Zahir McGhee and Sabrina Wind have secured a production commitment from ABC for their female hip hop drama.
According to Deadline this was one of the biggest sales during this broadcast pitch season. It was a buy that includes a seven-figure penalty.
The currently untitled female hip hop drama centers on a former female group whose and fighting broke them up at the height of their career. Now 20 years later the 90s group finds themselves back in the public eye. Estranged and out-of-touch, mothers in their forties reunite for a chance to recapture their fame and the friendships they thought were gone forever.
McGhee, Harlem’s Kitchen creator, wrote the series and is executive producing alongside Wind via her Windpower Entertainment.
McGhee recently renewed his overall deal with ABC. He is the creator, executive producer and showrunner of ABC/ABC Studios’ drama pilot Harlem’s Kitchen, starring Delroy Lindo, which is considered a strong contender for a series pickup.
Wind executive produces the Disney+ series Muppets Now as well as Repeat, a time-travel drama, also executive produced by Masi Oka, which in the work at CBS.