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[11/07/16 - 02:00 PM]
TV Land Gives Series Pick-Up to Alicia Silverstone-Anchored "American Woman"
The 12-episode series will be produced by John Wells Productions in association with Warner Horizon Television for TV Land.

[via press release from TV Land]

TV LAND GIVES SERIES PICK-UP TO ALICIA SILVERSTONE-ANCHORED "AMERICAN WOMAN"

THE SERIES FROM EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS JOHN WELLS AND JOHN RIGGI, AND WARNER HORIZON TELEVISION WILL DEBUT IN 2017

New York, NY - November 7, 2016 - TV Land announced today the series pick-up of 1970s period dramedy "American Woman," starring Alicia Silverstone ("Clueless," "Suburgatory"), Mena Suvari ("American Beauty," "Chicago Fire") and Jennifer Bartels ("Broken"). Inspired by the real-life upbringing of co-executive producer Kyle Richards ("The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills"), "American Woman" is written and executive produced by Emmy(R) winner John Riggi ("30 Rock," "The Comeback"), and is executive produced by Emmy(R) winner John Wells ("Shameless," "ER," "The West Wing"). The 12-episode series will be produced by John Wells Productions in association with Warner Horizon Television for TV Land. Alex Hardcastle ("You're the Worst") directed and served as executive producer on the pilot.

Set amid the sexual revolution and the rise of second-wave feminism, "American Woman" follows Bonnie (Silverstone), an unconventional mother struggling to raise her two daughters (Makenna James and Lia Ryan McHugh) after leaving her husband. With the help of her two best friends, Kathleen (Suvari) and Diana (Bartels), these three women will each discover their own brand of independence in a world reluctant to give it.

"We feel very lucky to be working with John Riggi and John Wells on this fantastic series that is not only beautifully written and directed, but has a stellar cast that portrays the themes of the '70s in a way that is still relevant today," said Keith Cox, President of Development and Original Programming for TV Land.

About TV Land

TV Land is the programming destination for consumers in their 30s and 40s, with hit original series and acquisitions on-air, on TVLand.com and on the TV Land app.

About Warner Horizon Television

Warner Horizon Television (WHTV) is one of the entertainment industry's leading producers of scripted series for the cable and subscription/on-demand marketplace, and primetime reality series for both network and cable. A division of the Warner Bros. Television Group, WHTV was founded in 2006. Its current scripted programs are Animal Kingdom for TNT, People of Earth for TBS, Pretty Little Liars and Famous in Love for Freeform, Longmire and Fuller House for Netflix, and Queen Sugar for OWN. WHTV's unscripted series are The Voice, Little Big Shots and Little Big Shots: Forever Young for NBC; The Bachelor franchise - which also includes The Bachelorette, Bachelor in Paradise and After Paradise for ABC, as well as Ben and Lauren: Happily Ever After? for Freeform - for ABC; and Love at First Kiss for TLC, among others.

About Viacom

Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 160 countries and territories. Viacom's media networks, including MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, Comedy Central, TV Land, SPIKE, T?3s, Paramount Channel and VIVA, reach approximately 700 million television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures, America's oldest film studio, is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.

For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com. Keep up with Viacom news by following Viacom's blog at blog.viacom.com and Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/Viacom.





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[06/16/21 - 01:02 PM]
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[06/16/21 - 08:00 AM]
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