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[01/11/20 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Saturday, January 11
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!


BYE BYE BIRDIE LIVE!/FEW GOOD MEN, A (NBC) - The Peacock has shelved its proposed live telecasts of Aaron Sorkin's "A Few Good Men" and Jennifer Lopez's "Bye Bye Birdie Live!" Back in February, NBC likewise tabled its plans for "Hair Live!" (THR.com)
COUNCIL OF DADS (NBC) - The midseason drama will debut Tuesday, March 10 at 10:00/9:00c, ultimately moving to the 9:00/8:00c slot on March 31. (Deadline.com)
DEBRIS (NBC, New!) - J.H. Wyman has scored a pilot order for a new drama about "two agents from two different continents, and two different mindsets, [who] must work together to investigate when wreckage from a destroyed alien spacecraft has mysterious effects on humankind." Frequency Films' Jason Hoffs will also executive produce for Legendary Television. (Deadline.com)
KENAN SHOW, THE (NBC) - Kenan Thompson's upcoming comedy has been pushed to the 2020-21 season. Paul Telegdy told reporters: "When a star is given to this network time and time again, we reciprocate. What we gave Kenan back was time, time to create a show he wants, time to do the projects he's doing and that he loves, and a little time for his family. So 'The Kenan Show' will come next season, and I think it's stronger, smarter and funnier than it would be if we forced it through the traditional cycle." (Deadline.com)
THIS IS US (NBC) - Pamela Adlon and Sophia Bush are the latest additions to the show's fourth season. Full details about their roles were not given. Additionally, both Timothy Omundson's Gregory and Ron Cephas Jones's William are due back. (Deadline.com)





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· BYE BYE BIRDIE LIVE! (NBC)
· COUNCIL OF DADS (NBC)
· DEBRIS (NBC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FEW GOOD MEN, A (NBC)
· HAIR LIVE! (NBC)
· KENAN (NBC)
· THIS IS US (NBC)





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