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[03/14/14 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 14
Updates include: Anthony LaPaglia to lead "Red Zone" at CBS; Josh Lucas joins NBC's "The Mysteries of Laura"; and Melissa George lands lead on Richard LaGravenese's ABC pilot.

[02/12/14 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 12
Updates include: Cristin Milioti is the first to board NBC's "A to Z"; FOX gives series order to Will Forte's "Last Man on Earth"; and Jonathan Ryland is NBC's "Lifesaver."

[10/18/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 18
Updates include: Lifetime to revive "Betty White's Off Their Rockers"; MTV gives series orders to "Happyland," "Faking It"; and "Sean Saves the World" gets four additional scripts at NBC.

[09/23/13 - 06:29 AM]
A Holiday Home Swap Ends Up Becoming a Romantic Retreat for Tricia Helfer in "Finding Christmas," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere December 15
J.T. Hodges, Mark Lutz and Cristina Rosato also star in the "Countdown to Christmas" original.

[08/09/13 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 9
Updates include: Juliette Lewis to visit FOX's "Wayard Pines"; Rebecca Mader to guest on "Drop Dead Diva"; and Fox Television Studios in talks to produce NBC's "Hillary" mini-series.

[07/24/13 - 11:02 AM]
A Holiday Home Swap Ends Up Becoming a Romantic Retreat for Tricia Helfer in "Christmas Share," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere Holiday 2013
J.T. Hodges, Mark Lutz and Cristina Rosato also star in the "Countdown to Christmas" presentation.

[08/20/12 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 20
Updates include: Showtime trims "The Franchise" by one week; Kyle Howard, Joel David Moore to topline USA's "Paging Dr. Freed"; and Goran Visnjic reports to ABC's "Red Widow."

[08/02/12 - 12:08 PM]
Emmanuelle Vaugier, Carrie Fisher and Carson Kressley Star in a Modern-Day Spin on Charles Dickens' Classic Tale: A Christmas Carol, "It's Christmas, Carol!" a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere Holiday 2012
Olivia Cheng and Tygh Runyan also star in the holiday original.

[07/17/12 - 10:18 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "America's Got Talent" Ties for #1 Among Non-Sports Prime Telecasts in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 9-15.

[07/16/12 - 05:26 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Delivers Its Top Overnights in Four Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, July 14.

[07/10/12 - 10:07 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "America's Got Talent" Ranks #1 Among Non-Sports Prime Telecasts for a Sixth Week in a Row
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 2-8.

[07/09/12 - 05:20 AM]
Encores of "America's Got Talent," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Rank #2 in Their Time Periods in 18-49 on Saturday
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, July 7.

[07/03/12 - 10:11 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - Network Wins the Week of June 25-July 1 With "America's Got Talent" and Olympic Trials
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/01/12 - 09:50 AM]
NBC Wins Saturday as Olympic Trials Again Rank #1 and #2 for the Night
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, June 30.

[06/26/12 - 10:10 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "America's Got Talent" Ranks #1 Among Non-Sports Prime Telecasts for a Fourth Week in a Row
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 18-24.

[06/25/12 - 05:14 AM]
NBC's Coverage of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials Led the Time Period in Adults 18-49 and Other Key Categories on Saturday
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, June 23.

[06/18/12 - 12:13 PM]
NBC Reschedules Bumped Episode of "The Firm" for This Saturday
To make room, the show's remaining episodes will be pushed back a week.

[05/30/12 - 11:05 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "America's Got Talent" and "American Ninja Warrior" Lead Network's Primetime Week of May 21-27
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 21-27.

[05/17/12 - 06:36 AM]
NBC Shifts "Harry's Law" Finale to May 27; "The Firm" Bumped Once Again
Encores of "America's Got Talent" will replace both series this weekend.

[05/15/12 - 11:07 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Paces Network's Primetime Week of May 7-13
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 7-13.

[05/13/12 - 03:14 PM]
NBC Confirms "The Firm" Cancellation, Wipes Reality Slate Clean
"Escape Routes," "Fear Factor," "The Sing-Off," ""Minute to Win It," "The Marriage Ref," "Who's Still Standing?," "It's Worth What?" and "Who Do You Think You Are?" won't be back.

[05/02/12 - 11:56 AM]
NBC to Encore "The Voice" Semi-Final Performances This Saturday at 9:00/8:00c
The Peacock will bump the previously scheduled episode of "The Firm" to next week.

[05/01/12 - 10:47 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Paces Network's Primetime Week of April 23-29
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 23-29.

[04/24/12 - 10:18 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Leads Network's Primetime Week of April 16-22
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 16-22.

[04/24/12 - 07:59 AM]
Michael Rosenberg Promoted to Executive Vice President, U.S. Scripted Television for Entertainment One
Rosenberg will oversee the Development and Current Programming teams along with Production on the Company's television side.

[04/17/12 - 10:27 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Paces Network's Primetime Week of April 9-15
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 9-15.

[04/12/12 - 07:00 AM]
Entertainment One Television and Authentic Brands Group Team Up to Develop Reality Competition Series "Finding Marilyn"
The series will be produced in association with the Estate of Marilyn Monroe.

[04/03/12 - 11:05 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Paces Network's Primetime Week of March 26-April 1
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 26-April 1.

[03/27/12 - 10:34 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Leads Network's Primetime Week of March 19-25
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 19-25.

[03/21/12 - 12:31 PM]
"Awake" Debut Puts It #3 Among Biggest % Gainers Going from Live + Same Day to Live + 7
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of February 27-March 4.

[03/13/12 - 11:01 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Ranks #1 for the Primetime Week of March 5-11 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 5-11.

[03/13/12 - 10:19 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Airs 5 of the Top 20 Broadcast Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 5-11.

[03/12/12 - 10:00 AM]
NBC to Encore Tuesday's "Fashion Star" Premiere This Saturday; USA's "Fairly Legal" the Following Saturday
"Fashion Star" - along with a repeat of "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" - will bump "The Firm" this week.

[03/11/12 - 08:35 AM]
"My Extreme Affliction" Makes ABC #1 on Saturday for the 2nd Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Saturday, March 10.

[03/06/12 - 10:10 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Delivers 5 of the Week's Top 20 Scripted Programs Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 27-March 4.

[03/06/12 - 09:40 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Ties for #1 for the Primetime Week of Feb. 27-March 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 27-March 4.

[03/04/12 - 08:51 AM]
ABC Wins Saturday - "20/20" Premiere Topples Fox's "Q'Viva! The Chosen" Debut
ABC spins the numbers for Saturday, March 3.

[03/01/12 - 07:38 AM]
NBC to Become U.S. Broadcaster for New CTV Drama Series "Saving Hope"
Erica Durance and Michael Shanks star in the medical drama, due this summer on the Peacock.

[02/28/12 - 10:33 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Is the #1 Series for the Primetime Week of Feb. 20-26 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 20-26.

[02/22/12 - 10:27 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Finishes Within a Tenth of a Point of #1 in 18-49 and Grabs the Top Spot in 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 13-19.

[02/07/12 - 05:39 PM]
NBC to Encore "The Voice's" Post-Super Bowl Episode This Thursday at 10:00/9:00c
Plus: last night's "The Voice" and the premiere of "Smash" will also rebroadcast this Saturday.

[02/07/12 - 12:12 PM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - Record-Breaking Super Bowl XLVI and "The Voice" Supercharge the Network's Top-Rated Week of Jan. 30-Feb. 5
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 30-February 5.

[02/07/12 - 09:57 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - "The Bachelor" Delivers its 2nd-Best Numbers of the Season
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 30-February 5.

[02/03/12 - 10:40 AM]
NBC Unveils Intriguing New Drama "Awake" to Premiere on Thursday, March 1 (10-11 P.M. ET)
Plus: "The Firm" will move from Thursdays (10-11 p.m. ET) to Saturdays (9-10 p.m. ET) beginning February 11.

[02/03/12 - 08:59 AM]
ABC's Thursday Dramas Gain Viewers Over Last Originals
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 2.

[01/31/12 - 10:59 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - NBC Sports' Coverage of the 2012 NFL Pro Bowl Fuels a Sunday Primetime Win in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 23-29.

[01/25/12 - 10:35 AM]
CBS Dramas Place First Every Weekday at 10:00 PM in Viewers and Adults 25-54 and Four of Five Nights in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/24/12 - 10:29 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "Betty White's 90th Birthday" Celebrates With NBC's Biggest Overall Audience in Its Monday Time Period, Excluding Olympics, in Nearly Three Years
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 16-22.

[01/24/12 - 10:09 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - ABC Finishes No. 2 to Fox with Young Adults and Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 16-22.

[01/20/12 - 08:35 AM]
ABC's "Grey's" Wins at 9pm to Finish as Thursday's #1 Drama in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 19.

[01/18/12 - 10:04 AM]
ABC Delivers 6 of the Top 20 TV Shows in Adults 18-49 and Places the No. 1 New Drama
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 9-15.

[01/18/12 - 09:54 AM]
On Sunday, "The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards" Wins Its Three-Hour Time Period in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 9-15.

[01/13/12 - 08:57 AM]
ABC's "Grey's" Dominates at 9pm to Stand as Thursday's #1 Drama in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 12.

[01/10/12 - 10:25 AM]
NBC Ranks #2 in Adults 18-49 for the Week of Jan. 2-8
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 2-8.

[01/10/12 - 09:39 AM]
ABC Opens 2012 with 9 of the Top 20 Non-Sports Shows in Adults 18-49, Airing TV's No. 1 Comedy, the No. 1 Drama and the No. 1 Freshman Drama
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 2-8.

[01/09/12 - 09:09 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon a Time" Posts Double-Digit Gains on its Return and its Top Numbers Since November
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 8.

[01/06/12 - 10:07 PM]
TCA: NBC Confirms Episode, Pilot Orders
"Harry's Law," "Parks & Recreation" set for 22 episodes, plus check out official descriptions of the Peacock's five pilots ordered to date.

[12/30/11 - 07:37 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "The Firm" (NBC)

[12/06/11 - 01:43 PM]
Emmanuelle Vaugier, Carrie Fisher and Carson Kressley Are in Production in a Modern-Day Spin on Charles Dickens' Classic Tale: A Christmas Carol, "Caroling" A Hallmark Channel Original World Premiere Holiday 2012
Olivia Cheng and Tygh Runyan also star in the film, which is currently filming in Vancouver.

[11/15/11 - 10:59 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 15
Updates include: Jennifer Johnson, Daniel Pyne to take over FOX's "Alcatraz"; NBC to shut down production on "Prime Suspect"; and Aaron Tveit to star in Jeff Eastin's USA pilot.

[11/14/11 - 02:49 PM]
NBC Unveils New Mid-Season 2012 Schedule
The Peacock sets launch dates for "Smash," "The Firm," "Fashion Star" and "Are You There, Chelsea?"

[08/22/11 - 08:47 AM]
eOne's Highly Anticipated Series "The Firm" Began Production on August 18; Series to Be Simulcast on NBC and Global
Plus: Tricia Helfer and Shaun Majumder land recurring roles on the Josh Lucas-led drama.

[07/29/11 - 12:19 PM]
Molly Parker to Join NBC's New Legal Drama "The Firm," Based on the Feature Film and Bestseller by World-Renowned Novelist John Grisham from eOne
She'll play Abby, the wife of Josh Lucas's character, a school teacher.

[07/12/11 - 02:43 PM]
Juliette Lewis and Callum Keith Rennie Tapped for eOne's New Legal Drama "The Firm," Based on the Feature Film and Bestseller by World-Renowned Novelist John Grisham
Plus: David Straiton tapped to direct the pilot while Helen Shaver joins as a producer/director.

[06/08/11 - 03:34 PM]
Josh Lucas to Star in NBC's New Legal Drama "The Firm," Based on the Feature Film and Bestseller by World-Renowned Novelist John Grisham
He'll play Mitchell McDeere (the role originated by Tom Cruise in the film) in the series, which picks up McDeere's story about a decade after the events of the novel and film.

[06/01/11 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 1
Updates include: Josh Lucas to topline NBC's "The Firm"; Andrea Anders to recur on USA's "Necessary Roughness"; and Joe Port, Joe Wiseman land overall deal at 20th.

[05/15/11 - 12:06 PM]
Video: NBC Fall Preview 2011/12 - "The Firm"
Watch an interview with author and executive producer John Grisham.

[05/15/11 - 10:46 AM]
NBC Unveils Fall Primetime Schedule for 2011-12 Season
Among the Peacock's changes: "Chuck" to Fridays and "Harry's Law" to Wednesdays plus a fall edition of "The Sing-Off" on Monday nights.

[04/27/11 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 27
Updates include: Cote de Pablo to continue on "NCIS"; NBC in talks to carry "The Firm"; and Ving Rhames to star in Comedy Central's "Black Jack."







FIRM, THE (NBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/8/12 - 7/14/12
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2011-2012 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (22 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 5/13/12
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, November 2011) The new drama "The Firm" moves into the Thursday lineup (10-11 p.m. ET) beginning January 12 following its two-hour premiere the previous Sunday (January 8) from 9-11 p.m. ET. The first-season comedy "Up All Night" will also move to Thursday nights at 9:30 p.m. (ET) on January 12 which is also the night that multiple Emmy Award-winning "30 Rock" returns for its season debut (8-8:30 p.m. ET). "Parks and Recreation" (8:30-9 p.m. ET) and the Emmy-winning "The Office" (9-9:30 p.m. ET) remain in the same time periods.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Callum Keith Rennie as Ray McDeere
· Josh Lucas as Mitch McDeere
· Juliette Lewis as Tammy Hemphill
· Molly Parker as Abby McDeere
· Natasha Calis as Claire McDeere
· Shaun Majumder as Andrew Palmer
· Tricia Helfer as Alex Clark
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Straiton as DIR (Pilot)
· Helen Shaver as PROD/DIR
· John Grisham as EP/BOOK
· John Morayniss as EP
· Lukas Reiter as CRTR/EP
· Michael Rosenberg as EP
· Noreen Halpern as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Entertainment One Television
· Paramount Pictures
· Sony Pictures Television