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[03/26/14 - 01:57 PM]
NBC Sets Rich Summer Scripted and Alternative Premiere Slate
Newcomers include "The Night Shift," "Undateable," "Crossbones," "Taxi Brooklyn," "Welcome to Sweden," "Working the Engels" and "Food Fighters."

[11/27/13 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 27
Updates include: ABC Family gives back-seven order to "Chasing Life"; Kirk Acevedo boards Syfy's "12 Monkeys"; and Barbara Hershey to visit ABC's "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland."

[11/19/13 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 19
Updates include: Bill Murray joins HBO's "Olive Kitteridge"; Dwyane Wade lands "Three the Hard Way" at FOX; and MTV extends "Awkward's" fourth season to 20 episodes.

[11/14/13 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 14
Updates include: Jack Black, Tim Robbins cast in HBO's "The Brink"; Starz's "Power" adds trio; and Paul Scheuring, Shekhar Kapur team for "Rasputin" at FX.

[10/25/13 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 25
Updates include: CBS mulls reboot of The WB's "Charmed"; NBC casting new cycle of "The Celebrity Apprentice"; and Riley Smith boards Lifetime's "Deliverance Creek."

[10/16/13 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 16
Updates include: "The Goldbergs" and "Trophy Wife" get additional scripts from ABC; NBC to revive zombie pilot "Babylon Fields"; and America Ferrera books "Damascus" at CBS.

[10/10/13 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 10
Updates include: The CW asks for three additional scripts from its fall dramas; ABC extends "Shark Tank" season to 24 episodes; and Tom Papa to get "More Time with Family" at CBS.

[09/20/13 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 20
Updates include: A&E cancels "Hoarders" after six seasons; Richard Coyle joins John Malkovich on NBC's "Crossbones"; and Shiri Appleby to get "Unreal" for Lifetime.

[08/14/13 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 14
Updates include: Chris Carter to bring "The After" to Amazon; "Blake's 7" revival eyes new home at Xbox; and Kiernan Shipka cast in Lifetime's "Flowers in the Attic."

[08/12/13 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 12
Updates include: David Bickel is "Gifted" for NBC; DirecTV eyes "Navy St." series order; and Cinemax's "The Knick" casts quartet.

[06/17/13 - 05:35 PM]
NBC Entertainment Names Quinn Taylor Executive Vice President, Movies, Miniseries & International Co-Productions
Previously, Taylor was senior vice president, Movies, Miniseries and Acquisitions, ABC Entertainment Group.

[06/07/13 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 7
Updates include: ABC to order "The Black Box" to series; Christina Ricci to star in Lifetime's "Lizzie Borden"; and Karl Gajdusek brings "The Spark" to HBO.

[05/16/13 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 16
Updates include: "Silicon Valley" latest to series at HBO; USA "unlikely" to pick up ABC's "Happy Endings"; and The CW is casting for its Samantha Jones on "The Carrie Diaries."

[05/12/13 - 02:15 PM]
NBC Reveals Its 2013-14 Primetime Schedule
Highlights include comedy "The Michael J. Fox Show" on Thursday nights and drama "The Blacklist" on Mondays after "The Voice."

[03/11/13 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 11
Updates include: John Malkovich to play Blackbeard in NBC's "Crossbones"; Josh Lucas, Lynn Collins to lead A&E's "Occult"; and Kathryn Morris, Skeet Ulrich return to CBS in pilots.

[01/06/13 - 11:15 AM]
NBC at TCA: Greenblatt Outlines Latest Plans for Midseason, Summer and Fall
"Hannibal" and "Save Me" might hit the schedule before the season is over while "Dracula" and Michael J. Fox's new comedy are due in the fall.

[11/20/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 20
Updates include: Hugh Laurie in talks to star in NBC's "Crossbones"; cast changes due on FOX's "The Mindy Project"; and "How I Met Your Mother" to air one-hour holiday special.

[08/23/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 23
Updates include: FOX asks "Bob's Burgers" for six additional scripts; Malin Akerman cast as the mom in ABC's "Suburgatory"; and Thomas Middleditch boards NBC's "The Office" spin-off.

[05/14/12 - 01:12 PM]
NBC Picks Up "Crossbones," New Action-Adventure Series About Golden Age of Pirates
10 episodes of the series, from producers Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald, have been ordered and production will begin in the fall.

[05/14/12 - 12:20 PM]
NBC Post-Upfront Wrap-Up: "30 Rock" Indeed to End; "The Voice" Returns September 10
Plus: look for various comedy pilots to air during its Olympics coverage.

[05/09/12 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 9
Updates include: "Grey's Anatomy" principals set for two more seasons; NBC's "Republic of Pirates" close to straight-to-series order; and Britney Spears closes deal to join "The X Factor."

[06/24/11 - 10:16 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 24
Updates include: "Justified's" Natalie Zea to visit Showtime's "Californication"; Jim Uhls to pen HBO's "Year Zero"; and Walter Parkes, Laurie MacDonald book new projects.







CROSSBONES (NBC)
Premieres Friday, May 30
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/30/14 - ???
STATUS:
new this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
fridays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, March 2014) It's 1715 on the Bahamian island of New Providence where the diabolical pirate Blackbeard (John Malkovich) reigns over a rogue nation of thieves, outlaws and miscreant sailors. Part shantytown and part marauder's paradise, New Providence is a mounting threat to international commerce. To gain control of this fearsome society, assassin Tom Lowe is sent to the buccaneers' haven to take down the brilliant and charismatic Blackbeard. But the closer Lowe gets, the more he ?nds that his quest is not so simple. Lowe can't help but admire the political ideals of Blackbeard, whose thirst for knowledge knows no bounds, and no law. But Lowe is not the only danger to Blackbeard's rule. He is a man with many rivals and one great weakness - a passionately driven woman whom he cannot deny.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Chris Perfetti as TBA
· Claire Foy as Kate
· David Hoflin as Vane
· John Malkovich as Edward "Blackbeard" Teach
· Richard Coyle as Tom Lowe
· Tracy Ifeachor as Nenna
· Yasmine Al Massri as Selma
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Ezra Buzzington as Eisengrim
· Julian Sands as William Jagger
CREW INFORMATION:
· Colin Woodard as BOOK
· David Slade as DIR (Pilot)
· Laurie MacDonald as EP
· Neil Cross as CRTR/EP
· Ted Gold as EP
· Walter F. Parkes as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Parkes-MacDonald Productions
· Universal Television