Comedy is adaptation of UK series

ABC has ordered comedy pilot “White Van Man” from Mark Gordon Co. ABC Studios.

ITV Studios America developed this adaptation of BBC3 series, which centers on a man who is forced to put his dreams on hold in order to take over the family handyman business from his father.

Former “My Name Is Earl” exec producer Bobby Bowman wrote the single-camera comedy. He exec produces with ITV’s Paul Buccieri and Gordon.

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