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[08/27/14 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 27
Updates include: Rila Fukushima latest to recur on The CW's "Arrow"; Discovery cancels "Sons of Guns"; and Steve Franks to take a "DeTour" for FOX.

[04/28/14 - 03:21 PM]
Yahoo Gives First Look at its New Video and Digital Content Programming
Yahoo today announced the first two original comedies in its new lineup of long-form shows.

[04/16/13 - 11:57 AM]
Esquire Network Unveils New Programming Slate
In total, Esquire Network expects to launch 10-12 new originals this year.

[03/07/13 - 08:31 AM]
Starz Worldwide Distribution Caters To Esquire Network and Comedy Fans With Licensing of "Party Down"
Starz retains select on-demand and online rights to the show during the 2013 license period.

[02/11/13 - 06:00 AM]
NBCUniversal and Hearst Magazines Form New Strategic Partnership: The Esquire Network
Beginning April 22, 2013, the G4 network will be rebranded the Esquire Network, it was announced today.

[05/21/12 - 07:21 AM]
Country Meets Hollywood When Toby Keith and Kristen Bell Host the "2012 CMT Music Awards"
This year's event will air live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/02/11 - 11:13 AM]
Jane Lynch to Host "63rd Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Airing Sunday, September 18, Live on FOX
"I am tickled pink to be hosting the Primetime Emmys on FOX," said Lynch. "I'm looking forward to singing, dancing and sporting my finest tracksuit."

[04/05/11 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 5
Updates include: "The Chicago Code's" Shawn Ryan sets up shop at Sony; Brenda Strong reports to TNT's "Dallas"; and NBC confirms its remaining pilot directors.

[03/04/11 - 10:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 4
Updates include: Chris Egan is ABC's "Poe"; Jim Caviezel to topline "Person of Interest" for CBS; and David Walton, Becki Newton are the latest to book pilots in second position.

[01/27/11 - 02:03 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: Starz
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/18/11 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: January 17-18
Updates include: Santiago Cabrera joins FOX's "Alcatraz"; Tim Kring lands "Touch," also at FOX; and Rob Thomas gets a greenlight from FOX for "Little in Common."

[11/11/10 - 08:10 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 11
Updates include: "Castle" gets two extra episodes; Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert to bring "Noir" to Starz; and Cliff Chamberlain joins "Outnumbered" at FOX.

[11/04/10 - 08:04 AM]
Jane Lynch to Host "TV's Funniest Holiday Moments: A Paley Center for Media Special" Airing Friday, November 26, on FOX
The two-hour special will feature clips from "Friends," "The Big Bang Theory," "I Love Lucy," "WKRP in Cincinnati" and many more.

[09/02/10 - 06:58 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 2
Updates include: Oren Peli, Marc Guggenheim land ABC dramas; Alyssa Milano to star in Lifetime original; and John Enbom to bring "Free Agents" to U.S. for NBC.

[08/25/10 - 06:54 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 25
Updates include: Derek Waters to star in FX's "13th Grade"; "Futurama" lands off-network run; and "Party Down" alums book "Temps" at NBC.

[07/29/10 - 06:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 29
Updates include: Lizzy Caplan eyes HBO comedy; Tracee Ellis Ross to star in BET pilot; and Clayne Crawford joins HBO's "All Signs of Death."

[06/30/10 - 10:49 AM]
Starz Cancels "Party Down," "Gravity"
Both series wrapped their runs last week.

[04/21/10 - 07:00 PM]
Live at the Paley Center for Media: Starz's "Party Down"

[04/20/10 - 09:45 AM]
Starz Announces Early Sampling Opportunities in Advance of 'Gravity' Series Debut
DirecTV's The 101 Network is among the outlets offering an early look at the Starz original.

[04/19/10 - 07:02 AM]
Get Set to 'Party Down' All Over Again -- Starz Announces Early Sampling Opportunities for Season Two & New Iphone Game
Preview opportunities are available in more than 53 million video households - record participation for Starz Entertainment.

[04/09/10 - 12:07 AM]
Development Update: Friday, April 9
Updates include: MTV books "Jersey Shore's" return date; Jason Gedrick, Jill Hennessey have "Luck" with HBO; and Lizzy Caplan joins "True Love" at CBS.

[03/31/10 - 12:02 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 31
Updates include: Ryan Hansen to star in NBC's "Friends With Benefits"; Orlando Jones joins "Tax Man" at FOX; and Mircea Monroe reports for Showtime's "Episodes."

[03/05/10 - 12:23 AM]
Development Update: Friday, March 5 (Part 1)
Updates include: Scott Caan is "Danno" for CBS's "Hawaii Five-O"; Robert Patrick joins ABC's "Edgar Floats"; and over 15 pilots name their directors.

[01/19/10 - 10:27 AM]
Starz Sets April 23 for Season 2 of "Party Down" and Premiere of "Gravity"
The pay channel confirms the launch dates for both series.

[01/16/10 - 12:24 PM]
Exclusive: "Veronica Mars" Movie Not Happening
"I would write it if anyone would finance it," said creator Rob Thomas. "If anyone's interested in making that movie I am available, Kristen's [Bell] available. I would love to do it."

[11/03/09 - 12:45 PM]
Jane Lynch and Kristen Bell Ready to 'Party Down'
Also set to appear in season two: J.K. Simmons, Joey Lauren Adams, Steve Guttenberg, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Thomas Lennon and Jimmi Simpson.

[10/15/09 - 06:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 15
Updates include: Jonah Hill to voice animated comedy for FOX; Fox Television Studios, ABC team for "The Gates"; and The CW sets its development slate.

[09/02/09 - 09:04 AM]
Megan Mullally Set to 'Party Down'
The half-hour comedy about a Los Angeles catering team is tentatively scheduled to return to the air on Starz in April of 2010.

[07/29/09 - 12:56 PM]
Starz Pacts with Eric Schaeffer and Jill Franklyn for New Dramedy Set in Unlikeliest Place for Laughs
The show, tentatively titled "Failure to Fly," is set to debut in early 2010.

[07/29/09 - 12:53 PM]
Starz Ramps Up Original Productions Slate
Projects from Rob Thomas, Matthew McConaughey and Martin Lawrence are among its development roster.

[07/09/09 - 01:39 PM]
Starz Entertainment to Join Comcast's on Demand Online Trial
Original series "Crash," "Head Case," and "Party Down" will be among the available programming.

[07/07/09 - 06:34 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 7
Updates include: Andrea Bowen to return to ABC's "Desperate Housewives"; HBO to develop Jeffrey Eugenides's "Middlesex" as a series; and Jane Lynch to depart Starz's "Party Down."

[05/13/09 - 12:29 PM]
Starz Parties On!! 'Party Down,' the Critically Acclaimed Sitcom, Renewed for Season Two
Co-stars Ken Marino, Adam Scott, Martin Starr, Ryan Hansen and Lizzy Caplan are all set to return.

[01/12/09 - 06:10 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 12
Updates include: Hilary Duff to topline NBC's "Barely Legal"; a trio added to "Light Years" at The CW; and TNT gives a series commitment to Ray Romano's "Men of a Certain Age."

[12/17/08 - 12:09 PM]
Starz Entertainment Caters to Hollywood with Start of Production on 'Party Down'
Ken Marino, Adam Scott, Jane Lynch, Martin Starr, Ryan Hansen and Lizzy Caplan all star in the series, due in March.

[10/13/08 - 12:29 PM]
Starz Entertainment Gets Ready to "Party Down"
The 10-episode scripted series comes from executive producers Rob Thomas, John Enbom, Paul Rudd and Dan Etheridge.

[06/15/07 - 06:27 PM]
Development Update: Week of June 11-15
Updates include: "Veronica Mars" creator Rob Thomas to run ABC's "Miss/Guided," Donald Trump brings "Lady or a Tramp" to FOX, MTV renews "Laguna Beach" and "Run's House" plus a host of casting news.







PARTY DOWN (STARZ)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/20/09 - 6/25/10
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2009-2010 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
2 (20 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 6/30/10
DESCRIPTION:
(from Starz's press release, January 2010) Starz is piling on the offbeat humor, packaging the returning comedy series "Party Down" and the new dramatic comedy "Gravity" to run Fridays at 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. (et/pt), respectively, starting on Friday, April 23, only on Starz. These two comedies fit in with Starz' commitment to program series unlike anything on TV. Actress Megan Mullally ("Will & Grace," Fame) joins the "Party Down" cast this season as Lydia Dunfree, a middle-aged refugee from a lousy marriage who moves to Hollywood in hopes that her 13 year-old daughter will make it big. She joins a talented ensemble of actors lead by Adam Scott (Indie Spirit Award nominee: Best Actor for The Vicious Kind), Ken Marino, Lizzy Caplan, Martin Starr and Ryan Hansen. Rob Thomas ("Veronica Mars," "Cupid") along with John Enbom, Paul Rudd and Dan Etheridge are executive producers and Adam Scott (Henry Pollard) is a producer on the show. Bryan Gordon ("Curb Your Enthusiasm") and Fred Savage ("The Wonder Years") return as series directors and supervising producers. Also directing episodes this year are David Wain (Role Models) and Ken Marino, who directs the season finale, featuring the wedding of first season regular Jane Lynch. Starz Media, the production and distribution sibling of the Starz premium entertainment channels is also producer of the critically lauded series, which was recently named one of the 10 best TV shows of 2009 by the AFI.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adam Scott as Henry Pollard
· Ken Marino as Ron Donald
· Lizzy Caplan as Casey Klein
· Martin Starr as Roman DeBeers
· Megan Mullally as Lydia Dunfree (Season 2)
· Ryan Hansen as Kyle Bradway
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Jane Lynch as Constance Carmell (1-8)
· Jennifer Coolidge as Bobbie St. Brown (9-10)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adam Scott as PROD
· Bryan Gordon as SP
· Dan Etheridge as CRTR/EP
· Danielle Stokdyk as CO-EP
· Fred Savage as SP
· Jennifer Dugan as PROD
· Jennifer Gwartz as CO-EP
· John Enbom as CRTR/EP
· Paul Rudd as CRTR/EP
· Rob Thomas as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Starz Media