The Moodys to premiere stateside

US adaptation of ABC comedy locks onto a December premiere.

The US adaptation of A Moody Christmas will premiere stateside on December 4 on FOX.

The Moodys, a co-production of CBS Television Studios and FOX Entertainment, stars Denis Leary and Elizabeth Perkins as heads of a slightly dysfunctional family who gather in Chicago for the “perfect” holiday. From break-ups to arrests to sharing one bathroom, each family member is packing his / her own eccentricities and hiding secrets from the others.

It also features Francois Arnaud, Chelsea Frei, Jay Baruchel, Maria Gabriela de Faria, Josh Segarra, Kevin Bigley, Gerry Dee, Ulka Simone Mohanty and Megan Park.

The US version is written by comedy veterans Bob Fisher, Rob Greenberg and Tad Quill who produce with Eric Tannenbaum and Kim Tannenbaum and Aussies Trent O’Donnell, Phil Lloyd and Jason Burrows.

No word yet if it will screen down under.

Source: Deadline

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