Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky are developing a laffer for Showtime revolving around the memoir by thesp-writer Craig Chester. Don Roos is on board to direct should the project be picked up to pilot.
The Directors Guild of America has reached a tentative two-year contract agreement with the independent commercial producers org.
Cabler IFC is getting in biz with the Bluth clan.
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ABC has cut a deal with Fox Television Studios and Little Engine for a 13-episode order of a drama dubbed "The Gates."
Showtime has given a pilot order to John Wells Prods. and Warner Bros. TV for an adaptation of the long-running British family drama "Shameless."
"Burn Notice" scribe Ben Watkins has set up a drama project at Fox and 20th Century Fox TV about a undercover femme investigator who battles her own identity issues.
Bloomberg LP has cut a deal to acquire BusinessWeek magazine from McGraw-Hill Co.
A&E has given a pilot order to a Fox Television Studios drama to star Radha Mitchell as a femme LAPD detective struggling with bipolar disorder.
Chernin Entertainment is looking for laughs in the workplace. The 20th Century Fox TV-based shingle has set up two comedy projects at CBS with workplace settings.