TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (01.31.12)

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PICK-UPS & SALES

ABC has picked up 3 more hourlong pilot orders to projects from , and .

  • Green’s , from 20th Century Fox , centers on a female cop who, after pursuing a seemingly unsolvable case, discovers a magical world that exists within New York City. Green will executive produce alongside .
  • Scheuring’s , through ABC Studios, centers on a man who, in a bizarre twist of fate, is pulled into one of the most compelling conspiracies in human history after spending 20 years as the editor of a skeptics magazine. and are executive producing with Scheuring.
  • Rosenberg’s , also from ABC Studios, is based on the Dutch format. It centers on the widow of an assassinated criminal who is forced to adopt her husband’s role in a crime syndicate in order to protect her family. Endemol Studios, and are attached to executive produce.

ABC has also given the green light to the single-camera comedy , starring Judy Greer and written by and . It centers on a cosmopolitan woman (Greer) who gets married and becomes a fish out of water in the suburbs having to juggle step-kids, her mother-in-law, and the ex-wife of her husband who also happens to be the town sheriff.

is back at NBC with a new drama. The network has handed out a pilot pickup to , written by and executive produced by Wells. The project, based on the long-running UK hit series of the same name, which follows the ins-and-outs of a group of unlikely women in a federal prison: a scandalous female warden, her new protégé and a host of inmates, some mothers, some friends who struggle with loyalties to people on the inside and the outside.

CW has picked up two more dramas from Mark Harmon and .

  • : is based on the forthcoming series of books by Kiera Cass, The story is an epic romance set 300 years in the future which centers on a poor young woman who is chosen by lottery to participate in a competition to become the next queen of a war-torn nation at a crossroads. and wrote the script and will executive produce.
  • : In this romantic-time-travel-musical, a documentary filmmaker travels back in time to the 1990’s where she meets and falls in love with the rock star subject of her film. When she unexpectedly returns to present day, she must find her way back to the past to reunite with her love and prevent his untimely death. The series is written by and executive produced by Harmon, , and .

RENEWALS

On the heals of its premiere last Sunday, has renewed the horse racing drama from Michael Mann and David Milch for a 10-episode second season. The series stars Dustin Hoffman.

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