Stacy Traub



Pilot Season: Stockard Channing, Kurt Fuller to Play Mandy Moore's Parents in ABC Comedy

Kurt Fuller, Stockard Channing

Mandy Moore, meet your parents.

Stockard Channing and Kurt Fuller will co-star on ABC's untitled Mandy Moore pilot.

In the comedy, newlyweds Annie (Moore) and Ben get the opportunity of a lifetime to run a hip, new restaurant in Annie's hometown. Unfortunately, it also brings her closer to her needy and high-maintenance family.

Pilot Season: Get the scoop!

Channing, best-known for her roles in Grease and The West Wing, will play... read more

ABC Orders Drama Series Missing for Summer


ABC has ordered drama series Missing to premiere this summer, the network announced Thursday.

Formerly titled Safe and Hall of Mirrors, Missing follows a former CIA agent who travels to Europe to find her son after he disappears in Italy while abroad for an internship. The project was written by Greg Poirier (National Treasure: Book of Secrets) and is executive-produced by Gina Matthews and Grant Scharbo (The Gates).

ABC orders Pan Am, Edgar Allan Poe pilots

The network is also in the midst of ordering pilots for the 2011-12 season. On Wednesday, ABC ordered the... read more

Three of My Favorite People

OK, here's my Notes from the Underbelly blog. Get ready! I'm so excited to be premiering Thursday, April 12, at 10 pm/ET on ABC! The pilot was shot way back in March of 2006! Over a year ago — it all seems like a blur! A great blur, nonetheless. So I'll wax poetic about a few of my favorite topics: Barry Sonnenfeld, director and executive producer; Stacy Traub, creator, writer and executive producer; and Melanie Paxson, who plays Julie.Working with Barry Sonnenfeld, executive producer and director of the pilot and three episodes, has been an honor and a privilege, and I truly adore him. He most certainly does not suffer fools, and getting a laugh from him is like getting a laugh from Jesus. There is just something very satisfying about making Barry laugh. Maybe it's because he's so unoptimistic. Barry wears cowboy boots, sits on a saddle on an apple box, and every once in a while wears a fake mustache to set just because. I love that about him: he has the confidence to amuse h... read more

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