Topher Grace returning to network TV for first time since That 70s Show in new ABC sitcom Home Economics
He played Eric Forman on Fox’s That 70s Show from 1998 to 2005.
And on Tuesday, Topher Grace confirmed he’s returning to network television as the star of a new sitcom.
ABC has given a series order to his show Home Economics and the actor tweeted: ‘Cannot wait for you to see it. This one’s special guys.’
‘This one’s special’: Topher Grace, 42, confirmed Tuesday that he’s returning to network TV as the star of a new sitcom for ABC called Home Economics
The single camera comedy centers on three siblings, one of whom is part of the one percent, on who is middle class and one who is struggling to make ends meet, THR.com reported.
Grace, 42, will play the middle sibling and will also serve as an executive producer on the series.
It’s scheduled to premiere this coming spring and will be Grace’s first regular role on broadcast TV since leaving That 70s Show.
The cast is rounded out by Caitlin McGee, Jimmy Tatro, Karla Souza and Sasheer Zamata.
Breakthrough: Grace found fame as Eric on Fox’s That 70s Show that premiered in 1998 and also made stars of Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, Laura Prepon and Wilmer Valderrama
The actor, pictured in 2019, went on to a movie career appearing in such high-profile films as Ocean’s Eleven, Win a Date with Tad Hamilton, Spider-Man 3, Truth and BlacKkKlansman
After finding fame on the Fox sitcom that also launched the careers of Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, Laura Prepon and Wilmer Valderrama, Grace ventured into movies.
While still starring on TV, he appeared in several high-profile films including Traffic, Ocean’s Eleven, Mona Lisa Smile, Win a Date with Tad Hamilton, In Good Company and Spider-Man 3.
In 2015, he starred with Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford in Truth and won plaudits for his role in Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman, released in 2018.
In 2016, Grace married actress Ashley Hinshaw, 31, and the couple share two children.
Family man: In 2016, Grace married actress Ashley Hinshaw, 31, and the couple share two children. The couple are pictured in January