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Watch Trailer for ABC’s ‘Uncle Buck’ – New Mike Epps and Nia Long Comedy Series, Coming This Fall

Watch Trailer for ABC's 'Uncle Buck' - New Mike Epps and Nia Long Comedy Series, Coming This Fall

One of 4 TV sales that super-producer Will Packer made after launching his own production company, and inking a first-look deal with NBC/Universal – although this one is going to ABC – is the comedy pilot “Uncle Buck,” which stars Mike Epps in the title role, and Nia Long as his wife.

A small-screen adaptation of the 1989  John Hughes/John Candy movie of the same name, “Uncle Buck” the TV series will be penned by “MADtv” vets Steven Cragg and Brian Bradley, and is described as a family comedy about a childish man who learns how to be an adult by taking care of his brother’s kids in a very childish way. 

James Lesure, Aalyrah Caldwell, Sayeed Shahidi and Iman Benson round out the key cast.

ABC has picked up “Uncle Buck” to series.

Will Packer will exec-produce alongside Cragg and Bradley.

ABC hasn’t dated the series yet, but it’s expected to be a mid-season replacement.

Trailer below:

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