Netflix has ordered 13 episodes of the half-hour comedy,
called "Grace and Frankie," the company said in a statement on
To be released in 2015, the series will be produced by Skydance
Productions, with "Friends" creator Marta Kauffman as a writer
Award-winning actresses Fonda, 76, and Tomlin, 74, appeared with
Dolly Parton in the 1980 hit film, "Nine to Five."
Netflix is boosting its slate of original programming to attract
new subscribers. Its other shows include Emmy-winning political
thriller "House of Cards" and prison drama "Orange is the New
(Reporting by Lisa Richwine; editing by Mary Milliken and
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