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[11/28/11 - 10:55 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 28
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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THE CULT OF MAC (ABC, New!) - Australian writer Tony McNamara ("Tangle") has booked a potential single-camera comedy at the Alphabet about Ted Macfadden, "who casts back into his 1987 Chicago childhood with his iconoclastic/crazy dad Mac for inspiration in parenting his progressive, modern San Francisco family." ABC Studios-based Brillstein Entertainment Partners is behind the half-hour, which McNamara will write and executive produce. (Deadline.com)


FOUR PLAY (NBC, New!) - Actress/writer Liz Vassey ("CSI: Crime Scene Investigation") has booked a potential comedy at the Peacock about "four people creating an unlikely family while raising a newly adopted child." Universal Television and the studio-based Dark Toy Entertainment are behind the half-hour, which Flody Suarez, Todd Holland and Karey Burke will executive produce alongside Vassey. (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - "Basketball Wives" co-star Evelyn Lozada is reportedly in talks to topline her own reality series at VH1 as part of a deal to return for the show's fourth season (TMZ.com); Bethenny Frankel's proposed syndicated talk show from Telepictures won't be moving forward due to a lack of station clearances (NYPost.com); "Free Agents" alumnus Kathryn Hahn has booked a four-episode arc on "Parks & Recreation" as the campaign manager of Leslie's (Amy Poehler) opposition in the election, while Louis C.K. is set to return as Leslie's former police officer beau Dave Sanderson (Deadline.com, TVLine.com); Nora Zehetner will recur on USA's upcoming "Common Law" as "a pretty and offbeat female detective" (Deadline.com); Darren Pettie is bound for "Pan Am" as a heroic former WWII pilot who's "allowed to commandeer Pan Am aircraft for his personal use" (EW.com); plus Justin Hartley will visit "Castle" as the boyfriend of a Kim Kardashian-like reality-TV starlet, played by previously announced Hilarie Burton (TVLine.com).






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· BASKETBALL WIVES (VH1)
· BETHENNY (SYNDICATION)
· CASTLE (ABC)
· COMMON LAW (USA)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· CULT OF MAC (ABC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FOUR PLAY (NBC)
· FREE AGENTS (NBC)
· PAN AM (ABC)
· PARKS & RECREATION (NBC)





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