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[02/22/18 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 22
Updates include: NBC flips time periods for "A.P. Bio," "Champions"; Taye Diggs cast in The CW's "Spencer"; and Bellamy Young to topline "False Profits" for ABC.

[02/16/18 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 16
Updates include: Madeline Stowe to star in FOX's "Mixtape"; Aunjanue Ellis set for lead role in "Chiefs" at CBS; and Lynn Collins among those bound for ABC's "Safe Harbor."

[02/13/18 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 13
Updates include: Alana de la Garza to star in "Chiefs" at CBS; Michael Cudlitz bound for comedy pilot at ABC; and Melissa Roxburgh, Josh Dallas booked on NBC's "Manifest."

[02/12/18 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 12
Updates include: Hannah Simone is "The Greatest American Hero" for ABC; Jessica Szohr joins the cast of FOX's "The Orville"; and Richard T. Jones signs onto ABC's "The Rookie."

[01/25/18 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 25
Updates include: USA nixes "American Rust," "Damnation"; ABC orders pilot for "The Greatest American Hero"; and The CW begins pilot order with "Charmed," "Dead Inside."

[09/08/17 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 8
Updates include: Amazon unveils five new projects, including two series orders; ABC takes latest stab at "The Greatest American Hero" revival; and Syfy passes on drama pilot "The Machine."

[11/02/15 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 2
Updates include: Syfy acquires 13-episode drama "Van Helsing"; Rick Famuyiwa to spearhead FOX's "Greatest American Hero" reboot; and Lifetime greenlights "Center Stage" threequel.

[08/29/14 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 29
Updates include: Syfy pulls the plug on "The Wil Wheaton Project"; FOX to revive "The Greatest American Hero"; and Jennifer Johnson to depart "The Following" as showrunner.







GREATEST AMERICAN HERO, THE (ABC)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
8/29/14 - 2/22/18
STATUS:
currently in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
(from 20th Century Fox Television's press release, January 2018) Inspired by the 1980s TV show of the same name, THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO centers around Meera, a 30-year-old woman who loves tequila and karaoke and has spent her life searching and failing to find meaning, much to the chagrin of her traditional Indian-American family. An inexplicable event occurs that will change the course of Meera's life forever: she is entrusted with a super suit to protect the planet. Meera may have finally found purpose, but the world has never been in more unreliable hands.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· ??? as Max Smith
· ??? as Sarah Green
· Dennis Andres as Justin Hayes
· George Wendt as Bob Rice
· Gia Sandhu as Mona Patel
· Hannah Simone as Meera Patel
· Shoniqua Shandai as Tawnia Nichols
· Zenobia Shroff as Leena Patel
CREW INFORMATION:
· Christine Gernon as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Mandy Summers as EP
· Nahnatchka Khan as EP
· Rachna Fruchbom as CRTR/EP
· Steven J. Cannell as CRTR (Original Series)
· Tawnia McKiernan as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 20th Century Fox Television
· ABC Studios
· Fierce Baby Productions