TV SALES, RENEWALS, CANCELLATIONS, DEALS, ATTACHMENTS & GREENLIGHTS (04.04.14)

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TV SALES

Netflix has picked up , an original series chronicling the life and death of Pablo Escobar, the ruthless drug cartel boss and terrorist who was also a congressman.

CBS TV Studios has optioned ’s book “Self-Inflicted Wounds.” The book is full of comic essays about Tyler’s life when she has found herself in the middle of humiliating situations and the lessons she’s learned from them. There’s no word yet on which network might pick up the show.

has picked up its first scripted comedy series THINGS YOU SHOULDN’T SAY AFTER MIDNIGHT for 10 episodes. The series focuses on the romantic relationship of couples with scenarios based on the idea that nothing good happens in the wee hours of the morning. “Ice Age’s” Peter Ackerman wrote the show and will executive produce.

and BBC Worldwide are collaborating on , a four hour mini series following a Chinese born woman adopted by British parents who struggles with deciding where her loyalty should lie.

picks up , a thriller involving monster mythology, two newcomers to the town and a fallen FBI profiler. is on board to direct.

Comedy Central has ordered a pilot from “Happy Endings” writers , , and and will star . The comedy centers on a former football star who loses everything and has to go back to his hometown and get a on the local police force.

gains its first ever mini-series . The two night even will center on the largest race riot in history where over 300 people are said to have been murdered in Oklahoma City. The project will star “The Help’s” Octavia Spencer and singer Toni Braxton.

Here are the new pilots for the 2014-2015 season broken down by network:

ABC – , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , DANGEROUS LIASONS, ,

CBS – CUZ-BROS, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , UNTITLED KEVIN WILLIAMSON DRAMA

FOX – , , , , , , , , , , , , HOME, , ,

NBC – A TO Z, , , , , , , , , MR. ROBINSON, , ONE BIG HAPPY, , , , , BABYLON FIELDS, , , , , , , ,

CW – , , IZOMBIE, , ,

TV RENEWALS

Syfy is renewing for a second season. The thriller follows a team of scientists battling an outbreak that has the potential to spread worldwide. is executive produced by Moore Steven Maeda, who also serves as showrunner.

Showtime has renewed for a seventh season. The dark comedy stars Edie Falco and follows a brilliant but flawed nurse with a drug addiction.

Amazon is bringing back for a second season. The comedy follows two U.S. Senators-turned-roommates and stars John Goodman, Mark Consuelos, and Clark Johnson.

gives the go-ahead for a second season of . The series is a contemporary take on the classic Musketeers characters.

TV CANCELLATIONS

ABC has officially cancelled . Next week’s season finale will become the series finale. The show was a spin-off of ABC’s “Once Upon A Time.”

After a single series, Fox’s is being cancelled. The short-lived series starred Greg Kinnear and is being cancelled due to poor ratings. The last two episodes will air Saturday.

TV ATTACHMENTS

has been set up to run Netflix‘s new series . Brancato has also worked on NBC’s “Hannibal.”

will direct Netflix‘s crime series . Wagner Moura is set to star in the project as Pablo Escobar.

is joining Netflix‘s as executive producer for season three of the hit series. He is repped by and .

TV GREENLIGHTS

Amazon has given series orders to four of its pilots, , , and . MOZART follows the behind the scene drama of New York’s classical music scene and stars Bernadette Peters. , starring Jeffrey Tambor and Jay Duplass, is a dramedy about a family man who tries to reconnect with his children after deciding to become a transsexual. is a sci-fi series about a group of strangers fighting to survive a post-apocalyptic world. follows an LAPD homicide detective working to solve a child killing while standing trail for his own murder of a serial killer.

has greenlit a half hour comedy series, . Written by Al Gore’s daughter, Kristin Gore, the series follows a group of women exploring space on a mission to colonize another planet.

NBC has ordered a Charles Manson drama series, . The show will star David Duchovny in a gritty 60s cop drama about a cop who goes undercover to track down the Manson family before their murder spree.

ABC’s has been put on hold and will be pushed back to a mid-season premiere date.

DEALS

signed a two year overall deal with TV. Phillips has been the executive producer and showrunner for “Nurse Jackie” since its fourth season. He is repped by .

has made an overall deal with TV to develop and produce programming through Trooper Entertainment.

has extended his overall deal with for two more years, making his run with an impressive 14 years. He has brought “Deadwood,” “John From Cincinnati,” and “Luck” to the cable network. Milch is repped by ICM.

has partnered with High Noon for a first look deal. Dietz’s past credits include “Stars Earn Stripes” and “Minute to Win It.”

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