TV SALES, RENEWALS, CANCELLATIONS, ATTACHMENTS, DEALS & GREENLIGHTS (05.30.14)

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TV SALES

FX has ordered for a 10 episode run. The comedy series stars Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence as Chicago lawyers from different backgrounds who partner up after accidentally meeting in court under unfortunate circumstances.

has picked up drama from and . The series is set in New York City in the 1960s and juxtaposes characters from diverse areas of the city including the Mafia and the city’s gay community. Kajganich and Shankman will executive produce.

has also ordered 18 episodes of the comedy series from comedian and “Eastbound & Down” creator . The series follows McBride as a high school vice principal.

Netflix is planning to order , a show from UK production company Left Bank Pictures about Queen Elizabeth’s ascent to the British throne. The series is being written by “The Queen” scribe Peter Morgan and will have a 20 episode run.

Netflix has ordered a prequel series based on the film . The 10 episode series will feature much of the original cast of the film and will also reunite writers David Wain and Michael Showalter.

TV CANCELLATIONS

CBS has pulled the plug on midseason comedies and . Reruns of “Mom” will run in place of “Friends” until the fall when it will take over the Monday night slot.

has cancelled late night comedy series after two seasons.

TV ATTACHMENTS

has signed on to board Marvel’s Netflix series . DeKnight will serve as showrunner for the series, replacing Drew Goddard who exited the project after becoming attached to “The Sinister Six.” The series centers on a blind lawyer whose other senses are superhumanly enhanced, enabling him to fight crime as a costumed superhero.

TV GREENLIGHTS

has tapped and to develop , a comedy series about the inner workings of a country club and the relationship between the clients and the employees. The script is being written by Greg Jacobs and Joe Gagemi.

Fox has aquired single camera comedy from Matthew Cole Weiss. “NCIS:LA” star Eric Christian Olsen is attached to produce the project which centers on a twentysomething who gets custody of his 11-year-old brother and decides to raise him with the help of his group of roommates.

and “Justified” writer are developing a war drama based on Alex Kershaw’s novel “Avenue of Spies.” The project is set in Nazi-occupied Paris just before WWII and follows the story of an American doctor who gets involved with the French Resistance, spying for on the Gestapo headquarters a few doors down.

TV DEALS

has signed a three year, first look deal with . Anonymous is the management and production company behind ’s hit drama “True Detective” and upcoming helmed miniseries “The Knick.”

has signed a first look deal with , the company behind the hit cooking show “Chopped.” Under the deal, Cleve Keller and Dave Noll will create new formats to co-produce with Zodiak both in the U.S. and internationally.

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