TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (11.05.10)

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TV SALES

CBS has put into the 1-hour from writers and .  Series, which will also be exec produced by and , will be done as an ensemble cop drama set in a Canadian-U.S. cross-border town.

has picked up and given a series order to new animated series from executive and (who wrote TRON: LEGACY) and co-producer . is onboard to direct, with Elijah Wood, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Mandy Moore, Paul Reubens, Nate Corddry, Lance Henriksen and Bruce Boxleitner on to star.

has ordered live action series from writer/executive producer . Series, will center on a 12-year-old musical prodigy and a series of interstitials starring animated characters “Phineas and Ferb” as talkshow hosts.

has also picked up from exec Jim O’Doherty and . Series, which will star Jason Earles and Leo Howard, will center on a ragtag group of kids at the worst martial arts studio in the country.

FX is moving quick on the from writer/exec producer . Series, which is pitched as “Traffic” meets “Chinatown,” will center on an illegal Mexican PI who solves crimes, and upholds justice, though he is illegally in this country. Dawn Parouse, and will exec produce.

NBC has picked up the from writer/exec producer , and exec producer/star .  Series, which will be loosely based on Peters’ life, will also be exec produced by and .

TV ATTACHMENTS

has upped Alan Poul to the rank of executive producer on the series , also hiring, and giving EP ranks to writers and .

WB TV has signed a heft 3-year/7-figure deal with writer/producer . As part of the deal Williamson will continue on as an EP/Showrunner on his series VAMPIRE DIARIES, and will also keep an eye towards developing new teen-driven projects.

TV CANCELLATIONS

NBC has officially killed off the JJ Abrams spy-series , one week after the creatives behind the series decided to revamp the procedural format to a more serialized approach.

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