Marti Noxon

UnReal’s Noxon behind Dietland plan for AMC

US cable channel AMC has given the greenlight to Dietland, the latest drama from UnReal showrunner Marti Noxon. News of the series first emerged last year, and a ten-part series is now going ahead following successful execution of AMC’s writers’ room development model. This sees writers work on scripts for several months ahead of a […]

Skydance weighs Dietland drama with Noxon

Manhattan studio Skydance Media is working on a scripted series from writer-producer Marti Noxon set in the weight-loss industry. Dietland is an adaptation of a novel of the same name from Sarai Walker, and is the first fruits of a new multiyear agreement Noxon and Skydance Television, the TV arm of US-based Skydance. Noxon is […]

First original drama for NBCU cable channel

NBCUniversal’s female-skewed cable network Bravo has commissioned its first original drama. The greenlight of 13-part series Girlfriends: Guide to Divorce follows a trend that has seen numerous US cable channels move into original scripted shows in recent years. Girlfriends will come from NBCU-owned Universal Cable Productions and is based on Vicki Iovine’s book series Girlfriends’ […]

A+E greenlights first fully-owned scripted series

A+E Networks has commissioned its first fully-financed, produced and controlled scripted series. Un-Real, a “dark comedy [that] gives a behind-the-scenes look at the chaos surrounding the production of a dating competition programme”, has been lined up for female-skewed cable channel Lifetime. In-house production arm A+E Studios will fully finance and produce the show, with A+E […]

Bravo orders drama based on divorce self help book

US cable network Bravo is piloting a new scripted series based on a best-selling self help book about divorce. The Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce will be based on the eponymous book series from writer, model and lawyer Vicky Iovine. It will tell the story of a famous author of a best-selling self-help book series who […]