[08/03/10 - 06:52 PM] Development Update: Tuesday, August 3 Updates include: Jeff Goldblum departs USA's "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"; Sara Rue to host The CW's "Shedding for the Wedding"; and Sherry Stringfield to star in Josh Berman's Lifetime pilot.
[03/29/10 - 12:07 AM] Development Update: Monday, March 29 Updates include: David James Elliott to replace Neal McDonough on ABC's "Scoundrels"; Teri Polo joins TBS's "Glory Daze"; and Matt Barr books a role on The CW's "Hellcats."
[03/19/10 - 12:05 AM] Development Update: Friday, March 19 Updates include: Ashley Tisdale to captain The CW's "Hellcats"; Billy Lush reports for FOX's "Ride Along"; and Skeet Ulrich to play doctor in CBS drama pilot.
[03/16/10 - 12:06 AM] Development Update: Tuesday, March 16 Updates include: Stephen Lang joins ABC's "Matadors"; Donnie Wahlberg reports for "Reagan's Law" at CBS; and Mia Maestro to replace Roselyn Sanchez on ABC's "Cutthroat."
[03/12/10 - 12:06 AM] Development Update: Friday, March 12 Updates include: Constance Zimmer, Kat Foster to topline TBS pilot; Jon Voight to play an oil tycoon on FOX's "Midland"; and Alan Tudyk joins Dermot Mulroney on NBC's "Rockford Files."
[02/27/10 - 12:03 AM] Development Update: Saturday, February 27 Updates include: Dermot Mulroney to topline NBC's "The Rockford Files"; "Battlestar Galactica" alums Grace Park, Tricia Helfer land roles; and Jordana Spiro joins "Love Bites" on NBC.
[07/30/09 - 06:41 PM] Development Update: Thursday, July 30 Updates include: "House's" David Shore to redo "The Rockford Files" for NBC; Joey Lauren Adams visits Showtime's "Tara"; and Diane Keaton to topline a comedy for HBO.
STATUS: previously in development (2010-2011 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION: (from NBC's press release, January 2010) In "The Rockford Files," the successful NBC drama from the 1970s is re-imagined by executive producers David Shore ("House") and Steve Carell (NBC's "The Office"). The title character, Jim Rockford, remains a roguish private eye who tackles the dangerous, quirky and unpredictable cases that no other detective wants to handle. The pilot is from Universal Media Studios and Carousel Productions.