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UPN Picks Up Bad Girls

UPN has picked up The Bad Girl's Guide, starring Jenny McCarthy, for midseason, the network said Thursday.

The sitcom is about a group of self-titled "bad girls" living single in San Francisco and playing by their own rules.

The show, based on the book The Bad Girl's Guide by Cameron Tuttle, is produced by Paramount Network Television in association with Flame Television. Tony Krantz, Jennifer Heath and Michele J. Wolff are executive producers.  Heath, Wolff and Tuttle wrote the pilot.

Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.