ABC Buys Family Comedy from HUMANITAS Winner Greg Garcia
Greg Garcia is expanding Amigos de Garcia’s portfolio with a comedy project at ABC. The single-camera comedy, written by Blue Mountain State co-creator Eric Falconer, has received a script commitment with penalty from the network. Produced by CBS TV Studios and studio-based Amigos de Garcia, the untitled comedy, aka The Barrio, is loosely based on Falconer’s experience moving his family to East Los Angeles. It centers on a TV writer who, after losing his job, moves his family from Santa Monica to a predominantly Mexican neighborhood in East LA in order to save money. In doing so they experience culture shock but also discover a feeling of community in their new neighborhood that makes their family stronger. Falconer and Garcia executive produce.
Read more at Deadline: http://deadline.com/2014/08/eric-falconer-greg-garcia-family-comedy-abc-823369/
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