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[03/26/18 - 11:02 PM]
2018 ABC Program Development Guide - Drama Series
ABC details its 11 drama projects under consideration for next season.

[03/09/18 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 9
Updates include: Jeremy Sisto to lead Dick Wolf's "F.B.I." at CBS; Christopher Abbott to likewise topline Hulu's "Catch-22"; and Lyndon Smith set as new lead on The CW's "Dead Inside."

[02/22/18 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 22
Updates include: NBC flips time periods for "A.P. Bio," "Champions"; Taye Diggs cast in The CW's "Spencer"; and Bellamy Young to topline "False Profits" for ABC.

[02/16/18 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 16
Updates include: Madeline Stowe to star in FOX's "Mixtape"; Aunjanue Ellis set for lead role in "Chiefs" at CBS; and Lynn Collins among those bound for ABC's "Safe Harbor."

[01/31/18 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 31
Updates include: CBS, FOX each add comedy pilots; Shalita Grant to depart "NCIS: New Orleans"; and Candis Cayne to recur on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy."

[01/26/18 - 11:54 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 26
Updates include: "Magnum, PI," "Cagney & Lacey" among latest wave of CBS pilot orders; ABC greenlights six dramas, one comedy to pilot; and Mary-Louise Parker, Courtney B. Vance to star in FX's "Compliance."

[09/15/17 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 15
Updates include: ABC orders fifth season of "The Great Christmas Light Fight"; Freeform parts ways with "Stitchers"; and Marc Guggenheim, McG team for "True Lies" TV series at FOX.







MISSION, THE (ABC)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
9/15/17 - 3/26/18
STATUS:
currently in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, March 2018) When a San Francisco Police Captain is arrested for corruption, the lives of the cops under his command don't stop. Our ensemble must navigate their own colorful and complicated lives both on and off the beat while focusing on a local gang about to make the streets more dangerous and an armed criminal that is on the loose. Infused with humor, THE MISSION is a different kind of cop show starring Lynn Collins, Aasif Mandvi, Josh Randall, Kris D. Lofto, and Vanessa Vasquez. From writer/executive producer Jason Richman, Mandeville Television and ABC Studios.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Aasif Mandvi as Stanley Mudd
· Aidan Wojtak-Hissong
· Alexander Karim
· Chris Conroy
· Jee Young Han as Annie Tang
· Josh Randall as Charlie Scooderro
· Kris D. Lofton as Alvin "Deets" Dietrich
· Lynn Collins as Oriana "Ori" Cloverfield
· Vanessa Vasquez as Esme Chiso
· Wood Harris as Frank "Griff" Griffith
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Hoberman as EP
· Jason Richman as CRTR/EP
· Laurie Zaks as EP
· Michael Offer as DIR (Pilot)
· Todd Lieberman as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Mandeville Films & Television