Comedy scribe Dana Klein has struck a two-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV. Pact calls for her to develop new projects for the studio. She's currently shepherding a midseason laffer for…
Liz Meriwether Comedy Pilot
“New Girl” creator/exec producer Liz Meriwether will keep her adorkable adventures at 20th Century Fox TV under a multi-year overall deal with the studio. Pact calls for Meriwether to develop new…
Expanding noms for dramas, comedies not in the cards
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Fox was first out of the gate with new series orders late Tuesday, giving the greenlight to a handful of comedy and drama pilots, including the "Bones" spinoff and J.J. Abrams' "Alcatraz."
There was a notable spike in the number of comedy pilots fielded by femme creators this development season. And now that the clock is ticking on pickup decisions in advance of next month's upfront…
The latest round of pilot casting reflects the demise of projects that held great promise as recently as a year ago.
Zooey Deschanel has signed on as the lead for Fox's untitled comedy pilot from writer Liz Meriwether.
In a flurry of pilot activity, ABC and CBS ordered laffers Friday while NBC greenlighted a fantasy cop drama revolving around characters from Grimm's fairy tales.
In Monday's pilot pickup activity, CBS picked up two drama pilots while Fox ordered a single-camera laffer from "No Strings Attached" scribe Liz Meriwether
Bill Condon has been tapped to helm the pilot for the Showtime series "The C Word," starring Laura Linney.