A round-up of the week’s TV News!
Browsing: Eric Tannenbaum
A full recap of the day’s sales, pick-ups, attachments, exits, deals and more as the 2012 pilot season approaches!
4 Networks continue to expand the buying season, while Sony TV locks up four creatives in 2/7s, and two showrunners join shows, while GK and Valhalla set to create Deadwood on the Ocean!
CBS greenlights two new “family” comedies, FX develops one with David O. Russell, and NBC adds a western, a Brit-import, and a career comedy. Meanwhile 8 new pilots add powerhouse directors, and two add new EPs!
A&E greenlights a PI drama, CBS grabs a supernatural cop drama, as well as an assistant comedy, Comedy Central revives a dormant Spike pilot, MTV brings us back to 1993 with some B&B, NBC picks up a new “inception-like” spec from Lone Star creator, adds a Brit reboot, a cheaters love story, and an Arrested Development style laugher. Meanwhile, NCIS gets a renewal, Chase doesn’t, and CBS and Comedy Central add directors to their pilots.
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!
ABC looks into adoption drama, CBS picks up a comedy starring the man, the myth, the brows, FOX looks to Jack Black for a few Little Bitches, HBO gets into political comedy, NBC picks up something new from the man behind Spin City, and Jane has a new director!
Showtime goes Boycrazy, while HBO just says no to polygamy.