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[07/10/14 - 07:30 AM]
Syfy Greenlights Pilot of "The Magicians," Adaptation of Lev Grossman's Best-Selling Fantasy Series to Be Produced by Universal Cable Productions
The pilot script was written by John McNamara and Sera Gamble with Michael London and Janice Williams serving as producers.

[02/28/14 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 28
Updates include: Dylan McDermott to lead Kevin Williamson's drama pilot at CBS; Max Brown to topline FOX's "Hieroglyph"; and Dean Winters among the latest bound for CBS's "Battle Creek."

[11/27/13 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 27
Updates include: ABC Family gives back-seven order to "Chasing Life"; Kirk Acevedo boards Syfy's "12 Monkeys"; and Barbara Hershey to visit ABC's "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland."

[11/25/13 - 11:48 AM]
AMC Orders Pilots for "Knifeman," "Galyntine"
Rolin Jones and Jason Cahill are behind the respective dramas, which are under consideration for series in 2015.

[10/29/13 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 29
Updates include: Bret McKenzie sells animated comedy to FOX; The CW eyes Sara Shepard's "The Perfectionists"; and Lilah Richcreek, Doug Savant cast in ABC Family's "Work Mom."

[10/24/13 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 24
Updates include: Octavia Spencer eyed for "Murder, She Wrote" revival at NBC; ABC gives 10-episode order to "Secrets & Lies" import; and The CW adds another period drama in "Players."

[09/11/12 - 08:37 AM]
Vuguru and BermanBraun Team Up with AOL to Launch Family Comedy "Greetings from Home"
The series, "a family comedy about the trials and tribulations of a military family with dad raising two unruly teens while mom is deployed overseas," launches September 19.

[08/13/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 13
Updates include: VH1 shelves "Ev & Ocho"; Jodie Foster to helm potential Showtime drama pilot; and Spike TV bumps "Rat Bastards" out of primetime.

[03/16/12 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 16
Updates include: Matthew Rhys is bound for FX's "The Americans"; Pablo Schreiber reports to "Baby Big Shot" at CBS; and Mercedes Ruehl joins FOX's "El Jefe."

[03/07/12 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 7
Updates include: Keri Russell to lead "The Americans" for FX; Anthony Edwards, Carmen Ejogo report to ABC's "Zero Hour"; and Theo James is CBS's new "Golden Boy."

[03/02/12 - 07:12 AM]
USA Sets "Common Law" Premiere Date for Friday, May 11 at 10/9c
The series, starring Michael Ealy, Warren Kole, Jack McGee and Sonya Walger, will lead out of "Fairly Legal."

[02/20/12 - 10:43 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 20
Updates include: Mary McCormack to get "Unprofessional" for ABC; Taylor Kinney to star in NBC's "Chicago Fire"; and Peter Jacobson lands role on Showtime's "Ray Donovan."

[02/14/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 14
Updates include: Jonny Lee Miller to play Sherlock Holmes for CBS; Bryan Fuller's "Hannibal" gets series order at NBC; and Sophia Bush is cast in CBS's "Partners."

[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.

[01/23/12 - 09:09 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon a Time" is Sunday's #1 Non-Sports Show
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 22.

[01/05/12 - 10:24 AM]
NBC Books Two-Hour "Prime Suspect" Finale for Sunday, January 22 at 9:00/8:00c
Look for the final two installments of its 13-episode order on said night.

[12/28/11 - 10:47 AM]
NBC Wins the Primetime Week of Dec. 19-25 in All Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 19-25.

[12/20/11 - 11:54 AM]
NBC Is #2 in Adults 18-49 for the Primetime Week of Dec. 12-18
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 12-18.

[12/19/11 - 12:56 PM]
"Grimm" Is the #1 New Drama in Terms of Percentage Increase from Live+Same Day to Live+7 So Far This Season
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of November 28-December 4.

[12/12/11 - 12:29 PM]
"Grimm" and "Up All Night" Are the #1 New Drama and #1 New Comedy Among Top % Gainers Going from Live+Same Day to Live+7
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of November 21-27.

[12/06/11 - 10:13 AM]
ABC's "Saturday Night Football" Wraps its Season with its Best Results Since 2008
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 28-December 4.

[12/06/11 - 10:01 AM]
NBC Is #2 in Adults 18-49 for the Primetime Week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 28-December 4.

[12/05/11 - 02:52 PM]
"Grimm," "Up All Night," "SVU," "Office" and "Chuck" Among Top % Gainers Going from Live+Same Day to Live+7
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of November 14-20.

[12/02/11 - 08:44 AM]
ABC's "CMA Christmas" Surges Year to Year/Beats CBS' Grammy Nom Concert
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 1.

[11/29/11 - 10:20 AM]
"Grimm" and "Up All Night" Are the Top New Drama and Top New Comedy Among Top % Gainers Going from Live+Same Day to Live+7
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of November 7-13.

[11/22/11 - 11:32 AM]
"Grimm" and "Up All Night" Are the #1 New Drama and #1 New Comedy Among Top % Gainers Going from Live+Same Day to Live+7
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of October 31-November 6.

[11/22/11 - 11:31 AM]
"NBC Sunday Night Football" Is the #1 Primetime Program of the Week in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 14-20.

[11/22/11 - 10:24 AM]
ABC Finishes a Strong Second in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 14-20.

[11/21/11 - 06:12 PM]
"Grimm" Scares Up Full Season, Thursday Showcase on NBC
Also on tap are encores on Saturday, December 17 at 8:00/7:00c and Saturday, December 31 at 8:00/7:00c and 9:00/8:00c.

[11/18/11 - 08:58 AM]
ABC's Special "20/20" Draws the Net's 2nd Biggest Audience in the Slot in 10 months
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 17.

[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.

[11/15/11 - 10:54 AM]
"NBC Sunday Night Football" Is the #1 Primetime Program of the Week in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 7-13.

[11/15/11 - 10:36 AM]
Hitting Season Highs, ABC Marks its Most-Competitive Finish This Season, Producing the Network's Most-Watched Non-"Oscar" Week in 2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 7-13.

[11/14/11 - 01:56 PM]
"Grimm" and "Chuck" Join "Up All Night," "The Office" and "SVU" Among Top % Gainers Going from Live+Same Day to Live+7
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of October 24-30.

[11/11/11 - 09:07 AM]
ABC's "Grey's" and "Private Practice" Score Impressive Growth on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 10.

[11/08/11 - 10:58 AM]
"NBC Sunday Night Football" Is the #1 Primetime Program of the Week in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 31-November 6.

[11/08/11 - 10:30 AM]
ABC Claims TV's No. 1 Scripted Show for the 3rd Time in 4 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 31-November 6.

[11/08/11 - 09:47 AM]
Nominations Announced for The "People's Choice Awards 2012" to Be Hosted by Kaley Cuoco, Jan. 11, 2012 on CBS
Voting begins today for all 43 categories and will end on December 6, except for "Favorite New TV Drama" and "Favorite New TV Comedy" which will remain open for voting until the night of show.

[11/01/11 - 10:48 AM]
ABC Produces its Biggest Numbers Since Season-Premiere Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 24-30.

[11/01/11 - 10:33 AM]
The Debut of "Grimm" Locks Up the Highest 18-49 Rating for Any Friday Non-Sports Telecast in 10 Months
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 24-30.

[10/25/11 - 10:42 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" Is Broadcast TV's #1 Primetime Show of the Week in Adults 18-34 and All Key Male Demos, And Is #3 in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 17-23.

[10/25/11 - 10:29 AM]
ABC Generates its Strongest Numbers Since Season-Premiere Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 17-23.

[10/25/11 - 08:59 AM]
ABC Outdraws Fox's World Series to Lead Monday Night
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 24.

[10/18/11 - 01:13 PM]
"NBC Sunday Night Football" Is the #1 Primetime Program of the Week in Adults 18-49 and Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 10-16.

[10/18/11 - 10:26 AM]
ABC Claims 4 of the Week's Top 10 Most-Watched TV Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 10-16.

[10/18/11 - 10:26 AM]
ABC Claims 4 of the Week's Top 10 Most-Watched TV Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 10-16.

[10/18/11 - 09:04 AM]
ABC's "Dancing" and "Castle" Grow in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 17.

[10/17/11 - 02:43 PM]
NBC, The CW Slate "Prime Suspect," "Ringer" Repeat Stunts
Look for full nights of "Ringer" on Tuesday, October 25 and Monday, October 31.

[10/17/11 - 10:51 AM]
"Up All Night," "SVU," "Harry's Law," "Whitney" and "Prime Suspect" Among Top % Gainers Going from Live+Same Day to Live+7 Day
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of September 26-October 2.

[10/14/11 - 08:51 AM]
Each of ABC's Thursday Series Grow Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 13.

[10/12/11 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 12
Updates include: Ashley Tisdale is "Under Construction" at ABC; Tricia Helfer, Gerald McRaney to star in TNT's "Scent of the Missing"; and NBC asks "Prime Suspect" for six more scripts.

[10/11/11 - 11:00 AM]
"NBC Sunday Night Football" Is the #1 Primetime Program of the Week in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 26-October 2.

[10/11/11 - 10:14 AM]
ABC Finishes as the 2nd-Most-Watched TV Net for the 3rd Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 26-October 2.

[10/11/11 - 08:51 AM]
ABC Leads Monday's Viewer Count for the 4th Straight Week this Season
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 10.

[10/10/11 - 11:39 AM]
"Up All Night" Is the #1 Comedy In Terms of Percentage Increase from L+SD to L+7 During Premiere Week
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of September 19-25.

[10/07/11 - 08:46 AM]
ABC's "Grey's" is Thursday's #1 Drama in Adults 18-49 for the 3rd Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 6.

[10/04/11 - 11:37 AM]
FOX Ratings Up +15% This Fall - Network Posts Year-Over-Year Gains While All Competitors See Declines
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 26-October 2.

[10/04/11 - 11:10 AM]
"Prime Suspect" Repeats to Replace Canceled "Playboy Club" in Interim
The three-week stunt will fill the Monday, 10:00/9:00c hour until "Rock Center with Brian Williams" premieres on October 31.

[10/04/11 - 11:04 AM]
"NBC Sunday Night Football" Is the #1 Primetime Program of the Week in Adults 18-49 and Other Key Demos
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 26-October 2.

[10/04/11 - 10:05 AM]
ABC Stands as the 2nd-Most-Watched Net, Airing 4 of the Week's Top 20 Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 26-October 2.

[09/30/11 - 09:02 AM]
ABC's "Private Practice" Opener Leads at 10pm with its Top Number Since December
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 29.

[09/30/11 - 08:52 AM]
"New Girl," "The X Factor" Top Week 1 vs. Week 2 Chart
A look at the Week 1 vs. Week 2 comparisons for all of the new broadcast series that have aired Week 2 episodes to date.

[09/27/11 - 10:49 AM]
NBC Sports' Steelers-Colts Game Is the Highest-Rated Premiere-Week "Sunday Night Football" Telecast Ever
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 19-25.

[09/22/11 - 12:11 AM]
The Futon's Ratings Survival Guide: "Whitney" & "Prime Suspect" (NBC)
Find out the numbers the newcomers will likely need to get second seasons.

[09/19/11 - 10:50 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 19
Updates include: Cam Gigandet to star in TNT's "Gateway"; ABC to revive "Scruples"; and Ray Liotta eyed as TNT's "Emperor."

[09/12/11 - 01:21 PM]
NBCUniversal Announces a Dynamic New Leadership Team to Head Its Newly Named Production Company -- Universal Television
Tracey Pakosta and Russell Rothberg will spearhead the studio's comedy and drama departments, respectively.

[08/23/11 - 10:58 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 23
Updates include: Oxygen cancels "The World According to Paris"; Dwayne Johnson, Jerry Bruckheimer developing wrestling drama at NBC; and Shane Brennan lands two new projects at CBS.

[08/10/11 - 11:02 AM]
NBC and Bloomingdale's Team Up to Showcase New Series and Fall Fashions in Unprecedented Partnership
The partnership includes a special sweepstakes for a walk-on role in the new show "The Playboy Club."

[07/21/11 - 10:58 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 21
Updates include: Robert Wagner departs "Charlie's Angels"; Bill Pullman to star in TNT's "Innocent" and Kenny Johnson joins NBC's "Prime Suspect."

[07/07/11 - 11:13 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Prime Suspect" (NBC)

[07/06/11 - 11:04 AM]
NBC Announces Series Premiere Dates for Fall 2011 Schedule
Newcomers "Up All Night" and "Free Agents" will get a special launch after the "America's Got Talent" finale on September 14.

[06/15/11 - 10:30 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 15
Updates include: Caroline Dhavernas joins USA's "Over/Under"; Patty Duke to visit Lifetime's "The Protector"; and Bethenny Frankel tapes a talk show pilot.

[06/14/11 - 04:28 PM]
Paul Reaney Named Vice President of Development for ITV Studios America
Reaney was most recently Vice President, Development for FremantleMedia.

[05/19/11 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: May 16-19
Updates include: Lisa Edelstein departs FOX's "House"; Matt Letscher, Sigourney Weaver report to HBO's "Spring/Fall"; and Masi Oka named series regular on CBS's "Hawaii Five-0."

[05/16/11 - 10:05 AM]
Video: NBC Fall Preview 2011/12 - Upfront Trailers
Watch the full-length new series trailers from today's upfront presentation.

[05/15/11 - 12:10 PM]
Video: NBC Fall Preview 2011/12 - "Prime Suspect"
Watch three clips from the pilot plus interviews with Aidan Quinn and Maria Bello.

[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.

[05/12/11 - 06:39 PM]
Trio Added to NBC's 2011-12 Season Roster; "Parenthood," "Harry's Law" Renewed
NBC taps "The Playboy Club," "Grimm" and "Awake" (formerly "R.E.M.") for next season, passes on "17th Precinct," "A. Mann's World" and "Wonder Woman."

[05/11/11 - 04:58 PM]
NBC Sets Two Dramas, Two Comedies for Freshman Class of 2011-12 Season
The newcomers include projects starring Christina Applegate, Whitney Cummings, Maria Bello and Debra Messing.

[03/08/11 - 10:52 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 8
Updates include: Ben Koldyke, Brooke D'Orsay nab leads in ABC comedy pilots; Rick Gomez, Richard T. Jones join FOX's "Council of Dads"; and Natalie Dormer to star in ABC's "Poe."

[03/03/11 - 10:50 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 3
Updates include: James Callis, Matt Long report to NBC's "17th Precinct"; Ben Aldridge is "Heavenly" for The CW; and Ginnifer Goodwin is Snow White in ABC's "Once Upon a Time."

[02/28/11 - 10:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 28
Updates include: Jaime Pressly joins FOX's "I Hate My Teenage Daughter"; Danny Pino reports to NBC's "S.I.L.A."; and Poppy Montgomery is "The Rememberer" for CBS.

[02/21/11 - 09:55 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 21
Updates include: Minnie Driver to "Hail Mary" for CBS; Jason Isaacs to topline NBC's "REM"; and Ashley Judd to star in ABC's "Missing."

[02/16/11 - 10:46 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 16
Updates include: Adrianne Palicki is NBC's "Wonder Woman"; Maria Bello locks into "Prime Suspect," also at NBC; and Mike O'Malley, Michael Emerson land pilots.

[02/04/11 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 4
Updates include: CBS, NBC continue to greenlight pilots; Krysten Ritter is ABC's "Bitch in Apt. 23"; and directors are set on a half-dozen pilots.

[08/03/10 - 06:52 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 3
Updates include: Jeff Goldblum departs USA's "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"; Sara Rue to host The CW's "Shedding for the Wedding"; and Sherry Stringfield to star in Josh Berman's Lifetime pilot.

[07/30/10 - 01:02 PM]
NBC at TCA: We'Re Rebuilding But Stronger
Plus: the executives on Steve Carell's exit; the difference between "Heroes" and "The Cape"; the shelving of "Day One" and more!

[07/30/10 - 10:49 AM]
Universal Media Studios Inks Overall Development Deal with Peter Berg's and Sarah Aubrey's Film 44 That Will Include the 'Prime Suspect' Pilot
Alex Cunningham ("Desperate Housewives") is taking over as writer on "Prime Suspect."

[06/08/10 - 01:26 PM]
Vernon Sanders Promoted to Executive Vice President, Current Programming, NBC and Universal Media Studios
Sanders was responsible for such new series as "Undercovers" and "Love Bites" as well as this spring's hit "Parenthood."

[02/25/10 - 12:01 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 25
Updates include: Jason Jones is a "Better American" for ABC; Scott Patterson books "The Event" at NBC; and "The Deep End's" Ben Lawson joins ABC's "Freshmen."

[02/09/10 - 06:44 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 9
Updates include: pilots land directors; Jennifer Finnigan joins Joanna Garcia on an ABC comedy pilot; and Billy Ray is tapped to pen "24's" feature incarnation.

[01/10/10 - 10:11 AM]
NBC Announces Some of Its Early Development Slate for 2010-11
"Prime Suspect," "The Rockford Files," "Undercovers," "Chase," "Kindreds," "The Event" and "Love Bites" are among its drama pilots.

[09/03/09 - 06:49 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 3
Updates include: Matt Nix brings "Jack & Dan" to FOX; Hank Steinberg to import "Prime Suspect" for NBC; and Bret Harrison returns to comedy for CBS.







PRIME SUSPECT (NBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/22/11 - 1/22/12
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2011-2012 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (13 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
series finale aired on 1/22/12
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, May 2011) Based on the critically acclaimed British television series of the same name, "Prime Suspect" has been redeveloped for American audiences by writer Alexandra Cunningham ("Desperate Housewives," "NYPD Blue"), director Peter Berg (NBC's "Friday Night Lights") -- and stars Maria Bello ("A History of Violence") as tough-as-nails Detective Jane Timoney. Timoney finds that being a homicide detective in New York City is tough enough and having to contend with a male-dominated police department to get respect makes it that much tougher. She's an outsider who has just transferred to a new precinct dominated by an impenetrable clique of a boys' club. Timoney has her own vices too -- with a questionable past -- and she tends to be forceful, rude and reckless. But she's also a brilliant cop who keeps her eye on one thing: the prime suspect. Also starring are Aidan Quinn ("Unknown"), Brian O'Byrne ("Flash Forward"), Tim Griffin ("Star Trek"), Kirk Acevedo ("Fringe"), Joe Nieves ("How I Met Your Mother"), Damon Gupton ("The Last Airbender") and Peter Gerety ("Blue Bloods"). "Prime Suspect" is produced by Universal Media Studios, ITV and Film 44. Cunningham is the executive producer/writer along with executive producer/director Berg and executive producers Sarah Aubrey, Julie Meldal-Johnson, Paul Buccieri and Lynda LaPlante.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Aidan Quinn as Kevin Sweeney
· Brian O'Byrne as Reg Duffy
· Damon Gupton as Evrard Velerio
· Elizabeth Rodriguez as Carolina Rivera
· Kenny Johnson as Matt Webb
· Kirk Acevedo as Luisito Calderon
· Maria Bello as Jane Timoney
· Peter Gerety as Desmond Timoney
· Tim Griffin as Augie Blando
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Joe Nieves as Eddie Gautier (Pilot)
· Toby Stephens as Matt Webb (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alexandra Cunningham as CRTR/EP
· Julie Meldal-Johnsen as EP
· Lynda La Plante as CRTR (U.K. Series)
· Peter Berg as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Sarah Aubrey as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Film 44
· ITV Studios
· Universal Television