or


[01/11/17 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 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!


ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT (Netflix) - A potential fifth season of the series is inching closer to reality at the streaming service. Executive producer Brian Grazer told the publication they've "found a way to create the compensation structure for all the actors and create a work matrix so they can still make movies and do other things and it will all integrate." (Deadline.com)
GOOD GIRLS REVOLT (Amazon) - Creator Dana Calvo took to Instagram with the news the period drama will not live on following its cancellation by Amazon. (Instagram.com)
IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT (New!) - MGM Television is taking another stab at a small screen take on the 1967 feature. Joe Robert Cole is spearheading the project, which will be developed internally by the studio. Tate Taylor was behind a previous effort set up at Showtime in 2014. Taylor and Warren Littlefield however will remain on board as executive producers. (Deadline.com)
L.A. LAW (New!) - Steven Bochco and Billy Finkelstein's revival of the 1980s series for 20th Century Fox Television is set to make the rounds this month via a spec script written by said duo. (Deadline.com)
LETHAL WEAPON (FOX) - Thomas Lennon has been cast as Leo Getz, "the ambulance-chasing lawyer who looks to squeeze every drop out of each petty crime." Said role was originated on the big screen by Joe Pesci. (EW.com)
MIDNIGHT, TEXAS (NBC) - Bob Jesser (Lemonade Mouth) is set to recur on the series as Shawn Lovell, "Creek's (Sarah Ramos) protective father." (Deadline.com)
UNTITLED MARVEL ACTION-ADVENTURE SERIES (FOX) - Matt Nix's ("Burn Notice") drama based on the "X-Men" comics is reportedly nearing a pilot order from the network. The network issued the project a put pilot commitment back in July. Bryan Singer, Lauren Shuler Donner, Simon Kinberg, Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory are also among the executive producers for 20th Century Fox Television and Marvel Television. (Deadline.com)
WAYWARD PINES/THE X-FILES (FOX) - The network is continuing with conversations for new seasons of both series. The former won't be back this summer but may return at a later date with the news about the latter is potentially coming shortly. (Deadline.com)
YOUNG & SOFIA (Freeform) - The cable channel has passed on the proposed spin-off of "Young & Hungry" starring Ashley Tisdale and Aimee Carrero. (Deadline.com)





  [april 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT (NETFLIX)
· BURN NOTICE (USA)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GIFTED, THE (FOX)
· GOOD GIRLS REVOLT (AMAZON)
· IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT (SHOWTIME)
· LETHAL WEAPON (FOX)
· MIDNIGHT, TEXAS (NBC)
· WAYWARD PINES (FOX)
· X-FILES, THE (FOX)
· YOUNG & HUNGRY (FREEFORM)
· YOUNG & SOFIA (FREEFORM)





[04/25/18 - 01:29 PM]
EPIX Orders Drama Series "Godfather of Harlem"
Written and executive produced by Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein, the 10-episode series will star Oscar(R) winner Forest Whitaker who will also executive produce through his company Significant Productions.

[04/25/18 - 01:06 PM]
Ready, Set, Bingo! Play Live Bingo on IFC Thursday Nights
Viewers can play along live by watching the "Bingo Breaks," with balls called by actual IFC employees and special guests, for a chance to win a special "slightly off" prize each week.

[04/25/18 - 11:44 AM]
Investigation Discovery to Air Updated "People Magazine Investigates" Special Regarding the Capture of the Suspected Golden State Killer
Said installment will air this Friday, April 27 at 10:00/9:00c and Sunday, April 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/25/18 - 11:06 AM]
Lifetime Kicks Off June with Two Unscripted Premieres - "Live PD Presents: Women on Patrol" & "Escaping Polygamy"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Monday, June 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/25/18 - 11:01 AM]
Video: New Key Art and Trailer Revealed for TNT's "Animal Kingdom"
Season three of this bold, adrenaline-fueled hit drama premieres Tuesday, May 29.

[04/25/18 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Announces May Sweeps Programming, Airing Through May 23
On May 21, the winners of "Dancing with the Stars: Athletes" and "American Idol" will be crowned.

[04/25/18 - 10:55 AM]
"Monster Week" Returns to Animal Planet Memorial Day Weekend
Highlights include a two-hour "Finding Bigfoot" special on Sunday, May 27.

[04/25/18 - 10:01 AM]
Discovery's All-New Series "Sticker Shock" Revs Up with Special Premiere Airing Monday, April 30
The series continues with its regular schedule on Wednesday, May 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/25/18 - 09:05 AM]
Sadie Stanley and Sean Giambrone to Star in Live-Action "Kim Possible" Disney Channel Original Movie
The comedy-adventure will go into production this summer and is set to debut in 2019.

[04/25/18 - 09:04 AM]
Nickelodeon Brings Back "Double Dare" in Brand-New Series!
With "Double Dare" remaining an iconic touchstone for its original millennial audiences, the new version will feature the gameplay and challenges they remember, as well as appearances from blasts from the past and stars from today.

[04/25/18 - 09:02 AM]
Video: Welcome Back to Winchester! Netflix's "Dear White People" Vol. 2 Launches May 4
Get a glimpse at the much-anticipated new season with the official season two trailer here.

[04/25/18 - 09:01 AM]
NASCAR(R) Champion Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Wife Amy Race to Home Reno Victory in New DIY Network Series "Renovation Realities: Dale Jr. & Amy"
The four-episode series, which premieres Saturday, June 2, will showcase Dale Jr.'s love of home improvement and Amy's design expertise as they overcome the trials of this massive renovation.

[04/25/18 - 09:00 AM]
Pop Celebrates Five Consecutive Years of Growth with New Upfront Programming Slate
"We are heading into this year's upfront with an ever-growing linear television audience, a premium slate of original content with A-list talent, and carriage across all major distributors and almost every over-the-top service," said Brad Schwartz.

[04/25/18 - 08:17 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos "Roseanne" Marathon
The Alphabet's four encores still manage to hold off the competition among adults 18-49.

[04/25/18 - 07:57 AM]
Cooking Channel Heats Up Primetime with a Hot New Season of "Man Fire Food"
The 13 new episodes kick off Wednesday, May 30 with flaming bold flavors.