'Chicken Soup' for Dick Clark Prods.

Developing reality series based on best-selling books

Dick Clark Prods. has inked a deal with Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing to develop an unscripted TV series based on the best-selling books to be co-hosted by book series co-creator Jack Canfield.

"Now more than ever, there is a desire for uplifting, positive and inspiring themes, and the 'Chicken Soup for the Soul' books are the perfect embodiment of this," DCP president Orly Adelson said.

The "Chicken Soup" franchise has sold more than 112 million copies.