ABC Tackles 'Footballers Wives'
The involvement of Singer, who's also an executive producer of
"Footballers Wives" ran for five seasons on Britain's ITV and was an out-and-out phenomenon. The story centered on the wives and girlfriends of players for a high-profile soccer club and featured outrageous plot twists not seen since the
The ABC pilot will be transplanted to American football, soccer not being the obsession here that it is overseas. Marco Pennette ("Ugly Betty," "Inconceivable") wrote the script and will executive produce with Bert Salke and Chris Brancato ("North Shore," "Boomtown").
Maureen Chadwick, Eileen Gallagher and Ann McManus of Shed Productions, the producer of the British show, will also have exec producer credits.