TV Sales, Renewals, Cancellations, Greenlights And Deals (01.18.13)



will be creating the remake of the French series “Les Revenants” titled . The follows a group of people in a secluded Alpine village that do not realize that they are dead as they meander aimlessly, trying to find others that recognize them. Abbott is repped by and .

NBC has ordered a for Jason Katims’ . Based on the book and movie of the same name, the plot follows a bachelor who never really grew up and the single mother that moves in next to him. Katims will exec produce with Joe Port and Joe Wiseman. He is repped by .

and have sold to Showtime. The sees famous literary characters and monsters existing in the same universe in London. Logan will write the show with both men executive producing with Pippa Harris. Both Logan and Mendes are repped by .

Jessica Simpson will star in an untitled comedy for NBC. Pitched by Robin and Nick Bakay with the latter the script. The is based on Simpson’s life. The Bakays are repped by .

TNT has ordered from to series. The , created by , Follows two ex-Secret Service (Rebecca Romijn and Jon Tenney) now serving as private detectives. Brennan is repped by .

Syfy has purchased a new series from “Battlestar Galactica” writer/executive producer titled . The , written by , centers on a group of scientists who discover a deadly disease at an outpost in the Arctic and fight to keep it form infecting the entire world. Porsandeh will exec produce with Moore and Lynda Obst. Moore is repped by .

Michael J. Fox will be starring in a show based on his life for NBC. The will follow him trying to balance his as a husband and father of three with his , which is stalling due to his Parkinson’s. Betsy Brandt will also star as Fox’s wife. The was brought together by .


AMC will officially be bringing back for a twelve-episode third season, this coming after the show was initially cancelled. Veena Sud () will return as writer, executive producer and showrunner and Mireille Enos and Joel Kinnaman will reprise their lead roles.


will be cancelled by Lifetime after four seasons. The show followed a deceased model who finds herself trapped in the body of a more voluptuous, savvy lawyer.

Syfy will not be renewing for a third season. The , which centered on a group of people with beyond-human mental and physical skills, was created by Zak Penn and Michael Karnow.


and Steven Bochco’s has been greenlit by TNT. The follows two San Francisco police officers investigating crimes in the city and surrounding Silicon Valley. Bochco will exec produce with Lodal co-exec producing. Both men are repped by .

Geena Davis will star in an untitled drama from . The show is based on the true story of Mackenzie Green, a bounty hunter whose quirky and eccentric personality aided her in the unpredictable bounty hunting business. Davis will star in the lead bounty hunting role. Devil will direct the from a script written by . Devlin is repped by and Berg by .


and have signed a two-year first look deal with Warner Horizon . The duo will and exec produce with Shankman having the option to direct. The duo, who are both repped by , last worked together on last year’s “Step Up: Revolution” and “Rock of Ages”.


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