[07/13/14 - 11:35 PM] Development Update: Weekend of July 12-13 Updates include: Nickelodeon pulls the plug on "Sam & Cat"; Angelica Celaya named female lead of NBC's "Constantine"; and Amazon zeroes in on its latest premiere dates.
[04/02/14 - 11:09 PM] Development Update: Wednesday, April 2 Updates include: ABC bumps summer drama "The Astronaut Wives Club" to midseason; "Sam & Cat" put on "permanent hiatus" a few episodes early; and Jill Blotevogel to pen MTV's "Scream."
[01/31/13 - 11:15 PM] Development Update: Thursday, January 31 Updates include: ABC gives drama "Lucky 7" pilot order; John Goodman joins Amazon's "Alpha House"; and Sabrina Carpenter is cast in Disney Channel's "Girl Meets World."
SEASON(S): 1 (36 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: confirmed as canceled on 7/13/14
DESCRIPTION: (from Nickelodeon's press release, July 2013) Nickelodeon has ordered 20 additional episodes of its top-rated comedy Sam & Cat, it was announced today by Russell Hicks, President, Content Development and Production, Nickelodeon. Sam & Cat is currently the network's number-one live-action series, averaging 3.7 million total viewers since launch. The series airs regularly Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. Sam & Cat drew over 4.2 million viewers with its series premiere making it the network's biggest live-action debut in three years. Additionally, since its June 8 launch, Sam & Cat is the number-one live-action series on the Nick App, and the most visited page (http://www.nick.com/samandcat) on Nick.com. The premiere episode of the series hit the number-one spot on the iTunes TV episode chart, and all episodes since consistently rank among the top episodes on iTunes. Brand-new episodes of Sam & Cat will continue to roll out this year and debut on Nick channels internationally beginning October. Special upcoming guest stars include iconic comedy duo Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams (Laverne & Shirley), in their first appearance in a scripted series in over 30 years, and Sophia Grace and Rosie of The Ellen DeGeneres Show who reprise their roles as troublemakers Gwen and Ruby.