Ajay Sahgal’s Comedy Pilot ‘The Son in Law’ Picked Up by ABC

  • Variety
Ajay Sahgal’s Comedy Pilot ‘The Son in Law’ Picked Up by ABC
ABC has picked up writer and executive producer Ajay Sahgal’s single-cam comedy “The Son in Law” to pilot. News about the show’s development was first announced in January. The series, which hails from 20th Television, is about a “salt-of-the-earth man who finds himself seeking the approval of his new fiancé’s sophisticated parents, even as he is a difficult-to-impress father-in-law to his daughter’s longtime boyfriend.”

Co-executive producing alongside Sahgal are Jake Kasdan and Melvin Mar, the duo behind Disney Plus’ teen medical dramedy “Doogie Kameāloha, M.D.,” and ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat” and “Speechless.” Kasdan’s production banner, The Detective Agency, is producing “The Son in Law.”

Sahgal’s recent credits include writing the pilot “Pandas in New York” for CBS in 2018, which centered on a family of Indian doctors in New York City attempting to arrange their youngest son’s life, and starred Ashley Tisdale,
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