Chicken Soup for the Soul Places First TV Series

Chicken Soup for the Soul Productions has greenlit its first network TV series to Litton Entertainment for the Saturday morning programming block on The CW.

April 6, 2018

Chicken Soup for the Soul Places First TV Series

Chicken Soup for the Soul Productions has greenlit its first network TV series to Litton Entertainment for the Saturday morning programming block on The CW.

William Rouhana Jr., chief executive officer of the

Chicken Soup for the Soul

publishing brand, launched chicken Soup for the Soul Productions in September 2014.

The half-hour series will air for 52 weeks as part of The CW’s Saturday One Magnificent Morning lineup beginning Oct. 3.

The as yet unnamed family show for The CW is being produced in partnership with non-profit organization The Boniuk Foundation.

“We are pleased to partner with Chicken Soup for the Soul to continue to create original programming that educates and inspires young people and their families across the country," says Dave Morgan, chief executive officer and president, Litton Entertainment.

Chicken Soup for the Soul Productions has a number of other projects in development including two unscripted series, a talk show and a feature film that will be written by Lewis Colick

(

October Sky, Ghosts of Mississippi

).

“Chicken Soup for the Soul is a well-known brand that is recognized by almost 90 percent of the U.S. population and translates into highly entertaining, inspirational television for a broad audience,” says Steve Ronson, chief executive officer, Chicken Soup for the Soul Productions. “We are not only developing our own content inspired by our rapidly expanding library of 21,000 entertaining stories, but we are also working on projects in areas ranging from comedy and drama to sports, food, home, music and design, including reality, contestant and competition shows, holiday specials, series and packages.” 

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