[03/14/07 - 01:20 AM] Development Update: Wednesday, March 14 Updates include: Penn Badgley, Polly Walker, Jake Busey and Melissa McCarthy all snag pilots while CBS eyes a new game show and FOX tables "NSA Innocent."
[03/13/07 - 12:31 AM] Development Update: Tuesday, March 13 Updates include: Jamey Sheridan, Christina Applegate, Jean Smart, Diedrich Bader and Amy Brenneman among those called for pilot duty, while Marti Noxon earns EP stripes on "Grey's" Anatomy."
[03/07/07 - 12:49 AM] Development Update: Wednesday, March 7 Updates include: Loads of casting news, including pilots for Holly Robinson Peete, Tawny Cypress, Nikki Reed, Marisa Tomei and Tim Daly.
[02/21/07 - 12:52 AM] Development Update: Wednesday, February 21 Updates include: CBS, NBC and FOX add comedy pilots, directors set on a dozen half-hours and Marc Cherry to remain with "Housewives" through May 2011.
[02/15/07 - 12:21 AM] Development Update: Thursday, February 15 Updates include: Lead roles in store for Parker Posey, Matthew Lillard, Anthony Anderson, Katheryn Winnick and Christopher Sieber plus new pilots from CBS and the CW.
[01/19/07 - 12:37 AM] Development Update: Friday, January 19 Updates include: The broadcast networks continue the pilot game while Bob Cooper's Landscape Entertainment lines up three scripts at FOX and NBC
STATUS: previously in development (2007-2008 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION: (from NBC's press release) Wildlife Park is home to hundreds of rare and exotic animal species, but it's the employees who steal the show. There's Jim, the head zookeeper, who's great with animals, but bad with people. And there's his brother Dave, who's great with people, but bad with animals. When Dave takes a job running the park with their father, Jim and Dave become instantly at odds with one another, vying for their father's attention as well as their co-worker Missy's affection. This is an endearing series where laughs are on display right next to real-life animals.