ABC Family said Thursday they’ve ordered a comedy-drama pilot, titled “The Fosters,” about two women raising a “21st century,” multi-ethnic mix of foster and biological kids. Jennifer Lopez has been named as the executive producer.
Lopez will be an executive producer for the hour-long project. Nuyorican Productions, Inc., the company Lopez founded with Benny Medina is in charge of delivering the pilot, alongside Prodco.
“We are thrilled to be producing such an exceptional and timely project with ABC Family,” Simon Fields of Nuyorican told the Hollywood Reporter. “The show will entertain and provoke meaningful discussion about the contemporary definition of ‘family.’ “
“ABC Family continues to find and develop original programming that adds new dimension and depth to the storytelling we offer,” Kate Juergens, the ABC Family’s executive vp of original programming and development, told the Hollywood Reporter.