[05/25/12 - 11:23 PM] Development Update: Friday, May 25 Updates include: Ric Swartzlander tapped as new "Cougar Town" showrunner; USA mulling the FOX pilot "Rebounding"; and Lifetime eyes its own "Silence of the Lambs" prequel.
DESCRIPTION: (from CBS's press release, January 2012) JESSE STONE: BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT, the eighth in the series of television movies starring Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner Tom Selleck as Police Chief Jesse Stone, will be broadcast Sunday, May 20 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. In JESSE STONE: BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT, Jesse finds himself struggling to get his job back as the Paradise police chief, and he is forced to rely on his cop intuition to sort through a maze of misleading clues and hidden meanings as he attempts to solve a shocking and horrifying mob-related double homicide. Other actors reprising their roles are Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Kathy Baker as Rose Gammon, Kohl Sudduth as Luther "Suitcase" Simpson, Stephen McHattie as State Homicide Commander Healy, William Devane as Dr. Dix, William Sadler as Gino Fish, Gloria Reuben as Thelma Gleffey and Saul Rubinek as Hasty Hathaway. The movie also features Robert Carradine and Jeff Geddis.