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Ashford aligned at ABC, FX

Exec boards 'Confessions,' sets up pilot

Michelle Ashford has set up a one-hour about working moms at ABC and has come aboard the FX project “Confessions of a Tax Collector.”

Ashford, who most recently exec produced the pilot for NBC’s “Medical Investigation,” also is writing the Playtone-produced miniseries “John Adams” for HBO.

Untitled Alphabet sudser follows the day-to-day realities of career women with kids. Warner Bros. TV and Shephard/Robin are producing.

As for “Tax Collector,” Ashford has written a script for the dark comedy based on the true story of an average Joe who gets stuck working for the IRS for 12 years. Feature producers Gavin and Greg O’Connor (“Miracle”) are producing through their Paramount Network TV-based Solaris shingle (Daily Variety, Oct. 21).

FX is said to be nearing decisions on a handful of pilot pickups by year’s end. Cabler already has ordered one, a comedy from “Seinfeld” scribes Gregg Kavet and Andy Robin about feuding families in a small town (Daily Variety, Aug. 12).

Ashford wrote several episodes of “Boomtown,” and exec produced “L.A. Doctors” and “New York News” for CBS and “A.T.F.” for ABC.

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