Rob Riggle to Topline ABC Single-Dad Comedy

Rob Riggle is laying down roots during ABC.

The actor is set to star in a network’s untitled single-dad comedy from Telenovela essay twin Dannah Phirman and Danielle Schneider, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. 

The multicamera bid centers on an egghead though emotionally challenged singular father (Riggle) who moves to Queens with his dual immature daughters and forms an doubtful family with a other residents in their unit building.

Phirman and Schneider will executive furnish a ABC Studios plan with Trophy Wife creators Sarah Haskins and Emily Halpern.

On a tiny screen, Riggle is best famous for his work on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show and ABC’s Modern Family. His big-screen credits embody The Hangover, 22 Jump Street and The Other Guys. The actor’s arriving roles embody a dramas Horse Soldiers and Midnight Sun, as good as a comedy How to Be a Latin Lover.

Riggle is repped by WME, Principato Young Entertainment and profession Warren Dern.

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