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[07/13/20 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 13
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:

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@GENERALSTORIES (Quibi, New!) - Adam Goldberg has set up a potential series at the streaming service which "follows millennial couple Charlie and Lake who decide to uproot their young family and hectic life in Los Angeles to move in with Lake's parents and open a general store in a small East Coast town after a downsizing trend they notice on Instagram. Before they know it, they become Instagram stars themselves and what began as a hobby and sales tool to support the store, quickly become an obsession and exposes problems the family didn't know (or weren't prepared to admit) they had." The project, loosely based on his own experiences with social media, will be helmed by Goldberg with writer Eric Siegel and Stampede Ventures' Greg Silverman and Paul Shapiro also executive producing. (Variety.com)
CRAIG ROSS JR.'S MONOGAMY/DOUBLE CROSS/HOUSE DIVIDED, A/STUCK WITH YOU (UMC) - The streaming service has renewed four of its original scripted series. "Craig Ross Jr.'s Monogamy" and "A House Divided" will return for third seasons while "Double Cross" and "Stuck with You" are due back for sophomore runs. (Deadline.com)
DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC) - Co-hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews will not return for the upcoming 29th season of the series. "Tom Bergeron will forever be part of the Dancing with the Stars family. As we embark on a new creative direction, he departs the show with our sincerest thanks and gratitude for his trademark wit and charm that helped make this show a success. Erin will also not be returning, and we appreciate all that she brought to the ballroom. Fans have been rooting for her since she originally competed as a contestant back in 2010, and her signature sense of humor has become a hallmark of the show," said ABC and producer BBC Studios in a joint statement. (Deadline.com)
OUR HOUSE (NBC, New!) - Ian Deitchman and Kristin Robinson have sold a potential drama to NBCUniversal "which tells the story of three families who all live in the same house in three different timelines." The project is set up at Universal Television with Anonymous Content's Alex Goldstone also executive producing. (Deadline.com)
OVAL, THE/SISTAS (BET) - Filming is slated to resume this week at the Atlanta-based Tyler Perry Studios on the latter series with the former also expected to return later this month. It's understood the cast and crew have been quarantined "since late last week when actors were flown in from Los Angeles and New York on Perry's private plane." (Deadline.com)
REAL, THE (Syndication) - Tamera Mowry-Housley took to social media with the news she is departing the series after six seasons. (@tameramowrytwo)
SEXY BEAST (Paramount Network) - The cable channel has nixed its proposed small screen take on the critically-acclaimed and award-winning feature film. Said decision is tied to "budget cuts in the wake of the Viacom-CBS merger." (Variety.com)
TURN UP CHARLIE (Netflix) - Idris Elba has inked a first-look deal with Apple TV+ where he'll develop new projects via his Green Door Pictures banner. (Deadline.com)





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· @GENERALSTORIES (QUIBI)
· CRAIG ROSS JR.'S MONOGAMY (UMC)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· DOUBLE CROSS (UMC)
· HOUSE DIVIDED, A (UMC)
· OUR HOUSE (NBC)
· OVAL, THE (BET)
· REAL, THE (SYNDICATION)
· SEXY BEAST (PARAMOUNT)
· SISTAS (BET)
· STUCK WITH YOU (UMC)
· TURN UP CHARLIE (NETFLIX)





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