"Seinfeld" writer, Spike Ferensten, will also executive produce "Wife Nanny"
Hollywood's head honchos arrive at the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live (Getty Images)
The "Desperate Housewives" star adds the project to her growing production resume, which includes Lifetime's "Devious Maids"
"Grey's Anatomy" alum is attached to executive produce and star in project about a CIA officer who becomes the president's daily briefer
The industry veteran helped develop "Mad Men," "Weeds," "Crash" and "American Dreams"
The writer-producer inks a multi-year deal to continue with the studio
Under two-year deal, Friedman will develop and produce series for Universal
Under a two-year deal, "30 Rock" star Alec Baldwin will develop and produce series projects
"The Gilded Age," from "Downton Abbey" creator Julian Fellowes, will be set in 19th century New York
NBC Entertainment and Universal TV are currently partnering with Eva Longoria on the relationship series "Ready for Love"
Chris Sanagustin will oversee all dramas and comedies produced by Universal Television in newly created position
Project will revolve around a diverse group of detectives in New York
Deal will cover shows created for both U.S. and international markets
New hire had previously worked at BermanBraun