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[12/08/17 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 8
Updates include: Michael Malarkey cast in History's "Blue Book"; Lauren Schmidt Hissrich to spearhead Netflix's "The Witcher"; and Starz's "Vida" rounds out its cast.

[11/21/17 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 21
Updates include: PBS cancels "Charlie Rose" following accusations against host; Amazon's "Too Old to Die Young" reveals principal cast; and Michael Harney, Ksenia Solo board History's "Blue Book."

[11/08/17 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 8
Updates include: Apple lands Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon-led drama; The CW passes on back nine for "Valor"; and Rowena King, Robin Weigert join AMC's "Dietland."

[10/26/17 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 26
Updates include: AMC orders third season of "Preacher"; ABC pulls "Ten Days in the Valley" from Sunday nights; and Aidan Gillen to star in History's "Blue Book."

[05/25/17 - 10:59 AM]
History Orders Robert Zemeckis Scripted Drama Series "Blue Book"
"Blue Book" chronicles the true top secret United States Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena in the 1950's and 60's known as "Project Blue Book."

[10/06/16 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 6
Updates include: Jim Belushi signs onto Showtime's "Mating"; HBO locks in cast for "Succession" pilot; and David Shore brings "The Good Doctor" to ABC.







BLUE BOOK (HISTORY)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
10/6/16 - 12/8/17
STATUS:
currently in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
10 episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from History's press release, May 2017) HISTORY(R) has given a 10-episode straight-to-series order to the original scripted drama Blue Book from A+E Studios, it was announced today by Paul Buccieri, President, A+E Studios and A+E Networks Portfolio Group. Executive produced by Academy Award and Golden Globe(R)-winner Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Back to the Future, Contact), Blue Book chronicles the true top secret United States Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena in the 1950's and 60's known as "Project Blue Book." The series follows Dr. J. Allen Hynek, a brilliant college professor recruited by the U.S. Air Force to spearhead this clandestine operation that researched thousands of cases, many of which were never solved. Each episode will draw from the actual files, blending UFO theories with authentic historical events from one of the most mysterious eras in United States history.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Aidan Gillen as J. Allen Hynek
· Ksenia Solo as Susie
· Laura Mennell as Mimi Hynek
· Michael Harney as General
· Michael Malarkey as Michael Quinn
CREW INFORMATION:
· David O'Leary as CRTR/EP
· Jack Rapke as EP
· Jackie Levine as EP
· Robert Stromberg as DIR (Pilot)
· Robert Zemeckis as EP
· Sean Jablonski as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· A+E Studios
· Compari Entertainment