(CW) – In SIGNIFICANT MOTHER budding Portland restaurateur Nate’s (Josh Zuckerman) world is turned upside down when he comes back from a business trip to find his lothario best friend and roommate, Jimmy, is now dating his recently separated mother, Lydia (Krista Allen). To make matters worse, Nate’s previously disinterested dad, Harrison (Jonathan Silverman) is now determined to win Lydia back and isn’t afraid to use Nate to get what he wants. Stuck between his family feud and his best friend’s first serious relationship, Nate’s “new normal” forever changes his relationships with his parents, and severely handicaps his own dating life.
SIGNIFICANT MOTHER was initially developed as a digital series for CW Seed, The CW’s digital studio, before being ordered to series for the broadcast network.
SIGNIFICANT MOTHER stars Josh Zuckerman (“90210”); Krista Allen (“What About Brian”); Jonathan Silverman (“Weekend at Bernie’s”); Emma Fitzpatrick (“The Social Network”); and Jay Ali (“The Fosters”). From Alloy Entertainment, producers of The CW Network hits “The Vampire Diaries,” “The Originals,” and “The 100,” in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios, SIGNIFICANT MOTHER is written by Erin Cardillo & Richard Keith, who are also Executive Producers with Tripp Reed and Les Morgenstein.