TV SALES, RENEWALS, DEALS, ATTACHMENTS & GREENLIGHTS (08.24.12)

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TV SALES

ABC has put the from into . The series will be a pandemic thriller which combines procedural and serialized elements. who will write the and exec produce the series, is repped by .

On the comedy side, ABC has also bought the single-camera from and , best known for their work on “30 Rock”. The show centers on a suburban family who are trapped in the big city. The sale is the first one for the deal the pair signed with Sony TV in May. The writing team is repped by Rothman Brecher Kim.

Fox has bought the from Sony Pictures TV and Happy Madison. The series is loosely based on the comedian’s rivalry with his brother. Mandel will write and executive produce with .

Fox has also bought the drama from , which will follow a group that monitors and polices parallel worlds. will produce the series for Fox. Graham is repped by .

has sold , a semi-autobiographical half-hour comedy, to . The show will follow four women in their 40’s as they deal with all the emotions that follow divorce after a long-term relationship. Noxon will write the series as well as exec produce with , and . Noxon is repped by .

The CW has given a script order for the procedural drama from “Grimm” writer . The series would follow a John F. Kennedy Jr.-type character who partners with a young campaign strategist to solve cases. Hatem will write and serve as executive producer with Ross Fineman. Hatem is repped by and .

TV DEALS

has signed a one-year and talent holding deal with 20th Century Fox TV, which will see the studio develop a project for Valderrama to produce and star in. The deal extends Valderrama’s relationship with Fox, where Valderrama starred in the drama series “Awake”. Valderrama is repped by and .

has signed a one year deal with ABC Studios. As a part of the deal, Pellington will develop projects for the studio and executive produce any of his projects that are picked up. Pellington recently directed the pilot for “Red Widow” and will direct the pilot for “The Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives”. He is repped by and .

has signed a two year overall deal with Sony Pictures Television, his third consecutive deal with the studio. He is repped by .

TV ATTACHMENTS

(“Martha Marcy May Marlene”) will direct a four-part British miniseries for Channel 4 entitled . Written by (“Red Riding” trilogy), the series follows a journalist as he observes the victims of a tragic shooting try to keep going with their ordinary lives. will produce the series.

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