TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (02.03.12)

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SALES & PICK-UPS

ABC has picked up to pilot the , which sparked a bidding war back in September. Portia de Rossi plays one of two dueling sisters, a brilliant and successful woman who has to go to work for her less brainy but more popular sister.

FOX has picked up two comedy pilots: LET GO from writer/executive producer and written by . “Let it Go,” is an ensemble comedy about a married couple, his best friend, and her sister as they try to navigate, negotiate, and sometimes manipulate society’s unspoken rules. “Must Hire” centers on an uptight, young executive who hires his dad for an entry level position and is shocked to discover that his new hire is a disruptive office clown.

NBC has given a late pilot order to , a White House family comedy from , and former speechwriter to President Barack Obama, .

is in business with “Training Day” scribe and producer . The cable giant has tapped Ayer to write, direct and executive produce the , which will focus on U.S. Special Forces Soldiers who take on new lives undercover inside the LA underworld, blurring the line between the war on terror and the war on drugs. Lesher will also executive produce.

RENEWALS

FX’s highest-rated show has been renewed through season six, though those involved with the show assume a seventh and likely final season will be part of creator ’s plan.

DEALS

has inked a three-year overall deal with Twentieth Century Fox TV and FX Productions, which jointly produce the highest-rated series in FX history, “Sons of Anarchy.”

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