Fox confirms Friends and Family (Gavin and Stacey USA) Pilot

02.jpgOver at Deadline Hollywood they are reporting that

The original UK series, created by Corden and Jones, chronicled the long-distance relationship between a man from England and a woman from Wales who start off talking on the phone. They eventually decide to meet, and hit it off — but must navigate their eccentric families and friends. The U.S version will focus on the key life moments of the title characters, who try to maintain their relationship while combining their polarizing families’ lives.

The team behind the new show includes David Rosen, Jane Tranter , Julie Gardner , James Corden , Ruth Jones  and  Henry Normal .  Sony TV and BBC Worldwide are producing the show.