TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (12.08.10)

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TV SALES
ABC has fast become the most eager to get into the musical game, picking up a third musical project with the from writer/executive producer . Series, which and co-created with Pennette, and will exec produce, and write music for, is described as St. Elmo’s Fire meets Rent and is said to center on a young female musician living with other musicians as they try to make their way into the world.

ABC has jumped headfirst into foreign reboots, however this time, it’s the redo of a foreign film in . Series, which will focus on the Danish film of the same name that focused on a professional headhunter entangled into a corporate power game, will be written by and exec produced by and .

ABC has bought the action adventure series from writer/exec producer . The series, which is based on the novel of the same name written by , is pitched as being an ongoing series in the vein of “National Treasure”. will also exec produce.

ABC is moving ahead on the Americanized reboot of the Swedish tv series “Solsidan” with the new comedy from writer/exec producer . Series, which will also be exec produced by and , centers on a guy who moves, along with his wife and child, back to his hometown, where the couple then struggles not to turn into their parents.

CBS has picked up another Anthony Zuicker-produced pilot for development, snatching ahold of from writer/exec producer Sarah Thorp. Series, which is inspired by top celebrity bodyguard Kim Maree Penn, will also be exec produced by .

CW has jumped into the Zuicker game as well, picking up the new supernatural drama from writer/exec producer . Series, which will also be exec produced by Anthony Zuicker and , centers on a team of three young women who seek out and solve paranormal mysteries.

CW has also picked up the hour-long musical series from writer/exec producer . The series, which will also exec produced by , and centers on a talented teen who forgoes a classical music scholarship to Julliard to join a new indie rock band.

has picked up new animated series from writer/exec producer/star . Series is pitched as being a stylized comedy, which centers on twin siblings who are thrust into the mysterious town of Gravity Falls, Oregon.

FOX is adding another animated series to its slate, picking up the from writer/exec producer . Series, which will center on the day to day comedy of ’s life, will also be exec produced by comedian , and Jordan Tilze.

FOX has jumped aboard the 1/2 hour comedy from writer/exec producer . Series, which will direct and exec produce, centers on a middle aged man at the end of his rope, who accidentally falls to his death and wakes up as himself at age 18, on his first day of college, and is given the opportunity to relive his life differently.

has taken to the LA lifestyle, picking up the from writer/exec producer . Series, which Hollywood “Scene-star” will exec produce, will follow the lives of several people whose paths cross in great city of Los Angeles, with each episode taking place over the course of one night.

SyFy has made a late decision to jump back into the previously halted , ordering a 90-minute pilot, and an 11-episode order. and wrote the pilot, which follows a team of ordinary citizens who possess extraordinary and unusual mental skills. Penn, , and all executive produce.

TV RENEWALS
has extended a second season return to freshman animated series .

TV ATTACHMENTS
Executive producer (Family Guy) has signed on to join the new Fox animated series as exec producer/showrunner.

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