Pickups, Renewals and Cancellations: 21 September 2015

Showtime is set for an as yet titled crime drama set in 1980s Brooklyn which traces a decade-long relationship between an unstable mafia captain and a rogue federal agent, each violating the strict codes of their respective organisations.

NBC is working on adapting the movie In The Line of Fire for the small screen in the latest of the long list of block busters being produced for television.

ABC is working a new comedy with the coolest title this season. The Second Fattest Housewife In Westport will be narrated by Kate, who is being described as a (slightly) larger wife and mother raising her flawed family of three in a wealthy town filled with “perfect” wives and their “perfect” offspring.

CBS has landed a new comedy series based on the life of Jermaine Fowler.

The Taken movies are being adapted as a prequel series for the small screen.

National Geographic has renewed Years of Living Dangerously for a second season.

New reality shows being greenlit is Fix My Mom which focuses on mother-daughter pairs undergoing a series of physical and emotional challenges in hopes of mending their rocky relationships and Virtually In Love which will give women the opportunity to meet face-to-face with the person they’ve been dating online.

History has greenlit Join Or Die With Craig Ferguson.

ABC is developing Outnumbered about a woman in a male-dominated workplace.

Las Leyendas will be the first Latin American animated series for Netflix.

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