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[09/22/14 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 22
Updates include: The CW gives "The Flash," "Jane the Virgin" three additional scripts; Jacki Weaver, Adrian Scarborough join Starz's "Blunt Talk"; and Salim and Mara Brock Akil ink overall deal with BET.

[02/05/13 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 5
Updates include: Kevin Pollak joins "Beverly Hills Cop" at CBS; Charles Michael Davis boards The CW's "The Originals"; and ABC picks up an additional episode of "Castle."

[03/26/12 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 26
Updates include: David Lyons, Maria Howell round out NBC's "Revolution"; Camille Guaty to "Let It Go" for FOX; and Netflix passes on a "Terra Nova" revival.

[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."

[01/18/12 - 09:54 AM]
On Sunday, "The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards" Wins Its Three-Hour Time Period in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 9-15.

[01/13/12 - 11:49 PM]
ABC Dumps "Work It," Opens Door for "Cougar Town"
Repeats of "Last Man Standing" will fill the Tuesday, 8:30/7:30c slot for the rest of the month.

[01/11/12 - 09:02 AM]
ABC Continues to See Strong Gains with its New Tuesday Schedule
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 10.

[01/10/12 - 10:25 AM]
NBC Ranks #2 in Adults 18-49 for the Week of Jan. 2-8
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 2-8.

[01/10/12 - 09:39 AM]
ABC Opens 2012 with 9 of the Top 20 Non-Sports Shows in Adults 18-49, Airing TV's No. 1 Comedy, the No. 1 Drama and the No. 1 Freshman Drama
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 2-8.

[01/04/12 - 08:48 AM]
ABC's Tuesday is Up Across the Board Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 3.

[12/08/11 - 11:20 AM]
ABC Pulls "Man Up!" in Favor of "Last Man Standing" Repeats
Repeats of the Tim Allen-led comedy will fill the Tuesday, 8:30/7:30c half-hour for the rest of the month.

[11/18/11 - 10:46 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 18
Updates include: ABC trims "Cougar Town" to 15 episodes; Christine Ebersole joins TBS's "Sullivan & Son"; and "Body of Proof" gets three additional episodes.

[11/18/11 - 02:55 PM]
ABC Announces Midseason Premiere Dates
"GCB" set for Sundays, "The River" bound for Tuesdays and "Missing" lands on Thursdays.

[11/14/11 - 01:56 PM]
ABC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television Group Reach New Digital Distribution Agreement
ABC has the ability to distribute any series produced by WBTVG during the current 2011/12 and the 2012/13 seasons online via abc.com and Hulu's ad-supported platforms.

[11/10/11 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 10
Updates include: Howard Stern in talks to join "America's Got Talent"; Misha Collins bound for The CW's "Ringer"; Wilmer Valderrama to visit Laura Prepon on NBC's "Are You There, Chelsea?"

[11/02/11 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 2
Updates include: "Family Feud" cleared through the 2014-15 season; Michael Rispoli, Robert Costanzo join ABC's "The Manzanis"; and FOX's "Alcatraz" set for one to two weeks of reshoots.

[09/08/11 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 8
Updates include: Adult Swim greenlights OFWGKTA series; ABC orders eight episodes of "You Deserve It"; and Kathryn Morris to develop a drama for Lifetime.

[08/07/11 - 10:56 AM]
Lee: "Desperate Housewives" Deserved Its Victory Lap
Plus: the executive on its Marvel offerings; what's going on with "Hallelujah"; and Marc Cherry himself on the final season.

[07/25/11 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 25
Updates include: Odette Annable joins FOX's "House"; Michael Kenneth Williams, John Goodman to visit NBC's "Community"; and Rex Lee named regular on ABC's "Suburgatory."

[06/27/11 - 12:12 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Work It" (ABC)

[06/21/11 - 10:08 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 21
Updates include: AMC locks up "Mad Men's" Jon Hamm; Scott Foley in talks for "True Blood" arc; and Pruitt Taylor Vince to visit "The Walking Dead."

[05/17/11 - 02:40 PM]
Video: ABC Fall Preview 2011/12 - Upfront Trailers
Watch the full-length new series trailers from today's upfront presentation.

[05/17/11 - 07:17 AM]
Video: ABC Fall Preview 2011/12 - Pilot Clips
Check back later this afternoon for the full-length trailers from the actual upfront presentation.

[05/17/11 - 05:03 AM]
ABC Unveils Fall Primetime Schedule for 2011-12 Season
Newcomers include "Apartment 23," "Charlie's Angels," "Good Christian Belles," "Last Man Standing," "Man Up," "Missing," "Once Upon a Time," "Pan Am," "Revenge," "The River," "Scandal," "Suburgatory" and "Work It."

[05/13/11 - 01:10 PM]
ABC Renews "Body of Proof," "Happy Endings," "Secret Millionaire," "Shark Tank"; Books 12 Newcomers for 2011-12 Season
The freshmen include "Apartment 23," "Charlie's Angels," "Good Christian Belles," "Last Man Standing," "Man Up," "Once Upon a Time," "Pan Am," "Revenge," "The River," "Scandal," "Suburgatory" and "Work It."

[04/16/11 - 09:35 AM]
2011 ABC Program Development Guide - Comedy Series
ABC details its 10 comedy pilots under consideration for next season.

[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.

[03/29/11 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 29
Updates include: Jason Jones joins Heather Locklear in "The Assistants" at CBS; Nancy Travis to star opposite Tim Allen in ABC comedy; and Gerald McRaney to topline CBS's "Homegrown."

[03/28/11 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 28
Updates include: Jeff Hephner joins Starz's "Boss"; Rhea Seehorn to co-star in NBC's Whitney Cummings pilot; and Rochelle Aytes lands role on ABC's "Work It."

[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."

[02/24/11 - 10:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 24
Updates include: "Chase's" Amaury Nolasco to "Work It" for ABC; TBS axes "Glory Daze"; and Michelle Borth to lead ABC's "Combat Hospital."

[02/14/11 - 10:42 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 14
Updates include: Robert Taylor is "Longmire" for A&E; Jesse L. Martin, Saffron Burrows land pilots; and more directors sign on for this year's development crop.

[01/25/11 - 10:46 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 25
Updates include: ABC orders two period dramas to pilot; FOX greenlights a pair of single-camera comedies; and Stephen Gaghan's "S.I.L.A." is a go at NBC.







WORK IT (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/3/12 - 1/10/12
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2011-2012 season)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
SEASON(S):
1 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 1/13/12
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2011) This high-concept comedy centers on two unrepentant guy's guys who, unable to find work, dress as women to get jobs as pharmaceutical reps. Not only do they pull it off, but they might just learn to be better men in the process. With unemployment an ongoing issue and women now outnumbering men in the workforce, the new comedy series "Work It" follows two alpha males who realize the only way to beat the current "mancession" and land a job in pharmaceutical sales is to pass themselves off as women. Combining all the best elements of the workplace comedy, the buddy comedy and the family comedy, "Work It" centers on Lee Standish (Ben Koldyke) -- a quick-witted and likable family man who used to be a top car salesman until he got laid off -- and Angel Ortiz (Amaury Nolasco) -- a single, hot-headed ladies' man with no filter -- who quickly learn there are fundamental differences in the worlds of men and women that go beyond teetering in high heels and tightening up with Spanx. Lee and Angel are determined to keep their ruse going for as long as they can -- and keep their newly found jobs - in this smart, funny and relevant look at male and female relationships at work, at home and socially. Being a better man sometimes means having to be a better woman. The show stars Ben Koldyke ("How I Met Your Mother") as Lee, Amaury Nolasco ("Prison Break") as Angel, Beth Lacke ("Happy Hour") as Connie, John Caparulo ("Chelsea Lately") as Brian, Rebecca Mader ("Lost") as Grace, Rochelle Aytes ("Detroit 1-8-7") as Vanessa, Kate Reinders ("Sherrie") as Kelly, Kirstin Eggers ("Aussie and Ted's Great Adventure") as Kristin and Kacie Lynch ("Barney and Friends") as Kat. "Work It" was written by Andrew Reich & Ted Cohen ("Friends," "Rules of Engagement"). Reich and Cohen are the executive producers. Beth McCarthy Miller ("Saturday Night Live," "30 Rock") is the director. "Work It" is produced by Bonanza Productions, Inc. in association with Summer School Productions and Warner Bros. Television.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Amaury Nolasco as Angel
· Ben Koldyke as Lee
· Beth Lacke as Connie
· Hannah Sullivan as Kat
· John Carapulo as Brian
· Kate Reinders as Kelly
· Kirstin Eggers as Kristin
· Rebecca Mader as Grace
· Rochelle Aytes as Vanessa
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Kacie Lynch as Kat (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Andrew Reich as CRTR/EP
· Beth McCathy-Miller as DIR (Pilot)
· Ted Cohen as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Summer School Productions
· Warner Bros. Television