|[03/29/18 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 29
Updates include: Freeform cancels "Beyond" after two seasons; Emily Ratajkowski, Jimmy Tatro tapped for NBC's "Bright Futures"; and Miranda Cosgrove to lend voice to "History of Them" at CBS.
|[03/08/18 - 11:40 AM]
AMC Announces Wickedly Funny Satire "Dietland" to Debut with Back-to-Back Episodes on Monday, June 4 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
Based on Sarai Walker's 2015 best-selling, critically acclaimed novel of the same name, "Dietland" stars Joy Nash as lead Plum Kettle, and Julianna Margulies as Kitty Montgomery.
|[12/07/17 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 7
Updates include: Estelle Parsons, Sandra Bernhard book return to ABC's "Roseanne"; Lena Waithe to recur on "Dear White People" at Netflix; and Blake Anderson, David Hornsby team for CBS comedy.
|[11/17/17 - 11:54 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 17
Updates include: CMT to wrap "Nashville," cancels "Still the King"; Netflix orders ABC's Simmons family comedy to series; and Carmen Ejogo joins HBO's "True Detective."
|[11/16/17 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 16
Updates include: TV Land cancels "Lopez," "Throwing Shade"; Rachel Bilson, Eddie Cibrian to lead "Take Two" at ABC; and Vicki Lawrence among quartet cast in FOX's "Cool Kids."
|[11/15/17 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 15
Updates include: Lionsgate Television suspends "The Royals" creator Mark Schwahn; TV Land's "Nobodies" shifts to Paramount Network; and Nickelodeon axes "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" and "School of Rock."
|[11/08/17 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 8
Updates include: Apple lands Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon-led drama; The CW passes on back nine for "Valor"; and Rowena King, Robin Weigert join AMC's "Dietland."
|[11/07/17 - 10:45 AM]
AMC Casts Producer and Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R)-Winning Actress Julianna Margulies in "Dietland"
AMC previously announced the casting of Joy Nash as the lead character, Plum Kettle.
|[08/16/17 - 10:05 AM]
Joy Nash Cast as Lead in AMC's Upcoming Series "Dietland"
Set against the backdrop of the beauty industry, this part-character drama and part-revenge fantasy explores society's obsession with weight loss and beauty in a bold, original and wickedly entertaining way.
|[07/29/17 - 02:39 PM]
AMC Greenlights New Original Series "Dietland"
Set against the backdrop of the beauty industry, this part-character drama and part-revenge fantasy will explore society's obsession with weight loss and beauty in a bold, original and funny way.
|[07/29/17 - 02:37 PM]
AMC Extends Relationships with Key Creative Partners
These seven scripted projects for potential series consideration are among a broad number of projects currently being developed as part of AMC's "scripts-to-series" model.
|[01/16/17 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 16
Updates include: FOX in talks to renew "So You Think You Can Dance"; HBO open to new editions of "The Night Of," "True Detective"; and AMC eyes series order for "Furniss."
|[10/28/16 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 28
Updates include: FOX rolls back "Making History" to nine episodes; Will Sasso cast in "Loudermilk" at Audience; and Kellee Stewart to star in "BBF" for FOX.
Premieres Monday, June 4
new this summer (yet to premiere)
mondays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
1 (10 episodes)
(from AMC's press release, March 2018) AMC announced today, on International Women's Day, the darkly comedic series "Dietland," from executive producer Marti Noxon, will premiere with two back-to-back episodes on Monday, June 4 at 9:00pm ET/PT. The extraordinarily timed series unveils one woman's journey to self-awakening while exploring a multitude of issues faced by women today - including patriarchy, misogyny, rape culture and unrealistic beauty standards. Based on Sarai Walker's 2015 best-selling, critically acclaimed novel of the same name, "Dietland" stars Joy Nash ("The Mindy Project," "Twin Peaks") as lead Plum Kettle, and Golden Globe(R) and Emmy(R) Award-winner Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife," "ER") as Kitty Montgomery. Marti Noxon ("Mad Men,""UnREAL,") serves as executive producer, writer, showrunner and directs multiple episodes on the series. Filmed on location in New York City, the 10-episode series follows Plum Kettle, ghost-writer for the editor of one of New York's hottest fashion magazines, as she struggles with self-image and sets out on a wildly complicated road to self-acceptance. At the same time, everyone is buzzing over news reports about men, accused of sexual abuse and assault, who are disappearing and meeting untimely, violent deaths.
|PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adam Rothenberg
· Alanna Ubach as Marlowe Buchanan
· Ami Sheth as Sana
· Campbell Scott as Stanley Austen
· Jen Ponton as Rubi
· Joy Nash as Plum Kettle
· Julianna Margulies as Kitty Montgomery
· Kelly Hu as Abra Austen
· Marc Blucas as Bobby
· Mark Tallman as Jake
· Mya Taylor as Barbara
· Ricardo Davila as Eladio
· Robin Weigert as Serena Baptist
· Rowena King as Cheryl Crane-Murphy
· Tramell Tillman as Steven
· Will Seefried as Ben
· Bonnie Curtis as EP
· Dana Goldberg as EP
· David Ellison as EP
· Jackie Hoyt as EP
· Julie Lynn as EP
· Marcy Ross as EP
· Maria Grasso as EP
· Marti Noxon as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Sarai Walker as BOOK
· AMC Studios
· Mockingbird Pictures
· Skydance Television
· Tiny Pyro