Thinkfactory Media Developing Soap Opera-Themed Reality Series For TVGN


What do you get when you gather a motley crew of ex-soapers, trying to create a new primetime drama? A ton of sudsy fun! TVGN has unveiled their 2014-2015 slate, including Soap Town, a new docusoap from the peeps behind monster hit mini-series, Hatfields & McCoys.

Soap Town, in development now at the cabler, will follow "a group of former daytime and primetime soap stars as they attempt to produce a new primetime serial drama to star in. The cast will need to work in front of and behind the cameras as they develop, pitch, and produce this new steamy series hoping to land a pilot deal by the end of the season."

As The World Turns’ Jesse Lee Soffer Lands Hatfields & McCoys Pilot


 
Former As The World Turns actor Jesse Lee Soffer isn't letting FOX's cancellation ofThe Mob Doctor get him down. Soffer has landed the lead role in NBC’s pilot Hatfields & McCoys.

Per Deadline, Soffer will play Patrick McCoy, a young man who returns home and is swept up into his family’s battle against the Hatfields following his father's murder. The show, executive produced by Charlize Theron, is a modern day take on the historical feud between the warring families.