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[08/20/19 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 20
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:

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ALL RISE (CBS) - Reggie Lee and Nadia Gray have both scored recurring roles on the newcomer as Thomas Choi, "the new Head Deputy District Attorney in the downtown courthouse and DDA Mark Callan's (Wilson Bethel) new boss"; and Ria, "a one-named model and aspiring brand ambassador, who has a sharp mind and a quick tongue." (Deadline.com)
BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS) - Co-star Mayim Bialik has signed a two-year overall deal with Warner Bros. Television where she'll develop new series projects via her newly launched production company, Sad Clown Productions. The pact includes a talent holding provision for her acting services. (Deadline.com)
BLACK-ISH (ABC) - Jeff Meacham, who recurs as "Dre's (Anthony Anderson) nonsensical co-worker Josh," has been promoted to series regular for the upcoming sixth season. (Deadline.com)
FLIGHT ATTENDANT, THE (HBO Max) - Susanna Fogel has signed on to direct and executive produce the first two episodes of the Kaley Cuoco-led drama while Meredith Lavender and Marcie Ulin have joined as executive producers/co-showrunners alongside creator Steve Yockey. (Deadline.com)
NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (CBS) - Eddie Cahill is slated for a "multi-episode arc in connection with some trouble Lasalle's brother Cade finds himself in. No character name has yet been revealed." (Parade.com)
SELENA: THE SERIES (Netflix) - Christian Serratos is in talks to play the title role of Selena Quintanilla in the upcoming drama. (Deadline.com)
TITANS (DC Universe) - Michael Mosley has been cast as DC Comics villain Dr. Arthur Light, "a physicist who manipulates light and its properties to launch a criminal career." (Deadline.com)
YOUR HONOR (Showtime) - Carmen Ejogo and Isiah Whitlock, Jr. have both joined the Bryan Cranston-led limited series. Ejogo will play Lee Delamere, "a smart lawyer at a moneyed law firm whose passionate pursuit of justice pulls her back into the New Orleans criminal justice system." Whitlock then is Charlie, "who is the oldest and best friend of Michael Desiato (Cranston). Charlie is a rising political star in New Orleans, who will do anything to protect his best friend." (Deadline.com)





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· ALL RISE (CBS)
· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· BLACK-ISH (ABC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FLIGHT ATTENDANT, THE (HBO MAX)
· NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (CBS)
· SELENA: THE SERIES (NETFLIX)
· TITANS (DC)
· YOUR HONOR (SHOWTIME)





[11/13/19 - 01:01 PM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Eddie Griffin: E-Niggma" - New Stand-Up Special from the Veteran Comedian Premieres Friday, December 6 at 11 PM ET/PT
The hour-long special is filmed at the restored, historic landmark Sahara Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, home to many iconic performers including Sammy Davis Jr., Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Peter Lawford and Lena Horne.

[11/13/19 - 12:15 PM]
Freeform Assembles the Cast for Pilot "Last Summer" from Bert V. Royal, Jessica Biel, Michelle Purple, Max Winkler and eOne
Chiara Aurelia, Mika Abdalla, Michael Landes, Froy Gutierrez, Harley Quinn Smith, Allius Barnes, Blake Lee, Nathaniel Ashton, and Brooklyn Sudano will star in the project.

[11/13/19 - 12:01 PM]
BBC America Announces Writers and Directors for All-New Season of "Doctor Who"
Three new writers have jumped on board the TARDIS for the upcoming season: Nina Metivier, Maxine Alderton and Charlene James.

[11/13/19 - 11:37 AM]
"For All Mankind" Has Been Renewed for a Second Season
Apple formally announced said pickup on social media this morning.

[11/13/19 - 11:31 AM]
New Season of "The Bachelor" Takes Flight Monday, Jan. 6, on ABC
The show's 24th season will kick off with a special three-hour premiere event.

[11/13/19 - 10:03 AM]
The Wolfpack Welcomes New Additions and New Challenges in a Brand-New Season of "Alaskan Bush People" Premiering Wednesday, December 4
The Brown family's quest to achieve their dream of a fully self-contained village is on the line in a brand-new season.

[11/13/19 - 10:01 AM]
TBS Orders a Fifth Season of "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee"
Additionally, TBS has renewed its first look deal with Bee's production company, Swimsuit Competition, that focuses on developing amusing original content that is definitely worth spending a weekend bingeing.

[11/13/19 - 10:01 AM]
Showtime Networks and A24 Films Close Output Agreement for A24 Feature Film Titles
The deal will include up to 16 films annually produced by A24.

[11/13/19 - 09:46 AM]
HGTV Greenlights New Event Series "Home Town Rescue" Starring Ben and Erin Napier
The Napiers will mobilize members of one community to renovate multiple individual homes in the town and upgrade public spaces, such as parks, local diners and/or recreational centers.

[11/13/19 - 09:31 AM]
Travel Channel to Launch New Series "Trending Fear" with Adam Ellis - Internet and Twitter Author of #DearDavid Sensational Ghost Boy Stories
"Adam's extraordinary personal experience and harrowing tale that went viral in 'Dear David' makes him uniquely positioned to help those grappling with paranormal fear," said Matthew Butler, general manager, Travel Channel.

[11/13/19 - 09:06 AM]
Oxygen's "Homicide for the Holidays" Returns for Season Four On Saturday, December 7 at 7:30PM ET/PT
Season four unwraps four chilling stories of holidays taking a sweeping turn when a loved one is brutally killed by an unforeseen suspect and investigations unfold that stun everyone involved.

[11/13/19 - 09:05 AM]
Geralt's Adventure Is Only Beginning - "The Witcher" Has Been Renewed for Season 2
Netflix broke the news via its social accounts this morning.

[11/13/19 - 08:46 AM]
ABC Makes Waves with "Ultimate Surfer," A New Competition Series from 11-Time World Surf League Champion Kelly Slater
Production will begin in 2020 and an airdate will be announced later this season.

[11/13/19 - 08:31 AM]
NBC Announces the 10 Makers Competing to Become the Next "Master Maker" on Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman's "Making It"
This season brings together a diverse group of makers from woodworkers to balloon artists and calligraphists to costume makers.

[11/13/19 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "This Is Us" Top Demos for NBC
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network overall.