It was recently announced that The CW network had picked up the comedy series “Significant Mother”. The original filming was done here in Portland and they plan to return for more filming. The series stars Josh Zuckerman, Krista Allen, Jonathon Silverman, Emma Fitzpatrick and Jay Ali. They are also bringing in several quest stars like Denise Richards and just announced Linda Gray.
Story follows new Portland restaurateur Nate (Zuckerman), whose world is turned upside down when he comes back from a business trip to find his best friend and roommate, Jimmy, is now dating his recently separated mother, Lydia (Allen).
To make matters worse, Nate’s previously disinterested dad, Harrison (Silverman) is now determined to win Lydia back and isn’t afraid to use Nate to get what he wants.
Erin Cardillo & Richard Keith wrote the series and also serve as executive producers alongside Tripp Reed and Les Morgenstein.
“Significant Mother” was initially developed as a digital series for CW Seed, The CW’s digital studio, before being ordered to series for the broadcast network.
The CW plans to air the show this summer. Filming started in Portland beginning of June.