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The Sunday Mail (Queensland) - TV Guide - - NEWS - WITH AN­DREW FEN­TON

PRO­DUCER Dick Wolf is de­vel­op­ing Chicago Law, to go along with the ex­ist­ing Chicago Fire, Chicago PD and Chicago Med. What’s next, Chicago Post? A NEW adap­ta­tion of The

Ex­or­cist, de­scribed as a “mod­ern reinvention”, is in the works.

HBO has given a se­ries or­der to The Deuce, the 1970s porn drama cre­ated by The Wire’s David Si­mon and star­ring James Franco (above). The ca­ble net­work also gave a se­ries or­der to the Judd Apa­tow- pro­duced com­edy Crash­ing, about a co­me­dian ( Pete Holmes) who is forced to crash on friends couches af­ter his wife leaves him. FRIENDS star David Schwimmer (below) and Jim Sturgess ( Cloud At­las) will star as mates open­ing a restau­rant in a new drama called Feed The Beast. It’s from AMC ( Break­ing Bad, The Walk­ing Dead).

THE US adap­ta­tion of Up­per Middle Bo­gan and the re­vival of Nancy Drew have both been given pi­lot or­ders by CBS. CARTER BAYS and Craig Thomas, the cre­ators of How I Met Your Mother, have teamed up with Hi­lary

Win­ston ( Bad Teacher) for a new long-dis­tance dat­ing com­edy pi­lot called My Time/Your Time.

NBC has or­dered a pi­lot of Time, a time-travel ac­tion crime drama from Shawn Ryan (cre­ator of The Shield) and Eric Kripke (cre­ator of Su­per­nat­u­ral).

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