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E!’S SECOND SCRIPTED SERIES "THE ARRANGEMENT" PREMIERES SUNDAY, MARCH 5 AT 10PM ET/PT

LOS ANGELES, CA – January 17, 2017– Behind the glossy veneer of Hollywood lies the true price of love and stardom. E!’s highly anticipated second scripted series, “The Arrangement” is slated to premiere on Sunday, March 5 at 10PM ET/PT. The one-hour series from Universal Cable Productions and Emmy Award-Winning writer/EP Jonathan Abrahams stars Josh Henderson (“Dallas”), Christine Evangelista (“Chicago Fire”), Lexa Doig (“Continuum”) and Michael Vartan (“Alias”). The 10-part sophisticated drama is a multi-layered sexy Hollywood love story about the darker side of celebrity. This complicated, romantic thriller takes viewers beyond the glamour and lights of the red carpet to reveal a side of Hollywood that has never been seen before.

When actress Megan Morrison (Evangelista) auditions for the role of a lifetime, she also lands a Cinderella-esque date with A-list movie star Kyle West (Henderson). But things get complicated when Megan is offered a 10 million dollar marriage contract and is introduced to Kyle’s secretive self-help organization, The Institute of the Higher Mind. While Megan has a mysterious past she is trying to keep hidden, Kyle has secrets of his own.

Terence (Vartan) runs The Institute of the Higher Mind, a burgeoning self-help organization with a retreat-like campus in Malibu. Kyle credits both Terence and The Institute for his success. In addition to being Kyle’s best friend and closest confidante, Terence also helps manage his career, as his wife, DeAnn (Doig), is Kyle’s producing partner. Terence, whose motives are often unclear, created this contract to “protect” Kyle.

In a town where fame means everything, Megan must decide how far she's willing to go to launch her career. This arrangement may be much more than everyone bargained for. She dives head first into the glamorous celebrity lifestyle with Terence growing rapidly concerned about her influence over Kyle. She is far more unpredictable than Terence and DeAnn could ever have imagined.

Produced by Universal Cable Productions, “The Arrangement” pilot, directed by Ken Olin, was written by Jonathan Abrahams (“Mad Men”), who will serve as executive producer on the series. Jimmy Fox of Main Event Media along with Layla Smith and Gregory Lipstone of All3Media America and director Jonas Pate, will also serve as executive producers.

Never trust a Hollywood ending. “The Arrangement” premieres Sunday, March 5 at 10PM ET/PT only on E!

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About E! Entertainment:

E! is the only global, multiplatform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 91 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S. "E! News" airs nightly on the network and delivers breaking entertainment news and pop culture coverage 24/7 across all digital and social platforms. E! programming includes popular series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Total Divas," "#RichKids of Beverly Hills," "Botched," "I Am Cait," “Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry,” “WAGS,” and "Fashion Police," as well as the network's first original scripted series "The Royals." Additionally, E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture's biggest nights. E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. For more corporate information, visit www.nbcuniversal.com.

About Universal Cable Productions:

Universal Cable Productions (UCP) creates innovative and critically acclaimed original scripted and digital content across media platforms for domestic and international distribution. In the U.S., UCP’s programming can be seen across various networks including the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning drama “Mr. Robot,” “Colony,” “Falling Water,” “Playing House,” “Shooter” and “Suits” on USA Network; “12 Monkeys,” "Incorporated," “Killjoys,” and “The Magicians” on Syfy; “Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce” and “Imposters” on Bravo; “The Arrangement” and “The Royals” on E!; “Difficult People” on Hulu; and "HarmonQuest" on Seeso. UCP’s content library includes critic and fan favorites such as the Emmy-award winning “Monk” as well as “Psych” and “Battlestar Galactica.” Universal Cable Productions is a part of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. Follow us @UCPisTV.

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