The hour-long soap, according to the industry paper, "revolves around a former high school 'mean girl' (Leslie Bibb, 'Popular') who returns home to Dallas after her marriage ends in scandal. The series, from ABC Studios, also stars Kristin Chenoweth ('Glee') and Annie Potts ('Designing Women')."
Darren Star and Aaron Kaplan produced with Robert Harling; the latter penned the pilot, which is based on the book by Kim Gatlin.
ABC also announced that it has canceled the series "Brothers and Sisters," "V," "Detroit 1-8-7," "Mr. Sunshine," "No Ordinary Family" and "Off the Map."
An air date for the premiere of "Good Christian Belles" has yet to be announced.