Priyanka Chopra Signs US TV Deal


Studio will either develop a show for her or cast her in existing show

Bollywood bombshell Priyanka Chopra is set to join the ranks of Indian actors making their way into American television with a show on the American network, American Broadcasting Company (ABC).

The 32-year-old actress has signed a one-year talent holding deal with ABC Studios and will either develop a show for the international superstar or cast her in an existing show.

The elated actress, who has already tasted success in the US by way of her pop music career, shared the news via the tweet: “A new step… An evolution of my creative self…yikes… Here we go.”

The Jamshed-born beauty confirmed the development, saying: “I am honoured and excited to have inked this deal with ABC.

“The fact that the network will be developing customised TV content, specifically with me in mind, is amazing. I’ve been a long-time fan of ABC shows, and an admirer of how the network has changed the landscape of TV through the diversity of their lead characters.

“To follow in the footsteps of game-changers like Sofia Vergara, Kerry Washington and Eva Longoria is a matter of pride for me. I am looking forward to this endeavour.”


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