Eric McCormack Leads A Cavalcade Of ABC Pilot Casting
Eric McCormack is returning to network television comedy, and this time he’s not gay. Right? Because on Will & Grace he played a gay character. I’ve never been so tempted to use an emoticon – thus removing the last remnants of my soul – in a news story before. The untitled Tad Quill ABC sitcom will also star Reno Wilson, Jolie Jenkins and Constance Zimmer.
McCormack will play Dean, a heart surgeon with a baby. Wilson plays Seth, the friend who now has an empty home. Jenkins and Zimmer will play the wives of the two men respectively. But the ABC pilot casting doesn’t stop there: Lindsay Sloane, Mary Elizabeth Ellis and Charlie Finn have taken the lead roles in Pulling. The series is a British transport that follows the lives of three single women who live together after one breaks off an engagement the day before her wedding. Sounds a little like Friends meets Sex & The City.
Holly Robinson Peete and Josh Braaten join Lauern Graham on The Bridget Show, about a woman who has a successful talk show and is a relationship expert. After she leaves the lucrative career to be with the man she loves he dumps her five years later and now she wants to make a comeback
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