Sherri Cooper & Jennifer Levin Sign Overall Deal WIth CBS TV Studios

By | Monday September 24, 2012 @ 11:18am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Sherri Cooper and Jennifer Levin, who wrote and are executive producing the CW’s Beauty And The Beast reboot, have signed an overall deal with CBS TV Studios, the studio behind the freshman series. The two-year pact will include Cooper and Levin’s services as executive producers/co-showrunners on Beauty And The Beast, which they run with Kelly Souders and Brian Peterson. Read More »

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CW To Reboot 1980s ‘Beauty And The Beast’

By | Thursday September 15, 2011 @ 5:48pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

A second Beauty and the Beast project is entering the fray this development season, this time based on the cult 1980s series starring Linda Hamilton and Ron Perlman, our sister site TVLine reports. CBS has the rights to the original … Read More »

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Richard Shepard Forms TV Company With Bryan & Sean Furst, Makes Showtime Sale

Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Writer/director Richard Shepard has teamed with producers Sean Furst and Bryan Furst to launch television production shingle Olé. The new company has already set up two series projects, including Corkscrew at Showtime, which Shepard is writing and directing. Both projects … Read More »

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Girl Power: Writing Duo Sells 2 TV Projects

Nellie Andreeva

Brothers & Sisters writer-producers Sherri Cooper and Jennifer Levin left the long-running ABC drama to focus on development. And this summer, they inked a two-script deal with CBS TV Studios. In a development season in which the medical genre has been hot, Cooper and Levin are now 2-for-2. They’ve sold two medical dramas: one to CBS with director-producer Richard Shepard attached, and another to the CW with Carol Mendelsohn on board as executive producer. Read More »

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