‘Rick & Morty’ Writer Jessica Gao Lands Comedy Pilot Order at ABC

Variety | 2/12/2019 | Joe Otterson
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ABC has ordered a single-camera comedy pilot from Emmy-winning writer Jessica Gao.

The untitled series is about Janet Zhao, a first generation Chinese-American woman who struggles to set healthy boundaries with her crazy, exhausting family. When her wealthy grandmother dies and names Janet the sole inheritor, she suddenly finds herself the unwilling new matriarch of the family she’s spent her life trying to keep at arm’s length.

Pilot - Co-production - ABC - Studios - Imagine

The pilot is a co-production of ABC Studios, Imagine Television Studios, and CBS Television Studios. Gao is the writer and executive producer on the project. Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo, and Samie Kim Falvey of Imagine will also...
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