Good news for 90210 fans/ ABC Family announced today the pick-up of two half-hour comedy series “Mystery Girls,” starring and executive produced by Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth.,Production will commence in Los Angeles in early 2014, and will premiere in 2014. They also approved Young and Hungry starring Emily Osment.
ABC Family President, Tom Ascheim said, “It’s great to start the new year and my tenure at ABC Family with the pickup of these two funny original series. ABC Family’s comedy lineup continues to resonate with our audience and I’m thrilled to boost that momentum by adding ‘Mystery Girls’ and ‘Young & Hungry,’ which are sure to become fan favorites.”
“We are excited to expand our comedy brand with two new series that build on our already solid comedy block of hits, ‘Melissa & Joey’ and ‘Baby Daddy,’” said Kate Juergens, Chief Creative Officer and Executive Vice President of Programming and Development, ABC Family. “Viewers are excited to see Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth back on television together again, and will fall in love with ‘Young & Hungry’ star Emily Osment in these comedies that bring us fun, new characters with which to laugh out loud.”
“Mystery Girls,” which stars Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth about two former detective TV show starlets brought back together by a real-life mystery. Charlie Contour (Garth) is a suburban housewife and mother, while Holly Hamilton (Spelling) longs for her glory days in the 90’s when she was on television. Both of their lives are disrupted when Nick (Pinzon), a witness to a crime and a ‘Mystery Girls’ fanatic, will only speak to the Infamous duo, and the former friends must reunite and put their TV crime-solving skills to the test
. Tori Spelling (“Beverly Hills, 90210,” “Tori & Dean: Inn Love”), Jennie Garth (“Beverly Hills, 90210,” “What I Like About You”) and Miguel Pinzon (“A New York Love Story”) star in the series.
Tori Spelling, Jennie Garth and Maggie Malina (“Single Ladies”) will serve as executive producers. The story by Tori Spelling and Shepard Boucher (“Men At Work”) and the pilot was written by Shepard Boucher.
It will be nice to see Jenny and Tori together again and ABC Family is becoming one of the best cable stations for excellent drama and comedy.