or


[01/06/20 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 6
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!


GLOOP WORLD (Quibi, New!) - Justin Roiland, John Harvatine IV and Eric Towner have set up a stop-motion animated series at the streaming service that "chronicles the absurd but strangely relatable lives of roommates Bob Roundy and Funzy, two anthropomorphic blobs who navigate the malleable suburbia and outskirts of Gloop World." Said trio will executive produce - with Harvatine directing - alongside Seth Green, Matthew Senreich and Chris Waters for Stoopid Buddy Stoodios. (Deadline.com)
LUCIFER (Netflix) - Dennis Haysbert has been cast as God for the show's fifth and final season as "the rebellious Lucifer (Tom Ellis) and his angelic brother (and God's favorite son) Amenadiel (D.B. Woodside) will be spending some quality time with their father in the farewell season." (EW.com)
REAL, THE (Syndication) - Amanda Seales has been upped from guest to permanent co-host of the series. Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai and Tamera Mowry-Housley are also featured on the daytime entry. (Deadline.com)
SAVED BY THE BELL (Peacock) - Josie Totah has signed onto the sequel series as Lexi, "a beautiful, sharp-tongued cheerleader and the most popular girl at Bayside High who is both admired and feared by her fellow students." Totah will also be credited as a producer on the show. (THR.com)
SEVERANCE (Apple) - Patricia Arquette is set to star alongside Adam Scott in the Ben Stiller-helmed series, a workplace thriller that introduces Lumen Industries, a company that's looking to take work-life balance to a new level. Scott plays Mark, an employee with a dark past trying to put himself back together, with Arquette as his boss. (Deadline.com)
STUMPTOWN (ABC) - Comedian Mike Epps will guest on the show's January 8 episode as a famous TV judge who hires Dex to help find his prodigal brother but soon finds that she is not the only one looking for him. (Variety.com)
TEMPORARY HUMANS (FOX, New!) - Marc Sloboda, Evan Hill and Nick Bailey are set to team for an animated comedy at the network which follows Jake, "a hapless twenty something who rescues a naked amnesiac, Sammy, from an explosion in a lake and makes him his roommate." FOX Entertainment and Sony Pictures Television are behind the project, with Electric Avenue's Will Arnett and Marc Forman as well as Peter Principato and Charlie Sanders likewise executive producing. (Variety.com)
UNTITLED BRADLEY, CRAGG & RAMSAY PROJECT (FOX, New!) - Steven Cragg and Brian Bradley are set to team with Gordon Ramsay for a single-camera comedy at the network in which "after a huge blow up with her perfectionist, demanding, Gordon Ramsay-like mentor, young chef Lena decides to strike out on her own. Thinking there's got to be a better way to run a kitchen, she opens her own restaurant. But after a twist of fate throws them back together, she finds herself stuck with her opinionated, foul-mouthed former boss, not only in her kitchen but in her personal life too." Studio Ramsay's Ramsay and SideCar's Gail Berman will executive produce alongside Cragg and Bradley for FOX Entertainment. There are no plans for Ramsay to act in the series. (Deadline.com)





  [april 2021]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GLOOP WORLD (QUIBI)
· LUCIFER (NETFLIX)
· REAL, THE (SYNDICATION)
· SAVED BY THE BELL (PEACOCK)
· SEVERANCE (APPLE TV PLUS)
· STUMPTOWN (ABC)
· TEMPORARY HUMANS (FOX)
· UNTITLED BRADLEY, CRAGG & RAMSAY PROJECT (FOX)





[04/09/21 - 12:18 PM]
"Bering Sea Gold" Returns for Its Milestone 10th Year on April 30 with New Claims, Bigger Stakes and More Familiar Faces
Find out who's staking their claim in an all-new season premiering on Friday, April 30 at 9:00/8:00c on Discovery and streaming on discovery+.

[04/09/21 - 10:05 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Lead Competitive Night
"Grey's Anatomy" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" both top the evening among adults 18-49.

[04/09/21 - 09:30 AM]
"The Price Is Right at Night" Welcomes "Kids Say the Darndest Things" Host Tiffany Haddish and Late Night Talk Show Host Lilly Singh To "Come on Down," April 21 and 28
Haddish will play for the "She Ready Foundation" which supports foster youth; while Singh will play for "Room to Read," the non-profit helping millions of kids in low-income communities.

[04/09/21 - 09:22 AM]
discovery+ Announces It Will Capture Egyptologist Dr. Zahi Hawass' Incredible Findings of 3,000-Year-Old Lost Golden City in Luxor
The incredible findings will air in an all-new special coming to discovery+.

[04/09/21 - 09:03 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases First Look at Variety Series "Ziwe"
The series features interviews, musical numbers, guest stars, sketches and more - including unscripted and unpredictable interactions with everyday people.

[04/09/21 - 08:00 AM]
HBO Max Orders "The Real Magic Mike" (wt)
From the producers behind the Magic Mike franchise and live shows comes an exhilarating and sexy series that will transform a group of men into real-life Magic Mikes.

[04/09/21 - 05:12 AM]
Video: "The Innocent" - Official Trailer - Netflix
An accidental killing leads a man down a dark hole of intrigue and murder.

[04/09/21 - 01:01 AM]
Video: "Into the Beat" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A teen ballerina discovers hip-hop by chance and is faced with an impossible choice: Does she follow her parents' footsteps... or her newfound passion?

[04/08/21 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 8
Updates include: CBS taps leads of "How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men's Feelings"; Renée Elise Goldsberry cast in "She-Hulk" at Disney+; and Eli Goree scores role on Amazon's "The Peripheral."

[04/08/21 - 10:31 PM]
Video: "Milestone" - Official Trailer - Ivan Ayr, Suvinder Vicky, Lakshvir Saran - Netflix India
A newly bereaved trucker, a legacy to be passed down, and a milestone that comes with its own consequences.

[04/08/21 - 06:01 PM]
Video: "Law School" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When a grim incident occurs at their prestigious school, justice through law is put to a test by a tough law professor and his ambitious students.

[04/08/21 - 02:31 PM]
"American Skin" Makes Its Streaming Debut on BET+ Next Week
The film follows a Black Iraqi War Vet, Lincoln Jefferson (Nate Parker), who after being denied a fair trial following the shooting death of his teenage son by a white police officer, desperately seeks justice and accountability for his son's death.

[04/08/21 - 11:31 AM]
Netflix and Sony Pictures Entertainment Sign Pay-one U.S. Licensing Deal for Feature Films
Under the deal, Netflix will obtain first pay window rights to SPE titles following their theatrical and home entertainment windows.

[04/08/21 - 11:15 AM]
Jamie Lee Curtis, Keith David, Kevin Smith & More Among Presenters for 2021 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards
The ceremony, which recognizes outstanding achievement in horror film and television, will premiere Sunday, April 18 at 8:00/7:00c exclusively on Shudder.

[04/08/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "The Woman in the Window" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Anna Fox (Amy Adams) feels safest when she's watching the world from behind her window; until the Russell family moves in across the street, and she witnesses something unimaginable.