HBO to Launch Women in Space

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 25: Author/screenwriter Kristin Gore attends the Los Angeles screening of 'Mistaken For Strangers' at The Shrine Auditorium on March 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images) Photo: Imeh Akpanudosen/2014 Getty Images

In space, no one can hear your show be constantly compared to Girls. That astronomical fact is excellent news for screenwriter Kristin Gore, daughter of the illustrious Al, who has teamed up with HBO to develop the half-hour comedy Women in Space. The show purportedly tracks the journey of "a group of women exploring the final frontier on a mission to colonize another planet," a intriguing premise that would really have to go out of its way not to pass the Bechdel Test with flying colors.