Exclu: “MadTV” alums Brian Bradley and Steven Cragg have landed a pair of scripts at ABC that tackle both sides of the gender wars.
Bradley and Cragg are behind the half-hour projects “Kevin’s Life With Women” and “Understanding Today’s Man,” both of which are set up at the Alphabet net through ABC Studios.
Also at ABC, the network is developing a single camera comedy from Ed Burns (“The Brothers McMullen”).
“Kevin’s Life With Women” centers on three sisters who must come together and help raise their 16-year-old younger brother after their mother dies, while “Understanding Today’s Men” revolves around four men at different stages of relationship — including single and married.
Both projects are single-camera comedies. Bradley and Cragg will write and exec produce both.
The duo were behind last season’s ABC pilot “How to Be a Better American” and are currently consulting producers on the network’s midseason laffer “Happy Endings.”
They’re set up at ABC Studios under and overall deal.
Bradley and Cragg’s other credits include “Scrubs.”
As for the Burns project, the single-camera buddy comedy centers on two guys whose lives are disrupted when their childhood bully moves in between them.
Burns is exec producing with Aaron Lubin and Peter Traugott. ABC Studios is behind the show along with Brillstein Entertainment.
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