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[02/07/17 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 7
Updates include: CBS gives late pilot orders to two comedies; NBC likewise gives green light to "Redliners"; and CBS Television Distribution to end "The Insider."

[09/27/16 - 06:12 AM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights Three New Series for Prime Video
"I Love Dick," "Jean-Claude Van Johnson" and "The Tick" are all due next year on the streaming service.

[07/21/16 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Announces Lineup for its 2016 Comedy Pilot Season
"I Love Dick," "Jean-Claude Van Johnson" and "The Tick" will all be available beginning Friday, August 19.

[04/14/16 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 14
Updates include: "Game of Thrones" showrunners close in on an end date; Joe Manganiello bows out of History's "Six"; and Jackie Earle Haley tapped for "The Tick" at Amazon.

[03/28/16 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 28
Updates include: Tattiawna Jones to lead ABC's "Randall & Hilda Are Not a Couple"; Addison Timlin among latest cast in "MacGyver" at CBS; and Tyler Hilton reports to ABC's "The Fluffy Shop."

[03/22/16 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 22
Updates include: Peter Serafinowicz cast as Amazon's "The Tick"; Parker Sawyers books role on "Miranda's Rights" at NBC; and Bruce Greenwood is bound for ABC's "Dirty Dancing."

[03/10/16 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 10
Updates include: Ali Larter takes FOX's "Pitch"; Cote de Pablo in talks to star in Syfy's "Prototype"; and Nick Wechsler set as male lead on FOX's "Recon."







TICK, THE (AMAZON)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
3/10/16 - 2/7/17
STATUS:
currently in development (2017-2018 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from Amazon's press release, September 2016) In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an underdog accountant with zero powers comes to realize his city is owned by a global super villain long-thought dead. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero. The pilot for The Tick starred Peter Serafinowicz (Guardians of the Galaxy), Griffin Newman (Vinyl), Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen), Valorie Curry (House of Lies), Yara Martinez (Jane the Virgin) and Brendan Hines (Scorpion). The Tick is executive produced by Ben Edlund (Supernatural), Barry Josephson (Bones) and Barry Sonnenfeld (A Series of Unfortunate Events), directed by Wally Pfister (The Dark Knight), and written by Edlund. The Tick is a co-production with Sony Pictures Television.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Brendan Hines as Superian
· Griffin Newman as Arthur Everest
· Jackie Earle Haley as The Terror
· Peter Serafinowicz as The Tick
· Valorie Curry as Dot Everest
· Yara Martinez
CREW INFORMATION:
· Barry Josephson as EP
· Ben Edlund as BOOK/CRTR/EP
· Patrick Warburton as PROD
· Wally Pfister as DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· based on a comic book
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Amazon Studios
· Sony Pictures Television