According to The Hollywood Reporter, ABC Family has picked up the scripted drama series Three Moons Over Milford with an eight-episode order.

The show, produced by Three Moons Prods. in association with Touchstone Television, is described as a quirky drama set in a small town whose residents take their lives to the extreme -- quitting jobs, indulging vices and basically living as if today were their last -- upon learning that a cosmic explosion is threatening Earth's existence.

Cast members include Sam Murphy, Nora Dunn, Samantha Quan and Rob Boltin.

Three Moons is set to begin production in the spring, with a possible premiere date in the summer.