FX has picked up to pilot the superhero comic book adaptation POWERS from writer/exec producer Charles Eglee. Series, which is based on the comic book series from creators/exec producers Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, centers on a police detective, who once had super powers, who is now in charge of investigating superhero-related homicides. Michael Dinner and David Engel will also exec produce. Kevin Falls wrote a script originally, which was not used.
FX has also picked up (thought not yet to pilot) the project IGOTCHABACK. The series, which will center on the relationship between rapper GZA and his manager Heathcliff Berru, will be exec produced by David Krumholtz, who is eyeing it as a starring vehicle.
Jen Crittenden and Gabrielle Allan have signed an overall 2-year/7-figure creative deal with ABC, where they will become immediate Exec producers/showrunner on the laugher BAD MOM, as well as goto work on creating new, original comedy shows.