[09/02/11 - 11:02 PM] Development Update: Friday, September 2 Updates include: A&E pushes "Storage Wars: Dallas" for "Storage Wars: Unlocked"; Cara Buono, Ally Sheedy join Lifetime's "Modern Love"; and Tom Fontana, Barry Levinson land a drama at The CW.
[08/24/11 - 10:53 PM] Development Update: Wednesday, August 24 Updates include: FOX eyes "Breaking In" revival; Heather Graham joins "Little in Common"; and Eric Stoltz to star in Lifetime's "Modern Love."
[03/31/11 - 11:24 PM] Development Update: Thursday, March 31 Updates include: MTV orders "The Inbetweeners" to series; Nigel Lythgoe to import "Secret Fortune" for CBS; and "The Transporter" series finds a home at Cinemax.
[04/22/09 - 06:31 PM] Development Update: Wednesday, April 22 Updates include: HBO to bring "Modern Love" to the small screen; while Debra Messing will reunite with her "Starter Wife" creators at NBC.
STATUS: previously in development (2012-2013 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION: (from Lifetime's press release, December 2011) Earlier this year, Lifetime ordered the drama pilot Modern Love, which follows a newspaper science editor (Eric Stoltz) as he faces a deteriorating marriage, the ramifications of potentially starting over and balancing his relationship with his 15-year-old daughter (Samantha Futerman). Weaving in actual column stories optioned from the New York Times, the pilot also stars Ally Sheedy, Cara Buono, Natasha Lyonne, Mamie Gummer and Robert Klein. Created by Jenny Bicks, Modern Love is executive produced by Bicks, Gail Berman, Lloyd Braun, Gene Stein and Alan Poul, and produced by Sony Pictures Television and BermanBraun.