or


[11/20/18 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 20
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!


BLINDSPOT (NBC) - Chaske Spencer is set to recur on the series as Dominic Masters, "someone who works for Madeline Burke (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio)." (Deadline.com)
BOSCH (Amazon) - Jon Lindstrom and Tim Lounibos are slated to recur on the upcoming fifth season as Lance Cronyn, "a lawyer who goes toe-to-toe with Bosch"; and Ed Sung, "an investigator armed with patrol cop instincts and level-headed humor during a season-long investigation," respectively. (Deadline.com)
DEUCE, THE (HBO) - David Krumholtz's Harvey Wasserman, Daniel Sauli's Tommy Longo, Sepideh Moafi's Loretta and Olivia Luccardi's Melissa have all been promoted to regulars for the show's third and final season. (Deadline.com)
GREAT, THE (Hulu) - Phoebe Fox has been cast in the Elle Fanning/Nicholas Hoult-led drama pilot as Marial, "Catherine's right hand woman." (Deadline.com)
HOOPS (Netflix) - Jeny Batten and M. Dickson have been tapped as showrunners of the upcoming animated series, which centers around a hot-headed, foul-mouthed high school basketball coach (Jake Johnson) who thinks turning around his God-awful team will take him to the "big leagues." (Deadline.com)
MAGNUM P.I. (CBS) - Corbin Bernsen will drop by the reboot series as Icepick, "a grizzled, older prisoner/self-dubbed "criminal degenerate" who wields a sense of humor as well as some hard-earned wisdom. A longtime father figure to Rick (Zachary Knighton), who himself was once headed down the wrong path, Icepick shows some tough love when Rick comes to him with a problem." (TVLine.com)
MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE, THE (Amazon) - Bzhaun Rhoden, Louis Ferreira and Peter Shinkoda are all bound for the show's fourth season. Rhoden will play Benjy, "a member of the Black Communist Rebellion"; with Ferreira as Brad Bellows, "the leader of the D.C. Resistance cell"; and Shinkoda as Kazu Suzuki, "the very distinguished Royal Secretary to the Crown Princess." (Deadline.com)
NORTHERN EXPOSURE (CBS, New!) - Rob Morrow is attached to star in a potential revival of the former CBS staple, about Joel Fleischman (Morrow), "who returns to Cicely, Alaska, for the funeral of an old friend and finds a new set of quirky characters and reunites with old ones in this continuation of the classic series." Original series co-creator Josh Brand is penning the project with Morrow, John Falsey and Ben Silverman also on board to executive produce for Universal Television. Actor John Corbett will also receive a producing credit. (Deadline.com)
SALVATION (CBS) - The Eye has pulled the plug on the summer series after two seasons. (Variety.com)





  [october 2019]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· BLINDSPOT (NBC)
· BOSCH (AMAZON)
· DEUCE, THE (HBO)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GREAT, THE (HULU)
· HOOPS (NETFLIX)
· MAGNUM PI (CBS)
· MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE, THE (AMAZON)
· NORTHERN EXPOSURE (CBS)
· SALVATION (CBS)





[10/19/19 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "WWE SmackDown" Hold Onto Demo Crown
The network edges the competition among adults 18-49 while CBS remains the most-watched network.

[10/18/19 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 18
Updates include: NBC caps "Bluff City Law" run at 10 episodes; Netflix puts "Cowboy Bebop" filming on hiatus following John Cho injury; and Casey Wilson signs onto HBO Max's "Delilah."

[10/18/19 - 12:02 PM]
Emmy Award-Nominated "Making It" Hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Return to NBC Dec. 2 with a Craftworthy and Comedy-Filled New Season
"I'm so happy to be back in the barn for season two of 'Making It' with my pal Nick, where the Makers create masterpieces and everyone continues to aggressively like each other," Poehler said.

[10/18/19 - 12:00 PM]
Curtains Will Rise Again on a Second Season of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" on Disney+
Production on season two will resume early next year in Salt Lake City, Utah.

[10/18/19 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Animation Domination's Newest Entry, "Bless the Harts," for a Second Season
The half-hour animated comedy follows the Harts, a Southern family that is always broke, and forever struggling to make ends meet.

[10/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
Ashanti Joins Lifetime's "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" Slate with New Holiday Movie
This holiday season Lifetime is decking your halls early with its largest holiday movie slate ever.

[10/18/19 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Max Picks Up "Expecting Amy" (wt) from Emmy(R) Award Winner Amy Schumer
The unfiltered documentary takes viewers behind-the-scenes as Schumer goes through an extraordinarily difficult pregnancy while touring to prepare for a stand-up special.

[10/18/19 - 09:11 AM]
"Bill Burr Presents Jessica Kirson: Talking to Myself" - One Hour Stand-Up Special Premieres Friday, December 6 at Midnight ET/PT
Said installment is the third of three All Things Comedy produced specials previously announced by Comedy Central

[10/18/19 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Lifestyle Docuseries "Brad & Gary Go To... " (wt)
The six-episode series will follow Hollywood power couple, Brad Goreski and Gary Janetti, as they go on a jet-setting culinary adventure around the globe, inspired by their Instagram stories.

[10/18/19 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Cruise to Victory
The network dominates the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/18/19 - 03:16 AM]
Video: "We Are The Wave" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A group of teens pursue dreams of a better future, led by a new student who recruits four outsiders for the fight.

[10/18/19 - 02:41 AM]
Netflix Creates a Global Culture Moment, Brings Together King Khan and Legendary Conversationalist, David Letterman
The show will be presented as a stand alone special on October 25 and combines two interests for which Letterman is renowned: in-depth conversations with extraordinary people, and in-the-field segments expressing his curiosity and humor.

[10/17/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 17
Updates include: Jim Jefferies to star in potential NBC comedy; CBS Television Studios eyes "Clueless" TV series; and Kurt Sutter fired from FX's "Mayans MC."

[10/17/19 - 08:42 PM]
Globe Studios and Netflix Partner Exclusively to Bring Filipino Film "Dead Kids" to Global Audiences
"Dead Kids" is a story based on true events, that touches on an exciting mix of friendship, coming-of-age, thriller, and crime rolled into one, societal eye-opening movie.

[10/17/19 - 11:07 AM]
ABC News, in Partnership with ITN Productions and ITV News, Presents Special Prime-Time Documentary "Harry & Meghan: An African Journey," Airing Wednesday, Oct. 23
The world's most talked-about couple - the Duke and Duchess of Sussex - speak exclusively with ITV News at Ten anchor Tom Bradby and candidly address the pressures and challenges they face as a young family living in the glare of the world's media.