The new fall TV season is underway, but studios are already developing potential shows for next year. According to the Hollywood Reporter, NBC is developing a African-American comedy series tentatively called “Ordinary People,” which is described as “Mad About You” meets “The Cosby Show.” The plot centers around a young buppie couple with four kids; the husband, a former music reporter, becomes a stay-at-home columnist and his family must adjust. The show is co-created by Kenya Barris, who helped developed “America’s Next Top Model,” and its partially based on his real-life experiences. -CM
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