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has handed a pilot order to , an adaptation of a Spanish drama series, from Claws showrunner . The drama comes from Warner Bros Television, where Sherman Barrois is under an overall deal.
The series, which is a dark dramedy in the vein of Desperate Housewives, is based on Spanish original series Señoras del (h)Ampa.
Deadlinefor the project in last week’s Pilot Buzz 2021.
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The plot follows four diverse mothers who accidentally kill the queen bee of their school’s PTA during the demonstration of a new high-end food processor. The story becomes a female anthem about friendship and family as it tells the story of one completely unprepared group of women who must juggle their everyday lives while their worlds are turned upside down.
The original series, which was created by Carlos del Hoyo and Abril Zamora, aired on Mediaset-owned Telecinco before segueing to Amazon Prime Video for its second season.
Sherman Barrois, whose The Kings of Napa drama recently scored a series order at OWN, will write and executtive produce.
Rachel Kaplan, who recently launched the Warner Bros-based Absecon Entertainment after six years as head of scripted for Keshet Studios, exec produces alongside Intrigue Entertainment’s Tariq Jalil and Lucas Carter as well as Arantxa Écija from Mediaset España Comunicación and Santi Botello from Producciones Mandarina SL, who produced the original.
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It is the latest pilot order at NBC, which last week handed Dan Rubin’s reboot of Night Court, starring The Big Bang Theory’s Melissa Rauch and the original series’ co-star John Larroquette, a pilot order.
Last month, it handed two drama pilot orders to Getaway, a wedding island disaster thriller exec produced by The Blacklist duo John Davis and John Fox, and the Untitled Nick Wootton/Jake Coburn Project, a bank heist drama exec produced by Julie Plec.
On the comedy side, Demi Lovato’s Hungry and romantic comedy Someone Out There, which wasbut was , were given pilot orders.
But NBC is in an unusual situation this pilot season; executive change with the arrival of Susan Rovner meant that it did not make pilot orders until mid-April, and other than Night Court and Hungry others have yet to start casting.
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