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[10/02/20 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 2
Updates include: ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC extend cast options on various pilots; Netflix to film second season of "Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready"; and Matt Olmstead departs as showrunner of "Law & Order: Organized Crime."

[07/10/20 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 10
Updates include: HBO pulls the plug on "Run"; Aya Cash, Justin Linville board FOX's "This Country"; and Carina Adly MacKenzie exits The CW's "Roswell, New Mexico."

[07/02/20 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 2
Updates include: FOX extends options on all six of its pilots; The CW cancels "Katy Keene" after one season; and CBS's "Big Brother" inches closer to return.

[03/16/20 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 16
Updates include: "The Crown" to finish filming on season four; pilots "This Country," "The Lost Boys" halt shooting; and more than two dozen TV series also suspend or delay production.

[03/13/20 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 13
Updates include: CBS All Access pushes "Tooning Out the News" premiere; production on nearly all broadcast pilots to be delayed or suspended; and The CW's "The 100" to complete final episode.

[03/04/20 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 4
Updates include: Pop TV pulls the plug on trio of scripted series; Starz parts ways with "The Rook"; and Shannyn Sossamon to star in FOX's "The Cleaning Lady."

[02/24/20 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 24
Updates include: Seann William Scott tapped for FOX's "This Country"; Oliver Hudson, Malin Akerman to lead "The Three of Us" at CBS; and Teri Polo among those to take "The Big Leap" at FOX.

[01/30/20 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 30
Updates include: The CW orders pilots for new incarnations of "Kung Fu," "The Republic of Sarah"; Sarah Shahi tapped to star in Netflix's "Sex/Life"; and FOX pilots domestic take on BBC's comedy "This Country."

[12/04/19 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 4
Updates include: Woody Harrelson, Justin Theroux bring "The White House Plumbers" to HBO; Parker Young tapped for CBS's "The United States of Al"; and Hulu shutters writers' room for "Marvel's Tigra & Dazzler Show."







THIS COUNTRY (FOX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
12/4/19 - 10/2/20
STATUS:
currently in development (2020-2021 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
(from FOX's press release, July 2020) In this half-hour comedy inspired by the BBC format, a documentary crew goes to a small town to study young adults and their current concerns. Their focus is the daily lives of cousins Kelly and Shrub Mallet and their idiosyncratic surroundings. We follow the cousins as they pursue their dreams, confront challenges, and fight each other for frozen pizza. These two don't have much, but they do have each other.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Aya Cash as Cheryl
· Chelsea Holmes as Kelly Mallet
· Justin Linville as Mickey
· Krystal Smith as Big Mandy
· Sam Straley as Shrub Mallet
· Seann William Scott as Father Joe
· Taylor Ortega as Nadine
CREW INFORMATION:
· Angie Stephenson as EP
· Cathy Mason as PROD
· Charlie Cooper as EP/CRTR (Original Series)
· Daisy May Cooper as EP/CRTR (Original Series)
· Dan Magnante as CO-EP
· Jenny Bicks as CRTR/EP
· Paul Feig as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Rachel Mason as PROD
GENRE(S):
· based on a tv series
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· BBC Studios
· Feigco Entertainment
· FOX Entertainment
· Lionsgate Television
· Perkins Street Productions