[10/10/11 - 11:29 PM] Development Update: Monday, October 10 Updates include: Elizabeth Banks is developing "Dave's Dead" at FOX; NBC lands Roseanne Barr's "Downwardly Mobile"; and W. Merritt Johnson, Lee Daniels team for Showtime drama.
[09/21/11 - 11:24 PM] Development Update: Wednesday, September 21 Updates include: Victor Garber to voice title role on "Charlie's Angels"; The CW wants "Extreme Musical Chairs"; and "Roseanne's Nuts," "Russian Dolls" out at Lifetime.
SEASON(S): 1 (16 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: confirmed as canceled on 9/21/11
DESCRIPTION: (from Lifetime's press release, June 2011) "Where in the world is Roseanne Barr?" Lifetime answers the question with the premiere of the all-new docu-series, Roseanne's Nuts, marking the Emmy(R) Award-winning actress, comedienne and best-selling author's eagerly-awaited return to television. Following Barr's decision to manage a fully functional 40-acre macadamia and live stock farm in Hawaii after a long, self-imposed sabbatical from series television, Roseanne's Nuts will debut on Wednesday, July 13, at 9:00 PM ET/PT with back-to-back episodes. Viewers of Roseanne's Nuts will see Barr, who, after tiring of living in frenzied Los Angeles and everything associated with the city, abandons Southern California to experience the newfound tranquility of farm life on the Big Island alongside her long-time writer-musician boyfriend Johnny Argent and son Jake. Never one to back down from any challenge throughout her life, as only Roseanne Barr can, she comes out of hiding to use her take-no-prisoners approach to life that catapulted her to stardom and shape a more pure and utopian dream she envisions for herself and her loved ones. What is captured is a funny, outrageous and unfiltered look at why Barr left behind the massive success and power afforded to her in order to transition into an adventurous new life that is a far, far cry from Los Angeles and the entertainment business. Lifetime will air 16 half-hour episodes of Roseanne's Nuts.