TV News: Locke, Lesbo, Sorkin

Fox dumped it, Syfy turned it down, but now MTV is reportedly curious about the potential of a “Locke and Key” mini-series after the successful pilot screening at Comic Con and the leaked online promo trailer reports Deadline.

Meanwhile Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage are set to produce the sitcom “My Best Friend Is a Lesbo” for NBC. The comedy revolves around two female best friends, one gay and one straight, who help one another navigate life, love and dating in Los Angeles.

Finally, The Huffington Post says that Aaron Sorkin’s TV pilot about a cable news network has been picked up for series by HBO.

The initial 10-episode run has Jeff Daniels playing a news anchor fighting the uphill good fight. Sam Waterson, Emily Mortimer, Olivia Munn and Dev Patel also star.