TV SALES, RENEWALS & ATTACHMENTS (08.22.12)

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SALES

ABC is developing BETWEEN PARK & LEX, a dramedy from ABC Studios and DarkFire , which is run by and . The show follows a mother and daughter who become amateur detectives in New York City. will write the pilot and act as executive with Reynolds, Loeb, Jonathon Komack Martin and Steven Pearl. Maggenti worked as a co- on “90210” and wrote the script for the “Dirty Dancing” remake. She is repped by .

John Hlavin has sold crime drama to ABC. The series follows an ATF agent who is trapped in his flashy Los Angeles cover when his wife is drawn into his undercover world. Hlavin will write the pilot for ABC Studios, with on board to exec produce with for . Hlavin has written for “The Shield” and “Trust Me”, while also co-writing “Underworld: Awakening”. He is repped by .

“The Big C” creator has sold a single-camera sitcom to CBS. The show will be based off the Atlantic Monthly cover story “All The Single Ladies” by Kate Bolick, which examines the relevancy of marriage in modern society. The Sony Pictures TV-produced series will focus on a woman in her thirties who, after being proposed to, decides to remain single and independent. Hunt will write the show and exec produce with “Drop Dead Diva” creator . Hunt is repped by and .

Fox has given a put pilot commitment to for her first sold series, a female-centered workplace comedy set in the offices of a sports program. The show will be produced by 20th Century Fox and . Cannon will write the show as well as exec produce with and . Cannon is a supervising for “30 Rock”, where she garnered an Emmy nomination for writing in 2010. She will also begin serving as a co-executive for “New Girl” this season. Cannon is repped by and .

Fox has bought a relationship comedy from about a couple whose family and friends don’t believe are right for each other. The show will be produced by 20th Century Fox and , with Morgan set to write the script and exec produce with , , and . Morgan last wrote the feature “Middle of Nowhere” starring Eva Amurri Martino and Anton Yelchin, while her next script, “Imogene”, stars Kristen Wiig and will premiere at the Toronto Festival. Morgan is repped by and Kaplan Perrone Entertainment.

Continuing Chernin Entertainment‘s ongoing relationship with Fox, the production company has also sold a cop drama, , for , creator and exec of “Las Vegas”. The show will follow two cops who don’t play by the rules as they patrol the Florida Keys. Thompson is repped by .

has optioned the book “Take A Shot! The Remarkable Story Of Perseverance, Friendship And A Really Crazy Adventure” by Jake Steinfeld and Dave Morrow, the co-founders of Major League Lacrosse. is hoping to adapt the book into a drama series which will document the creation of MLL.

NBC has given a put pilot commitment for single-camera comedy from 20th Century Fox . Written by Will Reiser and his sister Robin Reiser, the series follows a newly sober young woman as she deals with motherhood, marriage and work. Melvin Mar will produce, with the Reisers exec producing with JJ Philbin, Jake Kasdan and Willie Mercer. Will Reiser wrote the cancer comedy “50/50” from events of his own life. Currently, Reiser is writing an animated film for Dreamworks. Both Reisers are repped by and .

RENEWALS

has renewed the hour-long dramedy for a third season. Created by , the series follows three friends as they navigate through their relationships in Atlanta. Produced by , the series stars , , and .

ATTACHMENTS

has replaced as the showrunner for the upcoming drama series . The change comes on the heels of Johnson’s new overall deal with and ABC Studios, the two companies behind the series. The show will focus on a fading country star (Connie Britton) butting heads with a new talent (Hayden Panettiere) on the rise. Johnson recently served as showrunner for the second season of the Starz drama “Boss” starring Kelsey Grammer, and has exec produced “The Good Wife”, “Army Wives” and “Commander in Chief”. Johnson is repped by .

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