NBC has given a pilot order to "Parenthood," a dramedy a based on Ron Howard's 1989 feature starring Steve Martin and Dianne Wiest that centered on a Midwestern family.
"Friday Night Lights" creator/exec producer Jason Katims wrote the adaptation, produced by Universal Media Studios and Howard and Brian Grazer's Imagine TV. (The feature, which earned two Oscar nominations for co-star Wiest and Randy Newman's song "I Love to See You Smile," was produced by Imagine and Universal Pictures.)
Katims, Howard and Grazer are exec producing the pilot.
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