EXCLUSIVE: In their first development season following the end of Ghost Whisperer‘s 5-year run on CBS, the series’ executive producers Kim Moses and Ian Sander of Sander/Moses Prods. have set up 3 new drama projects — 2 at ABC, Afterwives and Inhuman, and 1 at CBS, Chicago Fire. The 3 shows are in addition to Ghostworld, a drama about the intense connection between a ghost and an ambitious young female homicide detective from What About Brian creator Dana Stevens and director Alan Taylor (Mad Men), which was put on fast-track development by ABC in May. All 4 dramas are produced by ABC Studios where Sander and Moses recently signed a new overall deal.
Afterwives is a nighttime soap written by popular chick lit author Jennifer Weiner (In Her Shoes) and Michael MacLennan (Queer As Folk). Inhuman is a close-ended thriller written by feature writer Michael Cooney (Identity), with Mark Pellington on board to direct. Chicago Fire is an action character drama written by feature writer Lewis Colick (Charlie St. Cloud). On the unscripted side, UTA-repped Sander/Moses recently set up reality show Ghost Town starring psychic Maureen Hancock at ABC Media Prods.
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