ABC has bought projects from Amanda Lasher (Gossip Girl) and Robert Horn (Teen Beach Musical) based on their experiences with family and parenthood.
Lasher’s Dirty Laundry, from 20th Century Fox TV, is a one-hour dramedy that explores the twisted underbelly of marriage and parenthood. Lasher, repped by UTA and manager Marc Provissiero, is executive producing with Jonathan Levin. Lasher, who began her career as a comedy writer, spent the last four years on the CW’s Gossip Girl, rising to co-executive producer.
Horn’s The Motherload, is a mother-daughter comedy based on his real-life experiences of what it was like to begin a relationship with his family later in life. Horn executive produces with Lindy Ascher. Horn, repped by CAA and the Shuman Co., has extensive theater credits including musical 13. Ascher is with Tara Kole.