TV SALES, RENEWALS, & GREENLIGHTS (08.23.12)

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TV SALES

ABC has given a put pilot commitment for the single-camera comedy series , which follows a family that is “prone to felonies”. Based on the life of creator , the show centers on a woman who is trying to raise her jailed brother’s kids as well as her own adopted teenage son. 21 Laps/Adelstein will produce the show with Abbate, , and set to exec produce. Abbate was an executive producer on “Rude Awakening”, as well as a consulting producer for “The Tony Danza Show” and “Accidentally On Purpose”.

has sold comedy project 20’S VS 30’S to ABC. The show follows two sisters, separated by a decade in age, who move in together. Pappas will exec produce with and . Pappas is repped by and .

ABC has bought the semi-autobiographical show from , which centers on a young married couple who are continually tormented by the husband’s family of opinionated engineers who think they have a solution for everything. Patel will exec produce the show. He is repped by .

Fox has given a script commitment for a new single-camera comedy starring sisters and from Happy Madison and Sony Pictures TV. The singers would play versions of themselves, living exciting lives until their mother crashes the party by moving in with them. (“Zeke and Luther”) and (“Breaking In”) will write the script as well as exec produce with Doug Robinson. The Michalkas hit it big as the singing duo 78Violet and also starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie “Cow Belles”. Aly has since starred in the series “Phil of the Future” and “Hellcats”, as well as appeared in the movies “Bandslam” and “Easy A”. AJ has appeared in “The Lovely Bones” and “Super 8”, and just wrapped filming on the indie feature “Jesus In Cowboy Boots”. The sisters are both repped by and Principato/Young Entertainment.

and Sony Pictures TV has sold , a single-camera comedy, to Fox. Written by , the show follows a young pediatrician who joins his mother’s practice despite their strained relationship. Cox is repped by .

, run by and , have sold the single-camera comedy to Fox. Written on spec by , the show is about a man who finds out he has a 7-year-old daughter with his previous girlfriend – right after proposing to his current girlfriend. The show will be produced by Universal Cable Productions. Stein is repped by .

NBC has bought an ensemble comedy from long-time producer of “The Office” . The series revolves around a group of friends whose lives change while traveling to a wedding. The project will be produced by , with whom Spitzer signed an overall deal with last year. Spitzer will write as well as exec produce with and . Spitzer started out as a writer for “The Office” in season three and is currently a co-executive producer for the show. He is repped by .

NBC has bought a one-hour romantic comedy called from , TV and . Set in contemporary times, the story follows the brilliant but less than handsome Cyrano de Bergerac, a brilliant campaign strategist who returns to the world of politics to help the handsome but less than brilliant Mayor who he helped get elected. The arrangement works beautifully until both men fall for the same woman. Palmer will write the show and exec produce with and .

TV RENEWALS

Fox has ordered six additional for BOB’S BURGERS, bringing the total number of episodes for season three to nineteen.

TV GREENLIGHTS

ABC Family has greenlighted two one-hour drama pilots for the upcoming season: and . “Fosters” follows a family of biological kids and foster siblings being raised by two moms. and created the drama and will have , and as executive . “Socio” revolves around a sociopathic teenager who reconnects with his two best female friends and becomes a suspect when a fellow student is found murdered. will write the show and co-executive produce with series creator .

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