or


[02/07/17 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 7
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!


BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (FOX) - Nathan Fillion will drop by the veteran comedy as Mark Devereaux, "star of a Law & Order-y show titled Serve & Protect. When Jake (Andy Samberg) and Rosa (Stephanie Beatriz) investigate a crime that occurred on the Serve & Protect set, Mark wants to assist the detectives by drawing on his decade of experience playing a detective." Also look for Greg Germann as "the executive producer of S&P, Gary Lurmax, who draws in Jake with the glitz of show business." (EW.com)
CHICAGO FIRE/PD/JUSTICE (NBC) - Esai Morales is the latest bound for the March 1 three-show crossover as Chief Lugo, "a 30-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department who grew up and flourished in the "old style" policing methods of the department. Now, he's doing his best as a chief to steer the CPD toward the new style of policing." (THR.com)
DISTEFANO (A.K.A. UNTITLED CHRIS DISTEFANO PROJECT) (CBS) - The Chris Distefano-led pilot - about "Izzy and Chris (Distefano), two 20-somethings raising their newborn daughter and merging their loud families: one Puerto Rican, one Italian" - has scored a pilot order. The multi-camera/hybrid comes from co-creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas via their Sony Pictures Television-based Bays-Thomas Productions. Distefano, Brian Bockrath and director Pamela Fryman will also executive produce. Fryman is also helming "9J 9K 9L" and "Real Life" at the network. (Deadline.com)
DYNASTY (The CW) - The reboot's co-creator Sallie Patrick has signed a new two-year overall deal with CBS Television Studios. (Deadline.com)
INSIDER, THE (Syndication) - CBS Television Distribution will wrap the entertainment newsmagazine after 13 seasons in September. The series currently ranks as "the lowest-rated among the established programs in the genre." Louis Aguirre and Debbie Matenopoulos are the hosts. (Deadline.com)
LIVING BIBLICALLY (A.K.A. THE YEAR OF LIVING BIBLICALLY) (CBS) - Patrick Walsh's comedy pilot - about "a modern-day man at a crossroads in his life who decides to live according to the Bible" - is heading to pilot at the Eye. Originally sold as single-camera, the now multi-camera project is based on A.J. Jacobs's bestselling book. Johnny Galecki, Spencer Medof and Andrew Haas also executive produce via their Warner Bros. Television-based lcide Bava Productions. (Deadline.com)
REDLINERS (NBC) - Kelly Sue DeConnick and Shaun Cassidy's small screen take on Charlaine Harris's "Small Kingdoms" - about "a pair of former operatives who get reactivated and drawn into a larger conspiracy while attempting to maintain their undercover lives" - has scored a pilot order. David Janollari also executive produces via his Universal Television-based David Janollari Entertainment. (Deadline.com)
SALVATION (CBS) - Jennifer Finnigan ("Tyrant") has been tapped to star in the summer drama as Grace Darrow: "Pentagon Press Secretary and single mom, and she deftly navigates the complicated waters of both jobs. Her world is turned upside down, however, when she learns of the deadly asteroid is heading toward Earth. Brought into the government's secret task force to save humanity, Grace struggles to keep the secret from the ones she loves and finds herself tested in ways she never imagined." (Deadline.com)
TICK, THE (Amazon) - Yara Martinez's Ms. Lint has been promoted to series regular after guest starring on the pilot. (Deadline.com)
UNTITLED PAUL WILLIAM DAVIES PROJECT (ABC) - Shondaland mainstay Tom Verica is set to helm the drama pilot, which follows brand new lawyers in the Southern District of New York Federal Court working for both the defense and the prosecution as they handle the most high profile and high stakes cases in the country, all as their personal lives intersect. (Variety.com)





  [february 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· 9JKL (CBS)
· BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (NBC)
· CHICAGO FIRE (NBC)
· CHICAGO JUSTICE (NBC)
· CHICAGO PD (NBC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· DISTEFANO (CBS)
· DYNASTY (CW)
· FOR THE PEOPLE (ABC)
· INSIDER, THE (SYNDICATION)
· LIVING BIBLICALLY (CBS)
· REAL LIFE (CBS)
· REDLINERS (NBC)
· SALVATION (CBS)
· TICK, THE (AMAZON)
· TYRANT (FX)





[02/23/24 - 03:44 PM]
Lifetime's Highly Anticipated Documentary "Where Is Wendy Williams?" Will Air This Weekend as Planned
The network announced today in an official statement that the buzzed about documentary will in fact, air this weekend.

[02/23/24 - 12:25 PM]
MotorTrend Programming Begins Streaming on discovery+ and Max Today
Thousands of hours of additional MotorTrend content will be continually added to both discovery+ and Max through the end of March, at which time the MotorTrend+ subscription service will sunset.

[02/23/24 - 11:29 AM]
Dermot Mulroney and Evan Jonigkeit Join as Series Regulars for Starz's New Drama "The Hunting Wives"
The network has ordered eight episodes of the addictive, twisty thriller, which will begin production this spring in Charlotte, North Carolina.

[02/23/24 - 11:01 AM]
Video: Paramount+ Reveals Official Trailer for the Highly Anticipated Final Season of "Star Trek: Discovery"
The first two episodes of the series' 10-episode final season will be available to stream at launch on April 4 with new episodes dropping weekly on Thursdays.

[02/23/24 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Love Is Blind" Season 6: The Reunion - Announcement - Netflix
Singles in Charlotte shake up their search for love by entering the pods and embarking on a wild journey of romance and self-discovery over four weeks.

[02/23/24 - 08:01 AM]
Nickelodeon Returns to the Fairy World with All-New Series "Fairly OddParents: A New Wish" Coming This Spring
The 20-episode series follows beloved characters Cosmo and Wanda as they meet their latest spunky godchild, Hazel Wells.

[02/23/24 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "The Casagrandes Movie" Official Trailer - Netflix After School
On a birthday trip to Mexico, 12-year-old Ronnie Anne accidentally frees a demigod trapped in a mountain and needs her family's help to set things right.

[02/23/24 - 07:31 AM]
Ursula Corbero Announced to Join Sky and Peacock Original Series "The Day of the Jackal," Coming in 2024
Charles Dance, Richard Dormer, Chukwudi Iwuji, Lia Williams, Khalid Abdalla, Eleanor Matsuura, Jonjo O'Neill and Sule Rimi also join the cast.

[02/23/24 - 06:38 AM]
Legendary Naturalist Sir David Attenborough to Present All-New Landmark Natural History Series, "Mammals"
Twenty years after "Life of Mammals," Attenborough revisits this extraordinary group of animals in a major new series for BBC America.

[02/23/24 - 05:19 AM]
"Wonka" Begins Streaming Exclusively on Max March 8
Starring Timothée Chalamet in the title role, this irresistibly vivid and inventive big screen spectacle will introduce audiences to a young Willy Wonka, as he becomes the world's greatest inventor, magician and chocolate-maker.

[02/22/24 - 04:48 PM]
The CW to Flip Newcomers "Totally Funny Kids," "Totally Funny Animals" on Friday Nights
Beginning next Friday, March 1, look for "Animals" at 9:00/8:00c followed by "Kids" at 9:30/8:30c.

[02/22/24 - 02:02 PM]
Oxygen's True Crime Investigative Series "Cold Justice" Returns Saturday, Feb. 24 at 8 P.M. ET/PT with New Unsolved Cases
The series, produced by Wolf Entertainment and Magical Elves, continues to set the bar as the only series that has led to 24 convictions and 59 arrests.

[02/22/24 - 12:32 PM]
Hulu Announces Series Order for "Chad Powers"
The series stars Glen Powell, who is also co-creating, co-writing and executive producing under his production co-banner Barnstorm Productions.

[02/22/24 - 12:06 PM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Scores New Season Highs in Its Fourth Week
"The Bachelor" picked up an additional +2.40 million Total Viewers after just three days of multiplatform viewing (3.49 million to 5.89 million) to post its largest delayed-viewing lift so far this season.

[02/22/24 - 11:01 AM]
New Paramount+ Original Series "Frasier" Renewed for a Second Season
Produced by CBS Studios, season two will continue to film in front of a live studio audience at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles.