ABC has greenlight Tuesday sitcoms “The Kids Are Alright,” which debuted in October, and sophomore “Splitting Up Together” for the remainder of the season. The network has not confirmed how many additional episodes it has ordered for each beyond the 13 for this season.
From creator and executive producer Tim Doyle (“Last Man Standing,” “The Real O’Neals”), “The Kids Are Alright” is inspired by Doyle’s own childhood. This ensemble stars Michael Cudlitz as Mike Cleary, Mary McCormack as Peggy Cleary, Sam Straley as Lawrence Cleary, Caleb Foote as Eddie Cleary, Sawyer Barth as Frank Cleary, Christopher Paul Richards as Joey Cleary, Jack Gore as Timmy Cleary, Andy Walken as William Cleary and Santino Barnard as Pat Cleary. Randall Einhorn is also an executive producer.
“Splitting Up Together” is developed for American television by Emily Kapnek (“Suburgatory”), who serves as executive producer with Ellen DeGeneres, Dean Holland (“Parks and Recreation”) and Jeff Kleeman (“Little Big Shots”). The series stars Jenna Fischer as Lena, Oliver Hudson as Martin, Bobby Lee as Arthur, Diane Farr as Maya, Lindsay Price as Camille, Olivia Keville as Mae, Van Crosby as Mason and Sander Thomas as Milo. Mette Heeno, Mie Andreasen and Hella Joof are also executive producers. The series is produced by Piece of Pie Productions and A Very Good Production in association with Warner Bros. Television.