Tisha Campbell-Martin Lands ABC Pilot, ‘Geniuses’

Tisha Campbell-Martin is ready to get back on TV as it has now been revealed that the comedic actress will star in newest ABC pilot, ‘Geniuses’. According to reports the series will tell the story of  “a blue-collar couple in South Jersey trying to get by while raising four kids, three of whom just happen to be certified geniuses.”  Martin is set to play the close friend to the mother of four.

Starring Maggie Lawson and Jason Biggs, the series ” is about Cay (Lawson) and Mike (Biggs), a blue-collar couple in South Jersey trying to get by while raising four kids, three of whom just happen to be certified geniuses.” Geniuses is written and executive produced by Lon Zimmet and the pilot will be directed by Jonathan Judge. Campbell-Martin is set to portray Rita, a close friend of Cay who happens to be a mother of three. Campbell-Martin is best known for her roles as Gina Waters-Payne on the Fox ‘90s sitcom Martin and Janet “Jay” Marie Johnson-Kyle on the ABC comedy My Wife and Kids. The pilot brings her back to ABC for a second consecutive pilot season, where she was set to lead The Finest, produced by Regina King and Robin Roberts. It did not receive a series order.

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