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AMC Greenlights New Original Series ‘Dietland’

AMC has 10 episodes of a drama series “Dietland” from Marti Noxon (“Mad Men,” “UnReal”) and based on Sarai Walker’s 2015 novel of the same name. Set against the backdrop of the beauty industry and described as a part-character drama and part-revenge fantasy, “Dietland” will explore society’s obsession with weight loss and beauty. The series, a co-production between AMC and Skydance Television, is the first to come from the deal that Noxon set at Skydance for her Tiny Pyro banner.

Noxon will write and exec produce with Skydance’s David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Marcy Ross, Tiny Pyro’s Maria Grasso as well as Bonnie Curtis and Julie Lynn of Mockingbird Pictures.

“Dietland” will debut on an undisclosed date and time in 2018

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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