or


[11/30/15 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 30
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!


LONG ROAD HOME, THE (NGC, New!) - Martha Raddatz's New York Times best-seller is being developed as a mini-series at the cable channel. Mikko Alanne (The 33) is spearheading the project, which centers on April 4, 2004, "a day that's become known in military circles as "Black Sunday." On that day, a platoon from the First Cavalry Division in Fort Hood, Texas, was ambushed in Sadr City in Baghdad." Mike Medavoy, Jason Clark, Benjamin Anderson and Edward McGurn are also on board to executive produce alongside Alanne. (THR.com)


NO TOMORROW (The CW, New!) - Corinne Brinkerhoff ("Jane the Virgin") is looking to import the Brazilian series "How to Enjoy the End of the World," about Sarah, "a risk-averse quality-control assessor who falls for free-spirited thrill seeker Xavier only to find out he lives his life that way because he believes the apocalypse is coming." Brinkerhoff, Scott McCabe and Tory Stanton will co-write the CBS Television Studios-based hour with Electus' Ben Silverman and Grupo Globo's Sean Canino likewise executive producing. (Deadline.com)


UNTITLED DAN FOGELMAN PROJECT (NBC/20th; W: Dan Fogelman; D: Glenn Ficarra & John Requa) - Chrissy Metz ("American Horror Story: Freak Show") is the latest addition to the pilot, a dramedy featuring a unique ensemble of characters all born on the same day. She'll play Kate, "who, like many women, struggles with her eating habits and body image. She uses Post-It notes throughout her apartment as discipline aids to remind herself of her dietary actions. Kate is Kevin's twin sister but, from the surface level, the complete opposite of him." Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia, Justin Hartley, Sterling K. Brown and Ron Cephas Jones also star. (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Amazon's upcoming series from Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond has been billed as "#Drive2Prime" (Deadline.com); Danny Pino has signed onto "BrainDead" at CBS as Luke, "Laurel's older brother, the Democratic Whip Senator from Maryland" (Deadline.com); Sherri Shepherd will recur on "Rosewood" as "the new ME who is confident, flirty, playful, smart, wise-cracking and good at her job" (Deadline.com); Whitney Cummings will reunite with her "Whitney" alum Chris D'Elia on "Undateable" (@UndateableWRoom);

Michael Bowen has been cast in "Gotham" as Matches Malone, "a weathered, philosophical hitman who may be the triggerman behind one of the most important crimes in Gotham's history," while Lori Petty will drop by as Jeri, "the flamboyant and enigmatic hostess of an underground club where mass murder and art are celebrated in equal measure" (ComicBook.com, Variety.com); Nigel Lythgoe will return to "American Idol" to executive produce the show's final episode (Variety.com); and "Bones" executive producer Barry Josephson has filed a lawsuit against FOX over "potentially millions in promised profit participation" (Deadline.com).






  [november 2015]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· AMERICAN HORROR STORY (FX)
· AMERICAN IDOL (ABC)
· BONES (FOX)
· BRAINDEAD (CBS)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GOTHAM (FOX)
· GRAND TOUR, THE (AMAZON)
· JANE THE VIRGIN (CW)
· LONG ROAD HOME, THE (NGC)
· NO TOMORROW (CW)
· ROSEWOOD (FOX)
· THIS IS US (NBC)
· UNDATEABLE (NBC)
· WHITNEY (NBC)





[10/28/20 - 05:02 PM]
FOX Sports Caps Unprecedented 25th MLB Season as World Series Game 6 Delivers 13.2 Million Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 27.

[10/28/20 - 04:35 PM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "Trial 4" - A Netflix Original Documentary Series
The eight-episode docuseries delves into the story of Sean Ellis, a man who served 22 years in prison after being found guilty of killing Boston Police Detective John Mulligan in 1993.

[10/28/20 - 04:10 PM]
ABC News Announces Special Coverage of 2020 Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 3
Chief anchor George Stephanopoulos will lead coverage from New York City joined by "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir, "ABC News Live Prime" anchor Linsey Davis, and ABC News' powerhouse political team reporting and providing analysis on the presidential election.

[10/28/20 - 04:02 PM]
Video: "The Baby-Sitters Club" Is Getting a Season 2 - Netflix Futures
Season one is now streaming, only on Netflix.

[10/28/20 - 04:01 PM]
Video: "Alice in Borderland" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Kento Yamazaki and Tao Tsuchiya star in the series, which starts December 10.

[10/28/20 - 03:31 PM]
Richard Armitage, Cush Jumbo & James Nesbitt Star in the Next Series from Creator Harlan Coben
Netflix's "Stay Close" revolves around three people whose dark secrets resurface, setting off a chain of events that threatens to destroy their lives.

[10/28/20 - 02:01 PM]
Investigation Discovery Partners with Acast to Launch Original Slate of True Crime Podcasts
Each podcast will embody a unique format, ranging from traditional narrative true crime series to topical talk show content to companion podcasts designed to complement traditional television programming.

[10/28/20 - 02:00 PM]
CBS Renews Hit Summer Series "Big Brother" for Its 23rd Season
Julie Chen Moonves will return as host.

[10/28/20 - 01:04 PM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Goes Out on Top for FOX
Game 6 wraps with the network in front among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/28/20 - 01:00 PM]
Amazon Studios Orders New Drama "Things I Know to Be True" with Academy and Emmy Awards Winner Nicole Kidman to Star and Executive Produce
Based on the award-winning play by Andrew Bovell, the project is about the resilience of an enduring marriage and the evolving nature of a family's love.

[10/28/20 - 12:01 PM]
HGTV to Sleigh the Holidays with Full Slate of Original Holiday Programming
Highlights include the quirky new four-part series "Biggest Little Christmas Showdown.

[10/28/20 - 11:30 AM]
Craig Robinson to Host "The Masked Dancer," FOX's Brand-New Celebrity Competition Show, Featuring Panelists Ken Jeong, Paula Abdul, Brian Austin Green, and Ashley Tisdale
The series will feature celebrity contestants shaking their tail feathers, while covered from head-to-toe in elaborate costumes and face masks, leaving audiences to guess their identities.

[10/28/20 - 11:30 AM]
Apple's Global Hit Comedy "Ted Lasso" Lands Early Season Three Renewal
The pickup comes ahead of its second season start of production in London early January.

[10/28/20 - 11:04 AM]
"The Paley Center Presents Law & Order: Before They Were Stars" Looks Back at Franchise's Legacy of Actors
The one-hour special will bow Thursday, November 12 immediately following the season 22 premiere of "Law & Order: SVU."

[10/28/20 - 10:59 AM]
HBO's "Murder on Middle Beach," A Chilling and Deeply Personal Four-Part Documentary Series, Debuts November 15
The documentary series presents Madison Hamburg's complicated journey as a young man determined to solve the unspeakable crime of his mother's murder and absolve the people he loves, while looking for answers within his fractured family and community.