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[06/09/14 - 11:31 AM]
ABC Family Begins Production on Three Drama Pilots: "Recovery Road," "Stitches" and "Unstrung"
Based on the popular young adult novel by Blake Nelson, "Recovery Road" focuses on a teenage girl dealing with addiction.

[06/05/14 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 5
Updates include: Jeremy Sisto boards "The Returned" at A&E; Diane Farr cast in ABC Family's "Stitchers"; and Kellan Lutz, Malin Akerman return for HBO's "The Comeback" revival.

[06/03/14 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 3
Updates include: Brian Dennehy on track to join Amazon's "Cocked"; Alexis Carra cast in ABC Family's "Recovery Road"; and Richard Kind first to board Amazon's "Red Oaks."

[05/21/14 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 21
Updates include: Bill Hader inks development deal with HBO; Zeljko Ivanek named regular on "Madam Secretary" at CBS; and Gillian Jacobs lands role on HBO's "Girls."

[05/07/14 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 7 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: TBS, TNT pass on remaining pilots; HGTV opts to not move forward with "Flip It Forward"; and Amy Paffrath to host VH1's "Dating Naked."

[05/06/14 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Samantha Logan to topline ABC Family's "Recovery Road"; "The Mindy Project" to return with reduced episode order; and Comedy Central nabs FX's "Archer" repeats.

[03/17/14 - 12:30 PM]
ABC Family Greenlights Three New Drama Pilots and Orders Additional Seasons of Its Hit Comedy Series, "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy"
The newcomers include "Alice in Arabia," "Recovery Road" and "Unstrung."

[12/11/12 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 11
Updates include: ABC rescinds "Weird Desk" series order; FOX's "Rake," "I Suck at Girls" begin casting; and Chuck Lorre lands "Mom" pilot at CBS.







RECOVERY ROAD (ABC FAMILY)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
12/11/12 - 6/9/14
STATUS:
currently in development (2014-2015 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC Family's press release, June 2014) Based on the popular young adult novel by Blake Nelson, "Recovery Road" focuses on a teenage girl dealing with addiction. Maddie has a reputation as a party girl who doesn't think she has a problem, until she's confronted one day by her school guidance counselor and forced to choose between expulsion and rehab. Trying to save face, Maddie chooses to spend her nights living with other recovering addicts at a rehab facility and her days pretending everything is perfectly normal among her high school classmates and her closest friends. The pilot was written by Bert V. Royal ("Easy A") and Karen DiConcetto ("Ruby & The Rockits"), who will also serve as executive producers alongside Beth Miller ("12 Dates of Christmas," "Revenge of the Bridesmaids") and Craig Piligian ("Survivor," "American Chopper") from Pilgrim Studios and Danielle VonZerneck ("Left to Die").
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alexis Carra as Cynthia McDermott
· Caroline Sunshine as Emily Owenby
· Doug Savant as Alan
· Justin Prentice as Dallas
· Kyla Pratt as Trish Collins
· Samantha Logan as Maddie
· Sebastian De Souza as Wes Stewart
· Sharon Leal as Charlotte
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bert V. Royal as CRTR/EP
· Beth Miller as EP
· Blake Nelson as BOOK
· Craig Piligian as EP
· Danielle VonZerneck as EP
· Karen DiConcetto as CRTR/EP
· Lawrence Trilling as DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Pilgrim Studios