TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (09.24.10)

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and , through their Coquette label, is producing a new drama for ABC titled about emergency call center workers and the split second decisions they make on a daily basis.   will be writing the script and executive producing with Cox and Arquette.

ABC has purchased the rights for Mediaset’s with and executive producing.  The original Italian television series follows a special police unit and their battle against warring mafia families fighting for the leadership of the Cosa Nostra.

Olé, the new production shingle launched by , and , have set up two new projects at CBS. First up, is a spec by Shepard originally written as a feature that deals with a darkly comic take on marriage. The other one is an untitled medical drama written by and , who will also executive produce with Furst, Furst and Shepard.

The CW has picked up 6 more each for new cheerleading comedy-drama, , and veteran ONE TREE HILL. Both shows held up well in their airings against new and returning shows on other networks.

and have both been renewed with a 13-episode order by . This is due to WIVES’ continued success as Lifetime’s highest-rated series ever and an 11% rise in viewership for DIVA in its second season.

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