or


[01/13/11 - 07:38 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 13
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!


CATCH (NBC) - Jerry Rice, Michael Kosta and Rob Gleeson have been tapped to host the game show pilot, which involves contestants playing a complex version of the game catch. FremantleMedia North America is producing.


CHARLIE'S ANGELS (ABC) - Robert Wagner is set to reprise his role of the voice of Charlie in the drama pilot, a modern take on the "Angels" set in Miami. Alfred Gough and Miles Miller penned the hour, which is set up at Sony Pictures Television and Flower Films. The pair are executive producing alongside Drew Barrymore, Leonard Goldberg and Nancy Juvonen.


GARFUNKEL & OATES (HBO, New!) - Comedians Kate Micucci ("Raising Hope") and Riki Lindhome ("Enlightened") are set to team for a potential comedy at the pay channel based on their Garfunkel and Oates' musical comedy act. Richie Keen ("Important Things With Demetri Martin") is co-writing the half-hour alongside the duo, which "features folksy irreverent tunes and sketches." They'll also executive produce with Principato-Young's Jonathan Stern.


GRACE (ABC, New!) - Krista Vernoff ("Grey's Anatomy") has booked a pilot order from the Alphabet for "a dysfunctional family drama set in the world of professional dance." "Dancing With the Stars" judge Carrie Ann Inaba is executive producing the hour alongside Vernoff for ABC Studios.


PARTNERS (ABC, New!) - Edward Allen Bernero ("Criminal Minds") has likewise snagged a pilot commitment from the network for "a police drama centered on two female police detectives who are fiercely loyal to one another since they're also secretly sisters." ABC Studios is producing.


THE VOICE (NBC) - Carson Daly ("Last Call with Carson Daly") is reportedly in talks to host the upcoming talent competition, in which "singers will be mentored by music industry professionals, compete weekly in front of a panel of coaches, and America will decide which singer will be worthy of the grand prize." John De Mol and Mark Burnett are behind the project, which is set up at Warner Horizon Television.






  [january 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· CATCH, THE (NBC)
· CHARLIE'S ANGELS (ABC)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· ENLIGHTENED (HBO)
· GARFUNKEL & OATES (IFC)
· GRACE (ABC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· IMPORTANT THINGS WITH DEMETRI MARTIN (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· PARTNERS (ABC)
· RAISING HOPE (FOX)
· VOICE, THE (NBC)





[03/22/17 - 04:38 PM]
Outdoor Lifestyles Drive Double-Digit Ratings Growth on Great American Country
To build on that success in 2017, the network will deliver 254 hours of programming that focus on road trips, RV living and cool cabins.

[03/22/17 - 04:18 PM]
Jackson Galaxy Returns in Animal Planet's "My Cat from Hell" on Saturday, April 29
Between working with a cat named after him and saving the lives of 50 kittens, Jackson delves into his personal evolution exploring his past, present and future as he connects with remarkable felines in some of the most extreme circumstances.

[03/22/17 - 04:15 PM]
Travel Channel Programming Takes Off with Awesome Adventures in 2017
The network has commissioned more than 390 new hours of programming this year, including several freshman series and more than 18 pilots.

[03/22/17 - 04:11 PM]
NBC Bumps "Powerless" for Another "Trial & Error" Encore on Thursday
Look for a rebroadcast of the "A Wrench in the Case" episode at 8:30/7:30c.

[03/22/17 - 03:45 PM]
FOX Announces Summer Premiere Dates
This summer, Thursdays are all about match-making and music, with the debuts of "Love Connection" and "Beat Shazam" on May 25.

[03/22/17 - 03:18 PM]
HGTV Programming Primed and Ready for More Ratings Success in 2017
The cable channel is amplifying its 2017 programming lineup with an impressive 567 hours of original programming, including nine new series and fresh episodes of 28 popular titles.

[03/22/17 - 03:03 PM]
"Archer, P.I." Augmented Reality App Lets Fans Solve Cases Like Detective Sterling Archer
The multiplatform augmented reality app encourages fans to interact with "Archer: Dreamland" on screen and with real world objects to win prizes and solve cases.

[03/22/17 - 02:02 PM]
Dynamic Renovations of Vintage Properties, Beachfront Homes, Backyard Buildings and Swimming Pools Enhance DIY Network Programming Roster in 2017
The network is loading in 301 hours of new original programming in 2017, including 12 new series, 27 returning favorites and 22 one-hour specials.

[03/22/17 - 01:15 PM]
John Cho Joins "Difficult People" Season Three
Cho has been cast for a multi-episode arc in the third season.

[03/22/17 - 01:13 PM]
USA Network Pilot "Unsolved: The Murders of Biggie and Tupac" (WT) Announces Additional Casting Including the Role of Sean "Puffy" Combs
Luke James is set to play Sean "Puffy" Combs, the young and wildly successful founder of Bad Boy Records, the label of Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls.

[03/22/17 - 12:43 PM]
Bravo Media Delivers Top Shelf Drama on the Three-Part Reunion of "Vanderpump Rules" Beginning Monday, April 3 at 8 PM ET/PT
Jax Taylor, Stassi Schroeder, Scheana Shay, Tom Sandoval, Ariana Madix, James Kennedy, Katie Maloney, Tom Schwartz, Kristen Doute and Brittany Catwright hold nothing back as they answer the tough questions.

[03/22/17 - 11:09 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Recounts the Chaotic Days Following the Rodney King Verdict in "The Lost Tapes: LA Riots"
This latest installment of Smithsonian Channel's chilling series "The Lost Tapes" recaptures the chaotic days following the Rodney King verdict with powerful media coverage, home videos, gripping photographs and LAPD recordings.

[03/22/17 - 10:07 AM]
Diane Sawyer Interviews Caitlyn Jenner Two Years After Groundbreaking ABC News Special, Friday, April 21
ABC News Anchor Diane Sawyer will interview Caitlyn Jenner two years after the first exclusive one-on-one with the former Olympian.

[03/22/17 - 10:00 AM]
Additional Performers Announced for the "52nd ACM Awards"
Lauren Daigle, Faith Hill, Sam Hunt, Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts, Reba McEntire, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton, Cole Swindell, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban have been added to the stellar lineup of performers.

[03/22/17 - 09:19 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Stay on Top
ABC, CBS, FOX and The CW split the silver among adults 18-49.