[03/12/13 - 11:34 PM] Development Update: Tuesday, March 12 Updates include: James Spader to head NBC's "The Blacklist"; Tom Berenger joins FOX's "Gang Related"; and Stephen Lang to get "Reckless" at ABC.
[08/27/12 - 11:01 PM] Development Update: Monday, August 27 Updates include: Vera Farmiga heads for A&E's "Bates Motel"; Nickelodeon cancels "How to Rock"; and Tom Bower boards NBC's spin-off of "The Office."
SEASON(S): 1 (26 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: confirmed as canceled on 8/26/12
DESCRIPTION: (from Nickelodeon's press release, January 2012) The battle of the bands is on as Nickelodeon premieres its brand-new live-action comedy series, How to Rock (http://www.nick.com/shows/how-torock) on Saturday, Feb. 4 with back-to-back episodes airing at 8:30 and 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT). The series, featuring original music performed by Cymphonique Miller (http://www.nick.com/celebrity/cymphonique-miller.html), centers on Kacey Simon, a talented teenager who takes her rhythmic pop band to new heights as their lead singer, while navigating the shark-infested social waters of high school. The network will also, for the first time ever, debut the series on iTunes and on Nick.com in January prior to its television premiere. The series theme song, "Only You Can Be You," performed by Miller, is currently available on iTunes. How to Rock, produced by Nickelodeon in association with Alloy Entertainment, will air regularly on Saturdays at 8:30 p.m. (ET/PT) following all-new episodes of Victorious at 8:00 p.m (ET/PT).