The Mark Gordon Company has sold two more hourlong projects to ABC: Sex Diaries, inspired by New York magazine’s popular weekly feature, and Pros & Cons. Both are executive produced by Gordon and Nicholas Pepper and produced by ABC Studios, where the Mark Gordon Co. has a rich production deal.
Sex Diaries, written/executive produced by Tom Spezialy, is a sexy and heartfelt dramedy set in New York City that explores the sex lives, loves, and experiences of 10 characters who are interconnected in surprising ways.
Pros & Cons, written/executive produced by Alexi Hawley (Castle), is a light-hearted procedural about a young FBI agent who discovers the father she never knew is a master thief. His unique insight into crime proves invaluable to her work, but is he helping her to make up for his absence from her life, or using their newfound relationship to aid in his criminal career?
The two projects join three others the Mark Gordon Co. has already sold to ABC this season, a family drama co-written by Bob Daily and Pierce Gardner, a female soap from Holly Sorensen and Gothica, a supernatural mystery drama. The project, which is not related to the 2003 Halle Berry feature Gothika, centers on a woman searching for her own identity in modern San Francisco who delves into a world of supernatural mystery and horror, guided by an enigmatic playboy named Dorian Gray. Mark Gordon Co.’s Mark Gordon and Nicholas Pepper will executive produce alongside Matt Lopez (The Sorcerer’s Apprentice) who will also write. ICM Partners-repped Mark Gordon Co. has six series on the air: ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice and the upcoming Family Tools, CBS’ Criminal Minds, Lifetime’s Army Wives and Showtime’s upcoming Ray Donovan. New York magazine is repped by ICM; Hawley is with CAA and the Shuman Co.