ABC Reportedly Commits to Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest-Inspired Comedy “Work Wife”

ABC has reportedly given a put pilot commitment to a half-hour, multi-camera comedy series inspired by Ryan Seacrest and Kelly Ripa titled Work Wife, according to Deadline.

  • The series is inspired by the real life friendship between Seacrest and Ripa, who co-host ABC’s Live with Kelly & Ryan.
  • The series comes from Seacrest’s Ryan Seacrest Productions, Ripa and Mark Consuelos’ Milojo Productions and ABC Studios and will be written by Michael Ian Black.
  • Executive Producers will include Seacrest, Black, Nina Wass and Andrea Shay as well as Ripa, Consuelos and Albert Bianchini for Milojo.

The Plot:

  • ‘Work Wife’ is an ensemble half-hour multi-camera comedy that explores the dynamics surrounding our “work spouses,” who have very few boundaries with each other, and how that impacts their relationships with everyone else.

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