ABC officially announced that the Jo Koy comedy series Josep is moving forward with a pilot order.

(Mike Miller Photography)

(Mike Miller Photography)

What’s Happening:

  • Previously announced as in-development, ABC has officially announced a pilot order for Josep.
  • Comedian Jo Koy stars and executive produces the show, which has not yet been picked up for a series order.
  • Josep is to be a single-camera comedy about a recently divorced Filipino American nurse trying to balance being a father, working, and his over-involved mother.
  • Steve Joe (Doogie Kamealoha, MD) is attached as writer and executive producer.
  • The series will be produced by 20th Television, a part of Disney Television Studios.
  • Producing partners include The Detective Agency (Jake Kasdan and Melvin Mar), Imminent Collision (Randall Park, Michael Golamco, Hieu Ho), and Joe Meloche.
  • The announcement was made ahead of the first of two ABC TCA press days.