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ABC Buys Dark Comedic Soap ‘Pushover’ From Michele Fazekas & Tara Butters

ABC has put in development Pushover, a darkly comedic soap from Kevin (Probably) Saves The World creators Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters and ABC Studios, where Fazekas and Butters and their Fazekas & Butters production company are under an overall deal.

This marks the second broadcast sale for Fazekas and Butters this season — the duo also is writing and executive producing mystery drama Emergence, which received a put pilot commitment at NBC with Paul McGuigan set to direct.

Written and executive produced by Fazekas and Butters, Pushover centers around a woman who has been “nice” all her life and decides to become a villain, with the help of her landlord, the office custodian, and the It department.

Robert Atwood, development executive for Fazekas & Butters, is a producer.

Fazekas and Butters created dramedy Kevin (Probably) Saves the World, which aired for one season on ABC. They previously served as executive producers

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