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Paramount Network Orders ‘First Wives Club’ Reboot

Ten Half-Hour Episodes Ordered for 2019

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.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). 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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  1. I just watch the movie last night. One of those you can watch over and over. Going to be hard to find 3 women like the original.