[06/09/14 - 11:34 PM] Development Update: Monday, June 9 Updates include: FOX nixes burn off run for "Us & Them"; Charles S. Dutton, Mike Epps board HBO's "Bessie"; and Kerri Medders joins the cast of ABC Family's "Mystery Girls."
[10/25/13 - 12:02 PM] FOX Announces Premiere Dates Highlights include the return of "American Idol" on Wednesday, January 15 and "The Following" on Monday, January 20.
[10/04/13 - 11:19 PM] Development Update: Friday, October 4 Updates include: FOX asks for additional scripts of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"; Harry Connick, Jr., Brad Garrett land comedy projects; and Justin Spitzer brings "The Money Pit" to NBC.
[09/30/13 - 11:27 PM] Development Update: Monday, September 30 Updates include: Freddie Stroma to star in Lifetime's "Unreal"; Michael Rapaport, Alicia Witt bound for FX's "Justified"; and Blake McCormick is "Chasing Skips" for FOX.
[09/25/13 - 11:55 PM] Development Update: Wednesday, September 25 Updates include: Robert De Niro to succeed James Gandolfini on HBO's "Criminal Justice"; Emily Osment to star in ABC Family's "Young & Hungry"; and TBS gives pilot order to "Mostly Likely."
[09/18/13 - 11:27 PM] Development Update: Wednesday, September 18 Updates include: ABC, Marvel consider "Agent Carter" series; Missi Pyle joins TV Land's "Jennifer Falls"; and TNT expands new season of "Falling Skies" to 12 episodes.
[08/23/13 - 11:38 PM] Development Update: Friday, August 23 Updates include: MTV's "Faking It" taps principal roles; Jack McGee, Joey McIntyre return for CBS's "The McCarthys"; and NBC to revive ABC's 2001 pilot "Me and My Needs."
[03/13/13 - 11:13 PM] Development Update: Wednesday, March 13 Updates include: NBC begins casting a fourth season of "The Sing-Off"; the fan-funded "Veronica Mars" movie is a go; and Kristin Davis joins "Bad Teacher" at CBS.
[03/06/13 - 11:37 PM] Development Update: Wednesday, March 6 Updates include: Scott Bakula returns to TNT in Geena Davis-led pilot; Sara Gilbert joins "Bad Teacher" at CBS; and Ben Rappaport, Bill Engvall to star in "Do It Yourself" at TBS.
[03/04/13 - 11:48 PM] Development Update: Monday, March 4 Updates include: Naveen Andrews to get "Reckless" at ABC; Alexis Bledel joins FOX's "Friends & Family"; and Benjamin Stockham cast as title role in NBC's "About a Boy."
[02/22/13 - 11:36 PM] Development Update: Friday, February 22 Updates include: Ken Jeong reports to "Spy" at ABC; James Van Der Beek has "Friends With Better Lives" at CBS; and Henry Ian Cusick boards "The Hundred" at The CW.
[02/14/13 - 11:39 PM] Development Update: Thursday, February 14 Updates include: Jason Isaacs tapped as "The Surgeon General" for CBS; Minnie Driver joins NBC's "About a Boy"; and Jason Ritter boards FOX's "Gavin & Stacey" import.
[01/22/13 - 11:35 PM] Development Update: Tuesday, January 22 Updates include: "Betrayal," "Venice" among ABC's go pilots; FOX greenlights "Delirium," "I Suck at Girls"; and NBC, CBS round out today's 23 pilot orders.
[10/16/12 - 11:07 PM] Development Update: Tuesday, October 16 Updates include: FOX to import the U.K.'s "Gavin & Stacey"; Ryan Hurst joins TNT's "King & Maxwell"; and Rob Thomas to take a new stab at "Metropolis" at The CW.
[09/14/09 - 06:15 PM] Development Update: Monday, September 14 Updates include: Stacy Traub, Hayes Jackson to bring "Gavin & Stacey" to the U.S.; Eric Balfour to recur on The CW's "Beautiful Life"; and ABC, CBS issue pilot commitments.
SEASON(S): 1 (7 episodes, 7 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: confirmed as canceled on 6/9/14
DESCRIPTION: (from FOX's press release, May 2013) When two people finally come together, they never come together alone. US & THEM is an outrageous but authentic ensemble single-camera comedy about a pair of young lovers, whose path to happily-ever-after is complicated by the screwed-up circus of people closest to them. New York pharmaceutical copywriter GAVIN (Emmy Award nominee Jason Ritter, "Parenthood," "The Event") is a neurotic Woody Allen-ish personality with indie-rock looks, who has never been in love. On the other hand, pretty Pennsylvania-based printing press employee STACEY (Alexis Bledel, "Mad Men," "Gilmore Girls") has a subtle wit and has been engaged before. For the past six months, they have been flirting online and finally agree to meet...with their best friends in tow for double-date safety. Gavin and Stacey's wingmen are, respectively, CHRIS "ARCHIE" ARCHULETTA (Dustin Ybarra, "We Bought a Zoo") and NESSA (Ashlie Atkinson, "Inside Man," "Rescue Me"). Archie is often wrong but never in doubt and the loudest, most outrageous character in any room. Nessa is brutally blunt - actually, just brutal, in general - with a rock-a-billy look, complete with messy tattoos (many of which she doesn't remember getting). Gavin lives in an apartment below his parents, PAM (Emmy Award nominee Jane Kaczmarek, "Whitney," "Raising the Bar," "Malcolm in the Middle") and MICHAEL (Kurt Fuller, "Psych," "Midnight in Paris"). With zero filter and little volume control, Pam is fearful she is aging and that the good times may be behind her. Michael thinks of himself as the family's voice of reason. He is wrong. Dillsburg, PA, is a tiny dot of grit in the green countryside. Stacey lives there with her widowed mom, GWEN (Kerri Kenney, "Reno 911!"). BRIAN (guest star Michael Ian Black, "Ed"), Stacey's uncle, and her late father's brother, has taken on the role of family protector. He is a simple man who is amazed by the little things in life...like white Toblerones. Stacey's long-distance romance unnerves both Gwen and Brian, who fear she might fall in love and move away to the big city. When all of these characters collide to create a salty but sweet romantic comedy, we wonder not if the two leads will get together, but how they ever will stay together. After all, it's complicated enough trying to make a relationship work. But the biggest complications of all are the friends and family who are part of the package deal. US & THEM is produced by Sony Pictures Television and BBC Worldwide Productions. It is based on the hugely popular and multiple-award-winning BBC series "Gavin and Stacey," which was created and written by James Corden and Ruth Jones. US & THEM is adapted and written by David J. Rosen ("I Just Want My Pants Back"), and executive-produced by Rosen, Jane Tranter, Julie Gardner, Corden and Jones. Steve Coogan and Henry Normal serve as executive producers for Baby Cow Productions. Michael Patrick Jann ("Drop Dead Gorgeous") directed the pilot.