CBS Adapting Keshet Comedy Format With ‘Smash’s Julie Rottenberg & Elisa Zuritsky

By | Friday November 9, 2012 @ 12:45pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Top Israeli broadcaster Keshet, on whose format Showtime’s Emmy-winning drama Homeland is based, has added to a strong broadcast selling season with Mother’s Day, a comedy project at CBS based on an Israeli series. Smash co-executive producers Julie Rottenberg and Elisa Zuritsky will write the adaptation. It centers on 40-year-old Ella who, in order to successfully navigate through the demanding life of being a mother of three, a lover, a friend and a career woman, constantly lies her way out of and into situations — little lies, big lies, white and at times not-so-white lies.

The original series, which premiered on Keshet’s Channel 2 in August, was created by Daniela London-Dekel and Dana Eden, written by London-Dekel and produced by Eden’s Eden Prods. (Watch the English-language trailer below.) Rottenberg and Zuritsky executive produce the CBS version with London-Dekel, Eden and Keshet’s CEO Avi Nir and head of programming Ran Telem. Mother’s Day is produced by CBS TV Studios, which has optioned the format rights from Keshet. Read More »

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Sharon Stone Joins ‘Mother’s Day’

By | Tuesday July 3, 2012 @ 1:00pm PDT

Sharon Stone Mother's DaySharon Stone is celebrating Mother’s Day. She joins Andie MacDowell and her real-life daughter Rainey Qualley, who were announced yesterday, in the indie drama about the relationship between 12 mothers and their daughters. … Read More »

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Andie MacDowell & Daughter Together For ‘Mother’s Day’

By | Monday July 2, 2012 @ 11:58am PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Andie MacDowell and her daughter have been added to the cast of Mother’s Day. MacDowell and Rainey Qualley join previously announced cast Susan Sarandon and her real-life daughter Eva Amurri Martino as well as Christina Ricci in … Read More »

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Christina Ricci Joins ‘Mother’s Day’ Cast

By | Monday June 4, 2012 @ 12:50pm PDT

Christina Ricci has joined the cast of Mother’s Day. The Pan Am actress joins Susan Sarandon and her real life daughter Eva Amurri Martino in the drama. Mother’s Day looks at the relationship between a dozen mothers and … Read More »

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Susan Sarandon & Daughter Set For ‘Mother’s Day’

By | Tuesday May 8, 2012 @ 5:33pm PDT

Susan Sarandon and her daughter Eva Amurri Martino have joined the cast of Mother’s Day. The indie drama follows 12 sets of Mothers and daughters over the course of a single Mother’s Day. Sarandon and Martino are the … Read More »

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