ABC Commits to ’60s-Era Pilot About Pan Am Flight Attendants

ABC takes a page from the “Mad Men” book with its 1960s-era pilot about … pilots

ABC is developing a 1960s-set drama about the pilots and flight attendants of Pan Am, Variety’s Michael Schneider reports.

The project was the idea of producer Nancy Ganis, who was herself a Pan Am flight attendant 30 years ago. Sony Pictures TV is backing the show, with Jack Orman (“ER”) attached to write and Thomas Schlamme (“The West Wing”) directing.

Read more at Variety.