NBC Orders Anne Heche Comedy 'Save Me' to Series

Anne Heche Save MeCast Portrait - H 2012

Anne Heche Save MeCast Portrait - H 2012

NBC has picked up its second comedy series for fall.

Anne Heche starrer Save Me, which is said to have tested through the roof, has been ordered to series, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

Heche stars as a woman in a broken marriage who transforms into a version of herself and creates miracles along the way. NBC has ordered 13 episodes.

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John Scott Shepherd writes and exec produces the single-camera effort from Sony Pictures Television, Original Film & Television, with Scott Winant directing and exec producing alongside Neal Moritz and Vivian Cannon. Alexandra Breckenridge and Michael Landes co-star.

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Save Me joins the Matthew Perry starrer Go On, from Friends scribe Scott Silveri, as comedies ordered to series at the network.

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