Pilot News: Kelly Preston to Star in ABC Comedy Keep Calm and Karey On

kelly prestonKelly Preston‘s plan for the near future? Keep Calm and Karey On.

The Jerry Maguire actress will play the title character in the ABC comedy pilot from Andrea Abbate (Accidentally On Purpose), Marty Adelstein, Shawn Levy and Becky Clements, our sister site Deadline reports.

RELATED | TVLine’s Guide to Pilot Season 2013: Get All the Scoop on This Year’s Possible Newcomers

The single-cam comedy centers on Karey (Preston), the clean-nosed black sheep in a family of petty thieves, drug addicts and narcissists.

Majandra Delfino (Roswell) and Jane Seymour (Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman) — who’ll portray Preston’s character’s mom — co-star.

Though Preston is known for roles in films like Old Dogs and For Love of the Game, she appeared on Joey and had guest arcs on Medium and Fat Actress.

Comments are monitored, so don’t go off topic, don’t frakkin’ curse and don’t bore us with how much your coworker’s sister-in-law makes per hour. Talk smart about TV!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

  1. Kaycee says:

    Jane Seymour is 62 … Kelly preston is 50
    so she had her when she was 12?

  2. Rob says:

    They are going to change the name to Karey On because it”s too long. And if they weren’t planning on it, they should now b

    • Eric says:

      Many shows have had long titles. The New Adventures of Old Christine and Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place to name a few.

      • Rob says:

        Most people just called that “Old Christine” and Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place changed its name halfway through to “Two Guys and a Girl” so try again.

        • Eric says:

          Yes…but those were still the official titles. So, like those, people can just refer to this as “Karey On” if they are unhappy with the longer name. There’s no maximum length for a show’s name, and they don’t need to change it just because you think it’s too long.

          • Rob says:

            Except they officially changed the name of Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place to Two Guys and a Girl so you’re wrong there. Look it up. I’ll give you Old Christine, though. Mark my words, the title’s changing.

  3. Mike says:

    The name…it hurts, not only is it too long, it’s just plain bad.

  4. Summer says:

    Worst. Title. Of. The. Season.

  5. Jay says:

    I hate TV show titles which are a play on the character’s name (especially since the character name probably came after the title) :S

  6. Jeri says:

    The age issue does seem a little odd but I suppose you can get used to anything, if it’s worth watching.