NBC has moved to pick up the already 22-episode ordered (via foreign sales) drama series THE FIRM from writer/executive producer Lucas Reiter. The series, which will be based on the John Grisham novel of the same name, and will be exec produced by Grisham, will take place ten years after the novel ends, with Mitch McDeere and his family deciding to exit the witness protection program and reclaim their lives after they McDeere risked it all to take down the Chicago mob.
STARZ has picked up the Dean Koontz-adapted supernatural pilot TWILIGHT EYES from writer/exec producer Stephen Tolkin. The series, which will also be exec produced by Koontz and Rob Lee, centers on monster-hunter Slim MacKenzie, a man who possesses “twilight eyes” which allow him to see “goblins” who are now able to mask themselves as humans.
USA has pushed into development the single-cam comedy THE DICOCCO BROTHERS from writer/exec producer Ed Cannistraci. The series, which will also be exec produced by Kelsey Grammer, Brian Sher and Stella Stolper, centers on an aspiring dot-com entrepreneur who moves to Silicon Valley with his Jersey family in tow.
DISNEY XD has pulled the plug on the underperforming series I’M IN THE BAND.