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ABC has ordered production of the pilot for White Van Man, written by Bobby Bowman, whose credits include serving as an executive producer of My Name is Earl and writer for Raising Hope and Yes, Dear.

It focuses on a man who is forced to put his dreams on hold to take over a family handyman business from his father.

ABC orders pilot for Shonda Rhimes' period drama

ABC also recently ordered pilots for a reimagining of Beauty and the Beast, the supernatural drama 666 Park Ave, and Shonda Rhimes' period drama, Gilded Lillys.