Kelly Ripa, Ryan Seacrest-Inspired Comedy Series Gets Put Pilot Order at ABC

A comedy inspired by the real life friendship of Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest is being developed at ABC, according to Variety.

The multi-camera series, titled "Work Wife," has received a put pilot commitment at the network. It is described as an ensemble comedy that explores the dynamics surrounding people's "work spouses," who have very few boundaries with each other, and how that impacts their relationships with everyone else.

The series will be written and executive produced by Michael Ian Black. Seacrest will executive produce via Ryan Seacrest Productions along with RSP's Nina Wass and Andrea Shay. Ripa will executive produce along with Mark Consuelos and Albert Bianchini under their Milojo banner. ABC Studios will produce.

Ripa and Seacrest currently co-host the Syndicated ABC morning show "Live with Kelly and Ryan" and they are both currently under overall deals at ABC Studios.

Black, who's known for acting in "Wet Hot American Summer," "The State," and "Another Period," has written for "Another Period" and "The State" as well as the films "Wedding Daze" and "Run, Fatboy, Run!"

Read the original article on Variety.

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