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[01/14/21 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 14
Updates include: Dawnn Lewis, Jude Elizabeth Mayer cast in FOX's "Blood Relative"; Holland Taylor boards Netflix's "The Chair"; and HBO parts ways with "High Maintenance."

[01/08/21 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 8
Updates include: ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC and The CW give status reports on their various pilots under consideration.

[10/02/20 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 2
Updates include: ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC extend cast options on various pilots; Netflix to film second season of "Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready"; and Matt Olmstead departs as showrunner of "Law & Order: Organized Crime."

[07/08/20 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 8
Updates include: Quibi renews "Most Dangerous Game"; ABC eyes reboot of "The Wonder Years"; and FOX's "Blood Relative" casts trio.

[07/02/20 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 2
Updates include: FOX extends options on all six of its pilots; The CW cancels "Katy Keene" after one season; and CBS's "Big Brother" inches closer to return.

[03/13/20 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 13
Updates include: CBS All Access pushes "Tooning Out the News" premiere; production on nearly all broadcast pilots to be delayed or suspended; and The CW's "The 100" to complete final episode.

[02/27/20 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 27
Updates include: Katheryn Winnick to star in ABC's "The Big Sky"; Shanola Hampton tapped for "Night School" at NBC; and Molly Hagan cast in The CW's "Walker" reboot series.

[02/19/20 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 19
Updates include: Annaleigh Ashford to star in comedy "B Positive" at CBS; James Wolk tapped as "Ordinary Joe" at NBC; and Keegan Allen cast in The CW's "Walker" reboot series.

[02/18/20 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 18
Updates include: Melissa Leo to star in FOX's "Blood Relative"; Nathan Fielder brings "The Curse" to Showtime; and Tamala Jones tapped for ABC's "Rebel."

[02/06/20 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 6
Updates include: Benjamin Bratt cast in HBO Max's "DMZ" TV series; Barry Keoghan bows out of FX's "Y" series; and HBO Max closes in on "Friends" unscripted reunion special.







BLOOD RELATIVE (FOX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
2/6/20 - 1/14/21
STATUS:
currently in development (2021-2022 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
(from FOX's press release, July 2020) Genetic genealogy is the best new tool in crime scene forensics, and nobody knows it like Louise Kelly. Too bad she's impossible to deal with. Based on James Renner's article "Beyond the Jungle of Bad: The True Story of Two Women from California Who Are Solving All the Mysteries."
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Dascha Polanco as Maria Alvarez
· Dawnn Lewis as Hannah Dixon
· Jude Elizabeth Mayer as Ashley Kelly
· Melissa Leo as Louise Kelly
· Sarah Catherine Hook as Ashley Kelly (Originally Cast)
· Tate Donovan as John Kelly
· Tracie Thoms as Hannah Dixon (Originally Cast)
· Tyrone Marshall Brown as Brick Doughty
CREW INFORMATION:
· Chris Levinson as CRTR/EP
· James Renner as BOOK/CRTR/EP
· Liza Chasin as EP
· Phillip Noyce as EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 3 Dot Productions
· Anonymous Content
· FOX Entertainment
· Paramount Television