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[04/21/10 - 12:06 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 21
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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30 ROCK (NBC) - Executive producer Robert Carlock has inked a multi-year overall deal with Universal Media Studios. The pact, financial details of which weren't specified, calls for the writer/producer to remain as co-showrunner of the Emmy-winning comedy for the foreseeable future. He'll also presumably develop new series projects for the studio.


MEDIUM (CBS) - Craig Sweeny and Robert Doherty have each signed two-year, seven-figure overall deals with CBS Television Studios. The respective pacts call for them to continue as executive producers on the Eye's Friday night drama should it return for the 2010-11 season. They'll also each develop new series projects for the studio. Glenn Gordon Caron, Kelsey Grammer and Steve Stark also serve as executive producers.


SMALLVILLE (The CW) - Co-creators Al Gough and Miles Millar are returning to the small screen, inking a two-year overall deal with Sony Pictures Television. The pact calls for the duo to develop new series projects for the studio. Gough and Millar departed the drama in 2008 to focus on their feature work, which included "Hannah Montana: The Movie" and the upcoming "I Am Number Four."


Sources: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Reuters





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