PICK-UPS & SALES
CW has officially put to pilot ARROW, THE CARRIE DIARIES and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. “Arrow” is described as a modern retelling of the story of DC Comics character Green Arrow, and was written Andrew Kreisberg and Marc Guggenheim. “Carrie Diaries,” from Fake Empire and Warner Bros TV, chronicles Carrie Bradshaw’s coming of age in the 1980s when she asks her first questions about love, sex, friendship and family while exploring the worlds of high school and Manhattan. Amy Harris wrote the script and is executive producing with Bushnell as well as Fake Empire’s Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage and Len Goldstein. “Beauty And The Beast” is a modern-day romantic love story with a procedural twist. Jennifer Levin and Sherri Cooper (Brothers And Sisters) wrote the script and are executive producing with the creator of the original series Ron Koslow.
SYFY has given the green light to REWIND. The series, which has received an order for a two-hour pilot, revolves around a team of military field operatives and civilian scientists who must use untested technology to travel back in time to alter past events in order to change the future and avoid a devastating terrorist attack. It is written by Justin Marks.
CBS has picked up a comedy spec produced by one of its stars, “Mike & Molly” leading lady Melissa McCarthy. The UNTITLED FALCONE COMEDY PROJECT is written by McCarthy’s husband, actor-writer Ben Falcone and fellow actor Larry Dorf through Warner Bros. TV, the studio behind “Mike & Molly”. It centers on David Gell, who learns that there’s no place like home…unless home is your parents’ house and you’re 37 years old.
FOX has given a pilot order to THE ASSET, The female-centered action drama, which had a put pilot commitment, which is described as a character-driven drama set in the New York office of the CIA, which centers on a female agent. The series is written by Josh Freidman.
Actor-comedian David Koechner has signed a talent holding deal with NBC. Under the pact, he is attached to star in Greg Daniels’ comedy project “Friday Night Dinner” and possibly do more episodes of “The Office,” where he has appeared occasionally since the second season.