ABC picked up the drama, Cashmere Mafia from Darren Star and Kevin Wade.

The Hollywood Reporter describes it as 'the next generation of Sex and the City. It follows four successful female executives, friends since college, who rely on each other as they juggle the demands of career, family, hard choices and high ambitions in New York City.

The network has also picked up the crime drama, Women's Murder Club from Brett Ratner; it revolves around a quartet of crime-solving women. It's based on James Patterson's series of mystery books about four girlfriends - a homicide detective, a medical examiner, an up-and-coming newspaper reporter and a young assistant district attorney; they all solve tough murder cases. Liz Craft and Sarah Fain wrote the script.

NBC has given the green light to the dramedy, Lipstick Jungle; it's based on Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell's bestseller. It revolves around three powerful New York businesswomen who will do anything to get ahead; Eileen Heisler and Deann Heline wrote the script

The network also ordered a female-centered one-hour pilot from House creator-executive producer David Shore and House writer Peter Blake; the untitled drama is about an ensemble of police officers with a female cop at the center.