"Married with Children" star Ed O'Neill may be ready to get back into the comedy game.
"An American Family" is a single-camera comedy (ABC never gives up) abou t three very different families. One is a "traditional" family. One includes a 60-year-old man (O'Neill) married to a much younger Latina (Sofia Vergara). The third is a gay couple (Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson) with an adopted Vietnamese baby.
Jason Winer is directing the pilot.
O'Neill had already had a long and successful career in TV, movies and on stage when he was cast as Al Bundy on FOX's long-running "Married with Children." Since that role, for which he received a pair of Golden Globe nominations, O'Neill has mostly steered toward dramatic work on the small screen on shows including "Big Apple," "Dragnet," The West Wing" and "John From Cincinnati."
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