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[05/11/18 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 11 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: ABC asks "False Profits" for additional scripts; Sony Pictures TV to shop NBC's "Guess Who Died," "LA's Finest" elsewhere; and The CW's "Wayward Sisters" among passed over pilots.

[03/26/18 - 11:01 PM]
2018 ABC Program Development Guide - Comedy Series
ABC details its nine comedy projects under consideration for next season.

[02/23/18 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 23
Updates include: Roselyn Sanchez checks into ABC's "Grand Hotel"; Sarah Jeffery latest cast in The CW's "Charmed" reboot; and John Larroquette signs onto ABC's "Three Rivers."

[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 - 5/11/18
STATUS:
currently in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
network passed on 5/11/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, March 2018) Inspired by the 1980s TV show of the same name, THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO centers around Meera (Hannah Simone), a 30-something Indian-American woman, who loves tequila and karaoke and has spent the last 30ish years searching and failing to find meaning in her life. Pressure mounts as her younger sister's wedding approaches and highlights to Meera's traditional Indian family that yes, she is STILL single with an unimpressive job. All seems lost until 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:
· Dennis Andres as Justin Hayes
· Ellie Reed as Sarah Green
· George Wendt as Bob Rice
· Gia Sandhu as Mona Patel
· Hannah Simone as Meera Patel
· Humphrey Ker as Max Smith
· 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