Meryl Poster

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’ […]

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 […]

Harvey Weinstein preps TV version of Miramax movie Shall We Dance?

Harvey Weinstein has told TBI that he plans to make a TV version of Shall We Dance?, the 2004 Miramax romantic comedy that starred Richard Gere and Jennifer Lopez. The news comes as The Weinstein Company plans to move more heavily into scripted TV and its president of TV, Meryl Poster, also told TBI that it […]