TV SALES, RENEWALS, CANCELLATIONS & ATTACHMENTS (03.21.14)

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TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (03.21.14)

TV SALES

ABC Family has added three new drama pilots to its schedule, , , and . follows a rebellious teenage girl who is unknowingly kidnapped by her Saudi Arabian extended family. focuses on a teenage party girl who is forced to deal with her addiction after she’s faced with the choice between explusion and rehab. explores the world of professional tennis from the viewpoint of brother and sister team whose family secret threatens to turn their lives upside down.

Sony Pictures TV will be developing , an hourlong drama that will air on their newest digital platform, PlayStation. Based on the comic series, the show is set in a world full of people with super powers which are a catalyst for mayhem and murder and will follow Detective Christian Walker who is in charge of protecting humans while keeping a watchful eye on those with the powers.

is setting up a slew of new comedy projects for 2015. follows a storage facility employee who befriends a man he finds living in one of the storage units. is a half hour scripted comedy following a group of suburban losers who are forced into a life of crime. centers on a dysfunctional family who runs a sperm bank. is a spoof series that will include made up documentaries and biopics.

has exclusive rights to , a comedy series starring “Flight of the Conchords” alum .

TV RENEWALS

ABC Family’s and have been renewed for a fourth season each.

Adult Swim has picked up for another season.

NBC has given early renewals to , and .

TV ATTACHMENTS

and Entertainment One Television are pairing up to produce , a series centering on a man who fakes his own death in order to start his life over but realizes it’s not that easy in today’s world of digital fingerprints and DNA. The series will air on Sundance TV.

will direct and executive produce ’s , a biopic based on Rose Hovick, mother of burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee and actress June Havoc.

replaces Pam Fryman as director on the pilot of CBS’ . Fryman directed most of the episodes of “How I Met Your Mother” but has stepped down as director for at least the pilot episode of the reboot.

TV GREENLIGHTS

TV Land has ordered a pilot for the comedy, . Based on the popular web series, centers on six elementary school teachers who are trying to teach the next generation but really don’t even have their lives together yet. “Community’s” is attached to executive produce.

FX has picked up to series. The comedy stars as a veteran comedian who gets paired with a younger, edgier one for a late night comedy sketch show. The show is set to launch sometime in 2015.

TV DEVELOPMENT

and FremantleMedia International have joined forces to develop , a new series based on the Hunchback of Notre Dame. Joffe will pen the project that will be a re-tooling of the Victor Hugo novel played out against the political, economic, and social explosion of early 17th Century France.

FX and have signed a two year development deal for half hour scripted comedy projects. If any of the projects are picked up, they would air on FX in the states and Sky1 or Sky Atlantic in the UK.

TV DEALS

has signed an overall deal with Sony Pictures TV after creating the multi-camera odd couple comedy pilot, CUZ-BROS. Sommers has also co-executive produced “Happy Endings” and “Community.”

“Modern Family” creator has signed a four year overall deal with . Levitan will continue to work as executive producer and co-showrunner for “Modern Family” but will also be keeping an eye on other projects he may want to direct.

inks a two year overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television. She joins the adventure drama, but will also develop new projects under the deal. Fricke is repped by and .

signs a two year, seven figure deal with Sony TV. Winston is the writer, executive producer and showrunner for “Bad Teacher” and has worked on “Community” and “Happy Endings” as co-executive producer.

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