or


[09/26/18 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 26
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 FLASH/SUPERGIRL (The CW) - LaMonica Garrett has been tapped for the series' annual crossover event as DC Comics staple The Monitor. (@DCComics)
BOSCH (Amazon) - Billy Lush and Juliet Landau are the latest faces bound for the new season as Stones, "a tough, cold-blooded criminal, heavily involved in the opioid trade"; and Rita Tedesco, "a court reporter living with a secret," respectively. (Deadline.com)
CHICAGO MED (NBC) - Rachel DiPillo's Sarah Reese is officially departing the veteran drama following the events of tonight's episode. (TVLine.com)
DICKINSON (Apple) - The Hailee Steinfeld/Jane Krakowski-led comedy, about famed poet Emily Dickinson, has cast Toby Huss as Edward Dickinson, Emily's (Steinfeld) father; Anna Baryshnikov as Lavinia Dickinson, Emily's younger sister; Ella Hunt as Sue Gilbert, Emily's best friend; and Adrian Blake Enscoe as Austin Dickinson, Emily's brother. (Deadline.com)
GODFATHER OF HARLEM (Epix) - Kelvin Harrison, Jr. and Lucy Fry have both been cast in the period drama as Teddy Greene, "a world-class musician who disdains a "pop" music mentality and experiments with music designed to herald the coming age of civil rights protest"; and Stella Gigante, "the sheltered 22-year-old daughter of Vincent "Chin" Gigante (Vincent D'Onofrio)." (Deadline.com)
H-TOWN (CBS, New!) - Samantha Corbin-Miller is spearheading a domestic take on the Canadian drama series "19-2" in which "two Houston detectives from opposing sides of a multi-generational family feud are paired as partners, they find themselves surprisingly drawn to each other even as they investigate a case that may have far-reaching ramifications for both their families." Juniper Place Productions' Jeffrey Kramer, Echo Media's Luc Chatelain and Sphere Media Plus' Jocelyn Deschenes will also executive produce for CBS Television Studios. (Deadline.com)
NEW AMSTERDAM (NBC) - Margot Bingham is set to recur on the newcomer in a yet-to-be-revealed role. (Deadline.com)
PATTY'S AUTO (FOX, New!) - Darlene Hunt has sold a potential multi-camera comedy to the network about "a Pennsylvania-based auto repair shop with all female mechanics. It centers on Patty and the eclectic women who work for her." The project is inspired by Patrice Banks and her shop Girls Auto Clinic. Warner Bros. Television-based Brownstone Productions is behind the half-hour with Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman likewise executive producing and Patrice Banks as a consulting producer. (Deadline.com)
POWER (Starz) - Evan Handler is set to join the cast of the show's sixth season as Jacob Warner, "the new U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District, there to clean up one too many messes and not built to play nice. Formidable and powerful, he will use the position and authority to challenge those around him to get answers." Additionally, Mike Dopud's Jason Micic and Monique Gabriela Curnen's Blanca Rodriguez will both return as series regulars. (Deadline.com)
UNBELIEVABLE (Netflix) - Vanessa Bell Calloway is set to recur on the limited series in as usual, a yet-to-be-disclosed role. (Deadline.com)





  [march 2019]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· ARROW (CW)
· BOSCH (AMAZON)
· CHICAGO MED (NBC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· DICKINSON (APPLE)
· FLASH, THE (CW)
· GODFATHER OF HARLEM (EPIX)
· H-TOWN (CBS)
· NEW AMSTERDAM (NBC)
· PATTY'S AUTO (FOX)
· POWER (STARZ)
· SUPERGIRL (CW)
· UNBELIEVABLE (NETFLIX)





[03/22/19 - 10:04 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer & Key Art for Brie Larson's Directorial Debut: "Unicorn Store"
Samuel L. Jackson, Joan Cusack and Bradley Whitford also star in the film, due on Friday, April 5.

[03/22/19 - 09:57 AM]
Chris Jacobs Joins All-Star Team of Explorers Led by Josh Gates' in Discovery's Live Broadcast from Egypt
"Expedition Unknown: Egypt Live" airs Sunday, April 7, live on both coasts at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/22/19 - 09:20 AM]
Ina Garten Returns with Brand-New Menu of Spring Dishes in "Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a Pro" on Sunday, April 21st at 11:30AM ET/PT
Hosted by Ina from East Hampton, New York, the series helps viewers cook with confidence no matter their level of expertise.

[03/22/19 - 09:00 AM]
Kristin Cavallari to Host "Paradise Hotel," Premiering with a Two-Hour Event Thursday, May 9, on FOX
Following the Thursday night premiere, the series will air on Mondays (starting May 13 at 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), Wednesdays (starting May 15 at 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) and, with live elements, on Thursdays (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).

[03/22/19 - 08:44 AM]
ABC Picks Up Television's No. 1 New Comedy, "The Conners," for a Second Season
"We are proud to be continuing the story of the iconic Conners family," said Karey Burke. "This team is fearless in their willingness to tackle contemporary issues with humor and heart, and I have no doubt they will continue to outdo themselves."

[03/22/19 - 08:35 AM]
Video: Sundance Now's "Riviera" Returns June 20 - Official Season 2 Trailer
Behind every great fortune is a great crime, and the second season sees Georgina (Julia Stiles) focused on trying to get away with murder as she fights to retain power within the Clios household and her position at the top of the elusive art world.

[03/22/19 - 08:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Opens on Top for CBS
The Eye takes home top honors among adults 18-49 last night.

[03/22/19 - 08:07 AM]
Netflix Original Series "The Politician" Launches September 27
Ryan Murphy's latest original series stars Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Bob Balaban, David Corenswet, Julia Schlaepfer, Laura Dreyfuss, Theo Germaine, Rahne Jones, and Benjamin Barrett.

[03/22/19 - 08:06 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases First Look at Its New Sports Gambling Docu-Series "Action"
The series premieres this Sunday, March 24 at 8:00/7:00c on the pay channel.

[03/22/19 - 07:04 AM]
Jeremy Wade Returns to Animal Planet in All-New Series "Jeremy Wade's Dark Waters" Which Launches as a Global Series Premiere
Jeremy returns to Animal Planet in a captivating new series that brings him back to the water's edge to investigate reports of the unimaginable and unexplained.

[03/22/19 - 06:20 AM]
From the Director of "Quicksand" Comes "Home for Christmas," A New Norwegian Original Series from Netflix
In the six-episode series, Johanne finds herself at 30 years old to be the only one among friends and family without a partner.

[03/22/19 - 06:00 AM]
Starz Satisfies Fans' "Now Apocalypse" Binge Cravings with the Full Season Release of the Critically Acclaimed Comedy March 22 at 12 AM ET
Starz also made the series premiere episode available to watch for free in its entirety online on Starz.com, Starz YouTube channel, Reddit and Pride Media platforms (Pride.com, OUT.com and Advocate.com).

[03/21/19 - 06:34 PM]
Crown Media Family Networks Taps Hallmark Channel Super Fans, "Jacks" & "Shawl" as Hosts of New Podcast, "Hallmark Channels' Bubbly Sesh"
The weekly program will debut in April, with "Jacks" and "Shawl" offering sneak peeks at upcoming programming, exclusive talent interviews, and behind-the-scenes production scoop.

[03/21/19 - 06:33 PM]
Hallmark Drama Announces New Original Series "Project Christmas Joy: Alabama" (Working Title)
The new original program coming this Christmas season will give a town in need an extreme Hallmark holiday transformation.

[03/21/19 - 06:32 PM]
Hallmark Drama's "Christmas Cookie Countdown" Series Coming This Holiday Season
The five-episode competition series featuring some of the most talented amateur home bakers around the country and the most exciting yuletide cookie challenges the holiday season has ever seen.