ABC Family chases life

US cable network has ordered its drama pilot Chasing Life to series.

ABC Family

ABC Family

The show, formerly known as Terminales, is an adaptation of Televisa’s Spanish-language Mexican drama about an aspiring journalist at a Boston newspaper who must balance her career with her family before being told she has cancer.

BV Family Productions, Lionsgate and Televisa will coproduce the US version in association with ABC Family. Aaron Kaplan, Susanna Fogel and Joni Lefkowitz will executive produce.

Production will begin in July for an early 2014 debut on ABC Family.

Chasing Life joins other original dramas on the network such as The Fosters, Twisted and Ravenswood.

Source: ABC Family / Futon Critic