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NYC to provide backdrop for new ABC pilot by Shondaland, reports say

ABC ordered a pilot for a New York

ABC ordered a pilot for a New York City-set legal drama from Shondaland, reports say. Above, Shonda Rhimes attends the 44th International Emmy Awards at New York Hilton on Nov. 21, 2016. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Neilson Barnard

We could soon be seeing New York’s Southern District Federal Court in a sexy new light, going by Shondaland’s track record.

“The Mother Court” will be the basis for a new legal drama ABC has ordered a pilot of, from the production company headed by Shonda Rhimes, Variety reported Tuesday.

The currently untitled pilot will be written by “Scandal’s” Paul Davies, according to reports, with Rhimes and Shondaland’s Betsy Beers serving as executive producers on the pilot.


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