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[01/23/17 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 23
Updates include: Amazon rescinds series order for "Highston"; David Shore's "Good Doctor" among ABC pilot orders; and Alan Cumming-led "Killer Instinct" a go at CBS.

[12/18/15 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 18
Updates include: Amazon sets latest wave of renewals, series orders; Morgan Krantz to co-star in Comedy Central's "Bad People"; and Fortune Feimster tapped as regular on Hulu's "The Mindy Project."

[10/16/15 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Announces New Kids Pilots for Its 2015 Fall Pilot Season
These pilots - along with primetime pilots "Edge", "Good Girls Revolt," "Highston," "One Mississippi," "Patriot" and "Z" - will debut November 5 on Amazon Video.

[09/23/15 - 06:05 AM]
Amazon Announces Lineup for its 2015 Fall Pilot Season
Anna Camp, Flea, Ryan Kwanten, Shaquille O'Neal, Terry O'Quinn, Chris Parnell, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Christina Ricci and David Strathairn are among the featured talent.

[07/17/15 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 17
Updates include: Joy Bryant, Chris Diamantopoulos set for Amazon's "The Good Girls Revolt"; DeRay Davis lands role in FX's "Snowfall"; and Josh Hopkins joins the cast of ABC's "Quantico."

[07/15/15 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 15
Updates include: Will Yun Lee cast in "Falling Water" at USA; Mary Lynn Rajskub first to board Amazon's "Highston"; and Nikki Reed set as new regular on FOX's "Sleepy Hollow."

[04/22/15 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 22
Updates include: J.K. Simmons to lead "Counterpart" for Starz; Jimmi Simpson cast in SundanceTV's "Hap & Leonard"; and Marc Blucas joins "Underground" at WGN America.







HIGHSTON (AMAZON)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
11/5/15
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2016-2017 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (1 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
series order rescinded on 1/23/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from Amazon's press release, September 2015) Highston Liggetts (newcomer Lewis Pullman) is a 19-year-old with a wide circle of celebrity friends--that only he can see. His parents, Jean (Mary Lynn Rajskub, 24), and Wilbur (Chris Parnell, Saturday Night Live) force him to get psychiatric help, but his Uncle Billy (Curtis Armstrong, American Dad!) thinks he's just fine. Highston is a comedy about what it means to be normal in a world that's anything but. The pilot guest stars Shaquille O'Neal (Thunderstruck) and Flea (The Big Lewbowski), and is written by Oscar-nominee Bob Nelson (Nebraska), directed by Independent Spirit Award winners Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine), and executive produced by Sacha Baron Cohen (The Dictator), Todd Hoffman (Love Stinks), Nelson, and Todd Schulman (Bruno).
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Chris Parnell as Wilbur
· Curtis Armstrong as Billy
· Lewis Pullman as Highston Liggetts
· Mary Lynn Rajskub as Jean
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bob Friedman as EP
· Bob Nelson as CRTR/EP
· Jonathan Dayton as DIR (Pilot)
· Sacha Baron Cohen as EP
· Todd Hoffman as EP
· Todd Schulman as EP
· Valerie Faris as DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Amazon Studios
· Bungalow Media + Entertainment
· Four by Two Films