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Alumna Savannah Dooley ’07 to Pen New ABC Family Series

Mar 17, 2010

A television series conceived by Savannah Dooley ‘07 when she was a student at Bennington has been picked up by ABC Family and will air on the network this summer.

The series is called Huge (based on the book by Sasha Paley), and will follow the lives of six teenagers and the staff at a weight-loss camp "as they look beneath the surface to discover their true selves and the truth about each other," according to ABCFamily.com.

Dooley and her mother Winnie Holzman—the creator of My So-Called Life, among other shows—have been tapped to write 10 one-hour episodes for the drama's debut season.

To read a Variety article on Dooley, Holzman, and their new show, click here.