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WE tv orders A. Smith & Co.’s “Basketball Moms”

AMC Networks-owned cable channel WE tv has ordered the tentatively titled series Basketball Moms from Los Angeles-based A. Smith & Co. Productions.
November 17, 2015

AMC Networks-owned cable channel WE tv has ordered the tentatively titled series Basketball Moms from Los Angeles-based A. Smith & Co. Productions.

The hour-long series will shadow five Houston-area mothers whose sons play on rival youth basketball teams and dream of being drafted into the professional ranks of the NBA.

The series will feature a range of characters that includes the single mom, the “pot stirrer,” the coach’s wife and the party girl who clash and bond over their friendships and shared dreams of success for their respective sons.

Executive producers on the series include Arthur Smith, Kent Weed, Frank Sinton and Christmas Rini.

“Any show focused on parents, kids and a shared activity has the right ingredients for high drama. Add in the potential of an NBA career and the transformational impact of that on both player and family and you take things to a whole other level,” said WE tv president Marc Juris in a statement.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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