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[01/08/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 8
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!


BLOODLINES (NBC) - David Graziano's drama - about "an orphaned young girl, Bird Benson, who, due to an accident of birth, is caught in the epic struggle between two warring families of mercenaries and killers" - has been ordered to pilot by the Peacock. Universal Television-based Film 44 is behind the hour with the company's Peter Berg - who's also attached to direct - and Sarah Aubrey executive producing alongside Graziano. (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Burgess Jenkins and Joshua Henry will recur on the new season of "Army Wives" as Maggie's (Torrey DeVitto) and Latasha's (Ashanti) respective husbands (Deadline.com); Adam Shapiro will guest on "Scandal" in flashback as the boyfriend of Katie Lowes's character, who was killed by a bomb Lindsay was accused of mailing (TVLine.com); Sarah Shahi has booked an arc on "Person of Interest" as "a fearless, sexy and witty operative in a secret paramilitary organization that tracks and eliminates terrorists before they can act" (Deadline.com); Anthony Michael Hall is bound for "Awkward" as "a sadistic creative writing teacher that pushes the students out of their comfort zones" (EW.com); and Terry O'Quinn will return as the mysterious Joe White later this season on "Hawaii Five-0" (@CBSTweet).






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· ARMY WIVES (LIFETIME)
· AWKWARD (MTV)
· BLOODLINES (NBC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· HAWAII FIVE-0 (CBS)
· PERSON OF INTEREST (CBS)
· SCANDAL (ABC)





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