HotflashesThe temperature on "Hot Flashes" is rising.

The fictional blog entries by "Grey’s Anatomy" scribe Mimi Schmir for the First Wives World website got a starry showcase on Tuesday night at the home of Ann Blanchard, the former WMA lit agent turned manager at Mosiac Media.

Blanchard co-hosted the reading of passages "Hot Flashes" with her former WMA colleague Cori Wellins, as a warmup for formally pitching the property to prospective TV buyers.

Thesps pitching in for Tuesday’s reading were Amy Brenneman, Dana Delany, Natasha Henstridge,  Kathryn Morris and KaDee Strickland. "Flashes" revolves around the adventures of Esme, a  pre-menopausal mom who’s trying to move on with her life after he husband leaves her for  — yep — a younger woman.

First Wives World is billed as a Web hub for the nation’s 30 million divorced women. Company’s production arm has a musical bound for the Rialto, "First Wives Club." Blanchard and Wellins are thinking cable for the prospective TV skein.

(Pictured from left: Natasha Henstridge, Amy Brenneman, Mimi Schmir, Kathryn Morris and Dana Delany)

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