TV Sales, Renewals & Attachments (11.02.12)

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SALES

ABC has bought a sci-fi drama from . The project, (adapted from the book by Debra Driza), follows a young woman who discovers that she is a Mobile Intel Life-like Android, Mila, an experiment in artificial intelligence created by the U.S. government and her scientist mother, who kidnapped her when she was found to have human emotions. DiGilio will write the pilot and executive produce with and Betsy Beers. He is repped by .

officially returns to , this time through the Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim, with a series order. The half-hour animated comedy project, RICK & MORTY, follows a genius inventor grandfather and his less-than-genius grandson, and the journeys in life they share. Harmon will write with . Harmon and Roiland are repped by .

has set up two new projects at CW and CBS. The untitled drama project at CW, follows a self-obsessed young pop star — the black sheep of her religious family — who isn’t interested in saving anything but her own , until a fan claims to have been miraculously healed by her touch and word spreads that she has divine powers. The second project, , focuses on four very different 20-something American women, each at a point of crisis, who decide to escape their lives and their country, and go abroad. While in Cambodia, the wanderers bond, happy to find friends who are equally lost. It’s based on the travel memoir by Jennifer Baggett, Holly Corbett and Amanda Pressner. Sinclair will write and executive produce both projects. She is repped by .

has sold an animated comedy to Fox. The project, , follows a group of misfit college students making plenty of bad decisions while attending a once-prestigious university. Morton will write and executive produce with Jake Kasdan. Morton is repped by .

ABC has bought a single camera comedy based on the Israeli series “Your Family Or Mine?”, with a script commitment plus penalty. The project, , will be written by and will focus on an entire family, which each episode focusing on a specific part of the family. Malins will also executive produce with Jamie Tarses. He is repped by .

-drama writer has put three shows in motion with three different networks. He and Theresa Park will serve as executive on all projects. His novel will become a show at TNT with also developing. The project centers on a recently widowed sheriff in a seaside Georgia town who falls in love with his son’s second-grade teacher. At ABC Family he and John Norris are teaming up for a modern re-imagining of “Romeo and Juliet”. At Lifetime he has set up . The drama is set after the Civil War and follows a woman trying to sustain her family while balancing between doing what’s good and what’s necessary. will write and executive produce that project. Sparks is repped by and .

ABC has put the drama-thriller into production. Written by and directed and exec produced by , the project follows an American man whose wife is taken hostage overseas by a coup and must team with a mercenary to get her back. Black is repped by and Campbell by .

Fox has purchased from and . The action project centers on a decorated former soldier and current spy who finds out he is a descendent of Greek Gods and is humanity’s savior. Sheridan will be writing the script. He is repped by and Berg is repped by .

will write and executive produce for ABC. The project follows three actresses whose lives are turned upside down when another actress is found dead in her pool. Tolkin is repped by .

and will be executive producing for ABC with Proyas directing and Palia writing. Based on the “Toxic City” book trilogy written by , the series is set two years after was quarantined due to a biochemical agent and a group of curious citizens sneak into only to find that the residents have gained superhuman powers. Jeremy Bell will executive produce. Proyas is repped by and Paglia by .

ABC is developing an untitled comedy based on the book “Keep Swinging” written by , who will write the script with . The project centers on an artsy dad with no interest in sports whose son becomes a star athlete. The writing duo will exec produce with Conan O’Brien, David Kissinger and Jeff Ross. Marin is repped by and Schneider by .

RENEWALS

AMC has renewed for a third season. The civil-war era project has suffered with the numbers in the past, but has picked up recently thanks to lead in “The Walking Dead”. The show was created by and Tony Gayton who are repped by .

The FX comedy show has been renewed for a third season and will feature new showrunners. The new season will be thirteen episodes long and Reed Agnew and Eli Jorné will serve as the new showrunners.

ABC has given full season orders to and . The Neighbors, created by Dan Fogelman, received a back-nine episode order which brings it up to a 22 episode season. He is repped by . Scandal, created by will have a full 21 episode season. She is repped by ICM.

Single-cam comedy has had its episode renewal decreased from 13 to 7. The series follows three siblings who reconnect after their father’s death after he leaves them his inheritance in his will.

ATTACHMENTS

and have been tapped to write the script for , a project which centers on three longtime male friends who are over the hump in their lives. Vince Vaughn is serving as an executive producer on the show. Richardson is repped by and Gurvitz by .

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