Sitcom based on life of San Antonio's Shea Serrano in development

Sitcom to focus on Mexican under


SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio native Shea Serrano announced he is working on a sitcom based on his life growing up in a big, Mexican family with differing takes on manhood.

"Got tired of waiting for there to be more Mexicans on TV so I asked @KenTremendous to help me try & make a family sitcom for ABC about them," Serrano nonchalantly tweeted on Friday.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the sitcom will focus on Serrano's experience growing up with five uncles "who all have different perspectives on manhood."

Veteran producer Mike Schur will produce the show Serrano wrote. Serrano will serve as a co-executive producer, according to THR.

Serrano is a New York Times best-selling author responsible for The Rap Year Book: The Most Important Rap Song from Every Year Since 1979 Discussed, Debated, and Deconstructed and his recently released Basketball (and Other Things): A Collection of Questions Asked, Answered, Illustrated.

Serrano also writes for Bill Simmons' The Ringer.

Serrano currently lives in Houston, but grew up in San Antonio. Prior to focusing on his career in writing, Serrano taught at a low income middle school in South Houston.