[08/31/20 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 31
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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ASHLEY GARCIA: GENIUS IN LOVE/THE BIG SHOW SHOW (Netflix) - The streaming service has canceled both multi-camera family sitcoms. Each however will return this December for special stand-alone Christmas episodes filmed during their original runs. (Deadline.com)
BIG WISHES (ABC, New!) - Writer Kristen Bartlett and director James Griffiths are set to team for a single-camera comedy at the Alphabet in which "plenty of charities make wishes come true for sick kids, but Big Wishes asks who's there to fulfill the dreams of dying adults? Karla and her best friend Hyacinth set out to right this wrong and give the 18 and older set a reason to live another day." ABC Signature is behind the half-hour with Tiny Reparations' Phoebe Robinson executive producing alongside Bartlett and Fee-Fi-Fo Films' Griffiths. (Deadline.com)
BREEDERS (FX) - The Martin Freeman-led comedy is the latest to resume production in the U.K. (Variety.com)
CHICAGO FIRE (NBC) - Daniel Kyri's rookie firefighter Darren Ritter will return as a regular during the upcoming ninth season. (Deadline.com)
FELIX EVER AFTER (Amazon, New!) - Kacen Callender's young adult novel - "which tells the story of a transgender teen grappling with identity and self-discovery while falling in love for the first time" - is being developed for TV by Amazon Studios. Will Graham and Hailey Wierengo of Field Trip Productions are the executive producers. (Deadline.com)
FLIGHT ATTENDANT, THE/FOR LIFE (HBO Max/ABC) - Both New York-based series are back in production. The latter started shooting its second season August 26 while the former resumed filming today. (Deadline.com)
NOS4A2 (AMC) - Executive producer Jami O'Brien announced via social media that AMC has pulled the plug on the series after two seasons. (@jami_obrien)
SEX/LIFE (Netflix) - The Sarah Shahi-led drama - about a suburban mother of two who takes a fantasy-charged trip down memory lane that sets her very married present on a collision course with her wild-child past - kicked off production on Monday. (Deadline.com)
UNTITLED JARED GENSER PROJECT (Amazon, New!) - Orlando Bloom is developing a TV series at Amazon Studios about human rights lawyer Jared Genser, "who has helped free political prisoners in a number of hot zones around the world." Bloom will executive produce the project via his Amazing Owl Productions banner alongside TrueNorth Media's Bruce Richmond. No writer was indicated. Genser himself will receive a co-executive producer credit. (Deadline.com)
UNTITLED WOODSTOCK '99 PROJECT (Netflix, New!) - Raw TV and BBH Entertainment are set to team for a documentary series about "the infamous Woodstock '99 music festival, a four-day event designed to celebrate the 30-year anniversary of the original 1969 Woodstock festival that ended in fiery chaos." Production is underway on the project. No other auspices were given. (Deadline.com)

  [november 2020]  

· NOS4A2 (AMC)

[11/27/20 - 08:46 PM]
NFL Pushes Ravens-Steelers to Tuesday; NBC Sends "The Voice," "Transplant" to Thursday
The matchup, original slated for Thanksgiving, is on the move for the second time.

[11/27/20 - 09:12 AM]
Video: "The Available Wife" - Official Trailer - Coming to UMC
In the film, due on December 17, Nicole Wright, a successful music CEO, realizes that her life is about to crumble in front of her.

[11/27/20 - 05:38 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ and Mariah Carey Unveil Official Trailer for "Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special," Offering a First Look at the Holiday Extravaganza, Set to Debut December 4
Combining musical performances, dynamic dancing and groundbreaking animation, the undisputed Queen of Christmas jumps into action to create a holiday spectacular to make the whole world merry.

[11/26/20 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "3 Caminos" - Official Trailer - Amazon Prime Video
The streaming service's latest original bows Friday, January 22.

[11/26/20 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "The Prom" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A group of down-on-their-luck Broadway stars shake up a small Indiana town as they rally behind a teen who just wants to attend prom with her girlfriend.

[11/25/20 - 12:13 PM]
"Married at First Sight" Heads Down the Aisle in Atlanta for Season 12 on January 13 with Three Hour Megasized Premiere
Season 12 is set to be the most romantic, diverse, and surprising season yet as ten brave-but-loveless singles meet their new spouse at the altar and enter a legally binding marriage at first sight.

[11/25/20 - 12:06 PM]
NFL Moves Ravens-Steelers Thanksgiving Primetime Game to Sunday, November 29
In its place, NBC will rebroadcast "The National Dog Show" alongside a repeat of "The Wall."

[11/25/20 - 10:47 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer and Key Art for Max Original "House of Ho" Premiering Thursday, Dec. 10
The series follow the lives, loves, and conflicts of the Hos, a wealthy Vietnamese-American family in Houston who've built a multimillion-dollar empire.

[11/25/20 - 10:31 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Closes Out 2020 with Three Shows in December, Live Coast-to-Coast
Jason Bateman, Timothée Chalamet and Kristen Wiig are on tap to host in the coming weeks.

[11/25/20 - 10:08 AM]
Video: "On Pointe" - Official Trailer - Disney+
Get a glimpse into the students from the School of American Ballet in the series, due on Friday, December 18.

[11/25/20 - 10:00 AM]
An Incredible Lineup of Talent Set to Join the "Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes - At Home Holiday Special"
NBC News' "Today" co-anchors Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb will host the joyous event.

[11/25/20 - 09:00 AM]
More Performers Announced for the One-Hour Concert Special "Play On: Celebrating The Power of Music to Make Change," on a New Date and Time, Tuesday, Dec. 15
The one-hour special was previously scheduled for Saturday, December 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/25/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Keeps ABC on Top in Demos
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS leads the night in total viewers.

[11/25/20 - 08:00 AM]
HBO Max Highlights - December 2020
Newly announced premieres include "House of Ho" on December 10 and "Homeschool Musical Class of 2020" on December 17.

[11/25/20 - 06:33 AM]
FOX College Hoops Tips Off 2020-21 Season with Thanksgiving Week Feast
Gus Johnson, the most exciting voice in sports, returns as the network's lead play-by-play announcer, with former All-American and NBA veteran Jim Jackson and Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Bill Raftery serving as FOX Sports' lead game analysts.