A&E has picked up & handed out a pilot order to BIG MIKE from writers/exec producers Ed Decter and John Strauss. Series, which is also exec produced by Doug Robinson and Adam Sandler, centers on a plus-sized detective on the San Diego PD, who is one of the best in his field, knows all the right people, and knows all the best places to eat. Now if only he could translate that into a positive romantic relationship.
A&E has also picked up and handed out a pilot order to new pilot LONGMIRE from writers and exec producers Hunt Baldwin and John Coveny. Series, which is based on the series of Walt Longmire Mystery novels from author Craig Johnson, centers on Walt Longmire, the local sheriff in a rural Wyoming town. Greer Shephard and Mike Robin also exec produce.
ABC has picked up the new drama series HALLELUJAH from veteran writer/exec producer Marc Cherry. Series, which is also being exec produced by Sabrina Wind, centers on tiny Hallelujah, Tenn., which finds itself being torn apart by the forces of good and evil. Prospects improve, however, when a stranger moves into town, looking to bring justice, peace and a little bit of faith to its residents.