TV SALES & GREENLIGHTS (08.16.12)

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SALES

CBS bought a legal drama series from Tribeca Productions and CBS . The series is based on the real-life father/daughter lawyer duo Murray and Stacey Richman. (“Game Change”, “Recount”) will write the pilot script with (“The Fighter”) set to direct. Strong and Russell will exec produce along with , and . This marks the second series Tribeca has worked on with CBS, after last season’s “NYC 22”. Strong, Russell and De Niro are all repped by , with Strong also repped by .

CBS has given a put pilot order to an untitled multi-camera comedy from and Warner Bros. . The show revolves around a man who discovers that his cousin’s fiancee is his dream woman. , who served as an executive on “The New Adventures of Old Christine”, will write and exec produce the series. Lizer also served as a writer for “Weird Science” and co-executive on “Will and Grace”. She is repped by .

GREENLIGHTS

has given a full order to and ’s single-camera comedy, . The show will follow Tom Chadwick (Chris O’Dowd) as he investigates his eccentric family and gains a newfound sense of who he is and where he comes from. Like Guest’s , which include “A Mighty Wind”, “Best in Show” and “Waiting for Guffman”, the series will be in the mockumentary format. repped-Guest will write and direct the show, and will also appear in it along with Piddock. The show will be produced by , which is owned by NBCUniversal International Production. O’Dowd is repped by and .

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