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[05/04/12 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 4
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!


BACK TO BADASS (ABC Family, New!) - Mario Lopez has booked a pilot presentation at the cable channel for a potential reality series in which "athletes battle to get back to where they once were and even better." No other details were given about the project, which Lopez will executive produce alongside Trip Taylor. (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - "1600 Penn" is the latest comedy pilot at NBC to be given permission to begin making staffing offers (Deadline.com); Judy Greer will guest on "Royal Pains" as a professional matchmaker who seeks treatment from Hank Med for a heart condition (EW.com); and CBS has sent a legal notice to ABC warning of potential legal action over "striking" similarities between at the Alphabet's upcoming reality series "The Glass House" and the Eye's "Big Brother" (Deadline.com).






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· 1600 PENN (NBC)
· BACK TO BADASS (ABC FAMILY)
· BIG BROTHER (CBS)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GLASS HOUSE, THE (ABC)
· ROYAL PAINS (USA)





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