TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (10.09.10)

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SALES

ABC has bought the 1/2-hour from writer/exec . Details are being kept quiet, but are said to center on the staff and customers of a traditional All-American diner.

ABC FAMILY has picked up the 1-hour comedy from writer/exec Brenda Hampton. Series will give a heartfelt look at the lives and families of four ethnically-diverse teenage girls at a private school in California.

ABC FAMILY has snatched up , a 1-hour drama from writer/exec , and exec . Series will center on 16-year old Jane, who lands a at a hip retail company when they mistake her for an adult, and now is stuck trying to balance her regular life as a high school teenager, and her fast-paced life as an assistant to a high powered executive in the cutthroat world of fashion…all while trying to keep her true identity a secret.

ABC FAMILY has taken on the 1/2-hour laugher , from writers and . Series centers on an exuberant plus-sized performer from the south and her science geek best friend who together try to make headway in New York City.

CBS has stolen away the new 1/2 hour multi-cam comedy , from the grip of fellow bidding war participant ABC. Series, which will be written by and produced by and his Happy Madison shingle, will center on a suburban dad of a blended family who has strong opinions about the way of doing things.

CBS has picked up from writer/exec and fellow exec producers and . Series, which is based on the comic strip by Jim Borgman and Jerry Scott, centers on 16-year-old Jeremy Duncan, and the teen wit and hormonal angst of what it takes to grow up in an American high school.

CBS has also bought TRUE DETECTIVES from writer/exec and fellow exec producers and . This series, which will be based on the best selling novel of the same name from Jonathan Kellerman, will center on two estranged half-brothers solving Los Angeles crimes from two different worlds — one a homicide detective — the other a private eye.

CBS has paird up uber writers/producers and with uber director/ to put together , a new 1-hour drama loosely based on professional finder-of-lost-loves (and star of WE tv’s reality series The Locator) Troy Dunn.

GREENLIGHTS

ABC FAMILY has greenlit the as an upcoming movie. True story, which will center on Constance McMillen, a rural Mississipi lesbian high school student who after being harrassed and segregated by her school, successfully sued the local school district for discrimination and won. and will produce, with writing the script to direct.

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