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OCT
17
2 YEARS

NBC Buys Supernatural Medical Drama From 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Private Practice' Alum

Moira McMahon will pen the script with "ER's" Lisa Zwerling attached as a supervising producer.

Peter Traugott: 13 projects sold
Peter Traugott

NBC is blending the medical with the supernatural.

The network has given script orders to Maddox, a high-concept family drama from Grey's Anatomy and Private Practice alum Moira McMahon, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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McMahon will pen the hour about a family that moves into an idyllic community where medicine and technology are the closest thing to Utopia -- until they suspect that something darker might be afoot.

Peter Traugott and Rachel Kaplan will executive produce Maddox, which hails from Universal Television and TBD Productions; ER's Lisa Zwerling will serve as a supervising producer.

McMahon served as a production staffer on Shonda Rhimes' Grey's Anatomy in 2009 and segued to a researching gig with the prolific showrunner's spinoff, Private Practice from 2009-11, penning an episode of the Kate Walsh starrer last yea and contributing to the medical drama's blog.

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The sale marks Traugott and Kaplan's latest project this development season. The duo has an untitled Southern Gothic drama and Donald Glover's semi-autobiographical comedy all set up at NBC, among others.

McMahon is repped by UTA and IPG.

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