Good Christian Bitches

Something tells me, and I’m just going out on a limb here, that if ABC is dumb enough to move forward with Darren Star’s latest television project, which is described as “Desperate Housewives in Dallas” and based upon Kim Gatlin’s book Good Christian Bitches, that it will never ever ever ever in a million plus three years be called Good Christian Bitches. Now, me, I hope they do go with that title because it’s fairly funny and obviously satire. But, and again this is just an assumption, but actually good Christian women and influential Christian people combined with the fake outrage from right-aligned Christian politicians will skewer ABC like a piece a buttery sirloin.

The show, which will shoot a pilot episode in Dallas, has only been green lit for one episode. Seems that network executives are on the fence about the concept and whether there will be an audience for it. I can’t imagine there will be.

Gatlin’s book hasn’t gotten the best reviews.

Good Christian Bitches is the lighthearted tale of Amanda Vaughn, a recently divorced mother of two. To get a fresh start, she moves back to the affluent Dallas neighborhood where she grew up. In an Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Desperate Housewives on steroids style, her old friends are already out to destroy her reputation. In the whirling midst of salacious gossip, Botox, and fraud, Amanda turns to those who love her and the faith she’s always known. Will the Good Christian Bitches get the best of her, or will everyone see that these GCBs are as counterfeit as their travel jewelry?

Doesn’t even really sound all that interesting, and certainly not worth the expense of alienating a vocal demographic for a third-place network.

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