or


[03/22/03 - 12:00 AM]
Pilot Update: March 21
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

CHICAGO (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from various wire reports each morning:

A MINUTE WITH STAN HOOPER (FOX) - Daniel Roebuck has joined Norm Macdonald's comedy pilot.

THE HELP (WB) - Keri Lynn Pratt ("Manchester Prep") will play Veronica in the Warner Bros. TV/Original TV comedy pilot.

KID MAYOR (WB) - Tony winner Christine Ebersole has joined the Frog comedy pilot.

THE LYON'S DEN (NBC) - Rick Ravanello ("Monte Walsh") has joined the cast of the Rob Lowe drama.

NOT A CLUE (A.K.A. CRIMINOLOGY 101) (CBS) - Rick Ravanello has snagged a role in the Eye drama, which now runs under the title "Not a Clue."

SKIN (FOX) - Rachel Ticotin has been added to the cast of the drama pilot.

THE SNOBS (A.K.A. THE MALLARDS) (FOX) - Paget Brewster ("Andy Richter Controls the Universe") has been tapped to star in the FOX comedy, which now runs under the title "The Snobs."

UNTITLED BENJAMIN BENITZ PROJECT (ABC, New!) - Benjamin Benitez ("Without a Trace," "Angel," "The Division") has inked a talent holding deal with ABC to star in a drama series project for the network. Earlier this year, he was selected to perform at both ABC's and CBS' diversity talent showcases and was offered the deal by ABC soon thereafter. The pact is set to run through January. Because it came down late in this year's development cycle, Benitez is expected to be considered for casting replacements on fall series as well as midseason shows.

UNTITLED DAN FINNERTY PROJECT (ABC) - Gerald McRaney ("Major Dad") has been cast in Dan Finnerty's untitled comedy pilot.

UNTITLED FLETT-GIORDANO/RANBERG PROJECT (ABC) - John Benjamin Hickey ("The Anniversary Party") has joined the cast of the untitled half-hour. He'll portray one of two gay men who raised Maggie Lawson's character. Lawson stars as a woman whose politics are left-leaning but ends up dating a conservative man.

UNTITLED FRATERNAL TWINS PROJECT (FOX) - Stephen Tobolowsky has been cast in the untitled twins comedy pilot.

Sources: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Reuters





  [march 2003]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· ANDY RICHTER CONTROLS THE UNIVERSE (FOX)
· ANGEL (WB)
· DAN SHOW, THE (ABC)
· DIVISION, THE (LIFETIME)
· HELP, THE (WB)
· IT'S ALL RELATIVE (ABC)
· LYON'S DEN, THE (NBC)
· MANCHESTER PREP (FOX)
· MAYOR, THE (WB)
· MINUTE WITH STAN HOOPER, A (FOX)
· MONTE WALSH (TNT)
· NOT A CLUE (CBS)
· SKIN (FOX)
· SNOBS, THE (FOX)
· UNTITLED BENJAMIN BENITZ PROJECT (ABC)
· UNTITLED FRATERNAL TWINS PROJECT (FOX)
· WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS)





[05/21/18 - 12:35 PM]
Meet the Cast of "Siempre Bruja," Netflix's Second Announced Colombian Original
The series will follow 18 year old Carmen, a Colombian slave and witch from the 17th century who, in a desperate attempt to save her loved one, travels in time to present day Cartagena.

[05/21/18 - 12:13 PM]
FOX to Air Two "Bonus" Episodes of "Lucifer" on Monday, May 28
"Boo Normal" and "Once Upon a Time" were produced during the show's third season but did not air.

[05/21/18 - 12:04 PM]
Sundance Now Celebrates Pride Month with the Exclusive U.S. Premiere of "Take 5: Beyond the Parades"
The exclusive collection explores timely stories of personal identity, transformation and acceptance, as well as critical looks at social movements and injustices worldwide.

[05/21/18 - 10:30 AM]
Bravo Media Orders Eight New Projects for Development
These new projects build upon Bravo's diverse breadth of industry leading formats and established series.

[05/21/18 - 10:03 AM]
Lena Waithe to Be Honored with the "Trailblazer" Award at the 2018 "MTV Movie & TV Awards" Hosted by Tiffany Haddish
The award recognizes game-changing creators with fresh and fearless voices in entertainment.

[05/21/18 - 09:57 AM]
"My Last Days," An Uplifting Docuseries Created by "Jane the Virgin" Star Justin Baldoni, Returns to The CW Friday, May 25
"When I first started this series five years ago, I never could have imagined it would have come this far," said Baldoni.

[05/21/18 - 09:26 AM]
SundanceTV & Sundance Now Announces Partnership with Tele Munchen Group (TMG) for "The Name of the Rose"
Set in Italy in 1327, "The Name of the Rose" follows the Franciscan monk William of Baskerville (John Turturro) and his novice Adso von Melk (Damian Hardung) as they arrive at a secluded monastery in the Alps.

[05/21/18 - 09:10 AM]
CBS News to Launch Second Season of "48 Hours: NCIS," Giving Viewers Unprecedented Accesses to Real NCIS Cases
Rocky Carroll returns as narrator on the latest six-part series.

[05/21/18 - 09:02 AM]
Netflix Forming Storytelling Partnership with Barack and Michelle Obama
The Obamas will produce a diverse mix of content, including the potential for scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries and features.

[05/21/18 - 08:12 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Put NBC on Top in Demos
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49, holding off the "American Idol"-fueled ABC.

[05/21/18 - 07:08 AM]
Video: AMC Releases All-New "Preacher" Promo in Anticipation of the Season Three Premiere on Sunday, June 24 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
The fiery new promo raises the curtain on our sinister cast of characters including Jesse, Cassidy, Tulip, Gran'ma, Allfather, God Dog, and many more.

[05/21/18 - 07:03 AM]
Freeform Celebrates the Series Finale of ABC's Hit Comedy "The Middle" with a Mini-Marathon, on May 22
For those who don't want to say farewell, fans of the show can relive The Hecks' hilarious ups and downs weekdays Monday - Friday on Freeform.

[05/20/18 - 08:55 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Keeps Demo Crown with NHL Playoffs
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster overall.

[05/20/18 - 08:43 AM]
Second-Highest Rated NBA Eastern Conference Finals Game 3 Ever on ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, May 19.

[05/19/18 - 08:36 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demo Race with "MasterChef Junior" Finale
The network takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched among the broadcasters.