ABC Lands Lisa Ling's Culture Clash Comedy
ABC is getting its cultural fill with Lisa Ling.
The Disney owned network has ordered a script for single camera comedy No. One Son. The project, from DreamWorks TV and ABC Studios, centers on a widowed Chinese father who raises his eldest daughter like the son he never had who gets into a relationship with the eldest son of a traditional Irish Italian family.
Shameless scribe Cindy Caponera will serve as No. One's writer and executive producer. DreamWorks' Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank join Ling as EPs on the project.
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Caponera, whose other credits include Saturday Night Live, My Boys and Sherri, is repped by ICM; Ling, who is best known for her work on The View and more recently Oprah's OWN, is repped by WME.