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[06/24/19 - 05:01 AM]
BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios to Launch BET+
The first BET+ original - "First Wives Club," a new 10 episode scripted drama from acclaimed "Girls Trip" screenwriter Tracy Oliver - will debut on the service in the fall.

[06/10/19 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 10
Updates include: WarnerMedia orders "Dune" TV series for its OTT network; HBO shutters "Vice News Tonight"; and BET may launch its own streaming service with "First Wives Club."

[11/27/18 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 27
Updates include: Paramount Network's "First Wives Club" shifts to Viacom sibling BET; YouTube orders pilot for "Dark Cargo" from Ben Stiller; and Ava DuVernay inks mega-deal with Warner Bros. Television.

[09/24/18 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 24
Updates include: Hulu's "Veronica Mars" confirms initial returning cast; Zoë Kravitz to star in Disney's "High Fidelity"; and Domhnall Gleeson tapped for HBO's "Run."

[09/06/18 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 6
Updates include: Crystal Reed to star in DC Universe's "Swamp Thing"; Ryan Michelle Bathe to round out Paramount Network's "First Wives Club"; and Joey King tapped for Hulu's "The Act."

[09/05/18 - 09:10 AM]
Paramount Network Announces Full Series Order for "Emily in Paris" from Hitmaker Darren Star
The 10 episode, half-hour series will bookend a new Thursday dramedy night that launches in January with "First Wives Club," followed by Star's hit-series "Younger," that officially moves to Paramount Network for season six in the spring.

[08/02/18 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 2
Updates include: Jill Scott, Michelle Buteau to star in Paramount Network's "The First Wives Club"; Rob Riggle, Kaitlin Olson join Leah Remini-led comedy pilot at FOX; and Donald Faison, Eric Nelsen cast in USA's "Erase."

[04/19/18 - 10:16 AM]
Paramount Network Announces Series Pickup for "First Wives Club"
A cast announcement will be made in the coming weeks.

[04/05/18 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 5
Updates include: Karl Urban to star in Amazon's "The Boys"; Paramount Network orders comedy "First Wives Club" to pilot; and "Hidden Figures," "High Fidelity" eyed for TV adaptations.

[10/02/17 - 11:29 AM]
Paramount Network Teams Up with Paramount Television to Develop "First Wives Club" with "Girl's Trip" Scribe Tracy Oliver Attached as Writer
Sibling TV Land shot a pilot based on said film last year.







FIRST WIVES CLUB (BET PLUS)
Premieres in Fall 2019 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2019/2020 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from BET's press release, June 2019) In addition, the first BET+ original - "First Wives Club," a new 10 episode scripted drama from acclaimed "Girls Trip" screenwriter Tracy Oliver - will debut on the service in the fall. The modern television remake of the classic 1996 revenge comedy starring Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler and Diane Keaton now stars an all-star African American cast including Jill Scott ("Why Did I Get Married"), Ryan Michelle Bathe ("This is Us," "Empire") and Michelle Buteau ("Isn't It Romantic"). "First Wives Club" kicks off BET+'s slate of exclusive original programming that includes the premiere of a new series from blockbuster hit-maker Will Packer ("Ride Along," "Think Like a Man") and new original series from Tyler Perry and more.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Jill Scott as Hazel
· Malik Yoba as Derrick
· Mark Tallman as David
· Michelle Buteau as Bree
· RonReaco Lee as Gary
· Ryan Michelle Bathe as Ari
CREW INFORMATION:
· Karen Rosenfelt as EP
· Tracy Oliver as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a feature film
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Paramount Television