TV Sales, Renewals, Attachments & Greenlights (03.08.13)

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TV SALES

Fox International will be developing a series with , based on Kirkman’s upcoming comic book series. The untitled project centers on a man, possessed by demons since his youth, who goes on a quest to seek answers but uncovers a fate that could end the world. Kirkman will exec produce with David Alpert.

will write and exec produce for TNT, based on her own book series about a tough female private detective in post-Katrina New Orleans. John Wells, Andrew Stearn and Christopher Chulack will also serve as executive producers. Gran is repped by and for books.

TV RENEWALS

Fox has renewed a batch of shows including , , and .

Disney Junior’s has landed itself a second season. The show has been a hit for the pre-school themed channel.

TV DEALS

and have signed a two-year first look deal with 20th Century Fox, under which they will develop cable projects. The duo are the producers behind “Bates Motel” and are repped by .

and Jonathan Fener have landed an overall deal with Universal TV, which will see them serve as exec producers on the upcoming show “Assistance” and develop two projects. They are repped by .

TV ATTACHMENTS

has joined CBS’ “Hostages” as an executive producer and showrunner. Eid currently serves as a writer and co-exec producer on “CSI”. He is repped by .

has joined the untitled Greg Daniel’s pilot for NBC as director of the pilot. Newacheck is best known for directing (and occasionally guest starring in) “Workaholics” for Central. He is repped by .

TV GREENLIGHTS

The comedy series and have been greenlit by IFC. “Babylon” was written by and and centers on a family that made their living off the oil business. Steele and Piedmont will exec produce with Will Ferrell and Adam Mckay. Steele and Piedmont are repped by . Bob Odenkirk and Ben Stiller are exec producing “Birthday Boys” which is a sketch comedy similar in vein to Upright Citizens Brigade skits.

has been given the greenlight by The Disney Channel. Created by , the show follows a fun-loving magical teen princess from another dimension who – after a few bold skirmishes with other-worldly monsters – is sent by her Royal Parents to live with the Diaz family on Earth. Nefcy will also executive produce with Jordana Arkin.

SyFy has greenlit straight to series. Cameron Porsandeh wrote the pilot and will executive produce with Ronald D. Moore and Steven Maeda (who will serve as showrunner).

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