TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (02.07.11)

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TV SALES

CBS has fired up the greenlight on the week, announcing the pickup of the from writers/exec producers and . Series, which is also exec produced by , and , centers on a solitary guy who marries into a huge Mexican-American family, and tries to find his way.

CBS has also flashed a greenlight for multi-cam comedy from writers/exec producers and . The series, which will also see produce, centers on a man who wrestles with how to parent his unmarried grown daughter and her 12-year-old son while sharing a house with them, his wife and his recently widowed mother.

FX has moved into on the little know, and still very fresh, from writer/exec . The project, which very few details have been released, is being developed for actress , who is also expected to be involved in some producing capacity.

NBC has greenlit a project they won a fierce bidding war to win back in October, 2010 still only known as the from writer/exec . The half-hour laugher will center on a woman who helps people transition between jobs.

NBC is eyeing some greener pastures, by greenlighting the upcoming western series from writer/exec . The series, which was originally picked up by FX in 2009, is set in a post-Civil War America, and centers on a mysterious former soldier who arrives in a small town, to find the town views him as something of a savior, whether he wants it or not. (who will direct the pilot) and will also exec produce.

NBC has also finally handed out a greenlight for 2010 holdover from new writer/exec . The series, which is based on the UK series of the same name, was developed for the 2010 lineup, however was not picked up. The network has since hired a new creative team, beginning with Cunningham, and adding (who will also direct) and as exec producers. The series, centers on a highly-skilled female detective, who needs to prove herself day in, and day out in a male-centric precinct.

TV ATTACHMENTS

has signed up to take the helm for new drama pilot for ABC.

has stepped into EP duties, agreeing to become a writer/exec for the upcoming second season of for . Mazzara will begin interviewing potential season two writers ASAP.

has agreed to step into the directing chair for the upcoming drama pilot for CBS.

has signed on to direct the pilot to the upcoming series for CBS.

has agreed to take the reins, and steer the directing duties on the upcoming comedy pilot for FOX.

has signed on to direct the pilot to for NBC.

has come aboard to direct the upcoming supernatural/fantasy cop drama for NBC.

has signed up to take the helm of the upcoming pilot for NBC.

has signed on to direct the pilot to for NBC.

and have agreed to take the roles of exec producers for the new 8-episode order of political drama for .

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