SALES & PICK-UPS
CBS has picked up two comedy pilots to series: the multi-camera PARTNERS and FRIEND ME. ELEMENTARY, the modern day take on Sherlock Holmes, has also been picked up by the Eye Network. Running the gamut for possible dramas, CBS has picked up legal drama MADE IN JERSEY, period drama VEGAS, and cop drama GOLDEN BOY.
ABC has picked up the half-hour comedy MALIBU COUNTRY with Reba McEntire.
CBS has renewed CSI: NY for a ninth season. After reaching deals with the main stars, TWO AND A HALF MEN will be brought back for a tenth season.
1600 PENN, the new NBC comedy about family life in the White House, has brought Mike Royce on as showrunner. Royce is best known as the creator of “Men of a Certain Age” and co-executive producer for “Everybody Loves Raymond.”
Former “Community” executive producers Garrett Donovan and Neil Goldman will act as showrunners for the brand-new Fox comedy BEN AND KATE, a single-camera comedy about adult siblings having to live together.