TV News: Harm, Paper, Killing, Girls

Do No Harm
NBC has set its midseason medical thriller drama “Do No Harm” to premiere on January 31st at 10pm. It will commence immediately after the hourlong series for “30 Rock”. [Source: The Live Feed]

HBO is developing the hourlong drama “Paper” which Brad Pitt will executive produce. Wells Tower will pen the project based on an essay in the New Yorker by Jake Halpern.

The story centers on a notorious ex-gangster and single father in Buffalo, New York who is trying to reform himself by also serving as a professional debt collector.

He finds, however, that life in the debt collection business can be just as lethal as the biz he’s struggling to leave behind. [Source: full details]

The Killing
As revealed three weeks ago, Fox TV Studios was trying to close a deal to bring back the AMC drama series “The Killing” through a deal with Netflix.

Now, AMC is apparently targeting a May 2013 premiere date for the third season. Showrunner Veena Sud and exec producers Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin reportedly went back to the writers’ room this week.

Netflix’s involvement still isn’t confirmed as yet, though stars Joel Kinnaman and Mireille Enos are reportedly under contract to return. [Source: Variety]