NBC has ordered a prison drama pilot from John Wells.
Based on the long-running British hit series of the same name, Bad Girls will focus on the a group of unlikely women in a federal prison, which includes a scandalous female warden, her new protégé and various inmates who struggle with loyalties to people on the inside and outside.
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Wells will executive-produce alongside Andrew Stern and Nancy Pimental, who will also write.
Wells previously worked with NBC on ER
, Third Watch
, The West Wing
, which moved to TNT after the network canceled it before its Season 2 premiere.