ABC Buys Greg Garcia’s and Eric Falconer’s ‘The Barrio’

By Kitin Miranda | 3 years ago
ABC Buys Greg Garcia’s and Eric Falconer’s ‘The Barrio’
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A brand new series is heading its way to ABC, bringing with it a sense of family.  According to Deadline, the network has given writers and producers Greg Garcia and Eric Falconer a script commitment for their latest TV project entitled “The Barrio.” Read on to learn more about the story.

It was also reported that it is loosely based on the life of Falconer as a television writer. ” The upcoming family drama series  starts off with some several changes in the writer’s life. He

The character wanted to cut down on costs so he He decided to move from their Santa Monica home. However, their move was not as they expected because the neighborhood of East Los Angeles is predominantly Mexican. The family does experience culture shock, and the series shows how the family comes to adjust to their new community, and how they discover a strong sense of community that eventually strengthens their family.

The family does experience culture shock, and the series shows how the family comes to adjust to their new community, and how they discover a strong sense of community that eventually strengthens their family.

Eric Falconer, on whose life the show is based on, is a producer and a writer, known for producing “The Sarah Silverman Program” (2007 to 2010), “Blue Mountain State” (2010 to 2011), and the hit situation comedy “How I Met Your Mother” (2012 to 2013).  Falconer, who will be writing the series, is also working on a “Blue Mountain State” film, which is being supported and funded by Kickstarter. Kickstarter is a website where people post their projects, and appeal to people to donate for their projects to happen.

Greg Garcia, also a writer and a producer, is no stranger to family comedies, as he has written and created five of those kinds as of today. He created and wrote “Built To Last” (1997), “Yes, Dear” (2000 to 2006), “My Name Is Earl” (2005 to 2009), “Raising Hope” (2010 to 2014), and “The Millers” (2013 to 2014). Garcia will be co-executive producing “The Barrio” alongside Falconer.

The series will be produced by CBS TV Studios and Greg Garcia’s Amigos de Garcia. Amigos de Garcia was also the production house for Garcia’s television work, such as “Yes, Dear”, “My Name is Earl” and “The Millers”.

And that’s the latest news on the brand new family comedy from Greg Garcia and Eric Falconer, entitled, “The Barrio”, which will air on ABC. For more news and updates on currently airing and upcoming television shows, keep on following Movie News Guide (MNG).

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Kitin Miranda enjoys writing, learning new things, telling stories, and doing theater. When she is not busy with her many projects, she can be found reading a good book, writing poetry or fiction, updating her blog, discovering new food places around her neighborhood, or watching American or Asian TV shows.