or


[04/11/03 - 12:00 AM]
Pilot Update: April 11
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

CRAZY LOVE (CBS) - William Daniels ("Boy Meets World") will play husband to Cloris Leachman and father to Peter MacNichol in the Eye's comedy pilot.

OLD SCHOOL (UPN) - Tessie Santiago ("Good Morning, Miami") has signed on to UPN's comedy pilot presentation.

THE POOL AT MADDY BREAKER'S (FOX) - Nicholas Brendon ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), Eric Nenninger ("Malcolm in the Middle") and Matt Bushell ("Angel") are set as Jeff, Bob and Rodger respectively in FOX's comedy pilot about three 28-year-olds (Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Jill Ritchie, Reagan Pasternak) who were popular in high school but went nowhere after that.

SIXTEEN TO LIFE (WB) - Jon Tenney ("Get Real," "Kristin") will star as a down-on-his-luck father who's taken care of by his 16-year-old daughter (Sprague Grayden) in the Frog's comedy pilot.

STARTING OVER (Syndication) - NBC Enterprises' latest syndicated offering has been cleared in 80% of the United States for the 2003-04 season. The clearances include 29 of the top 30 markets and 46 of the top 50. The reality series will feature a group of women who each have a compelling reason to start their lives over. The participants then move into a house in Chicago as they pursue their various efforts to start their lives over.

UNTITLED HOWIE MANDEL PROJECT (NBC) - Stacy Galina has been tapped as the female lead in Mandel's untitled comedy for the Peacock.

VEGAS DICK (UPN) - Katherine Heigl ("Roswell") is on board UPN's drama presentation about a former con man who ends up the inhouse detective at a hard rock-like casino in Vegas.

Sources: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Reuters





  [april 2003]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· ANGEL (WB)
· BOY MEETS WORLD (ABC)
· BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (UPN)
· CRAZY LOVE (CBS)
· GET REAL (FOX)
· GOOD MORNING, MIAMI (NBC)
· HIDDEN HOWIE: THE PRIVATE LIFE OF A PUBLIC NUISANCE (BRAVO)
· KRISTIN (NBC)
· MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE (FOX)
· OLD SCHOOL (UPN)
· POOL AT MADDY BREAKER'S, THE (FOX)
· ROSWELL (UPN)
· SIXTEEN TO LIFE (CBS)
· STARTING OVER (SYNDICATION)
· VEGAS DICK (UPN)





[08/29/16 - 02:28 PM]
NBC's "The New Celebrity Apprentice," "Grimm" and "Emerald City" Receive January Debut Dates
"Grimm" will begin its sixth and final season on Friday, January 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/29/16 - 01:23 PM]
"Indian Summers," Season 2 on "Masterpiece" on PBS
Look for the new season Sunday nights beginning September 11 through November 20.

[08/29/16 - 12:34 PM]
Video: Starz Releases Official Season Two Key Art and Video for Original Series "Ash vs Evil Dead"
Season Two kicks off with a double-deadite battle royale interrupting the party, Ash is forced to return back to his hometown of Elk Grove, Michigan... and as always, Evil follows him.

[08/29/16 - 12:29 PM]
"Flip or Flop" Helps Deliver More Than Seven Million Total Viewers to HGTV
HGTV spins the numbers for Thursday, August 25.

[08/29/16 - 12:26 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Commemorates 9/11 on Fifteenth Anniversary with Special Day of Programming
Smithsonian Channel will mark the fifteenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a special day of programming on Sunday, September 11.

[08/29/16 - 12:24 PM]
Nickelodeon Takes Skateboarding to New Heights in "Jagger Eaton's Mega Life," New Docu-Series Premiering Friday, Sept. 9, at 7:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
The 20-episode series follows Eaton as he immerses himself in the world of his sports idols - Chris Bosh, Leticia Bufoni, Bubba Wallace, Larry Fitzgerald, Erika Lang, to name a few, who are pushing their limits and inspiring others to do the same.

[08/29/16 - 12:12 PM]
"Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks," An Unprecedented Look at the Jan. 2015 Al-Qaeda and ISIS Attacks in Paris, Debuts Sept. 19 on HBO
Emmy(R) nominee Dan Reed ("Terror at the Mall") spotlights the courage and resilience of Parisian police and citizens.

[08/29/16 - 12:03 PM]
Freeform Announces the Series Finale of "Pretty Little Liars" and Premiere of I. Marlene King's New Series "Famous in Love"
Freeform announced the news today via a Facebook live interview with creator and showrunner I. Marlene King and cast members Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell and Sasha Pieterse.

[08/29/16 - 11:59 AM]
Tori Amos Contributes Original Song "Flicker" to Netflix's Upcoming Documentary Audrie & Daisy
"Flicker" will be available on all major digital platforms on Friday, September 9.

[08/29/16 - 11:57 AM]
Showtime(R) Sets World Television Premiere of Award-Winning Documentary Film "Weiner"
Directed and produced by Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg, the critically-acclaimed documentary will premiere Saturday, October 22 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/29/16 - 11:26 AM]
Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale Lead Twelve Hopeless Bakers in an Intense Boot Camp on Food Network's "Worst Bakers in America"
The two stars of sweets attempt to mold these masters of cake-wrecks and colossal cookie-fails until one vastly-improved wannabe baker rises to the level of pastry perfection.

[08/29/16 - 11:11 AM]
David Boyd Joins as Producer/Director on Spike & TWC-Dimension Television Series "The Mist"
"I'm honored to be working alongside Christian Torpe and all his incisive talent, and all the focused people at Spike and Dimension," said Boyd.

[08/29/16 - 10:37 AM]
Video: #LoweRoast Preview Clips - Peyton Manning on a New Career Opportunity for Rob, Jewel Disses Ann Coulter
Look for the full telecast this Monday, September 5 on Comedy Central.

[08/29/16 - 10:35 AM]
Travel Channel Reveals the Compelling Challenges and Stories Behind Mount Everest Climbs in "Everest Air"
Each hour-long episode provides a rare glimpse into the exhilarating encounters and unrivaled majesty that compel climbers to take on the world's highest peak.

[08/29/16 - 10:16 AM]
The CW Unveils Fall 2016 Key Art
Check out the posters for "Frequency," "No Tomorrow" and "Supergirl."