TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (5.25.12)

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SALES & PICK-UPS:

has given cast-contingent pilot orders to two the new comedies I’M NOT DEAD YET and . Written by and adapted from the Israeli format “Zanzuri,” the networks first single-camera pilot “I’m Not Dead Yet” centers on a man who discovers that he has a rare heart condition and could die at any moment. As a result, he begins to finally speak his mind and live life to the fullest. Ben Silverman will executive produce. Written and executive produced by and Mike Schiff, “Brothers-In-Law” revolves around the family dynamic between a husband and the eccentric fiance of his wife’s twin sister, who have nothing in common but the sisters constantly force them to bond.

ATTACHMENTS:

has hired comedy veteran as executive producer and showrunner for , the former ABC comedy that still stars Courtney Cox. He succeeds former series co-creator/executive producer Bill Lawrence, who is stepping down to focus on under his Warner Bros. overall deal. Swartzlander most recently worked on the ABC comedy “Man Up!” where he served as writer and co-executive producer.

DEALS:

has signed a multi-year deal with 20th Century Fox worth a reported seven figures. He is set to join Ryan Murphy’s new series as executive producer and will develop or animated series. After a decade as a full-time writer-producer on “The Simpsons”, Scully segued to for 20th with several projects, including comedy pilot “The Pitts.”

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