A MONSTER-SIZED recap of the latest Sales, Pick-ups, Attachments, Exits, Deals, Renewals, Cancellations & More, as the upfronts near!
Browsing: BAD MOM
FX goes green for superheros, IFC wants more David Cross & Will Arnett, HBO passes on Nikki Finke & TBS does the same on college in the 80’s, while ABC adds a pair in a 2/7 deal with a Bad Mom twist.
CBS gets into the JJ Abrams/Jonah Nolan show, Cinemax picks up “24 meets Call of Duty”, and Fox snags a medical drama from NBC. Meanwhile, ABC adds a couple directors, Cinemax adds 3 directors for previously mentioned, CW adds 1 for OC reunion project (of sorts), Fox adds a pair of brothers for Council of Dads, and NBC adds David Slade for Inception-like pilot, and Jeffrey Reiner to bring a certain princess superhero to life!
A&E finds Big Mike, ABC gets a little Lawless, and lands leads in two new pilots, CBS gives Rickety Cricket a leading spot, FOX casts David Boreanz’s opposite, NBC pulls a L&O switcheroo, TNT casts the first role in the Dallas reboot, TV Land adds three more Happily Divorced, and USA welcomes Guaty to Eden.
ABC adds two family comedy greenlights, CBS adds two sports-themed pilots, and a comedy spec, CW adds a zombie spec, HBO brings cable news to life with some Sorkin, LOGO adds a cross-dressing comedy, and NBC dives into the fairytale world of cop dramas. Meanwhile, 7 directors sign on for pilot duty!