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Female-Led 'Greatest American Hero' Nabs ABC Pilot Pickup

ABC is moving forward with its female-driven reboot of The Greatest American Hero.

The Disney-owned network has handed out a formal pilot order to the single-camera, half-hour comedy that follows Meera, a 30-year-old Indian-American woman from Cleveland, whose talents include drinking tequila, singing karaoke and not much else.

Fresh Off the Boat writer-producer Rachna Fruchbom penned the pilot and executive produces alongside Fotb showrunner/creator Nahnatchka Khan; her producing partner, Mandy Summers; and original series creator Stephen J. Cannell's daughter, TV director Tawnia McKiernan (Criminal MindsBlue Bloods). The comedy hails from 20th Century Fox Television, where Khan's Fierce Baby banner is based, will co-produce the potential series alongside ABC Studios as co-productions continue to be a big trend this pilot season. >>> See full article at The Hollywood Reporter - TV News


- Lesley Goldberg

Greatest American Hero

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