TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (10.20.10)

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SALES

has picked up its first hourlong scripted series, .  Based off of the original film, and executive produced by , the comedic drama centers on the world of fashion, music and celebrity culture in Atlanta.

NBC, after a fierce bidding war, has nabbed a new half-hour from “The New Adventures of Old Christine” creator .  The untitled workplace comedy will center on a woman who helps people transition between jobs.

The CW is developing a musical and dance dramedy with “Bandslam” writer/director and producer .  Titled , the project is pitched as “Glee” meets “Bad Santa” about the counselors of a summer camp whose new owner is young grouch (i.e. Billy Bob Thornton in “Bad Santa”).

“Boardwalk Empire” executive producers, and , are developing a Cold War era spy drama with author and writer for .  To be written by Randolph, the untitled hourlong will be set in Cold War Berlin and center on a missionary who becomes involved with the CIA.

With recent orders of an animated show from Jonah Hill and the cartoon version of “Napoleon Dynamite,” FOX has given pilots to two new shows from and .  First up, from Neely of “I Am Babycakes” fame, a project titled that is described as a “twisted family show about a couple ill-equipped to raise kids who are forced to take care of their godchildren.”  Next, from “Simpsons” writer Kushell, a toon titled about a 12 year old boy who travels back and forth between his divorced parents’ homes.

RENEWALS

NBC has given and full season orders while has received an additional script order of 4.

FOX has put in script orders for two of their animated shows, 8 for ! and 6 for BOB’S BURGERS.

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