TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (05.02.11)

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TV SALES

NBC has moved to pick up the already 22-episode ordered (via foreign sales) drama series from writer/executive producer . The series, which will be based on the 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.

has picked up the -adapted supernatural pilot from writer/exec producer . The series, which will also be exec produced by Koontz and , 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.

has pushed into the single-cam comedy from writer/exec producer . The series, which will also be exec produced by , and , centers on an aspiring dot-com entrepreneur who moves to Silicon Valley with his Jersey family in tow.

TV RENEWALS

CW has made a big move toward setting the fall 2011 lineup, by renewing hit series’ , 90210, SUPERNATURAL and VAMPIRE DIARIES.

has put in a third season order for college football comedy series .

TV CANCELLATIONS

DISNEY XD has pulled the plug on the underperforming series I’M IN THE BAND.

TV DEALS

and have signed a rich exclusive 2-year/7-figure deal with ABC to writer and develop new original material for the network.

has signed an exclusive deal with FOX, which will see him continue to develop new material for the network, alongside his already in .

has signed an exclusive deal with , which will see her executive produce a new interview series, as well as put into active two new scripted series.

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