TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (10.12.10)

0

TV SALES

FOX has picked up new animated series from writers/exec producers , and . Series will be based on the 2004 hit indie comedy of same name, and will see the original cast of Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, Aaron Ruell and Tina Majorino return to voice their characters.

FOX has also picked up from writers/exec producers , and . Series will center on the most celebrated seven-year-old kid in the world, who now must embark on his greatest challenge of all — attending an elementary school with normal kids. and also exec produce.

SHOWTIME has shown their hand, by agreeing to pick up the new series from writer/exec producers and . The 1/2 hour series will follow a group of brilliant yet quirky 20-somethings, (some genius Harvard and MIT grads) who move to Las Vegas in pursuit of the $10 million dollar “World Series of Poker” prize.

TV CANCELLATIONS

NBC has officially cancelled the freshman series , after just last week announcing production would be halted to see how the numbers went over the next few episodes.  Apparently, with the cancellation, the answer was not well.

TV DEALS

and , co-exec producers and writers for ABC’s have signed 2-year/7-figure deals with the network to stay put for a couple more seasons. The pair will continue their work on the hit laugher.

TV GREENLIGHTS

has ordered a pilot for new 1950s period noir drama from writer .  Series, produced by Warner Horizon, focuses on a private eye in post-WWII Los Angeles, who takes on cases that continually thrust him in-between the glamour and desire of Hollywood and Beverly Hills, and the underground and corrupt threat of organized crime and a dirty police force.

Share.

Leave A Reply