or


[07/07/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 7
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!


BLACKLIST, THE: REDEMPTION (NBC) - Adrian Martinez has joined the cast of the upcoming spin-off as Dumont, "an extremely capable computer hacker with an exotic air who keeps his boss apprised of their enemies' movements." Said character originated in May's season finale. (Deadline.com)
BLOOD DRIVE (Syfy) - Colin Cunningham ("Falling Skies") is the latest addition to the upcoming drama. He'll play Slink, "the nastiest creature you'll ever dread to meet, created from an ether of pure corruption and sin. Ever the showman, Slink soaks up the spotlight as the mastermind of Blood Drive, an underground death race in which the cars run on human blood." (Deadline.com)
BLUE BLOODS (CBS) - Tom Selleck has closed a deal to return for the show's seventh season, which kicks off production today. (Deadline.com)
CHICAGO JUSTICE (NBC) - Nazneen Contractor - who played Dawn Harper, "the second-in-command to Philip Winchester's prosecutor Peter Stone" in the show's backdoor pilot - won't continue onto the series. (THR.com)
HARLOTS (Hulu) - Eloise Smyth ("Fortitude") has booked a role on the 18th century Georgian London-set series, billed as a powerful family drama offering a brand new take on the city's most valuable commercial activity - sex. She will play Lucy Wells, "sister to Charlotte Wells (Jess Brown Findlay) and daughter to Margaret Wells (Samantha Morton)." (Deadline.com)
RANSOM (CBS) - Sarah Greene, Brandon Jay McLaren and Nazneen Contractor have all signed onto the recently ordered drama, starring Luke Roberts as crisis and hostage negotiator Eric Beaumont. Greene will play Maxine Carlson, "a young newcomer eager to prove herself"; with McLaren as Oliver Yates, "a psychological profiler"; and Contractor as ex-cop Zara Hallam. (Deadline.com)
SLEEPY HOLLOW (FOX) - Lance Gross's Daniel Reynolds and Jessica Camacho's Sophie Foster are the latest series regulars who won't return for the show's 13-episode fourth season. The latter however may continue as a guest star. Previously nixed were Nicole Beharie (Abbie), Zach Appelman (Joe), Nikki Reed (Betsy) and Shannyn Sossamon (Pandora). (TVLine.com)
UNTITLED OLSEN & SCHEFFER PROJECT (HBO, New!) - Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer ("Getting On") are back in business with the pay channel with a new two-year overall deal. Already in the works is a "satirical drama [which] will explore modern relationships, identity, and politics in our times of hyper technological change." Said effort is being co-created with Chris Moukarbel (Banksy Does New York), who is being eyed to direct. Lisa Bellomo of Anima Sola Productions will likewise executive produce. (Deadline.com)
WALKING DEAD, THE (AMC) - Co-stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Negan), Tom Payne (Jesus), Austin Amelio (Dwight) and Xander Berkeley (Gregory) have all been named series regulars for the upcoming seventh season. (THR.com)
WRECKED (TBS) - Co-creators Justin and Jordan Shipley have inked a two-year first-look deal with the cable channel to develop new series projects. (Deadline.com)





  [february 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· BLACKLIST, THE (NBC)
· BLACKLIST, THE: REDEMPTION (NBC)
· BLOOD DRIVE (SYFY)
· BLUE BLOODS (CBS)
· CHICAGO JUSTICE (NBC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FALLING SKIES (TNT)
· FORTITUDE (AMAZON)
· GETTING ON (HBO)
· HARLOTS (HULU)
· RANSOM (CBS)
· SLEEPY HOLLOW (FOX)
· UNTITLED OLSEN & SCHEFFER PROJECT (HBO)
· WALKING DEAD, THE (AMC)
· WRECKED (TBS)





[02/21/18 - 01:58 PM]
"America's Got Talent" Is Back for a 13th Season
Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Mel B are all returning as judges while Tyra Banks is also due back as the show's host.

[02/21/18 - 12:12 PM]
Hallmark Hall of Fame Original Film "The Beach House" World Premiere April 28 on Hallmark Channel
Andie MacDowell, Minka Kelly, Chad Michael Murray and Makenzie Vega stars in this timeless tale about life, love and relationships.

[02/21/18 - 11:19 AM]
Video: Jim Brockmire Takes New Orleans by Storm in "Brockmire" Season 2 Trailer
Season 2 premieres on IFC Wednesday, April 25 at 10:00/9:00c, with eight episodes airing weekly.

[02/21/18 - 09:42 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "Flint Town" on Netflix March 2
In the aftermath of the Flint water crisis, "Flint Town" takes an intimate look at the state of policing in America through the lens of the Flint Police Department.

[02/21/18 - 09:06 AM]
As People Around the United States Fight This Year's Influenza Virus, Discovery Shines a Light on Three Deadly Viruses and Their Potential for Catastrophic Outbreaks in "Invisible Killers"
Look for the three specials back-to-back on Thursday, March 29.

[02/21/18 - 09:04 AM]
Bravo Media's Southern Socialites Are Back When "Southern Charm" Returns for Season 5 Thursday, April 5 at 9PM ET/PT
Join the Southern socialites Craig Conover, Kathryn Dennis, Cameran Eubanks, Austen Kroll, Thomas Ravenel, and Shep Rose as they welcome a new member, Chelsea Meissner, into the group and embark on another season of living the highlife in the low country.

[02/21/18 - 09:01 AM]
2018 National Women's Soccer League Game of the Week Begins Saturday, March 24 on Lifetime
Featuring Jenn Hildreth, Aly Wagner, and Dalen Cuff, the NWSL Game of the Week on Lifetime will air Saturdays beginning at 3:30pm ET with a pregame show leading up to kickoff at 3:50pm ET.

[02/21/18 - 08:37 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Winter Olympics Continue Win Streak for NBC
The Peacock rides its primetime coverage to the top spot in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/21/18 - 08:37 AM]
Netflix Signs New Four Picture Deal with Jay and Mark Duplass
"The Untitled Duplass Brothers Ray Romano Project," the first film on the newly struck deal, will be released later this year.

[02/21/18 - 08:10 AM]
American Political Drama Series "Madam Secretary" to Premiere on WE tv Starting Wednesday, March 7 at 7PM
Beginning the following week, Wednesday, March 14, the series will air during all-day binge-a-thons on Wednesdays from 10am-4:00am ET/PT.

[02/21/18 - 07:00 AM]
Video: Danger, Will Robinson! Netflix Releases First Look at "Lost in Space," Launching on Earth on April 13
Netflix provided NASA with access to the pilot episode, which was transmitted 12 days ago to the International Space Station for astronauts to view during their leisure time.

[02/21/18 - 06:06 AM]
Amazon Studios to Adapt "Consider Phlebas," First Novel of the "Culture" Series, for Television
The series will be adapted by Dennis Kelly with Plan B Entertainment slated to produce and the Estate of Iain Banks attached as executive producer.

[02/21/18 - 05:32 AM]
Ten More Presenters Announced for 90th Oscars(R)
The additional presenters include Gal Gadot, Mark Hamill, Armie Hammer, Oscar Isaac, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gina Rodriguez, Eva Marie Saint, Wes Studi, Kelly Marie Tran and Zendaya.

[02/20/18 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 20
Updates include: Jay Hernandez to lead "Magnum, P.I." reboot at CBS; Lauren Cohan to star in ABC's "Whiskey Cavalier"; and Walton Goggins to topline "L.A. Confidential" at CBS.

[02/20/18 - 03:36 PM]
Miranda Otto Has Been Cast in the Netflix Original Series the "Untitled Sabrina Project," Based on the Archie Comics Graphic Novel "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina"
Zelda Spellman (Otto) is Sabrina's sterner witch aunt (the other being Hilda, played by Lucy Davis).