TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (06.28.12)

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IN THE WORKS

Fox and Imagine television are joining forces for what may turn out to be one of the biggest projets for next season. The heavy-hitters are collaborating on the fantasy series , a drama that takes on the of Peter Pan. Based on an idea by up-and-coming writer Brian McCauley Johnson, the series is described as a re-imagining of the Peter Pan mythology. Set in modern day, it centers around the Lost Boys and takes place 10 years after they’ve left Neverland. The two companies are currently searching for a showrunner who will also co-write the pilot with Johnson.

PICK-UPS

Canadian outfit has greenlit two comedy pilots from top scribes. , an ensemble comedy is by showrunner (Up All Night), produced by DHX Media and executive produced by . , a multi-camera office comedy was created by scribes (Life with Derek) and (According to Jim) and director (Everybody Loves Raymond) and executive produced by .

RENEWALS

has renewed its newest freshman comedy sitcom for a 10-episode second season. Created by Breckin Meyer, the series centers on four friends who work together at a magazine. Danny Masterson, James Lesure, Michael Cassidy and Adam Busch star. and Fanfare produce the multi-camera comedy, which is executive produced by Meyer along with Jamie Tarses and Julia Franz.

ATTACHMENTS

and have been tapped as executive and showrunners of the upcoming IFC series tentatively titled . The series is said to be a fictionalized account of comedian Marc Maron’s life experiences, including his relationships and career. The pilot will be directed by Luke Matheny and executive produced by Maron, Denis Leary, Olivia Wingate, Duncan Birmingham and Jim Serpico. Glarum and Jamin’s previous credits include “King of the Hill,” “Wilfred,” and “Just Shoot Me.”

is boarding AMC’s UNTITLED LAGRAVENESE/GOLDWYN PROJECT, also known as “Philly Lawyer,” in the executive /showrunner capacity. The drama follows a District Attorney who uncovers new evidence and reopens a murder case that had captured the nation’s attention. Richard LaGravenese and Tony Goldwyn are also executive producing and serving as writer and director, respectively, for the pilot. Manson has previously performed showrunning duties on Fox’s “New Amsterdam” and TNT’s “Saved,” which he also created.

DEALS

executive has signed a new deal with 20th Century Fox . In addition to , Nathan will continue his duties on the Fox procedural for another two years, with an option for a third. He has been with the series since the pilot and has also worked on “Family Law,” “Joan of Arcadia,” and “Everybody Loves Raymond.”

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