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Lifetime Turning Jennifer Love Hewitt Telepic into Series

August 10, 2011

Lifetime is turning its Jennifer Love Hewitt telepic "The Client List" into a series.

Actress, who will also exec produce, will topline the hourlong skein that will air on the femme-skewing cabler in 2012. Network has ordered 10 episodes.

Lifetime has also pacted with Hewitt's production shingle, Fedora Films, for a first-look development deal for future series and movies.

Storyline involves a Texas housewife (Hewitt), who, after being deserted by her husband, is left in deep financial straits and takes a job at a seemingly traditional day spa in a neighboring town. When she realizes massages aren't the only services on the menu, she quickly grabs the opportunity to relieve her financial hardships by partnering with the parlor's feisty and disorganized owner to run the business. Read More