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[04/01/14 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 1
Updates include: Cory Michael Smith to play Edward Nygma in FOX's "Gotham"; Erin Cummings boards "The Astronaut Wives Club" at ABC; and three syndicated series get the axe.

[03/25/14 - 10:35 PM]
2014 ABC Program Development Guide - Comedy Series
ABC details its 12 comedy pilots under consideration for next season.

[03/13/14 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 13
Updates include: Thomas Lennon to join Matthew Perry in CBS's "The Odd Couple"; John Cho lands male lead on ABC's "Selfe"; and Geoff Stults tapped for title role on CBS's "Cuz-Bros."

[03/06/14 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 6
Updates include: Bebe Neuwirth among the latest cast in CBS's "Madam Secretary"; Spencer Grammer bound for ABC's "Saint Francis"; and Isaiah Washington to return for Sandra Oh's "Grey's Anatomy" farewell.

[02/26/14 - 11:58 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 26
Update include: Taraji P. Henson boards FOX's "Empire"; Michael Rosenbaum heads to "Mission Control" at NBC; and John Rhys-Davies is the latest cast in FOX's "Hieroglyph."

[02/25/14 - 11:54 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 25
Updates include: Matthew Perry's "The Odd Couple" gets pilot order at CBS; Viola Davis to lead "How to Get Away with Murder" at ABC; and Ashley Judd set for "Salvation" at NBC.

[02/18/14 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 18
Updates include: CBS eyes "CSI" spin-off focusing on cyber crimes; Karen Gillan to star in ABC's "Selfie"; and Christine Woods lands female lead in NBC's "Two to Go."

[01/30/14 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 30
Updates include: Timothy Omundson to round out the cast of ABC's "Galavant"; MTV gives series order to "Finding Carter"; and Lauren Iungerich, Emily Kapnek comedy pilots both get green lights from ABC.

[10/08/13 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 8
Updates include: ABC gives "Strange Calls" cast-contingent pilot order; NBC acquires the broadcast rights to "Welcome to Sweden"; and Peter Berg to host HBO's "State of Play."







SELFIE (ABC)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
10/8/13 - 4/1/14
STATUS:
currently in development (2014-2015 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, March 2014) Eliza Dooley (Karen Gillan) has come a long way since her dorky junior high days. Thanks to the magic of laser hair removal, push-up bras and filters on photos-she is Instafamous with 143,000 followers. She shamelessly tweets about being pushed in a wheelchair through the airport because her 5-inch Louboutin shoes 'are a kind of disability.' Her nonstop selfies and posts raise her profile and rack up the 'likes.' But one lonely day, she has a revelation: being friended is not the same as having friends. She enlists the help of marketing guru and buttoned up co-worker, Henry, to 'rebrand' herself and her reputation. In return, Eliza flirtatiously offers to do "almost anything" but Henry just blushes and insists their relationship is strictly business. Eliza fails her first test when Henry catches her playing Candy Crush on her phone during a wedding ceremony-with the sound on. Listening to the vows "gave her the feels" and she just needed an escape. Her disregard for his rules pushes Henry to quit, but Eliza charms him into giving her another chance. Besides, people are beginning to notice the sparks between them. Loosely based on My Fair Lady, Selfie explores the modern struggles of Eliza and Henry, as he tries to teach her how to live life offline- whether she 'likes' it or not-from writer/executive producer Emily Kapnek (Suburgatory).
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Allyn Rachel as Bryn
· David Harewood as Sam Saperstein
· Da'Vine Joy Randolph as Charmonique
· John Cho as Henry Higenbottam
· Karen Gillan as Eliza Dooley
· Natasha Henstridge as Mrs. Saperstein
· Tim Peper as Ethan Chase
CREW INFORMATION:
· Emily Kapnek as CRTR/EP
· Julie Anne Robinson as DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Piece of Pie Productions
· Warner Bros. Television