The show is Based on Lily Koppel’s best-selling novel published last summer, the project has been on fast-track since ABC took it in in October as a potential limited series for summer eyeing February-March start date. The Astronaut Wives Club was given a traditional pilot order, that was then upgraded to a 10-episode pickup. Written by Savage in her first TV writing effort since co-creating Gossip Girl with Schwartz, the 1969-set Astronaut Wives Club tells the real story of the women who stood beside some of the biggest heroes in American history during the height of the space race. Savage, Schwartz and Fake Empire’s President of Television Len Goldstein executive produced.
Make Sure to Catch the Astronaut Wives Club this summer on ABC