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[10/24/13 - 08:29 AM]
Melissa Harper and Richter Hartig Promoted by Starz to Senior Vice Presidents for Original Programming Production
Each served in similar capacities at the vice president levels before the recent promotions.

[10/11/13 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 11
Updates include: Victoria Justice to lead MTV's "Eye Candy"; NBC gives "The Night Shift" three additional scripts; and Troy Garity boards HBO's "Ballers."

[07/26/13 - 12:42 PM]
Starz at TCA: No "Boss" Movie, "Incursion" Still in the Works
Plus: Chris Albrecht talks about the future of "Magic City" and what's ahead in 2014.

[03/15/13 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 15
Updates include: Stephen Fry to assist "Super Clyde" on CBS; Amanda Peet joins HBO's "Togetherness"; and Alex Kapp Horner is cast in FOX's "I Suck at Girls."

[03/14/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 14
Updates include: Kathleen Robertson, Taye Diggs to lead TNT's "Murder in the First"; Christopher Meloni joins FOX's "I Suck at Girls"; and Sean Astin reports to CBS's "Surgeon General."

[03/01/13 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 1
Updates include: Marg Helgenberger, Dennis Haysbert return to CBS with pilots; Jim Parsons, Taylor Kitsch join HBO's "The Normal Heart"; and Annie Potts to star in ABC's "Murder in Manhattan."

[02/08/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 8
Updates include: Christina Applegate departs NBC's "Up All Night"; Aimee Teegarden reports for "Oxygen" at The CW; and Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta's "The Leftovers" is a go at HBO.

[12/21/12 - 07:01 AM]
Starz Play and Encore Play Authenticated Online Services Now Available for DirecTV Customers
Starz Play offers approximately 400 monthly selections, including 300 movies and 100 episodes of exclusive original series.

[11/20/12 - 09:05 AM]
Starz Cancels "Boss" After Two Seasons
Lionsgate Television however is in talks with the pay channel for a two-hour movie to wrap up the series.

[10/12/12 - 09:18 AM]
Video: "Boss" Exclusive Clip - Thank You So Much
Plus: join actor Rotimi (@Rotimi) for a live Twitter chat tonight starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/28/12 - 10:12 AM]
Starz Entertainment Promotes Fernandez and Bailey To Senior Vice Presidents of Original Programming
Fernandez and Bailey will be taking the lead on overseeing new development and current productions.

[08/22/12 - 10:14 AM]
"Oprah's Next Chapter" Airs All-New Back-to-Back Episodes This Sunday, August 26 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Said installments feature Olympic gymnast Gabrielle Douglas and Emmy-winner Kelsey Grammer.

[08/17/12 - 09:02 AM]
Interview: "Boss" Creator Farhad Safinia
The Starz drama kicks off its second season tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/15/12 - 09:31 AM]
Video: Starz's "Boss" Kelsey Grammer Participates in Public Service Initiative on Behalf of the Lewy Body Dementia Association
More than 1.3 million Americans have been diagnosed with the disease, which affects almost everything about a person, including thinking, movement, and behavior.

[08/02/12 - 11:15 AM]
Starz at TCA: Albrecht Talks "Spartacus" Ending, Ballparks Premieres for New Originals
Plus: the executive on "Incursion," "Da Vinci's Demons," "Black Sails," "Marco Polo" and "Noir."

[07/23/12 - 07:31 AM]
Starz Entertainment Launches "Price For Power" Facebook Connect Experience For "Boss" In Advance Of Season Two Return Of Kelsey Grammer Series
Look for the second season of the pay channel series on Friday, August 17 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/31/12 - 10:01 AM]
Video: Starz Debuts First Trailer for "Boss" Season 2 - Series Premieres August 17th at 9PM ET/PT
The new season will now air at the earlier time of 9:00/8:00c.

[04/27/12 - 10:10 AM]
Video: First Look at Season 2 of "Boss"
The Kelsey Grammer-led drama returns Friday, August 17 at 10:00/9:00c on Starz.

[04/11/12 - 08:43 AM]
Starz Original Series "Boss" to Launch Second Season Friday, August 17th at 10PM ET/PT
Jonathan Groff, Sanaa Lathan, Tip "T.I." Harris and Amy Morton are among the season's new additions.

[03/27/12 - 07:02 AM]
Video: "Boss" Season 2 Teaser
Check out a first look at the new season, due in August on the pay channel.

[03/16/12 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 16
Updates include: Matthew Rhys is bound for FX's "The Americans"; Pablo Schreiber reports to "Baby Big Shot" at CBS; and Mercedes Ruehl joins FOX's "El Jefe."

[02/06/12 - 10:55 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 6
Updates include: Sarah Chalke to star in "How to Live With Your Parents for the Rest of Your Life"; Pamela Fryman, James Burrows to helm four comedies; and Chi McBride to join CBS's "Golden Boy."

[01/05/12 - 09:00 AM]
2011 Ratings Recap: Cable's Scripted Dramas - What's Up? What's Down? What's on Top?
Find out how cable's 67 scripted dramas fared this past year.

[12/15/11 - 07:24 AM]
Starz Receives Two Golden Globe(R) Nominations for Outstanding Original Programming
Actor Kelsey Grammer and the revered new series in which he stars, "Boss," were both recognized.

[12/15/11 - 05:43 AM]
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations
HBO receives 18 nods, including four for "Mildred Pierce" and three each for "Boardwalk Empire," "Too Big to Fail" and "Cinema Verite."

[11/23/11 - 10:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 23
Updates include: T.J. Miller is FOX's "Little Brother"; Dee Johnson joins Starz's "Boss" as co-showrunner; and "Desperate Housewives" alums to return for finale.

[10/24/11 - 10:56 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 24
Updates include: Carol Mendelsohn books a hefty development slate; Omid Djalili to bring "The Infidel" to NBC; and a quartet is bound for TBS's "Sullivan & Son."

[10/24/11 - 01:43 PM]
More than 1.7 Million Viewers Watch "Boss" on Starz During Premiere Weekend
Starz spins the numbers for Friday, October 21.

[10/13/11 - 07:01 AM]
Starz Entertainment Announces Record Sampling Opportunities for "Boss" Series Debut
The first episode will be available for sampling online and on-demand beginning October 14, one week ahead of its premiere.

[09/27/11 - 12:01 PM]
Starz Commands Second Season for New Original Drama Series "Boss" Prior to October 21 Series Premiere
Production on the 10-episode second season is expected to begin early 2012.

[09/06/11 - 10:47 AM]
Video: "Boss" - Official Trailer
The Kelsey Grammer-led drama premieres Friday, October 21 at 10:00/9:00c on Starz.

[06/14/11 - 09:34 AM]
"Boss" Starring Kelsey Grammer: Teaser & Poster Art Revealed
Connie Nielsen, Kathleen Robertson and Hannah Ware also star in the series, premiering in October.

[04/20/11 - 12:18 PM]
Starz - Kelsey Grammer's "Boss" - Announces Casting and Start of Production Today
The eight-episode series is set to premiere exclusively on the pay channel in October.

[03/28/11 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 28
Updates include: Jeff Hephner joins Starz's "Boss"; Rhea Seehorn to co-star in NBC's Whitney Cummings pilot; and Rochelle Aytes lands role on ABC's "Work It."

[03/22/11 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 22
Updates include: S. Epatha Merkerson lands CBS pilot; Connie Nielsen to play wife to Starz's "Boss"; and Zack Estrin reports to "The River" at ABC.

[02/04/11 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 4
Updates include: CBS, NBC continue to greenlight pilots; Krysten Ritter is ABC's "Bitch in Apt. 23"; and directors are set on a half-dozen pilots.

[01/27/11 - 02:03 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: Starz
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[11/18/10 - 06:10 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 18
Updates include: Kelsey Grammer is Starz's "Boss"; Beau Bridges to visit ABC's "Brothers & Sisters"; and leads set on Brenda Hampton's pilot for ABC Family.







BOSS (STARZ)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/21/11 - 10/19/12
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2012-2013 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
2 (18 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 11/20/12
DESCRIPTION:
(from Starz's press release, May 2012) Kelsey Grammer returns for season two as Chicago Mayor Tom Kane, the role in which he won a Golden Globe for Best Actor. This season, Kane ferociously beats back the physical symptoms of his illness with high doses of medication. But this comes at a cost -- experiencing heightened psychological manifestations of the disease. Without his longtime advisors Stone and Kitty, Kane is also forced to reconfigure his inner circle. Surrounded by strangers and without much time left, he acts quickly to protect and repair his legacy by cutting out the cancers within the political machine. But as corrupt heads roll and his list of enemies grows, Kane's virtuous actions begin to erode the very foundation of power he's worked a lifetime to build. In order to maintain it, Kane must govern as he always has - ruthlessly. Grammer is joined by returning cast members, Connie Nielsen, Hannah Ware, Jeff Hephner, Kathleen Robertson, Troy Garity and Rotimi. Joining the cast as series regulars this season are Jonathan Groff (Spring Awakening, "Glee") as Ian Todd, a smart and ambitious young advisor to Kane, and Sanaa Lathan ("Nip/Tuck," A Raisin in the Sun), as Alderman Ross' strong-willed and politically savvy Chief of Staff, Mona Fredericks. Special guest star Tip Harris, known internationally as rapper T.I. ("American Gangster," "Takers"), will be featured as Trey, a former gangbanger with designs on a career in City Hall.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Connie Nielsen as Meredith Kane
· Hannah Ware as Emma Kane
· Jeff Hephner as Alex Zajac
· Jonathan Groff
· Kathleen Robertson as Kitty O'Neil
· Kelsey Grammer as Thomas Kane
· Sanaa Lathan
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brian Sher as EP
· Farhad Safinia as CRTR/EP
· Gus Van Sant as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Kelsey Grammer as EP
· Lyn Greene as EP
· Richard Levine as EP
· Stella Stolper as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Category 5 Entertainment
· Grammnet Productions
· Lionsgate Television