Oprah Develops Drama Series For HBO

By Garth Franklin Wednesday October 24th 2012 01:08PM

HBO is developing a new untitled drama series with Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Films says The Live Feed.

The hourlong will center on a wealthy academic who has become the first black president of a prestigious liberal arts college.

He and his family are thrust into national headlines, forcing them to present an idyllic public fa├žade, all while engaging in agonizing personal battles and struggling with dark obsessions.

Playwright Thomas Bradshaw will write and co-executive produce, while Winfrey and Kate Forte are also attached as executive producers.