ABC will be developing FIX IT MEN, created by John Glenn. The project centers on a scientist and a soldier who travel back in time to present day to prevent Armageddon. Glenn is repped by WME.
Netflix has picked up SENSE8, a Sci-Fi drama from Andy and Lana Wachowski. The Wachowski’s are repped by WME.
Martin Scorsese is developing GANGS OF NEW YORK for the small screen. The project will center on organized gangs at the end of the 19th century. Scorcese is repped by WME.
COUGAR TOWN has been renewed by TBS for a fifth season, which will consist of thirteen episodes. The show, created by Bill Lawrence and Kevin Biegel, has been one of the network’s top performers.
CBS has renewed a batch of series that includes ELEMENTARY, THE GOOD WIFE, BLUE BLOODS, NCIS:LA, PERSON OF INTEREST, THE MENTALIST, 2 BROKE GIRLS, MIKE & MOLLY and HAWAII FIVE-O.
FX has decided to renew its hit shows IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA, THE LEAGUE and LEGIT as well as it’s drama JUSTIFIED.
The Disney Channel has renewed JESSE for a third season.
Steve Cragg and Brian Bradley have signed a two-year overall deal with Universal TV. The pair are repped by Paradigm and UTA respectively and have served as writers for “Mad TV”.
Andrew Lenchewski and Michael Rauch have renewed their overall deals with Universal, which will see them continue to serve as the executive producers and showrunners on “Royal Pains”. Both men are repped by CAA.
ABC family has greenlit RAVENSWOOD, a spinoff of their hit series “Pretty Little Liars”. Marlene King, Oliver Goldstick and Joseph Dougherty, the shows exec producers and “Liars” creators wrote the script for the project, which centers on Ravenswood, Pennsylvania, a town that has endured a deadly curse for years. King is repped by Gersh, Goldstick by WME and Dougherty by ICM.
Charlie Kaufman’s HOW AND WHY has been given a greenlight by FX. It follows a man who is incredibly book smart and a genius, but completely lacks social knowledge. Kaufman is repped by WME.