The untitled drama is centered on a private country club has received a greenlight from ABC.
The network has given a 13-episode order to the series produced by the Golden Globe winner, David O. Russell (American Hustle). According to The Hollywood Reporter, the drama is described as an upstairs/downstairs soap centered on a private country club.
Russell will be executive producer and he co-wrote the story with Susannah Grant (Erin Brockovich). Carl Beverly and Sarah Timberman (Justified, Masters of Sex, Elementary,Unforgettable) will also be executive producers.
The drama marks Russell’s first TV drama series as noted by THR. He was also nominated for two Academy Awards– for directing and penning the original screenplay. Russell previously created and exec. produced A Gifted Man, a CBS, CBS TV Studios and Timberman/Beverly medical drama.
This is ABC’s second straight-to-series order of late. Russell’s drama joins Secrets & Lies which has a 10-episode order from the network.