REALITY

GIRLFRIENDS’ GUIDE TO DIVORCE
STUDIO: Universal Cable Productions
TEAM: Marti Noxon (w, ep), Dawn Olmstead (ep), Vicki Iovine (ep), Meryl Poster (ep)
LOGLINE: Based on the Girlfriends’ Guide… book series by Vicki Iovine, the show follows the famous author of a best-selling self-help book series who is hiding the fact that she’s separated from her husband as she starts to navigate her life as a single woman in her early 40s in Los Angeles. She finds herself seeking advice from her divorced friends, instead of her married ones which leads to some unexpected and life-changing experiences.
CAST: Lisa Edelstein, Beau Garrett, Paul Adelstein, Sophina Brown

THE JONESES
PASSED ON
STUDIO: ABC Studios/Echo Lake
TEAM: Liz Tigelaar (w, ep), Gary Fleder (ep), Mary Beth Basile (ep), S.J. Clarkson (d)
LOGLINE: The All-American Joneses have just moved into an upscale suburb to start a new life. But they have a secret they must keep from their new friends and neighbors — they aren’t a real family at all but guns-for-hire cast to play family members and do stealth product marketing among their neighbors. Based on the 2009 indie film.
CAST: Max Deacon

MANZO’D WITH CHILDREN
STUDIO:
TEAM:
LOGLINE: Spinoff from The Real Housewives Of New Jersey featuring Caroline Manzo and her family.
CAST: Caroline Manzo, Albert Manzo, Lauren Manzo, Albie Manzo, Chris Manzo, Aunt Fran

RITA
PASSED ON
STUDIO: Fox TV Studios
TEAM: Krista Vernoff (w, ep), Miguel Arteta (d, ep), Henrik Bastin (ep), Mikkel Bondesen (ep), Kristen Campo (co-ep)
LOGLINE: An acerbic, outspoken private-school teacher struggles to raise her three teenage children while dealing with the inane bureaucracy and overprotective parents at her school. Adaptation of a Danish series.
CAST: Anna Gunn, Josh Hamilton, Colin Salmon, Robbie Kay, Rafi Gavron, Anisha Nagarajan, Rhys Wakefield