or


[03/30/17 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 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!


BLACKLIST, THE (NBC) - Aldis Hodge will drop by the veteran drama as Mario Dixon, "a high-end thief with uncommon tastes. He's on the FBI's Most Wanted list for stealing luxury items, but with his powerful physique and violent tendencies, he's not afraid to get his hands dirty. Though he's not technically a blacklister, Mario is definitely not a good guy." (EW.com)
BOLD TYPE, THE (Freeform) - Nikohl Boosheri has scored an arc on the upcoming drama as Adena El-Amin: "Intelligent, talented and confident, Adena is a photographer who recently moved to New York. After being interviewed by Scarlet Magazine about her bold feminist photography, Adena, who is a lesbian, forms a close friendship with Kat (Aisha Dee), the magazine's social media director." (Deadline.com)
COUNTERPART (Starz) - Jacqueline Bisset, Stefan Kapicic, Jacqueline Antaramian, Liv Lisa Fries, Christiane Paul, Ingo Rademacher and Marco Khan have all scored arcs on the series. Bisset will play Lydia Burton, "mother to Emily (Olivia Williams) and matriarch of the family"; with Kapicic as Lieber, "the right-hand man of Shaw (Nicholas Pinnock) who has little respect for Howard"; Antaramian as Ava Fancher, "married to the head of diplomacy Roland Fancher (Richard Schiff), she comes second to his loyalty to the office"; Fries as Greta, "a free-spirited, bohemian young woman who catches the eye of one of the show's leads with her unexpected kindness"; Paul as Mira, "the leader of a clandestine group whose presence figures into the first season in major way"; Rademacher as Friedrich, "Quayle's best friend who often is called upon for favors inside the Office of Interchange"; and Khan as Raash, "Howard Prime's right-hand man, a loyal and reliable operative." (Deadline.com)
FUTURE MAN (Hulu) - Britt Lower will recur on the upcoming comedy as Jeri, "a co-worker who Josh (Josh Hutcherson) has been crushing on from afar for years. She's smart and beautiful, but it's only when Josh works up the courage to talk to her that he realizes she's also a bit of a weirdo, with an oddball sense of humor that might match perfectly with his own." Other guest stars include Haley Joel Osment and Keith David. (THR.com)
HANNAH ROYCE'S QUESTIONABLE CHOICES (CBS) - Tyler Labine is set as the male lead on the comedy pilot, which stars Alice Eve as a woman who has made some interesting choices throughout her life - namely, having three different kids with three different men - but all have led her to having a very unique, loving, blended family. He'll play Barry, "Hannah's (Eve) first husband and the father of her oldest child, Scarlett. A know-it-all ex-stoner who now teaches home-ec and drivers ed, Barry met Hannah in high school, but his Peter Pan ways broke up their marriage. Undeterred, Barry just moved into his mom's house down the street and is still very much a part of Hannah's extended family, getting together with them every day for meals and companionship." (Deadline.com)
LOST IN SPACE (Netflix) - Raza Jaffrey is slated to recur on the streaming service's upcoming reboot as Victor: "Well groomed, educated and officious, with a sense of entitlement, Victor has been a career builder and politician from a young age. There is arrogance and impatience about him. All this masks the underlying fear that he'll one day be found out - that he isn't quite good enough." (Deadline.com)
LUCIFER (FOX) - Lauren Holly is bound for the series in one of its holdover episodes from season two. (TVLine.com)
NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (CBS) - Executive producer Chris Silber has signed a two-year overall deal with CBS Television Studios. The pact covers his duties on the series as well as any future development. (Deadline.com)
RED MARS (Spike TV) - J. Michael Straczynski's small screen take on Kim Stanley Robinson's novel has been tabled as the cable channel transitions to the Paramount Network next year. Said news was confirmed by Kevin Kay, president of Paramount Network, in an interview. 10 episodes were originally commissioned back in December of 2015. (Deadline.com)
STILL THE KING (CMT) - Ben Savage will recur on the show's second season as Gene, "a no-nonsense Securities Exchange Commission agent who dreams of making the big bust." (Deadline.com)
YOUNG & HUNGRY (Freeform) - Jose Moreno Brooks is slated for a recurring role on the series as Juan Carlo, "a Mexican street vendor and Casanova that Sofia (Aimee Carrero) falls for while on vacation." (Deadline.com)





  [march 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· BLACKLIST, THE (NBC)
· BOLD TYPE, THE (FREEFORM)
· COUNTERPART (STARZ)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FUTURE MAN (HULU)
· HANNAH ROYCE'S QUESTIONABLE CHOICES (CBS)
· LOST IN SPACE (NETFLIX)
· LUCIFER (NETFLIX)
· NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (CBS)
· RED MARS (SPIKE TV)
· STILL THE KING (CMT)
· YOUNG & HUNGRY (FREEFORM)





[08/17/18 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 17
Updates include: Michelle Wolf, Joel McHale series canceled by Netflix; Tom Segura, Christina Pazsitzky to star in CBS comedy; and Steven Ogg to recur on TNT's "Snowpiercer."

[08/17/18 - 12:30 PM]
Fox 21 Television Studios and The Littlefield Company Option Best Selling Author Beth Macy's "Dopesick" for Television
"Every once in a while, you come across a piece of material that is that rare diamond in that it's an incredibly arresting story, and, even more, is timely and important," commented Bert Salke.

[08/17/18 - 11:18 AM]
HBO Announces Series Order for Damon Lindelof's "Watchmen"
Set in an alternate history where "superheroes" are treated as outlaws, "Watchmen" embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel while attempting to break new ground of its own.

[08/17/18 - 11:00 AM]
Disney Channel's New Family Comedy "Coop & Cami Ask the World" Set to Premiere Friday, October 12
The series follows the antics of middle-school siblings Coop and Cami Wrather, who co-host a popular online show while balancing life, family and friendship.

[08/17/18 - 10:16 AM]
Cast Announced - YouTube's Season 2 "Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television*"
On tap are Jillian Bell, Rob Corddry, Jon Cryer, Rhys Darby, Donald Faison, Lucy Hale, Tom Lennon, Ken Marino, Tim Matheson, Joel McHale, Tim Meadows, Stephen Merchant, Ben Schwartz, Dax Shepard, Jessica St Clair, Pete Wentz, and Samira Wiley.

[08/17/18 - 10:08 AM]
Netflix Announces "What/If" an All New Original Drama Series Starring Renee Zellweger from Creator Mike Kelley
The social thriller explores the ripple effects of what happens when acceptable people start doing unacceptable things.

[08/17/18 - 10:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Fall Season Highlights
New series include "Blood Runs Cold" (Thursday, October 25) and "Deadly Silence" (Tuesday, November 13).

[08/17/18 - 09:18 AM]
"Monday Night Football" Preseason Game on ESPN Up 11 Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, August 16.

[08/17/18 - 08:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Big Brother" Victory for CBS
The Eye wins the night among total viewers in addition to adults 18-49.

[08/17/18 - 08:00 AM]
"Star Wars Resistance," A New High-Flying Animated Adventure Series, Takes Flight with a One-Hour Premiere Sunday, October 7, on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW
The high-flying adventure series follows Kazuda Xiono ("Kaz"), a young pilot recruited by the Resistance for a top-secret mission to spy on the growing threat of the First Order.

[08/17/18 - 07:31 AM]
Key Art Debut - Jeremy Saulnier's Gripping Psychological Thriller "Hold the Dark," A Netflix Film Starring Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgard, Riley Keough
The latest Netflix original film debuts on Friday, September 28.

[08/16/18 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 16
Updates include: E! axes "The Royals" after four seasons; USA gives series order to "Bourne" TV series "Treadstone"; and Michael Engler to helm "The Gilded Age" at NBC.

[08/16/18 - 02:31 PM]
Starz's "Outlander" Season Four Returning November 4th!
Season four continues the story of time-traveling 20th century doctor Claire Fraser (Caitriona Balfe) and her 18th century Highlander husband Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), as they try to make a home for themselves in colonial America.

[08/16/18 - 01:03 PM]
TNT Orders "The Angel of Darkness" Limited Series
Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning will return for the sequel to this year's "The Alienist."

[08/16/18 - 12:38 PM]
Special Edition of "20/20" Looks Back on Life and Legacy of Icon Aretha Franklin
Look for the one-hour special to air tonight at 8:00/7:00c on ABC.