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[06/26/14 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 26
Updates include: Andrea Roth among latest cast in Syfy's "Ascension"; HBO's "History of Music" adds seven; and Matt Nix inks overall deal with Fox Television Studios.

[06/23/14 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 23
Updates include: P.J. Byrne cast in HBO's "History of Music"; Carl Lumbly joins "The Returned" at A&E; and Melinda Clarke is bound for TNT's "Dallas."

[05/02/14 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 2
Updates include: Ray Romano joins Martin Scorsese's new drama pilot at HBO; Meera Rohit Kumbhani cast in FOX's "Weird Loners"; and "Grey's Anatomy" quartet to return for two more years.

[03/14/14 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 14
Updates include: Anthony LaPaglia to lead "Red Zone" at CBS; Josh Lucas joins NBC's "The Mysteries of Laura"; and Melissa George lands lead on Richard LaGravenese's ABC pilot.

[03/12/14 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 12
Updates include: Rose McIver to lead "iZOMBIE" at The CW; Scott Cohen joins "Coercion" at NBC; and Morgan Taylor Campbell to round out the cast of ABC's "Sea of Fire."

[03/11/14 - 11:54 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 11
Updates include: Olivia Wilde joins HBO's 1970s music drama; Anna Camp to star in ABC's "Damaged Goods"; and NBC shelves its multi-camera comedy pilot "The Money Pit."

[10/17/13 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 17
Updates include: Ryan Murphy confirms "Glee" to end in 2015; "The Never List," "Beta" to get small screen takes; and Ben McKenzie inks talent holding deal with Warner Bros. Television.

[10/16/13 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 16
Updates include: "The Goldbergs" and "Trophy Wife" get additional scripts from ABC; NBC to revive zombie pilot "Babylon Fields"; and America Ferrera books "Damascus" at CBS.

[08/28/13 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 28
Updates include: Paul Giamatti to star in FX's "Hoke"; Lisa Kudrow to recur on ABC's "Scandal"; and Michael Phelps to cameo on the winter premiere of USA's "Suits."

[06/04/13 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 4
Updates include: Justin Theroux joins HBO's "The Leftovers"; Bridget Regan to recur on USA's "White Collar"; and Bobby Cannavale in talks for HBO's "History of Music."

[07/22/10 - 06:07 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 22
Updates include: USA orders "Burn Notice" prequel film; Zach Cregger has "Friends With Benefits" at NBC; and Rachelle Lefevre is "Off the Map" for ABC.







HISTORY OF MUSIC (HBO)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
7/22/10 - 6/26/14
STATUS:
currently in development (2015-2016 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
drama which follows two friends through 40 years in the music business, from the early days of R&B to contemporary hip-hop
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Andrew "Dice" Clay as Frank "Buck" Rogers
· Ato Essandoh as Lester Grimes
· Birgitte Sorenson as Ingrid
· Bobby Cannavale as Richie Finestra
· J.C. Mackenzie as Skip Fontaine
· Jack Quaid as Clark Morelle
· James Jagger as Kip Stevens
· Joe Caniano as Leo
· Juno Temple as Jamie Vine
· Max Casella as Julian "Julie" Silver
· Olivia Wilde as Devon Finestra
· P.J. Byrne as Scott Levitt
· Ray Romano as Zak Yankovich
· Robert Funaro as Tony Del Greco
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brian Koppelman as EP
· David Levien as EP
· Emma Tillinger Koskoff as EP
· George Mastras as CRTR/EP
· Martin Scorsese as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Mick Jagger as EP
· Rick Yorn as EP
· Terence Winter as CRTR/EP
· Victoria Pearman as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Cold Front Productions
· Jagged Films
· Sikelia Productions