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[07/11/16 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 11
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!


BLUE BLOODS (CBS) - Lori Loughlin and Michael Imperioli will both appear in the show's season premiere as Miller, "a hard-charging lawyer in the attorney general's office who spearheads an investigation into Danny Reagan (Donnie Wahlberg) and the shooting death of serial killer Thomas Wilder"; and Grace, "the widow of a slain police officer who begs Frank (Tom Selleck) to stop her son from becoming a cop," respectively. (EW.com)
FARGO (FX) - Carrie Coon has been tapped for a role on the upcoming third season as Gloria Burgle, "a practical woman who grabs the fire extinguisher when the bacon catches fire and everyone else panics. Gloria is the chief of the Eden Valley police, and a newly divorced mother, who is struggling to understand this new world around her where people connect more intimately with their phones than the people right in front of them." (Deadline.com)
MARON (IFC) - The cable channel has quietly revealed the series will sign off after four seasons on Wednesday. (@IFC)
NCIS (CBS) - Jennifer Esposito ("Blue Bloods") has joined the cast of the veteran drama while Duane Henry's Clayton Reeves has been named a series regular. She'll play NCIS Special Agent Alexandra "Alex" Quinn, "an experienced agent who left field work and became an instructor at the Law Enforcement Training Center. Gibbs (Mark Harmon) will lure her back into the field as part of his team, where he will take advantage of her sharp wit, quick mind and immense talent as a federal agent." (Deadline.com)
RIZZOLI & ISLES (TNT) - Sharon Gless will drop by the show's landmark 100th episode in a top secret role. (TVLine.com)
SHOOTER (USA) - On the heels of the recent attack in downtown Dallas, the cable channel has opted to postpone the series' launch. "In light of recent tragic events and out of respect for the victims, their families and our viewers, we have decided to postpone the premiere date for the upcoming USA Network series 'Shooter' to July 26," the network said in a statement. (THR.com)





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· BLUE BLOODS (CBS)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FARGO (FX)
· MARON (IFC)
· NCIS (CBS)
· RIZZOLI & ISLES (TNT)
· SHOOTER (USA)





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