CW picks up ‘M.I.L.F. and Cookies’

Pilot watch


Pickup — “M.I.L.F. and Cookies” (working title), a single-camera half-hour about young, single moms who realize they need each other in order to raise their kids and have a social life. Randi Mayem Singer wrote the pilot and will exec produce. Overbrook’s Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, along with James Lassiter, are also exec producing. CBS Paramount Network Television produces.


Staffing — Marc Buckland (“My Name Is Earl”) will direct the half-hour untitled Ric Swartzlander project. ABC TV Studio is producing.


Casting — Carter Jenkins (“Keeping Up With the Steins”) and Ellen Woglom (“The OC”) have joined the cast of “Viva Laughlin.” Sony and CBS Paramount are producing.


Casting — Rachel Nichols (“The Inside”) has been cast as Donna Shea in the CBS Paramount Network TV drama “Them.”