Now that ABC has picked up the two pilot scripts -
- he had cooking over there, Rob Thomas is ceding the reins of the CW's
Beverly Hills, 90210
spin-off, says the
. On short notice, Thomas turned around a pilot script for the contemporary reboot of the teen-angst franchise, and will stay on board as an executive producer. Gabe Sachs and Jeff Judah (
What About Brian
) are now in talks to tackle a rewrite on Thomas'
pilot, yet they themselves are not available to assume show runner duties. -