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[01/24/22 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 24
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!


BREN RENTS (FOX) - Producer Roughcut TV is once again making the rounds with a domestic take on Jamie Demetriou's U.K. comedy series "Stath Lets Flats." Joe Mande was behind the previous incarnation set up at FOX and remains on board to executive produce alongside Ash Atalla. (Deadline.com)
DAN BROWN'S THE LOST SYMBOL (Peacock) - The streamer has canceled the drama series after one season. (Deadline.com)
FBI: MOST WANTED (CBS) - Co-star Julian McMahon revealed over the weekend he is departing the series after nearly three seasons. "Over the past few months, the producers of FBI: Most Wanted and I have had discussions about my departure from the show in favor of additional creative pursuits and the transition of my character Jess LaCroix," the actor said in a statement. "These ongoing conversations have given us an opportunity to orchestrate a seamless and productive way for me to leave the show." It's understood said void will be filled by Dylan McDermott as a yet-to-be-revealed character. McMahon's exit will take place on the March 8 episode with McDermott making his debut in the 17th installment this season. (Deadline.com)
GEORGE & TAMMY (Spectrum) - Kelly McCormack and Katy Mixon have both landed roles on the George Jones/Tammy Wynette series, led by Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain. McCormack plays Sheila Richey, "Richey's former wife and one-time friend and confidante of Wynette"; with Mixon as Jan Smith, "a makeup and hair artist who works with Jones and Wynette and becomes one of her close friends." Steve Zahn also stars. (Deadline.com)
HELLO TOMORROW! (Apple TV+) - Dagmara Dominczyk will recur on the Billy Crudup-led series as Elle, "the widow of Vistaville's richest man with a rapacious zeal for unethical, high-profit business, an unsettling potential partner or rival for Jack and the rest of the Brightside team." (Deadline.com)
HOMETOWN SAINTS (NBC, New!) - Derek Elliott and Grainne Godfree have sold a new drama to the network which revolves around Billy Riedell, "a retired hockey player who struggles to figure out who he is now that his career is over. He ends up back in his hockey-crazed Minnesota hometown, reluctantly coaching a girl's high school team." DiVide Pictures' Milo Ventimiglia and Russ Cundiff will also executive produce for 20th Television with Deanna Harris producing. (THR.com)
MAGGIE (ABC) - The Alphabet's single-camera comedy will now premiere of the network's streaming sibling Hulu. Said report indicates the change was made due to a lack of real estate on its midseason lineup. No specific date however was given. (Deadline.com)
MIGHTY DUCKS, THE: GAME CHANGERS (Disney+) - Josh Duhamel has joined the cast of the show's second season as NHL player-turned-coach Gavin Cole: "Inspirational, charming and hardcore, Gavin is big on the hockey metaphor that applies to life. He runs the super-intense summer hockey institute where The Mighty Ducks land for Season 2." (Deadline.com)
MILLION DOLLAR LISTING LOS ANGELES/MILLION DOLLAR LISTING NEW YORK (Bravo) - Fredrik Eklund has confirmed his exit from the veteran reality franchise. (@fredrikeklundny)
WHITE HOUSE DOCTOR (FOX, New!) - William Harper has landed a potential drama at the network inspired by Dr. Connie Mariano's memoir, about her tenure as the first woman of color to serve as physician to three presidents. The project, which has a penalty attached, follows "a smart but impulsive White House physician as she navigates the dangerous intersection of medicine and politics and struggles to keep her own life together while safeguarding the life of the most powerful patient on Earth." Alyssa Milano is also on board to executive produce for Peace Productions, A+E Studios, Range Media Partners and FOX Entertainment. (Deadline.com)





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· BREN RENTS (FOX)
· DAN BROWN'S THE LOST SYMBOL (PEACOCK)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FBI: MOST WANTED (CBS)
· GEORGE & TAMMY (SPECTRUM)
· HELLO TOMORROW! (APPLE TV PLUS)
· HOMETOWN SAINTS (NBC)
· MAGGIE (HULU)
· MIGHTY DUCKS, THE: GAME CHANGERS (DISNEY PLUS)
· MILLION DOLLAR LISTING: LOS ANGELES (BRAVO)
· MILLION DOLLAR LISTING: NEW YORK (BRAVO)
· STATH LETS FLATS (HBO MAX)
· WHITE HOUSE DOCTOR (FOX)





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