ABC has ordered the single-cam project “Prospect.” It is described as a comedic western about an idealistic young woman who moves to the frontier to be a schoolteacher. Her ideals are quickly tested when she learns that her students are rowdy ranch hands, not children.
“Prospect” hails from the team of Sherry Bilsing-Graham and Ellen Kreamer. Both will serve as writers and executive producers, with Randall Einhorn attached to direct the pilot and executive produce. ABC Studios, where Bilsing-Graham and Kreamer and Einhorn are currently under overall deals, will produce.
Bilsing-Graham and Kreamer have previously worked together on shows such as “Friends,” “Joey,” “The New Adventures of Old Christine,” “Trial and Error,” and “American Housewife.” They also co-created the Fox series “I Hate My Teenage Daughter.”
Einhorn has previously directed multiple episodes of “The Office,” “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,