NBC handed over a pilot order to Dangerous moms, an adaptation of a Spanish drama series, by Claws showrunner Janine Sherman Barrois.
The drama comes from Warner Bros. Television, where Sherman Barrois (left) is under a global contract.
The series, which is a dark comedy-drama in the vein of Desperate housewives, is based on an original Spanish series Señoras del (h) Ampa.
The fidgetcube revealed that the network was considering a pilot order for the project in Pilot Buzz 2021 last week.
It follows four diverse mothers who accidentally kill their school’s PTA queen during a demonstration of a new high-end food processor. The story becomes a feminine hymn about friendship and family as it tells the story of a group of completely unprepared women who have to juggle their daily lives as their world turns upside down.
The original series, created by Carlos del Hoyo and Abril Zamora, aired on Mediaset-owned Telecinco before moving to Amazon Prime Video for its second season.
Sherman Barrois, including The Kings of Napa drama recently won a series commission from OWN, will write and execute the production.
Rachel Kaplan, who recently launched Warner Bros.-based Absecon Entertainment after six years as script director for Keshet Studios, produces alongside Tariq Jalil and Lucas Carter of Intrigue Entertainment, as well as Arantxa Écija of Mediaset España Comunicación and Santi Botello from Producciones Mandarina SL, who produced the original.
This is the last pilot order at NBC, which last week saw Dan Rubin restart Night court, featuring The Big Bang Theory Melissa Rauch and co-star of the original John Larroquette, a pilot commission.
Last month he handed in two pilot orders Go away, a wedding island thriller produced by The blacklist the duo John Davis and John Fox; and the Untitled Nick Wootton / Jake Coburn Project, a bank robbery drama director produced by Julie Plec.
On the comedy side, Demi Lovato’s Hunger and romantic comedy Someone there, who was ordered to fly last year but was discontinued due to the pandemic, has received pilot orders.
But NBC is in an unusual situation this pilot season; change of direction with the arrival of Susan Rovner meant that she did not issue pilot orders until mid-April and other than Night court and Hunger, others have not yet started broadcasting.