A recap of the day’s pick-ups and renewals!
A MONSTER-SIZED recap of the latest Sales, Pick-ups, Attachments, Exits, Deals, Renewals, Cancellations & More, as the upfronts near!
Lots of casting news & offers out: ABC adds four, and makes offers to two leads, CBS adds a Lost alum to join Sarah Michelle Gellar in Ringer, Cinemax lands two leads for their first original series in two decades, Comedy Central continues their recasting on Playing With Guns, while NBC eyes a Steve Carell replacement, and makes offers to six others, TNT circles two men for the role of “Chris” and USA adds their first to Over/Under!
ABC adds five to Off The Map, while CBS snags Buffy for a new series, and an Emmy-winning-Dexter-serial-killer for another, while adding a LUX vet to CSI:NY, and DirecTV delivers us a little more evil John Goodman in Damages, while Fox brings another movie star to guest star, and NBC powerloads a lot of familiar faces into LO:LA, Parenthood and Chuck.
ABC takes a look at suburban horrors, sister partners, scripted dance & a flashy 70’s reboot, while CBS eyes supernatural medical drama & a “Buffy” return. Meanwhile, MTV Just Wants it’s Pants Back, TNT wants to talk about the Generations, and Showtime, wants to keep us deeply immersed in a little Californication.