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FX has greenlit the pilot for 4 Oz., a drama cocreated by Nip/Tuck's Ryan Murphy and featuring Brad Pitt as an executive producer, and concerning a family man who realizes he is a transsexual and embraces it. Since the original pitch, the as-yet-uncast lead character has been changed (as it were) from a sportswriter to a gynecologist.... Also says Variety, A&E has signed off on a pair of pilots: The Beast, about an FBI vet mentoring a young partner, and The Cleaner, based on the true story of a former addict turned interventionist.... Lifetime is adapting Kim Edwards' The Memory Keeper's Daughter as a TV-movie.