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[08/10/17 - 01:39 PM]
Lifetime Orders Scripted Series "American Princess" from Jenji Kohan and Jamie Denbo
"American Princess" follows a socialite who runs off to join a Renaissance Faire after her wedding goes awry.







AMERICAN PRINCESS (LIFETIME)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
8/10/17
STATUS:
currently in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
10 episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from Lifetime's press release, August 2017) Lifetime orders the scripted series American Princess, from Jenji Kohan, Jamie Denbo, and Tara Herrmann, straight-to-series, it was announced today by Liz Gateley, EVP and Head of Programming for Lifetime. American Princess follows a socialite who runs off to join a Renaissance Faire after her wedding goes awry. Hailing from A+E Studios in association with IM Global Television, ten one-hour episodes have been greenlit. American Princess centers on Amanda, an Upper East Side socialite whose storybook wedding plans are dramatically derailed when she discovers her fiancé is cheating on her, just hours before they are to be wed. Outraged, Amanda reacts violently to the indiscretions and runs away from her own dream wedding in the countryside, only to find herself stranded in the middle of a Renaissance Faire with no phone and no way home. She soon discovers her outburst has made tabloid headlines and experiences a nervous breakdown, leading her to reevaluate her life. The unexpected awakening leads Amanda to leave everything she thought she cared about behind, to become the Faire's newest wench-in-waiting.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Jamie Denbo as CRTR/EP
· Jenji Kohan as EP
· Tara Herrmann as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· A+E Studios
· IM Global Television