Chelsea Handler by Todd Williamson/ WireImage.com Chelsea Handler by Todd Williamson/ WireImage.com

ABC has a mother of a show on its midseason schedule. The network has put in a 13-episode order for Web series In the Motherhood in an effort to bring it to primetime television, The Hollywood Reporter reports.

Based on real-life stories submitted by moms, the online series starred Chelsea Handler, Leah Remini and Jenny McCarthy acting out said mommy-related incidences; however, only Handler is expected to make the jump to the ABC series.

Former Will & Grace star Megan Mullally and Curb Your Enthusiasm's Cheryl Hines are currently in negotiations to fill the other two roles.

Jennifer Konner, Alexandra Rushfiled, Stu Bloomberg, and David Lang and Peter Tortorici of MindShare the company behind the online series will executive produce. - Joyce Eng