Lifetime has ordered Un-Real, a new dark comedy from Marti Noxon and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro. The show will be an hour series that revolves around the production of a dating show. The cable channel has ordered 10 episodes.
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LIFETIME ORDERS NEW SCRIPTED SERIES UN-REAL, MARKING A+E STUDIOS’ FIRST WHOLLY-OWNED SERIES
Hour-Long Dark Comedy from Marti Noxon and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro
Peels Back Curtain on the Making of a Reality Dating Show
LOS ANGELES, CA (February 6, 2014) – Lifetime has picked up the scripted series Un-Real, ordering 10 episodes, it was announced today by Rob Sharenow, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Lifetime. Produced by A+E Studios and from Marti Noxon (Mad Men, Fright Night) and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro (Sequin Raze), the dark comedy gives a behind-the-scenes look at the chaos surrounding the production of a dating competition program. Un-Real will become the first scripted series fully financed and controlled by A+E Studios. A+E Networks will handle global sales for Un-Real.