[07/27/11 - 10:38 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 27
Updates include: A&E, Lifetime make pilot decisions; and Max Martini to recur on ABC's new drama "Revenge."

[05/04/11 - 06:55 AM]
A&E Network Drives "Real Life. Drama." Brand With Expanded Industry-Leading Original Programming Slate
New pickups include "Coma," a scripted multi-night television event from executive producers Ridley and Tony Scott for Memorial Day 2012.

[04/15/11 - 10:05 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 15
Updates include: A.J. Cook to return to "Criminal Minds"; AMC commissions two reality series; and Griffin Dunne to visit "Damages."

[02/22/11 - 10:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 22
Updates include: Christina Ricci in talks to board "Pan Am" at ABC; Ryan Hansen to topline NBC's "Lovelives"; and Kevin Hart joins FOX's "Little in Common."

[02/11/11 - 10:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 11
Updates include: Stockard Channing reports to NBC's "17th Precinct"; Rob Riggle booked for "Home Game" at CBS; and Michael Rosenbaum to return for "Smallville's" series finale.

[02/08/11 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 8
Updates include: Rachel Bilson, Kerry Washington and Zooey Deschanel to topline pilots; The CW greenlights "Secret Circle"; and TV Land taps directors for its three pilots.

[01/28/11 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 28
Updates include: Greg Grunberg is "Big Mike" for A&E; Geoff Stults to topline FOX's "Bones" spin-off; and a half-dozen more pilots get greenlit.

[12/14/10 - 06:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 14
Updates include: A&E greenlights "Big Mike," "Longmire"; Carrie-Anne Moss to topline Lifetime pilot; and Virginia Madsen to visit NBC's "The Event."

[05/05/10 - 08:03 AM]
A&E Network Drives 'Real LifE. DramA.' Brand with Industry-Leading Original Programming Slate
A dozen series are due back in 2010-11, including "Paranormal State," "Dog the Bounty Hunter" and "Intervention."

5/5/10 - 7/27/11
previously in development (2011-2012 season)
ordered to pilot
(from A&E's press release, May 2011) Greg Grunberg ("Heroes," "Alias") stars as a plus-sized detective in a world where plus-sized is a minus, San Diego. One of the best in his field, Big Mike can be a charging bull while serving a warrant or a gentle giant while rescuing a child from a fire. He can be profane, relentless and even deceitful when regulations stand in the way of justice, but he intimately understands both passion and human weakness, which serves as his greatest strength as a detective and his greatest challenge in his romantic life. Also stars Nicole Ari Parket, Ken Leung, Elizabeth Bogush and Anthony Ruivivar.
· Anthony Ruivivar as Armando Romero
· Elizabeth Bogush as Caroline Hanson
· Greg Grunberg as Mike O'Bannon
· Ken Leung as Bernie Li
· Nicole Ari Parker as Grace Peterson
· Doug Robinson as EP
· Ed Decter as CRTR/EP
· John Strauss as CRTR/EP
· Paris Barclay as DIR (Pilot)
· drama
· Happy Madison Productions
· Sony Pictures Television