September 30, 2011 12:41pm PT by Lesley Goldberg
Fox Picks Up Comedy From 'MadTV' Writer, ABC Studios (Exclusive)
MadTV’s Scott King has sold his second project this development season.
Fox has picked up The After Wife, from ABC Studios and King, with Brillstein Television’s JoAnn Alfano set to executive produce.
The comedy revolves around four people, all of whose marriages ended due to various scandals, who meet and bond together. King, whose credits include Logo’s The Big Gay Sketch Show, So Random and Sherri, will pen the project and executive produce alongside former Lifetime executive Alfano.
In addition, the APA-repped King has signed with Anonymous Content for representation.
King has also sold Stuck in Reverse to ABC. The ABC Studios project, executive produced by Mark Gordon and the Mark Gordon Co.’s Andrea Shay, revolves around a father who has a near-death experience must heal his old wounds with his children.