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Janeane Garofalo exiting 'Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce' in first season

Janeane Garofalo is leaving Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, Bravo’s first-ever scripted drama, in the series’ first season.

The show, which is based on Vicki Iovine’s bestselling series, follows Abby (Lisa Edelstein) and her career as a self-help book author who’s hiding something: her separation from her husband. Garofalo plays Lyla, Abby’s entertainment lawyer and friend.

According to TV Line, which first reported the news, Garofalo will continue shooting through October to give her character a proper exit.

Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce premieres Tuesday, Dec. 2.

Bernadette Peters books guest star role on Bravo's 'Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce'

Broadway icon Bernadette Peters will guest star in the first season of Bravo’s upcoming original scripted series Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, premiering Tuesday December 2. Peters will play Annie—the mother of divorced entertainment lawyer Lyla (Garofalo)—who comes to town to help her kids.

Girlfriends’ Guide follows self-help author Abby (Lisa Edelstein) as she goes through a very messy public divorce with her seemingly perfect husband Jake (Paul Adelstein). To bounce back, Abby turns to her divorced friends Lyla and former model turned entrepreneur Phoebe (Beau Garrett) for advice, as well as Delia (Necar Zadegan), Abby’s divorce lawyer—who happens to be a rival attorney at Lyla’s firm. READ FULL STORY

Exclusive: Watch the trailer for Bravo's first scripted series, 'Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce'

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Bravo is adding a new group of Girlfriends to its ever-growing collection of Housewives.

The network will make its first foray into scripted television with the launch of Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, a new original dramedy from showrunner Marti Noxon based on the book series by Vicki Iovine.

“When we saw Girlfriends’ Guide, we said this is the thing we’ve been waiting for,” explains development exec Lara Spotts, adding that Bravo has been slowly and deliberately trying to get into the scripted game for about four years. “Marti Noxon is such a fantastic writer, and her script was so funny and so real. She writes from such a place of truth that it felt like something very much in the zeitgeist. It’s hilarious, it’s set in a very Bravo-feeling world…it really checked so many of the boxes that we were looking for.” READ FULL STORY

'Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce': 'House' actress Lisa Edelstein to star in Bravo's first scripted series

Bravo Media’s first original scripted series, Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, will star House‘s Lisa Edelstein as a 40-something self-help book author who hides the fact that she’s separated from her husband. Based on the best-selling book series Girlfriends’ Guide by Vicki Iovine, the scripted series aims to offer a fresh take on women tackling life after divorce with the help of their friends.

Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce will follow the life of Abby (Edelstein), who suddenly finds herself taking advice from her divorced friends rather than her married ones. The result is a series of unexpected life-changes that occur as Abby tries to navigate her life as a single woman in Los Angeles. READ FULL STORY

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