An ‘Electric’ Ashley Austin Morris moves to primetime

Michael Schneider just posted about CBS’ pickup of “Mad Love,” whose pilot boasted names like Minka Kelly (“Friday Night Lights”), Lizzy Caplan (“Party Down”), Jason Biggs (“American Pie”) and Tyler Labine (“Reaper”).

But in our household, this pickup has potentially devastating consequences for our three children, due to perhaps the least famous name on the list. Ashley Austin Morris has played Francine Carruthers on two seasons of PBS’ “Electric Company” remake, and she’s a big favorite. My daughter is currently the same age I was when “The Brady Bunch” was canceled, and I suspect the idea that there might be no more Francine will be similarly incomprehensible — with a hard “c.”

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