Lifetime Gives a Series Order to Marti Noxon's Dating Show Dark Comedy 'Un-Real'

Lifetime Gives a Series Order to Marti Noxon's Dating Show Dark Comedy 'Un-Real'
Has Lifetime landed its first non-guilty pleasure of a series? The network today gave a 10-episode series order to "Un-Real," a scripted dark comedy from Marti Noxon ("Mad Men," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer") and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, based on the latter's award-winning short "Sequin Raze." Produced by A+E Studios, the series offers a behind-the-scenes look at the craziness that is production of a "Bachelor"-style dating competition program. "'Un-Real' is unlike anything that exists on television today," said Lifetime's Rob Sharenow. "It's premium and original on every level, and we're thrilled that Marti Noxon and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro's unique series will be Lifetime's first program produced by A+E Studios." Shiri Appleby (late of "Girls") stars as Rachel, a staffer on the show whose job is to manipulate the contestants to produce the maximum drama demanded by the dispassionate executive producer (Megyn Price). Freddie Stroma ("Pitch Perfect") plays the dating show's.
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