I have been looking through the "projects in development" for the 2005-2006 season on thefutoncritic.com, and the article is right. NBC has no new incoming family dramas. And I don't think they have any other family dramas besides AD, unless you count The West Wing. So, that could very well be an up point for us! (Yes, I said us!
To look through the possible new NBC dramas in development:
If you read that, would you call "Book of Daniel" a family drama?
The description is kind of iffy to me.