‘Home Economics’ Trailer: Topher Grace Stars in ABC’s Next Shot at a Family Comedy with Heart

As one expansive, big-family ABC comedy door closes — adieu “Modern Family” — the window opens up to “Home Economics.” The new show, which on Friday got an official premiere date of April 7, centers on a trio of siblings, each in very different financial situations.Tom (Topher Grace) is a middling novelist with dwindling readership, Sarah (Caitlin McGee) works with at-risk kids, and younger brother Connor (Jimmy Tatro) is set for life in a sprawling, emptier-than-usual mansion.

They’re a tight-knit bunch, as are the various kids and spouses that make up the broader Hayworth family tree, including Sarah’s wife Denise (Sasheer Zamata).

Another of the show’s hooks is that, aside from the interplay between the sibling’s families, Tom is working on a new novel based on them all.National Lampoon biopic “A Futile and Stupid Gesture” writer Michael Colton based the show on his own life, co-creating and

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