Orange Is the New Black creator’s American Princess gets greenlight at Lifetime

Jenji Kohan’s newest scripted show   American Princess has just received a ten-episode order from Lifetime. Show Full Article Herrmann — who serves as an executive producer on   OITNB as well as this summer’s Netflix breakout   GLOW alongside Kohan —   will join both Denbo and Kohan in executive producing as well. All episodes of   Orange is the New Black and   GLOW are available for streaming on Netflix. The series centers on a Manhattan socialite whose lavish wedding plans are upended when, hours before the ceremony, she discovers her fiancé has been cheating on her. “It’s incredibly relatable to want to parachute from one’s life in difficult times,”Lifetime EVP and Head of Programming, Liz Gateley says. The mind behind Netflix’s hit dramedy   Orange is the New Black   is spreading her small screen wings. “In Jenji, Jamie [Denbo] and Tara’s [Herrmann] hands, we know this will be hilarious and special.”
Denbo, whose previous acting credits include OITNB and   Ronna & Beverly, created the series and will write and executive produce. To cope with her outrage, she escapes to the countryside where she finds herself smack dab in the middle of a Renaissance Fair, according to a Lifetime press release.