TV Sales, Pickups, Renewals & Deals (05.03.13)



OLIVE KITTERIDGE, the novel by , is being turned into a miniseries with Lisa Cholodenko directing and Frances McDormand and Richard Jenkins starring. The story centers on the various ups, downs, highs and lows that revolve around a retired teacher in a small Maine town.


has had four episodes added on to its second season by TNT and has had one episode added.


TNT’s hit series DALLAS has been renewed for a third season.

Sundance channel has renewed its first scripted series . The second season will consist of ten episodes and air in 2014.

HBO has renewed its hit series for a third season.


and have signed a three-year deal with 20th Century Fox . The contract stipulates them creating and directing animated and live-action and overseeing others’ work. The duo directed “21 Jump Street” and “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs”. They are repped by .

, who is currently penning “Embassy” for Warner Bros., has signed a blind-script deal with their department and has been promoted to showrunner on the series “Cougar Town”. He is repped by .


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