TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (01.24.11)

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SALES & GREENLIGHTS

CBS has ordered cop drama ROOKIES from writer/exec . The pilot, which was sold in October, 2010, was exec produced by and , and centers on a team of six freshman cops who are sent into high-crime trouble spots.

CBS has picked up new laugher from writer/exec . , which is also exec produced by Conan O’Brien and , centers on a man who, after a life-changing experience, decides to take a more honest approach to his life, work and family.

FOX has had a busy few days, kickstarting their greenlighting days with single-cam comedy from writer/exec . , centers on the remaining part of a relationship dealing with a deceased finance.

FOX has also picked up to pilot the new comedy from writers/exec producers and . , which is also exec produced by , and , is pitched as a workplace ensemble comedy set at the County’s coroner’s office.

FOX has also handed out a pilot order to hot new action/drama procedural from writer/exec . , which was picked up in September, 2010, will also be exec produced by star , , and , centers on a team of CIA agents, who are called in when operations go awry. , who will direct the pilot, will also exec produce.

has picked up the new comedy laugher from writer/exec . , which will also be exec produced by , centers on a misguided summer camp, and the counselors and campers that attend it.

NBC has made a surprise move and picked up the recently announced as being dead from writer/exec . The project, which Kelley himself had announced as being dead just last week, seemed to find a surprise home when the network president added it to the slate. , which will reboot the comic book character for the modern generation, will now seek new exec producers to get involved, as it moves toward pilot.

NBC has also handed out a pilot commitment to the hour-long series A MANN’S WORLD (previously known as the UNTITLED MPK HAIRDRESSER PROJECT) from writer/exec . The pilot which was picked up in November, 2010, will explore mens struggles with aging, as seen in the eyes of a straight hairdresser in his 50s, who is doing everything he can to stay young and relevant in a place where looks mean everything. Casting is now underway.

NBC has also greenlit a Spielberg to their schedule, adding from writer/exec . , which will also be exec produced by , , , , , and , is said to be a musical series, which focuses on the prepping of a Broadway show.

NBC has also added a new twist on the romantic comedy to the slate, with from writer/exec . , centers on a straight couple who introduces two of their lesbian friends to one another and what results is both instant attraction and a pregnancy.

has decided to jump into the comedy action game, adding to the pool from writer/exec . The series, which is pitched as “Grosse Pointe Blank” meets “High Fidelity” centers on a slacker record-store employee who turns into a hitman.

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