or


[11/19/14 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 19
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!


VAMP (ABC, New!) - Writer Amy B. Harris ("The Carrie Diaries") and director Adam Shankman ("Glee") have sold a potential drama to the Alphabet about "a ballerina who comes to New York with her mother - a woman who gave up her dreams for her family - only to find her mother's past in Manhattan may affect her future. Looking for release from the rigors of ballet and the society world she doesn't understand, this young ingénue finds her escape dancing at Vamp - New York City's most decadent and outrageous nightclub." Warner Bros. Television is behind the project, which has a penalty attached, with A.B. Baby Productions' Harris executive producing alongside Offspring Entertainment' Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot. (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Warner Bros. Television plans to stream all the remaining episodes of "Selfie" via Hulu (@EmilyKapnek); Raymond Cruz has been cast as Ariel Castro in Lifetime's "The Michelle Knight Story" (Deadline.com); NBC has scrapped its proposed Bill Cosby-led comedy while TV Land has shelved repeats of "The Cosby Show" following accusations of sexual assault against the comedian (Deadline.com); Chris Diamantopoulos will recur on "Silicon Valley" as Russ Hanneman, "a successful businessman who takes interest in Pied Piper" (Deadline.com); Ashley Zukerman has been cast in Syfy's "Childhood's End" as Jake Greggson, "an American production designer with artistic sensibilities whose children begin to exhibit psychic powers"(Deadline.com);

Krysten Ritter, Alexandra Daddario, Teresa Palmer, Jessica De Gouw and Marin Ireland are reportedly among the actresses testing for the lead in "Marvel's Jessica Jones" while Lance Gross, Mike Colter and Cleo Anthony are up for Luke Cage in the series (Deadline.com); Adria Arjona, Michael Hyatt and Yara Martinez have all scored roles on "True Detective" (Deadline.com); Hugh Laurie is bound for the new season of "Veep" in a yet-to-be-revealed role (EW.com); Billy Baldwin will guest on "Forever" as "a work-hard, play-hard Wall Street CEO who's accustomed to getting things his way and lives his life with a master-of-the-universe charm and top-predator charisma" (EW.com); Merrin Dungey has booked an arc on "Once Upon a Time" as The Little Mermaid villain Ursula (EW.com); and Allison Tolman will guest on "Review with Forrest MacNeil" as "a nurse who becomes involved in Forrest's foray into blackmail (EW.com)".






  [november 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· CARRIE DIARIES, THE (CW)
· CHILDHOOD'S END (SYFY)
· CLEVELAND ABDUCTION (LIFETIME)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FOREVER (ABC)
· GLEE (FOX)
· MARVEL'S JESSICA JONES (NETFLIX)
· ONCE UPON A TIME (ABC)
· REVIEW WITH FORREST MACNEIL (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· SELFIE (ABC)
· SILICON VALLEY (HBO)
· TRUE DETECTIVE (HBO)
· UNTITLED BILL COSBY PROJECT (NBC)
· VAMP (ABC)
· VEEP (HBO)





[09/25/18 - 03:42 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night in Households, Viewers and All Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 24.

[09/25/18 - 03:13 PM]
FOX Gives Straight-to-Series Order to Animated Comedy "Bless the Harts," To Air During the 2019-2020 Season
The voice ensemble includes Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Jillian Bell and Ike Barinholtz.

[09/25/18 - 11:30 AM]
Binge the New Season of CBS All Access' "No Activity" Beginning Thursday, Nov. 22
The show's second season debut marks the first time CBS All Access has released an entire season of an original series at once.

[09/25/18 - 10:42 AM]
Grammy(R)-Nominated Artist Lil Yachty to Star in "How High 2" - Sequel to Iconic Stoner Film Set to Premiere on MTV in Spring 2019
Lil Yachty plays "Roger, an entrepreneur and the younger brother of one of the protagonists from the original film.

[09/25/18 - 10:10 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Relives an American Scandal with "The Lost Tapes: Clinton Impeachment"
The latest installment airs Monday, October 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/25/18 - 09:30 AM]
CBS Television Studios Extends Overall Deal with Robert and Michelle King for an Additional Three Years
"We couldn't be more delighted to continue our relationship with the fantastic people at CBS Studios," said Robert and Michelle.

[09/25/18 - 08:21 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" to Air Live on Midterm Election Night Tuesday, November 6 at 11:00 PM ET on Comedy Central
This marks the eighth time "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" has aired live.

[09/25/18 - 08:19 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Opens Season on Top with "The Voice," "Manifest"
The Peacock kicks off the 2018-19 season in front among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/25/18 - 08:01 AM]
TV One's True Crime Mondays Premieres Mid-Season Return of "For My Man"
In its fourth season, the series features the salacious and shocking stories of women convicted of crimes committed in the name of love.

[09/25/18 - 07:32 AM]
"Making a Murderer Part 2" Launches Globally October 19
Netflix presents the highly-anticipated second chapter of the critically acclaimed, Emmy Award-winning original documentary series.

[09/25/18 - 06:34 AM]
Iconic Sports Journalists Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer to Provide Commentary and Analysis for "Thursday Night Football" on Prime Video in More Than 200 Countries and Territories
Prime Video customers can choose between the FOX broadcast with Joe Buck and Troy Aikman, and three separate Prime Video exclusive audio streams.

[09/25/18 - 06:31 AM]
CMT Honors Country Music Icon Loretta Lynn with "Artist of a Lifetime" Award Presented by Ram Trucks at This Year's All-Female "Artists of the Year" Celebration
Sissy Spacek will bestow the award to Lynn, who joins previous recipients of the honor including Shania Twain (2016), Kenny Rogers (2015), and Merle Haggard (2014).

[09/25/18 - 06:30 AM]
Music Icon Mariah Carey and an All-Star Collaboration from benny blanco with Halsey & Khalid Announced for the "2018 American Music Awards"
Hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross, Awards," the world's largest fan-voted awards show will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 9 on ABC.

[09/24/18 - 12:02 PM]
Video: "Strange Times" - Stand Up Comedy Special Trailer - Netflix
Joe Rogan's new stand-up comedy special streams October 2 on Netflix.

[09/24/18 - 12:01 PM]
"The Sentence," A Searing Look at the Consequences of Mandatory-Minimum Sentencing for One Family, Debuts Oct. 15 on HBO
Rudy Valdez's directorial debut draws on hundreds of hours of footage to tell the story of a Michigan woman who was sentenced to 15 years for crimes committed by her late boyfriend, following a family in crisis as it struggles to obtain her release.