Butler and Hope created Australian Upper Middle Bogan TV series, upon which this new pilot is based.
[…]CBS has handed out a pilot order to an untitled extended family hybrid comedy inspired by the Australian comedy Upper Middle Bogan. […]
The untitled Butler/Hope/O’Shannon hybrid comedy, originally developed as single-camera, was written by Modern Family alum Dan O’Shannon and the creators of the original Australian comedy, Robyn Butler and Wayne Hope.
The extended family show is about a wife and mother who learns she was adopted and that her birth parents are a flamboyant but loving family of drag-racers. O’Shannon, Butler and Hope executive produce with Todd Holland. CBS Studios, where O’Shannon is under an overall deal, co-produces with ABC Studios and studio-based Dark Toy Entertainment.
The original series, which is single-camera, debuted on Australia’s ABC in 2013.
Watch a trailer of the Australian comedy, Upper Middle Bogan.
What did you think of the Upper Middle Bogan Trailer? Would you like to see an American version of this Australian TV show? If the pilot airs on CBS, will you check it out?