NBC Picks Up The New Normal

NBC has given a series order to Ryan Murphy’s comedy The New Normal.

The broadcaster has ordered a series of the comedy from the Glee creator which will star Justin Bartha, Bebe Wood and Ellen Barkin. The New Normal is one of several shows that NBC announced, yesterday, that it had picked up with others include J.J Abrams Revolution.

The New Normal is described as a‘ heartwarming comedy about a blended family of a gay couple and the woman who becomes a surrogate to help them have children’

The comedy was one of two revolving around a gay couple with the other pilot starring Sean Hayes, of Will & Grace fame, which is not now expected to be picked up. It will be interesting to see if The New Normal falls victim to a Parents Television Council campaign or not…