he’s lost sight of who he is as a man. When the other single parents see just how far down the rabbit hole of PTA, parenting and princesses Will has gone, they band together to get him out in the dating world and make him realize that being a great parent doesn’t mean sacrificing everything about your own identity.
The pilot had gotten high marks for its cast that includes standout performances by Taran Killam and Brad Garrett.
ABC's hottest comedy pilot is the first to get a series order. The network has given its first half-hour series order to Single Parents, a single-camera comedy from the New Girl duo of JJ Philbin and Liz Meriwether and 20th Century Fox TV.
Single Parents is an ensemble comedy that follows a group of single parents as they lean on each other to help raise their 7-year-old kids and maintain some kind of personal lives outside of parenthood.
The series stars Killam as Will, Leighton Meester as Angie, Kimrie Lewis as Poppy, Jake Choi as Miggy, Marlow Barkley as Sophie, Tyler Wladis as Graham, Devin Trey Campbell as Rory, Grace Hazelett as Emma, Sadie Hazelett as Amy and Brad Garrett as Douglas.
The series is from 20th  Century Fox Television and ABC Studios. JJ Philbin and Liz Meriwether are creators and executive producers, and Katharine Pope is executive producer. The pilot was directed by Jason Winer, who is also an executive producer.” />