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[08/02/19 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 2
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!


CHI, THE (Showtime) - The network has confirmed Jason Mitchell, who was let go from the series back in May over allegations of inappropriate behavior, will be written out by having his character killed off. (Deadline.com)
DISCOVERY OF WITCHES, A (Sundance Now) - Tom Hughes has joined the cast of the show's upcoming second season as Kit Marlowe, "an English playwright, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era." (Deadline.com)
ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT (Syndication) - Nancy O'Dell has signed off as co-host of the newsmagazine after nearly a decade. (Deadline.com)
FIGHT LIKE A GIRL (ABC, New!) - Nichole Millard and Kathryn Price have sold a legal drama to the Alphabet "that explores what that phrase means today through the lens of two female trial attorneys who fight with each other as much as they fight for their clients." Aaron Kaplan and Dana Honor for Kapital Entertainment will also executive produce the CBS Television Studios-based hour. (Deadline.com)
OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT (Showtime) - The cable channel is in discussions to order a third season of the animated series. (Deadline.com)
SCHOOLED (ABC) - Kali Hawk has joined the cast of the show's second season as Wilma, "a prized, passionate, brilliant, and hard-working science teacher who was poached from an elite school to teach at William Penn. When it comes to all things science, she's easily excitable and knowledgeable to an impressive degree. She has high standards and always expects the absolute best from her students." (Deadline.com)
WRONG MANS, THE (Showtime) - The pay channel has passed on its domestic take on the U.K. comedy created by James Corden and Matthew Baynton. Ben Schwartz, Jillian Bell and Annie Chang toplined the project. (Deadline.com)





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· CHI, THE (SHOWTIME)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· DISCOVERY OF WITCHES, A (SUNDANCE NOW)
· ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT (SYNDICATION)
· FIGHT LIKE A GIRL (ABC)
· OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT (SHOWTIME)
· SCHOOLED (ABC)
· WRONG MANS, THE (HULU)
· WRONG MANS, THE (SHOWTIME)





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