or


[05/08/13 - 07:25 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 8 - FOX Passes on Its Six Remaining Pilots
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!


BOOMERANG (FOX/Warner Bros.; W: Davey Holmes; D: Craig Brewer) - The John Wells-produced drama pilot won't be moving forward to series at the network. Said hour revolved around the Hamiltons - dad Bill (Anthony LaPaglia), mom Margie (Felicity Huffman) and their sons Sam (Michael Stahl-David) and Carl (Patrick Heusinger), a family who serves as assassins for the federal government. Also starring were Jeff Ross, Rosa Salazar, S. Epatha Merkerson and Stephanie Jacobsen. (Deadline.com)


DELIRIUM (FOX/20th; W: Karyn Usher; D: Rodrigo Garcia) - The network has passed on the drama pilot, based on Lauren Oliver's book trilogy about star-crossed lovers Alex (Daren Kagasoff) and Lena (Emma Roberts) in a world where love - a.k.a. deliria - is deemed illegal and can be eradicated with a special procedure. Also featured in the Chernin Entertainment-produced hour were Billy Campbell, Brenda Koo, Corey Reynolds, Erin Cahill, Gregg Sulkin, Jeanine Mason, Melinda McGraw and Michael Michele. (Deadline.com)


GABRIELS, THE (FOX/20th; W: Andrew Gurland & Justin Hurwitz; D: Jason Winer) - The network has passed on the single-camera comedy pilot, about a gleefully anti-social couple (Angela Kinsey, Rob Riggle) learning to act normal and make friends for the sake of their kids (River Alexander, Brooke Sorenson). Sara Sevigny and Tim Meadows also starred in the project, which also featured David Dobkin, Paul Young and Peter Principato as executive producers. (Deadline.com)


LIST, THE (FOX/20th; W: Paul Zbyszewski; D: Ruben Fleischer) - FOX won't be moving forward with the drama pilot, about Dan Soto (Michael Peña), an Inspector with the U.S. Marshal Service who's tasked with finding the person who stole a file with the secret identities of every member of the Witness Security Program. Said effort also starred Gary Cole, Hilarie Burton, Jessica Szohr, Richard T. Jones and Tamsin Egerton. (Deadline.com)


TO MY ASSISTANT (FOX/Warner Bros.; W: Ellen Kreamer & Sherry Bilsing-Graham; D: Peyton Reed) - The comedy pilot - about the assistants at a big New York law firm who band together as a family to help each other cope with the obnoxious, overbearing bosses - likewise won't be moving forward to series. The ensemble cast included Brittany Snow, Catherine O'Hara, Jillian Bell, Joe Egender, Melissa Tang, Stephen Root as Frank and Tone Bell. Dan Lin and Jennifer Gwartz also served as executive producers on the single-camera project. (Deadline.com)


TWO WRONGS (FOX/20th; W: Michelle Morgan; D: David Katzenberg) - FOX has opted not to move forward with the single-camera comedy pilot, about a couple (Jake Hoffman, Kelli Garner) whose friends and family don't think they are right for each other. Ezequiel Stremiz and Mimi Kennedy also starred in the project, from Katherine Pope and Peter Chernin's Chernin Entertainment and Aaron Kaplan and Sean Perrone's Kaplan Perrone Entertainment. (Deadline.com)


UNTITLED DWAYNE JOHNSON PROJECT (HBO; W: Stephen Levinson; D: Peter Berg) - Omar Miller ("CSI: Miami") has joined the cast of the Dwayne Johnson-led comedy pilot, about the lives of athletes - some retired, some still active - living in Miami. He'll play Charles, "an affable former pro athlete who is searching for his next career." Mark Wahlberg and Dany Garcia are also among the executive producers. (Deadline.com)






  [may 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· BALLERS (HBO)
· BOOMERANG (FOX)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· DELIRIUM (FOX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GABRIELS, THE (FOX)
· LIST, THE (FOX)
· TO MY ASSISTANT (FOX)
· TWO WRONGS (FOX)





[01/16/18 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Renews Critically Acclaimed Hit Drama "9-1-1" for a Second Season
"With a bold concept, award-winning stars and a flawless execution, Ryan [Murphy], Brad [Falchuk] and Tim [Minear] have done it again," said Dana Walden and Gary Newman.

[01/16/18 - 01:21 PM]
Velocity's Barrett-Jackson Live Hits the Gas for a Supercharged Saturday
One of the biggest annual automotive events in America, the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, features thousands of bidders, leading athletes and celebrities and dedicated collectors all vying for their next one-of-a-kind ride.

[01/16/18 - 12:40 PM]
"Love Is ___" Series Regular Casting
They'll join the previously announced Michele Weaver as the female lead Nuri and Will Catlett as male lead Yasir.

[01/16/18 - 11:46 AM]
NBC Schedules Three-Hour "Billboard Music Awards" to Air Live Coast to Coast on Sunday, May 20 at 8 P.M. ET/5 P.M. PT
The network acquired the rights to the "Billboard Music Awards" in a new multi-year deal signed in November.

[01/16/18 - 10:52 AM]
Nickelodeon's Viral Sports Clip Series "Crashletes" Returns for an Epic Third Season, Premiering Sunday, Feb. 11, at 10 A.M. (ET/PT) in TeenNick's NickSports Block
Co-hosts Brandon Broady and Stevie Nelson will be joined by a guest athlete in each episode who will help provide in-depth analysis of viral sports bloopers, blunders and absurdities.

[01/16/18 - 10:04 AM]
PBS Kids Offers Sneak Peek of Its First Series Dedicated to the Arts and Creativity: "Pinkalicious & Peterrific"
Three full-length 11-minute stories are now available; additional stories will roll out on digital platforms every Friday until February 9, when PBS stations will broadcast a special, one-hour series premiere event.

[01/16/18 - 10:03 AM]
PBS Announces "Native America," New Four-Part Series Premiering Fall 2018
Weaving history and science with living indigenous traditions, the series brings to life a land of massive cities connected by social networks spanning two continents, with unique and sophisticated systems of science, art and writing.

[01/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
PBS Announces "#MeToo, Now What?" (w.t.) New Half-hour, Five-Part Series Premiering February 2018
Zainab Salbi, founder of Women for Women International, hosts the series, premiering Friday, February 2 at 8:30/7:30c.

[01/16/18 - 10:01 AM]
PBS Announces Key Authors, Celebrities and Notable Figures in the Entertainment, Sports, News and Literary Worlds Lending Their Voices to "The Great American Read"
The series launches with a two-hour special event on Tuesday, May 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/16/18 - 09:08 AM]
Ovation Acquires US Broadcast and Digital Rights to Season Two of "Rachel Hunter's Tour of Beauty"
In season two, international supermodel Rachel Hunter embarks on a search for the secrets to lasting beauty and a complete sense of well-being through The Americas.

[01/16/18 - 09:07 AM]
Ovation Acquires U.S. Premiere Rights to Season Three of the Critically Acclaimed International Hit Drama Series "Versailles"
Since its debut on Ovation in the fall of 2016, the series has been a remarkable success for the network, both on air and across its social networks.

[01/16/18 - 09:06 AM]
Ovation Celebrates the Art of Wine with Acquisition of "The Wine Show" Season One
Starring Matthew Goode and his good friend Matthew Rhys, "The Wine Show" take viewers on a fresh, accessible and thoroughly entertaining new journey into wine.

[01/16/18 - 08:38 AM]
Raelle Tucker and Scott Winant to Collaborate with Blumhouse Television to Produce Scripted Drama Series for Facebook Watch
The series, "Sacred Lies" (working title), is based on the classic Grimms Brothers tale, "The Handless Maiden" and the novel, "The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly" by Stephanie Oakes.

[01/16/18 - 08:37 AM]
New Action-Packed Series "Fly Guys" Set to Debut on Facebook's Watch
The non-scripted series will follow an all-star crew of Europe's most talented acrobats and professional stunt performers.

[01/16/18 - 08:36 AM]
Bear Grylls Invites the Facebook Watch Community to "Face the Wild" with New Electus/BGV-Produced Adventure Docu-Series Launching March 21
Answering thousands of requests from Facebook followers across the nation, for the first time Bear will surprise 10 of his most inspiring fans by inviting them on one-on-one adventures of a lifetime: joining him in facing the wild.