or


[05/16/18 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 16 - Upfront Notes & More
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) - The streaming service has quietly revealed the upcoming fifth season, due on May 29, is being split into two eight-episode parts. No date was given for the back half. (@seewhatsnext)
BOYS, THE (Amazon) - Elisabeth Shue has joined the cast of the upcoming superhero drama as Madelyn Stillwell: "Corporate and formidable Madelyn is the Vice President of Hero Management for Vought, in charge of the public persona as well as the assignments of the Superheroes. Madelyn is a tough negotiator who rides roughshod over public relations dilemmas, such as when Superhero A-Train accidentally kills an innocent bystander and damage control needs to be done at any price, or when a city Mayor requests a Superhero for his own beleaguered town." (Deadline.com)
FBI (CBS) - Producers plan to recast Connie Nielsen's role on the upcoming drama. She played FBI Special Agent in Charge Ellen Toy: "A deeply respected boss, she is elegant, cultured, and operates under massive pressure - political, public and self-imposed. She deals by being highly organized and disarmingly direct. She'll do anything for her agents who earn it, and is impossible to intimidate." (Deadline.com)
GOOD BEHAVIOR (TNT) - The cable channel hasn't made a final decision about the show's future. "I don't see multiple more seasons of it but there could be a way to cap that off for the audience that really loved it," said network president Kevin Reilly. "Right now it's not in the planning stages, but we have talked to the producers. If I can get the real estate and the cash flow going to cap it off properly we'd figure it out." (Deadline.com)
IN THE DARK (The CW) - The recently ordered drama plans a casting change: Austin Nichols who played Dean, "a salt-of-the-earth cop," will not be returning. Producers plan to recast the role. (Deadline.com)
LAST SHIP, THE (TNT) - As expected, the cable channel has confirmed the upcoming fifth season - which was shot back-to-back with season four - will be its last. (Deadline.com)
MAD ABOUT YOU (TBA) - CBS is reportedly in talks with Sony Pictures Television to land the show's revival starring original cast members Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt. NBC, who carried the original run, passed in the early stages. (TVLine.com)





  [march 2019]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT (NETFLIX)
· BOYS, THE (AMAZON)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FBI (CBS)
· GOOD BEHAVIOR (TNT)
· IN THE DARK (CW)
· LAST SHIP, THE (TNT)
· MAD ABOUT YOU (SPECTRUM)





[03/19/19 - 09:00 AM]
Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Brandi Carlile, Eric Church, Kelly Clarkson, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line and Ashley McBryde Added as Performers at the "54th Academy of Country Music Awards"
The special will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 7 on CBS.

[03/19/19 - 08:14 AM]
VH1's "T.I. & Tiny: Friends & Family Hustle" Returns April 15 at 9PM ET/PT
Last season, "T.I. & Tiny: Friends & Family Hustle" was the #1 non-sports cable program in the time period with adults 18-49.

[03/19/19 - 08:09 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Hold Off New Competition
The Peacock bests ABC's "American Idol" and FOX's "9-1-1" in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/19/19 - 07:49 AM]
Video: Super Trailer - VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta"
The series returns Monday, March 25 at 8:00/7:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[03/19/19 - 07:30 AM]
Emmy and Tony Award Winner James Corden of CBS' "The Late Late Show" Returns to Host "The 73rd Annual Tony Awards(R)" Sunday, June 9 on CBS
"I'm thrilled to be returning to host the Tony Awards," said James Corden. "The Broadway community is very dear to my heart, and I'm beyond proud to be part of this incredibly special night."

[03/19/19 - 05:00 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Extended Trailer for "Our Planet"
The eight-part series features never-before-seen footage of wildlife and their habitats - while also revealing why the natural world matters to us all and what steps must be taken to preserve it.

[03/18/19 - 01:26 PM]
Oxygen Media Unravels the True Cause of Death in a New Series "Accident, Suicide or Murder" Premiering Saturday, March 23 at 7PM ET/PT
With the families fighting for justice and the detectives on the case determined to find the truth, motives will be exposed and justice will be served as the families finally find out what caused the death of their loved ones.

[03/18/19 - 12:02 PM]
"One Nation Under Stress," Investigating the Historic Decline in American Life Expectancy, Debuts March 25 on HBO
The film comes from acclaimed directors-producers Marc Levin and Daphne Pinkerson and neurosurgeon and Emmy(R)-winning CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

[03/18/19 - 11:35 AM]
The "2019 Miss USA(R)" Competition Airs Live Thursday, May 2, at 8 PM ET, on FOX
The two-hour special event concludes with Miss USA 2018 Sarah Rose Summers crowning her successor.

[03/18/19 - 11:01 AM]
Netflix Launches Live-Action Interactive Series "You vs. Wild" Starring Bear Grylls on April 10
Each episode features an interactive experience with multiple choices, where a user may direct the course of the story.

[03/18/19 - 11:01 AM]
HBO/BBC Drama Series "Gentleman Jack," Created, Written and Directed by Sally Wainwright, Debuts April 22 on HBO
The series tells the story of a woman who had a passion for life and a mind for business, and bucked society's expectations at every turn.

[03/18/19 - 10:14 AM]
With New Lives Come New Struggles When "The Real Housewives of Potomac" Returns on Sunday, May 5 at 9PM ET/PT
The new season features Gizelle Bryant, Karen Huger, Ashley Darby, Robyn Dixon, Monique Samuels, and Candiace Dillard Bassett.

[03/18/19 - 10:05 AM]
Video: "Black Summer" Season 1 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Set in the dark, early days of a zombie apocalypse, the series stars Jaime King as Rose, a mother torn from her daughter who embarks upon a harrowing journey to find her.

[03/18/19 - 09:39 AM]
New CNN Original Series, "Chasing Life with Dr. Sanjay Gupta," Premieres Saturday, April 13
The six-part docuseries takes Gupta to Japan, India, Bolivia, Norway, Italy and Turkey to explore the unusual traditions and modern practices that constitute a healthy and meaningful life.

[03/18/19 - 09:31 AM]
Disney Channel Fan Fest Returns to Disneyland Resort on Saturday, April 27
Fan Fest main stage events and the cavalcade will be live-streamed in DisneyNOW and Disney Channel Facebook.