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[06/28/16 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 28
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:

Looking to keep track of all the various projects in development? Click here to visit our signature "Devwatch" section. There visitors can view our listings by network, genre, studio and even development stage (ordered to pilot, cast-contingent, script, etc.). It's updated every day!


ARROW (The CW) - Tyler Ritter ("Young and Hungry") has booked a recurring role as Detective Malone, "a new addition to the Star City Police Department following Captain Lance's (Paul Blackthorne) departure from the squad last season." (THR.com)
DOLLY PARTON'S CHRISTMAS OF MANY COLORS: CIRCLE OF LOVE (NBC) - Kelli Berglund ("Lab Rats") is the latest addition to the sequel as Willadeene Parton, "the oldest child of the family. Described as wise beyond her years, she has left school to help her Mama raise the ever-increasing brood of Parton children. She's devoted her life to her mother and siblings, but she's still a daddy's girl at heart." (Variety.com)
GIRLBOSS (Netflix) - Ellie Reed is bound for the Britt Robertson-led comedy as Annie, "Sophia's (Robertson) best friend, who is a bit of a wild woman and the life of any party." (Deadline.com)
SHAMELESS (Showtime) - Tate Ellington ("Quantico") is bound for a multi-episode arc on the new season as Chad, "an employee of the company that owns Patsy's Pies." (TVLine.com)
SUPERSTORE (NBC) - Director/executive producer Ruben Fleischer has signed a new two-year overall deal with Universal Television where he'll continue on the series as well as develop new projects via his The District banner alongside David Bernad. (Deadline.com)
TOP GEAR (History) - Co-host Rutlege Wood took to Facebook with the news cable channel History has cut ties with the domestic take on the U.K. staple however producer BBC Worldwide North America will look for a new home. (Facebook.com)
UNTITLED DREW BARRYMORE PROJECT (Syndication, New!) - Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution is reportedly in talks with actress Drew Barrymore to host a syndicated talk show for the distributor launching next year. (Deadline.com)
YOUNGER (TV Land) - Noah Robbins ("Grease: Live!") has closed a deal to appear in four episodes of the series as Bryce Reiger, "a Silicon Valley genius. Self-described as being a little on the spectrum, Bryce - who also happens to be 26 - is interested in investing in a century-old publishing company." (TVLine.com)





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· ARROW (CW)
· CHRISTMAS OF MANY COLORS (NBC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GIRLBOSS (NETFLIX)
· GREASE: LIVE (FOX)
· LAB RATS (DISNEY XD)
· QUANTICO (ABC)
· SHAMELESS (SHOWTIME)
· SUPERSTORE (NBC)
· TOP GEAR (HISTORY)
· UNTITLED DREW BARRYMORE PROJECT (SYNDICATION)
· YOUNG & HUNGRY (FREEFORM)
· YOUNGER (TV LAND)





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