TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (04.12.11)

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TV SALES

COMEDY CENTRAL has picked up the new comedy spec pilot from writers/executive producers and planned stars and . The series, which the pair will develop as a potential midseason pickup, will centers on two naive and hapless friends who have been blissfully gliding through life from to with only their sexy neighbor’s attention as a goal in life. But one day, when they realize there may be more to just their neighbor’s attention they set out to see what it’s like to become real responsible adults.

is so on fire with their hit sitcom “Hot In Cleveland” that they’ve decided to kick off a spinoff series with the from writers/executive producers and . The series, which will almost go the route of a backdoor pilot (Cedric’s character will appear in an episode of ‘Cleveland’ then if the network likes him, will take a fast-track straight to series (forgoing a pilot). The ‘Cedric’ project, which he will star in, will center on the humorous life ‘Cedric’ lives as a minister in Cleveland.

TV ATTACHMENTS

has signed on to replace the departing Neal Baer as showrunner of the long-running cop drama .

TV CANCELLATIONS

has cancelled Ed Asner series after just one season.

TV DEALS

has signed an exclusive multi-year deal with , which will see him take on executive producer and showrunner duties on the Aaron Sorkin pilot , and he will also direct several episodes if the project goes to series.

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