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[04/26/10 - 09:51 AM]
Development Update: Monday, April 26
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:

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100 QUESTIONS (NBC) - Michelle Nader is moving to Warner Bros. Television, inking a two-year, seven-figure overall deal with the company. The writer/producer most recently served as showrunner of the upcoming Universal Media Studio-based "100 Questions" as well as last season's fellow studio-based "Kath & Kim." As for her new pact, Nader will develop new series projects for the studio.


LEGEND OF THE SEEKER (Syndication) - Entertainment Weekly reports they're "hearing from multiple sources that the cult fave has been axed." Tribune Broadcasting, the stations of which are home to most of the show's major market clearances, recently passed on carrying the series past its current season. Producer ABC Studios nevertheless is still trying to find a new home for the series, however has found no takers.


NUMB3RS (CBS) - Executive producer Don McGill has signed a two-year, seven-figure overall deal with CBS Television Studios. Said pact will see McGill, who also co-created "NCIS," shift to fellow network veteran "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation." There he'll take over for Naren Shankar as co-showrunner alongside Carol Mendelsohn. Shankar previously departed to focus on development. In addition, McGill will develop new series projects for the studio.


PARKS & RECREATION (NBC) - Co-creator Michael Schur has inked an overall deal with Universal Media Studios. The pact, length and financial details of which weren't released, calls for the writer/producer to continue as an executive producer on the sophomore comedy as well as develop new series projects for the studio.


ROUGH JUSTICE (NBC) - Conan O'Brien is reportedly close to moving his Conaco Productions banner to Warner Bros. Television, the sibling studio of his new late-night home TBS. The company is currently in the final months of its overall pact with Universal Media Studios where the Jimmy Smits-led drama pilot is based. No other specifics were given.


Sources: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Reuters





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· 100 QUESTIONS (NBC)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· KATH & KIM (NBC)
· LEGEND OF THE SEEKER (SYNDICATION)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NUMB3RS (CBS)
· OUTLAW (NBC)
· PARKS & RECREATION (NBC)











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