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[12/05/16 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 5
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!


ATYPICAL (Netflix) - Raúl Castillo ("Looking") is the latest addition to the upcoming comedy about an 18-year-old (Keir Gilchrist) on the autism spectrum and his family. He'll recur as Nick, "a handsome, free-spirited bartender who meets Jennifer Jason Leigh's Elsa." (Variety.com)
DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (ABC) - Jeff Melvoin ("Army Wives") has been tapped as the latest showrunner of the freshman drama, succeeding Jon Harmon Feldman, who in turn took over from original showrunner Amy B. Harris. (THR.com)
MILLION DOLLAR EXTREME PRESENTS: WORLD PEACE (Adult Swim) - The cable channel has axed the series following its six-episode run this summer. (Splitsider.com)
SCANDAL (ABC) - Zoe Perry will recur on the upcoming sixth season in a yet-to-be-revealed role. (Deadline.com)
TERROR, THE (AMC) - Matthew McNulty ("The Musketeers") has joined the cast of the anthology series as "a lieutenant on the HMS Terror." (Deadline.com)
THIS IS US (NBC) - Alexandra Breckenridge ("The Walking Dead") is bound for the freshman drama as Sophie, "one of Kate's childhood pals." (TVLine.com)
WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER (Netflix) - Anne-Marie Johnson is bound for the show's second small screen installment as Burkhart, "a powerhouse fixer lawyer." (Deadline.com)





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· ARMY WIVES (LIFETIME)
· ATYPICAL (NETFLIX)
· DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (NETFLIX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· LOOKING (HBO)
· MILLION DOLLAR EXTREME PRESENTS: WORLD PEACE (ADULT SWIM)
· MUSKETEERS, THE (UNITED KINGDOM) (HULU)
· SCANDAL (ABC)
· TERROR, THE (AMC)
· THIS IS US (NBC)
· WALKING DEAD, THE (AMC)
· WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER: TEN YEARS LATER (NETFLIX)





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