16 May 2012 5:33 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Ahead of their upfront presentation later this morning, TNT and TBS have unveiled their development slates, which include projects from David Baldacci, Michael Bay, Shane Brennan, Steven Bochco, Tom Clancy, James Duff, Howard Gordon, Norm MacDonald, Matthew McConaughey, Conan O’Brien, Michael Ovitz, Robert Port, Michael M. Robin, Ron Shelton, Greer Shephard, Don Todd, Dick Wolf and Nigel Lythgoe. “At TNT, whatever the form or genre, we’re using what we call the ‘popcorn mindset’ as the guiding principle behind all our development,” Michael Wright, president, head of programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies (TCM). The network’s development slate include two drama projects originally set up at the broadcast networks this past season, David Baldacci/Shane Brennan’s King And Maxwell, which was at CBS, and Howard Gordon/Jeffrey Nachmanoff’s Legends, which was at NBC. It also features an competition reality project from Matthew McConaughey and »

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