UP Sets First Scripted Series

'Ties That Bind' to Premiere Next Summer

UP has commissioned its first original scripted series, The Ties That Bind, the network said Wednesday.

The hybrid police procedural/family drama will revolve around the professional and personal life of police detective Allison Manchester, said network officials. Sheryl J. Anderson (Charmed, The Town that Came A-Courtin) will serve as executive producer of the 10-episode series along with Stan Spry (The Town that Came A-Courtin, A Place in the Sun).

Ties That Bind will be produced by Cartel Entertainment and will begin production in February with a series premiere in summer 2015.

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