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[05/27/14 - 12:04 PM]
Acclaimed Author Nicholas Sparks Makes Television Debut with "Deliverance Creek," Premiering Saturday, September 13, on Lifetime
Lauren Ambrose, Wes Ramsey, Yaani King, Caitlin Custer, Christopher Backus, Riley Smith, Katherine Willis and Christopher Baker star in the project.

[01/09/14 - 02:46 PM]
Lifetime Renews "Preachers' Daughters," Eyes "Flowers in the Attic" Sequel
Kayla Alpert is set to script "Petals on the Wind," which takes place 10 years after the first movie ends.

[11/27/13 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 27
Updates include: ABC Family gives back-seven order to "Chasing Life"; Kirk Acevedo boards Syfy's "12 Monkeys"; and Barbara Hershey to visit ABC's "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland."

[11/06/13 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 6
Updates include: FOX gives pilot order to "Fatrick"; Steve Carell to write and direct "Tribeca" at TBS; and Zendaya to lead Disney Channel's "Super Awesome Katy."

[11/04/13 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 4
Updates include: NBC halts production on "Crisis"; Laura Ramsey tapped as lead on VH1's "Hindsight"; and Gael GarcĂ­a Bernal is the first cast in Amazon's "Mozart in the Jungle."

[10/31/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 31
Updates include: Shane Coffey, Matt Passmore to lead USA pilots; Nico Tortorella joins MTV's "Eye Candy"; and "The Real" a go for a nationwide rollout next fall.

[10/25/13 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 25
Updates include: CBS mulls reboot of The WB's "Charmed"; NBC casting new cycle of "The Celebrity Apprentice"; and Riley Smith boards Lifetime's "Deliverance Creek."

[10/09/13 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 9
Updates include: Lauren Ambrose to topline Lifetime's "Deliverance Creek"; NBC eyes reboot of 1980s staple "Remington Steele"; Kate Walsh, Joey King and Josh Close board FX's "Fargo."

[10/04/13 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 4
Updates include: FOX asks for additional scripts of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"; Harry Connick, Jr., Brad Garrett land comedy projects; and Justin Spitzer brings "The Money Pit" to NBC.

[09/17/13 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 17
Updates include: Jamie Lee Curtis brings "The Final Girls" to ABC Family; Caroline Manzo to lead "Real Housewives of New Jersey" spin-off"; and Emily Wickersham eyed as new regular on "NCIS."

[08/13/13 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 13
Updates include: Lifetime greenlights "Deliverance Creek" backdoor pilot; Brendan Gleeson to lead HBO's "The Money"; and Sandra Oh to depart ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" at season's end.

[10/31/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 31
Updates include: Nicholas Sparks lands three cable dramas; Michael Tolkin to pen "Hollywood & Vines" at ABC; and Taylor Sheridan brings "Olympus" to FOX.







DELIVERANCE CREEK (LIFETIME)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/13/14
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series in the can
DESCRIPTION:
(from Lifetime's press release, May 2014) Best-selling author Nicholas Sparks (The Notebook, A Walk to Remember, Safe Haven) makes his television debut as executive producer of the two-hour programming event Deliverance Creek (#DeliveranceCreek), premiering Saturday, September 13, at 8pm ET/PT on Lifetime. From executive producer/writer Melissa Carter (Jane By Design, Little Black Book) and starring Emmy(R) nominee/SAG Award winner Lauren Ambrose (Six Feet Under), Deliverance Creek is a revenge drama centering on a widow and mother of three who is determined to protect her family and land at any cost during the Civil War. Deliverance Creek also stars Wes Ramsey (CSI: Miami), Yaani King (Mad Men), Caitlin Custer (Teen Wolf), Christopher Backus (Elevator), Riley Smith (90210), Katherine Willis (Friday Night Lights) and Christopher Baker (Sanctum). Skeet Ulrich (Jericho, Scream), Barry Tubb (Revolution) and Joel Johnstone (The Newsroom) guest star. Two years into the Civil War, Belle Gatlin Barlowe (Ambrose) faces uncertainty in the life before her as she attempts to defend her family's land by any means necessary. When the corrupt bank that runs their town pushes Belle into becoming an outlaw, the stakes become personal, setting off a chain of events that force her to question whether it's better to be good or to survive.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Barry Tubb as TBA
· Caitlin Custer as TBA
· Christopher Backus as Jasper
· Christopher Baker as Cyril Balfour
· Joel Johnstone as Ben Crawford
· Katherine Willis as Cordelia
· Lauren Ambrose as Belle
· Riley Smith as Toby
· Skeet Ulrich as TBA
· Wes Ramsey as Nate Cooper
· Yaani King as Kessie
CREW INFORMATION:
· Elise Henderson as CO-EP
· Jon Amiel as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Melissa Carter as CRTR/EP
· Nicholas Sparks as EP
· Theresa Park as EP
GENRE(S):
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Nicholas Sparks Productions
· Warner Horizon Television