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[01/11/14 - 08:14 PM]
Lacey Chabert and Warren Christie Star in "The Color of Rain," a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere, May 31
The project is inspired by the true story of Gina Kell and Michael Spehn and the 2011 New York Times bestselling book they wrote together of the same title.

[06/24/13 - 06:28 AM]
Lacey Chabert and Warren Christie to Star in a Hallmark Channel Original Movie "The Color of Rain," the Touching True Story of Two Families United in Grief and Connected in Faith
The film, inspired by the true story of Gina Kell and Michael Spehn, is slated to premiere on Father's Day 2014.

[02/29/12 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 29
Updates include: Dane Cook to star in NBC's "Next Caller Please"; Hayden Panettiere is bound for ABC's "Nashville"; and Ashley Greene is the latest to "Americana" at ABC.

[10/11/11 - 06:45 AM]
Rediscover the Christmas Spirit With Tricia Helfer, Greg Bryk and Tedde Moore in "Mistletoe Over Manhattan" A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, November 6
John Bradshaw directed the holiday film from a script by Hilary Hinkle and Linda Engelsiepen.

[07/29/11 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 29
Updates include: Carrie-Anne Moss lands "Chuck" arc; Vinnie Jones joins FX's "Powers" pilot; and Annabelle Gurwitch to develop Lifetime comedy.

[07/27/11 - 10:52 AM]
Tricia Helfer, Greg Bryk, Tedde Moore and Mairtin O'Carrigan Star in "Mistletoe Over Manhattan," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, Holiday 2011
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" features more holiday-themed programming than any other network.

[07/12/11 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 12
Updates include: Bette Midler exits HBO's Phil Spector project; Lauren German joins "Hawaii Five-0" at CBS; and Mark Valley likewise set for NBC's "Harry's Law."

[06/14/11 - 10:32 AM]
For the 2nd Straight Week, ABC is No. 1 in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 6-12.

[05/10/11 - 10:35 AM]
ABC's "Dancing" Finishes as America's Most-Watched TV Show for the 2nd Straight Week, Outdrawing Both Editions of Fox's "American Idol"
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 2-8.

[05/03/11 - 10:52 AM]
ABC Stands as the Weeks Most-Watched TV Net, Claiming 5 of the Top 10 Programs
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 25-May 1.

[04/28/11 - 09:43 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 2 on Wednesday in Adults 18-34 to an "Idol"-Fueled Fox
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 27.

[03/24/11 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 24
Updates include: Justin Bruening is "Wonder Woman's" Steve Trevor; Mark Deklin joins ABC's "Good Christian Bitches"; and David Ramsey reports to The CW's "Cooper & Stone."

[03/15/11 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 15
Updates include: David James Elliott lands first male role ABC's "Good Christian Bitches"; Robert Knepper reports to "Reconstruction" at NBC; and Frances Conroy to join Jenna Elfman in ABC's "Bad Mom."

[03/01/11 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 1
Updates include: Greg Berlanti, Adam F. Goldberg ink overall deals; "Off the Map's" Rachelle Lefevre cast in NBC's "The Crossing"; and Leslie Bibb, Annie Potts are "Good Christian Bitches" for ABC.

[01/28/11 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 28
Updates include: Greg Grunberg is "Big Mike" for A&E; Geoff Stults to topline FOX's "Bones" spin-off; and a half-dozen more pilots get greenlit.

[12/10/10 - 08:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 10
Updates include: Sam Neill, Parminder Nagra report to FOX's "Alcatraz"; Eric Mabius joins TNT's "Bird Dog"; and Michael Patrick King, Whitney Cummings team for CBS comedy.

[07/20/10 - 06:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 20
Updates include: Scott Porter lands arc on CBS's "The Good Wife"; and "Happy Town's" Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec move to Warner Bros. Television.

[06/18/10 - 10:47 AM]
ABC Cancels "Happy Town" (Again); Slates "Wife Swap," "Primetime," "Eastwick" Originals
Repeats of "Castle" will instead fill the Wednesday, 10:00/9:00c hour on June 30 and July 7.

[06/08/10 - 01:25 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of May 31-June 6
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 31-June 6.

[05/18/10 - 03:08 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of May 10-16
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 10-16.

[05/14/10 - 12:17 PM]
Abc, Fox, NBC Clear Bubble Decks
"FlashForward," "Mercy" and "The Wanda Sykes Show" are all heading to the chopping block.

[05/11/10 - 03:18 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of May 3-9
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 3-9.

[05/11/10 - 11:31 AM]
ABC Bumps "Happy Town" to Summer
The series will go on hiatus after this week's episode and return on Wednesday, June 2 with its five remaining installments.

[05/06/10 - 03:43 PM]
Mythbusters Finishes Strong with Men on Wednesday
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 5.

[05/04/10 - 01:13 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of April 26-May 2
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 26-May 2.

[05/04/10 - 11:08 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 2 in Adults 18-49 for the 2nd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 26-May 2.

[04/29/10 - 10:23 AM]
ABC Announces May Sweeps Programming, Including the Highly Anticipated Series Finale of "Lost" and the Season Premiere of "The Bachelorette"
ABC details its May sweeps highlights (SPOILERS!).

[04/29/10 - 08:51 AM]
ABC Hits 11-Week-Highs on Wednesday
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 28.

[02/04/10 - 11:40 AM]
ABC Announces the Series Premiere Date for New Drama "Happy Town," Wednesday, April 28
The Alphabet confirms the launch date for the midseason drama.

[02/03/10 - 06:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 3
Updates include: "Big Love" gets a fifth season from HBO; ABC sets a launch date for "Happy Town"; and Sarah Chalke to topline ABC's "Freshmen."

[01/27/10 - 06:50 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 27
Updates include: The CW orders its first two pilots; ABC adds two of its own; and NBC to move into "The Pink House."

[01/12/10 - 01:52 PM]
Mcpherson: ABC Happy with Kimmel
Plus: all of the network's Wednesday comedies will film extra episodes this season.

[12/08/09 - 03:24 PM]
Exclusive: ABC Confirms Episode Orders
Newcomers "V" and "FlashForward" are set to film 12 and 23 total hours, respectively, both one episode shy of numbers reported earlier this fall.

[12/03/09 - 06:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 3
Updates include: MTV renews "The City," "The Hills"; Kevin Connolly to be "Honest" for FOX; and more roles filled on HBO's "True Blood."

[07/14/09 - 06:32 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 14
Updates include: Steven Weber and Ben Schnetzer arrive in "Happy Town" at ABC; "Modern Family's" Jason Winer set up at 20th; and Eliza Coupe is upped to regular on ABC's "Scrubs."

[07/03/09 - 01:27 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Happy Town" (ABC)

[05/19/09 - 12:10 PM]
ABC 2009/2010 Preview: Upfront Trailers
Watch trailers for all of ABC's new series!

[05/19/09 - 04:53 AM]
ABC Unveils 2009-10 Primetime Schedule
It's here: ABC announces its 2009-10 season plans!

[05/18/09 - 07:56 PM]
Oops: ABC Accidentally Spills New Show Homes
"Flash Forward" is primed for Thursdays at 8:00/7:00c while five new shows are set for Wednesday nights.

[05/15/09 - 10:53 PM]
ABC Renews "True Beauty," Adds Four Newcomers
Comedies "Awesome Hank" and "The Middle" and dramas "Eastwick" and "The Forgotten" got the go ahead on Friday evening.

[05/15/09 - 06:04 PM]
Castle, "Scrubs" and "Ted" Make ABC's 2009-10 Cut
Plus: the Alphabet is moving forward with its pilots "Happy Town," "Cougar Town" and "The Associates."

[03/31/09 - 04:09 PM]
2009 ABC Program Development Guide - Drama Series
ABC details its 12 drama pilots under consideration for next season.

[03/17/09 - 06:27 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 17
Updates include: Sam Neill moves to ABC's "Happy Town"; quartet set for ABC's "Limelight"; and Alex O'Loughlin in talks to join "Three Rivers" at CBS.

[03/02/09 - 06:49 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 2
Updates include: Melissa George and Teri Polo land CBS pilots; a quartet joins NBC's "Day One"; and "Sarah Silverman" producers balk at Comedy Central's budget cuts.

[03/02/09 - 06:34 PM]
Mars to Wrap After One Season
The series will air its final episode on Wednesday, April 1.

[02/25/09 - 06:48 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 25
Updates include: James Burrows to helm two pilots; NBC eyes an "I'm a Celebrity..." revival; and Michael Rady is the first to join "Melrose Place" on The CW.

[02/23/09 - 06:55 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 23
Updates include: Adam Carolla to star in a comedy for CBS; Joel McHale heads to "Community" at NBC; and Jaime Ray Newman to star in ABC's "Eastwick" update.

[02/17/09 - 06:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 17
Updates include: Michael Vartan joins TNT's "Time Heals"; Geoff Stults heads to ABC's "Happy Town" and Martin Henderson goes "Inside the Box" for ABC.

[02/13/09 - 08:10 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 13
Updates include: "NCIS" spin-off locks in trio; more pilots go at ABC and NBC; and "Jericho" alum Lennie James returns to CBS.

[02/12/09 - 06:16 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 12
Updates include: USA wraps "The Starter Wife"; more pilots land directors; and Matthew Salsberg inks an overall deal with Lionsgate.

[01/23/09 - 06:43 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 23
Updates include: FOX moves forward with its "Ab Fab" import; ABC orders two-hour pilot for "Happy Town"; and "Trauma" snags a director-contingent pilot commitment.

[01/14/09 - 06:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 14
Updates include: Rhea Seehorn to topline FOX's "Eva Adams"; early contenders emerge for pilot season; and TCA updates from CBS and Showtime.







HAPPY TOWN (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/28/10 - 6/16/10
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2009-2010 season)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
SEASON(S):
1 (8 episodes, 2 of which have yet to air)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 5/14/10
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, February 2010) ABC has announced the premiere date of its new drama, "Happy Town," WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET). The residents of the sun-splashed town of Haplin, Minnesota -- also known as "Happy Town" -- have enjoyed an uneasy peace for the past five years -- but that is about to change. Still haunted by a number of unsolved kidnappings, Haplin now faces a disturbing new crime that brings all of its unresolved fears to the surface. Has the elusive "Magic Man" -- who many believe is responsible for the bizarre abductions -- returned to claim yet another innocent victim? As Haplin's mysteries are revealed, many of its prominent citizens' motives come under scrutiny as their own secrets and personalities are peeled back one layer at a time.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Amy Acker as Rachel Conroy
· Ben Schnetzer as Andrew Haplin
· Geoff Stults as Tommy Conroy
· Jay Paulson as Eli "Root Beer" Rogers
· Lauren German as Henley Boone
· Robert Wisdom as Roger Hobbs
· Sam Neill as Merritt Grieves
· Sarah Gadon as Georgia Bravin
· Steven Weber as John Haplin
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Abraham Benrubi as Big Dave Duncan
· Dean Winters as John Haplin (Original Pilot)
· Frances Conroy as Peggy Haplin
· John Patrick Amedori as Andrew Haplin (Original Pilot)
· M.C. Gainey as Griffin Conroy
· Peter Outerbridge as Handsome Dan
· Sophia Ewaniuk as Emma Conroy
· Warren Christie as Greggy Stiviletto
CREW INFORMATION:
· Andre Nemec as CRTR/EP
· Gary Fleder as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Josh Applebaum as CRTR/EP
· Scott Rosenberg as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Space Floor Television