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[02/21/14 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 21
Updates include: Matt Ryan tapped as "Constantine" at NBC; Ioan Gruffudd to live "Forever" for ABC; and Becki Newton joins "Weird Loners" over at FOX.

[10/18/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 18
Updates include: Lifetime to revive "Betty White's Off Their Rockers"; MTV gives series orders to "Happyland," "Faking It"; and "Sean Saves the World" gets four additional scripts at NBC.

[09/05/13 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 5
Updates include: MTV sets "Happyland" cast; Briga Heelan to return to NBC's "Undateable"; and Keith David tapped as Cheshire Cat on ABC's "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland."

[07/26/13 - 11:28 AM]
MTV Announces Miley Cryus Documentary, Premiere Dates for "Generation Cryo" and "Nurses" (WT), "Scream" News and More at Summer TCA
Pilot pick-ups include comedies "Faking It" and "Happyland."







HAPPYLAND (MTV)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
7/26/13 - 2/21/14
STATUS:
currently in development (2014-2015 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
eight episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from MTV's press release, July 2013) Additionally, Daniels announced pilot pick-ups of comedies "Faking It" (working title) from Carter Covington ("10 Things I Hate About You," "Greek," and "Hart of Dixie") and "Happyland" (working title) from Ben Epstein and award-winning executive producers, Neil Meron and Craig Zadan ("Smash," "Footloose," "Chicago").
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Bianca Santos as Lucy
· Brady Smith as Ian's Father
· Cameron Moulene as Will
· Katherine McNamara as Harper
· Ryan Rottman as Ian's Brother
· Shane Harper as Ian
· Zulay Henao as Lucy's Mom
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ben Epstein as CRTR/EP
· Craig Zadan as EP
· Lee Toland Krieger as DIR (Pilot)
· Neil Meron as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Storyline Entertainment