BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.
July 26, 2013
this fall will premiere
, its first original scripted comedy series, starring and produced by
Tia & Tamera
). The half-hour, multi-camera series features Mowry-Hardrict as Stephanie, a party girl who trades in Cosmos for carpools when she marries Charlie (
), who already has three kids. The series is picked up for 13 episodes and will premiere in the primetime NickMom block on the Nick Jr. channel, with encore episodes airing on
Nick at Nite
"First-generation Nickelodeon viewers are now moms and will soon be treated to NickMom's first original comedy with someone they grew up watching and loving," said
, Senior Vice President, NickMom. "We're excited our audience will get to see Tia in her first starring role as a mom, joined by the very talented
Sheryl Lee Ralph
Stephanie (Mowry-Hardrict) slowly grows into her role as a full-time stepmom while struggling to maintain some sense of her fun-loving, slightly irresponsible life. Sheryl Lee Ralph (
) stars as Stephanie's mother Maggie, and rounding out the cast are Charlie's three kids played by
Sophisticated, savvy and an all-around sweetheart, actress
has been in the public eye for over 17 years, gaining initial fame starring opposite her twin sister
Housley in the hit comedy
from Paramount Television. On
successful six-year run, Tia won two NAACP Image Awards and three Kids' Choice Awards for Favorite Television Actress. After graduating from
, she made appearances in various projects, including starring with her sister once again in The Disney Channel's original movie
in 2005 and again in
, two years later. In 2006, Tia landed the role of "
," medical student turned wife of pro-football player on
, which landed her two more NAACP Image Award nominations.
Currently, Tia is starring in with her sister Tamera and executive producing the STYLE network series
Tia & Tamera
, which set a record as the most watched series launch in the network's history. Season three returns summer 2013. Tia recently released her debut book
Oh Baby!: Pregnancy Tales and Advice from One Hot Mama to Another
, and filmed and released a fitness DVD. With her sister, she developed and launched their first product line entitled
and their first product called MILKY! hit Destination Maternity stores nationwide this spring. Tia is also set to appear in the upcoming Fox Searchlight Pictures film
, to be released in September.
is executive-produced by
. Gould had served as executive producer and head writer of
when it won the Golden Globe for Best Comedy Series. He also wrote and directed the feature film
The Six Wives of Henry Lefay
. Gould's other credits include
FM, Home Improvement, The Jeff Foxworthy Show, Mr. 3000
Shrek the Third.
is the Founder and CEO of Kapital Entertainment, a self-funded, truly independent production company. Since its formation in 2009, Kapital Entertainment has become a prominent leader in the media industry, known for its vast array of television, digital, and film content. In just over four years, Kaplan has executive produced over 150 episodes of television and has had ten television projects ordered to series including
Wendell & Vinnie
on ABC Family,
Back in the Game
on ABC and
Friends with Better Lives
on CBS. He also executive produced Fox's
. Since its formation, Kapital has had 21 pilots ordered.
NickMom is a new primetime ad-supported TV block for moms that airs on the Nick Jr. channel. The block features a mix of original long and short-form programming including talk shows, stand-up and sketch comedy, docu-series and more. Current series on NickMom include:
NickMom Night Out
Take Me To Your Mother
MFF: Mom Friends Forever
Parental Discretion With Stefanie Wilder-Taylor
The New Adventures of Old Christine
. NickMom recently picked up second seasons of the stand-up comedy series,
NickMom Night Out
, hosted by
) and talk show hybrid
Parental Discretion with Stefanie Wilder-Taylor
is also a comedy and
with extensive content including short-form video, photos, editorial pieces and games.
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year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in
the United States
and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is seen in almost 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 18 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit
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