ABC Family is ordering up a few new pilots. The new shows include “Socio”, which has cast Victorious star Avan Jogia, “Phys Ed”, a comedy about a high school jock turned teacher, “Continuing Fred”, “The Fosters” and “Terminals”.
The list above are pilots and some of them may end up being picked up as a TV series. Casting has begun for the lead roles in the shows and extras casting will begin when the shows are ready to be filmed.
“Socio” is a show about a alleged sociopath named Danny, who will be played by Avan Jorgia. Avan was also in Victorious and iCarly. The storyline is that upon his return to his hometown, someone is murdered and Jorgia’s character becomes a suspect in the crime.
“phys Ed”, a show about a ex high school jock turned school teacher will be produced by David H. Steinberg who also did American Pie 2.
There is also another show about school teachers, “Continuing Fred” is another half hour comedy series. Winifred or “Fred” Harris is a school teacher who is also trying to deal with an overbearing family.
“Terminals” is about a woman who gets the bad news that she is terminally ill and dying. The show revolves around her trying to live each day as though it is her last.
All of these shows are being cast so keep your eyes open for the casting call notices and any auditions that may be going on.