E! Entertainment continues its push into scripted originals, with the cable channel greenlighting the drama pilot “The Arrangement,” from “Mad Men” producer Jonathan Abrahams.
TheWrap.com reports that the order comes on the heels of the channel’s launch of its first scripted program, “The Royals.”
Abrahams wrote the pilot for “The Arrangement” and will executive produce with Jimmy Fox, Stephen Lambert and Eli Holzman, the report notes. Universal Cable Productions is producing.
The project, described as “a Cinderella story for modern times, with a dramatic and complicated Hollywood twist,” tells the story of a young actress who finds out the role she has auditioned for comes with a contract that includes an off-screen relationship with her leading man.