Pickups, Renewals and Cancellations: 5 October 2015


From the creators of 30 Rock and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt comes an untitled comedy which centers on an oddball athlete who drives family, friends and strangers crzy after he unexpectedly finds himself retired.

CBS is set to reboot the 80’s cult series MacGyver.

ABC has committed to a pilot of Damage Control, a live action comedy project based on the Marvel Comics books.

Lethal Weapon is being rebooted for the small screen for FOX.

Chasing Life has been cancelled after two seasons.

Zoo has been renewed for a second season.

HBO are exploring the possibility of a Watchmen TV series.

The Fashion Fund has had a 10 episode series greenlit for Amazon.

Sky 1 has ordered eight-part drama Hooten & The Lady.

The BBC is launching a young-adult spinoff from its Doctor Who franchise titled Class.

500 Questions has been renewed for a second season.

Graceland has been cancelled after three seasons.

CBS has committed to The Happy Peppers is a comedy about Henry and Emily, an adult brother and sister who move in together after one of their spouses dies.

The creator of Bones is working on a new hour-long comedic crime drama that centers on a socially inept billionaire who helps the LAPD solve crimes.

Tim Kring (Heroes) has had a two hour supernatural drama pilot The Wilding ordered by USA.

Netflix has announced a raft of childrens’ programming including Lego’s Bionicle and Friends and Dawn of the Croods.

The hit sitcom Roseanne is being given an adaptation for Russian audiences.

The hit podcast Serial is being adapted for television.

CBS has picked up a US version of the UK manhunt series Hunted where regular people go on the run and attempt to disappear as highly skilled investigators and trackers pursue them in a nation-wide manhunt.

CBS has also given a put pilot commitment to Hello Again, a comedy about second thoughts and second chances.

Tom Clancy’s CIA character Jack Ryan has a series being developed for Amazon.

E! has ordered a second season of WAGS.

Know of any other pickups, renewals or cancellations? Please let us know.

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