[05/03/11 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 3 By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)
LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:
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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! CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP (ABC, New!) - The Alphabet has reportedly ordered six episodes of a celebrity edition of its veteran reality series. Casting is underway on the project, which will see celebrities switch lifestyles for a week. Zodiak USA is producing.
COUGAR TOWN (ABC) - Co-executive producers Chrissy Pietrosh and Jessica Goldstein have inked a two-year overall deal with producer ABC Studios. The pact covers their duties on the Wednesday night comedy as well as any future development. No financial details were released. This past development cycle, the duo penned "Besties" for the ABC Studios-based Mark Gordon Co. which didn't receive a pilot commitment from the network.
JERSEY SHORE (MTV) - Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is the latest cast member to sign a development deal with the cable channel. Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Jenni "JWoww" Farley and Paul "DJ Pauly D" Delvecchio previously inked similar pacts, which resulted in their upcoming series. MTV likewise will film a presentation featuring Sorrentino however no details were given.
MEDIUM (CBS) - Glenn Gordon Caron has signed a new two-year, seven-figure overall deal with producer CBS Television Studios. As is custom, the pact calls for the veteran writer/producer to develop new series projects for the studio.
[05/29/15 - 01:19 PM]
Video: TLC's "Return to Amish" and "Gypsy Sisters" Season Premieres Sunday, May 31st at 9/8c Check out the superteases for the new seasons of both series.
[05/29/15 - 12:30 PM]
Video: Get Ready for the Slime-Soaked Premiere of "Boom!," Hosted by Tom Papa FOX's latest summer entry launches Thursday, June 25 at 8:00/7:00c.
[05/29/15 - 12:24 PM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Win May Sweep in 18-49 and Other Key Demos NBC spins the late-night numbers for the May sweeps period.
[05/29/15 - 11:53 AM]
Showtime(R) Unveils Poster Art and Official Teaser for Season Three of the Hit Series "Ray Donovan," Starring Emmy(R) Nominee Liev Schreiber The new season bows Sunday, July 12 at 9:00/8:00c on the pay channel.
[05/29/15 - 10:00 AM]
Video: Starz Releases New Teasers for "Ash vs Evil Dead" "Ash vs Evil Dead," which is currently in production in New Zealand, is the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror film franchise The Evil Dead and is set to premiere this fall.
[05/29/15 - 10:00 AM]
"Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted" Will Debut Saturday, August 22 Exclusively on HBO Featuring the Grammy nominee in an all-new standup performance before a live audience, Notaro's first HBO comedy special will tape in Boston this coming Sunday, May 31 at the Wilbur Theatre.
[05/29/15 - 09:44 AM]
Spike TV's Hit Original Series "Bar Rescue" Returns with New Episodes Sunday, June 21 at 9:00PM ET/PT "Bar Rescue" is back with more all new episodes featuring bars across America in dire need of one last shot at success.
[05/29/15 - 08:38 AM]
"500 Questions" Finale Is Up to Earn 2-Year Highs for ABC in Its Thursday Slot ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 28.
[05/29/15 - 08:37 AM]
USA Network Teams Up with Dubsmash to Become the First Basic Cable Network Partner with a Branded Channel for "Chrisley Knows Best" The Chrisley family will be joining in on the fun and creating their very own Dubsmash videos throughout the course of the season, which will be shared over the show's official social media handles.
[05/29/15 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Tight Demo Race "Bones" and "Wayward Pines" help lead the network among adults 18-49.
[05/29/15 - 08:22 AM]
NBC Comes in #2 for the Night in the 18-49 Demo Against the Big 4 Networks NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 28.
[05/29/15 - 07:57 AM]
ABC Grows by Double Digits to Its Best Late-Night Performance in 4 Weeks ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 18-22.
[05/29/15 - 07:43 AM]
American Heroes Channel Reveals "What History Forgot" in Exclusive New Series The six-part series premieres on Tuesday, June 2 at 10:00/9:00c.
[05/29/15 - 07:02 AM]
2015 "CMT Music Awards" Will Be Pitch Perfect as Erin Andrews and Brittany Snow Host the Loudest Night in Country Music Live from Nashville on Wednesday, June 10 at 8:00 PM ET/PT "Being a huge fan of country music, the CMT Music Awards are one of my favorite events of the season," said Andrews.
[05/28/15 - 08:49 PM]
Countdown to Everlasting Love and Marriage with Hallmark Channel with Original Movie Romances and a "Home & Family" Primetime Special The network releases its revised programming stunt details for next month.