ABC Buys Casey Wilson Fifties-Set Sitcom

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Casey Wilson and frequent collaborator June Diane Raphael have sold a fifties-set multicamera sitcom to ABC. Amah-zing! The Housewives is about three women in 1954, and Raphael is in negotiations to play one of the leads, according to Deadline. ABC has given the show a put pilot commitment, but it's an uphill climb: Period pieces don't do all that well on network television, and for every That 70's Show there are two Thankses.