Paramount Network has picked up 10 half-hour episodes of a new comedy series, “First Wives Club,” from Paramount Television. The Tracy Oliver, who penned the film “Girls Trip,” is attached to write and serve as Executive Producer.series is based on the 1996 film from Paramount Pictures, which featured Diane Keaton, Bette Midler and Goldie Hawn.
“Tracy Oliver is a brilliant writer and the perfect visionary to bring this unforgettable story from the big screen to the small screen in a fresh and contemporary way,” said Keith Cox, President, Development and Production, Paramount Network, TV Land and CMT.
The series, like the film, will be based in New York City. It will follow a group of women who band together after their marriages fall apart, and who find strength in their sisterhood- and of course a little revenge.
Production will begin in New York City this summer and the series will debut on Paramount Network in 2019.