Covered by Deadline’s wrap-up of ABC’s upcoming Fall 2014 shows, the broadcast network has ordered up a comedy series that’s about a self-obsessed social media addict that slowly discovers her virtual social life isn’t a substitute for her real life. Played by Doctor Who actressÂ Karen Gillan, the concept for the show is molded around the story featured within the Broadway musicalÂ My Fair Lady . The Dr. Doolittle counterpart within the show is played by John Cho of the Harold & Kumar series of films. It’s Cho’s job to teachÂ Gillan how to become interact with people in real life, not just on social media networks like Instagram and Twitter.
ABC representatives officially describe the premise as “ After suffering a very public and humiliating breakup, she becomes the subject of a viral video and suddenly has more social media ‘followers’ than she ever imagined — but for all the wrong reasons. She enlists the help of a marketing expert at her company to help repair her tarnished image .”Â