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ABC Family Orders Three Comedy Pilots

Laffers hail from Tori Spelling, Ashley Tisdale, among others

ABC Family has ordered pilots for three new comedies: “Mystery Girls,” “Work Mom” and “Young & Hungry.”

From Tori Spelling, “Mystery Girls” follows a former starlet played by Spelling who is roped into solving crimes with her former mystery TV show costar. Spelling will exec produce with Maggie Malina. Shepard Boucher penned the pilot.

Halfhour workplace comedy “Work Mom” centers on Heather, who finally gets promoted at her digital marketing firm and winds up hiring her recently unemployed mother. Grant Levy and Dominik Rothbard (“Bundheads”) wrote the pilot.

Finally, “Young & Hungry” follows Nick, a well-off young tech entrepreneur who hires a feisty young food blogger to be his personal chef. Eric Tannenbaum and Kim Tannenbaum (“Two and a Half Men”), Ashley Tisdale and Jessica Rhoades are exec producing with CBS TV Studios. David Holden wrote the pilot.

“We have seen great success with our comedy series and look to grow our comedy offerings. These pilots offer a great mix of humor and iconic characters,” said Kate Juergens, Executive Vice President, Original Programming and Development and Chief Creative Officer, ABC Family.

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