Nick Stoller Comedy Close To Landing At CBS With Put Pilot Commitment

By | Saturday September 10, 2011 @ 8:26pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Feature writer director and Undeclared alum Nick Stoller is returning to television with Hot Mess, a single-camera project that attracted multiple bidders and is now in negotiations to go to CBS with a rich put pilot commitment. Stoller is … Read More »

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Writer Chris Levinson Signs Two-Script Deal, Joins ‘Touch’ As Consultant

Nellie Andreeva

Law & Order alumna Chris Levinson has signed a two-script deal with Chernin Entertainment — one for broadcast through 20th Century Fox TV, where Peter Chernin’s company is based, and one for cable through Fox TV Studios, which she will … Read More »

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Fox Picks Up Liz Meriwether Comedy Pilot

Nellie Andreeva

Fox has picked up another single-camera comedy pilot, this one from writer-producer Liz Meriwether, 20th Century Fox TV and studio-based Chernin Entertainment. The untitled project, originally titled Chicks and Dicks, is described as a young ensemble comedy about the sexual … Read More »

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Fox Developing Medical Drama From Writer Warren Leight And Chernin Entertainment

By | Monday January 3, 2011 @ 11:27am PST
Nellie Andreeva

Warren Leight, a screenwriter and Tony-winning playwright, found himself a hot new career in TV as a sought-after showrunner with back-to-back gigs on USA’s Law & Order: Criminal Intent, HBO’s In Treatment and FX’s Lights Out. Now Leight is venturing … Read More »

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Tasha Brown Joins Chernin Entertainment

Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Chernin Entertainment is getting serious about comedy. The 20th Century Fox TV-based television division of the company has hired Tasha Brown as VP comedy, its first executive dedicated to developing half-hour projects. She started this week reporting to TV president Katherine Pope. Brown comes from BBC Worldwide Prods where she served as director of comedy development and worked on developing projects based on BBC formats, including Gavin and Stacey at ABC. Read More »

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