PICK-UPS & SALES
ABC has given a pilot order to the UNTITLED FISHER/TRAUB COMEDY PROJECT starring Mandy Moore. Shawn Levy will direct the pilot, which centers on newlyweds Annie (Moore) and Ben who get the opportunity of a lifetime to run a hip, new restaurant in Annie’s hometown bringing her closer to her needy and high maintenance family.
ABC FAMILY has officially picked up drama series BUNHEADS from the mind of Amy Sherman-Palladino, and starring Sutton Foster. The series is the tale of a Las Vegas showgirl who impulsively marries a man, moves to his sleepy coastal town, and takes an uneasy role at her new mother-in-law’s dance school.
Jon Favreau has signed on to direct the Eric Kirpke/JJ Abrams NBC drama pilot drama REVOLUTION. The project is being described as a high-octane action drama following a group of characters struggling to survive and reunite with loved ones in a world where all forms of energy have mysteriously ceased to exist.
Dmitry Lipkin and Colette Burson have signed a two-year overall deal with FOX 21, 20th CENTURY FOX TV. The deal includes Lipkin and Burson’s exclusive services in cable for them to both write and executive produce their own projects as well as supervise other writers.
SYFY has renewed their drama series BEING HUMAN four episodes into its third season. The new season received a 13-episode order.