[10/01/08 - 06:08 PM] Development Update: Wednesday, October 1 Updates include: The CW to develop "Smallville"-esque take on DC Comics hero Dick Grayson; Norman Lear books a new drama at HBO; and Jeff Rake to revive "The Partridge Family" at NBC.
[08/26/08 - 06:42 PM] Development Update: Tuesday, August 26 Updates include: The CW's "Surviving Suburbia" rounds out its cast; a pair join Valerie Bertinelli at TBS; and Jill Flint signs on to USA's "Royal Pains."
[02/15/07 - 12:21 AM] Development Update: Thursday, February 15 Updates include: Lead roles in store for Parker Posey, Matthew Lillard, Anthony Anderson, Katheryn Winnick and Christopher Sieber plus new pilots from CBS and the CW.
STATUS: previously in development (2009-2010 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION: (from Lifetime's press release, April 2009) The Valerie Bertinelli Project (working title), from writer/executive producer Dave Caplan (The Drew Carey Show), is about a newly divorced mother (Bertinelli) who must maintain a balance between her family and running her ex-husband's struggling hardware business.