TV SALES AND PICK-UPS
NBC is in business with director/producer Marc Buckland who has sold two project to the network, comedy RIP and drama STATE OF MIND, which steam from his deal with Universal Television. the comedy follows a man who dies, and in order to get into heaven, he is forced to come back to Earth and do kind deeds. The drama, which will be written by Daniel Arkin, centers on a police forensic psychologist who helps solve the most mysterious homicide cases by getting into the minds of the victims, all while starting to lose his own.
NBC has also picked up a new THE OTHER REALITY, a show-within-a-show social satire about the life of Eric Bittman, an enormously successful reality show producer and a less-than-successful family man. Jonathan Brand will write and executive produce with Horton for Universal TV.
FOX has landed a multi-camera UNTITLED TATHAM COMEDY PROJECT from executive producer Chuck Tatham. The project is about an estranged couple reunited under less than ideal circumstances. Tatham will write the polit and produce with Shawn Levy, Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements.