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[08/29/19 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 29
Updates include: Lifetime cancels "American Princess"; Netflix orders third season of "Elite"; and Adam Hugill first to be cast in BBC America's "The Watch."

[08/28/19 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 28
Updates include: Beau Garrett boards "Firefly Lane" at Netflix; Kendrick Sampson, Carra Patterson to star in Showtime's "How to Make Love to a Black Woman"; and Naomie Harris books lead role on HBO's "The Third Day."

[07/24/19 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 24
Updates include: HBO renews "Los Espookys"; Hulu eyes "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" TV series; and Netflix axes "Designated Survivor," "Tuca & Bertie."

[02/20/19 - 09:00 AM]
Lena Waithe to Executive Produce New Showtime Comedy Pilot "How to Make Love to a Black Woman"
Casallina "Cathy" Kisakye wrote the pilot, which came to the network through its first-look deal with Waithe.







HOW TO MAKE LOVE TO A BLACK WOMAN (SHOWTIME)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
2/20/19 - 8/29/19
STATUS:
currently in development (2020-2021 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
(from Showtime's press release, February 2019) SHOWTIME has announced a pilot order for the half-hour comedy anthology series HOW TO MAKE LOVE TO A BLACK WOMAN (WHO MAY BE WORKING THROUGH SOME SH*T), which came to the network through its first-look deal with Lena Waithe. Series creator Casallina "Cathy" Kisakye (THE CHI) will write the pilot. Kisakye, Waithe and Rishi Rajani will executive produce. With each multi-part episode, HOW TO MAKE LOVE TO A BLACK WOMAN unfolds a new collection of characters in an authentic world, telling stories about connection and rejection that explore our most harrowing - and harrowingly comic - sexual secrets. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Amandla Jahava as Rashida
· Carra Patterson as Nora
· Kendrick Sampson as Edwin
· Mario Van Peebles as Sam
· Tonya Pinkins as Florence
CREW INFORMATION:
· Casallina "Cathy" Kisakye as CRTR/EP
· Lena Waithe as EP
· Naima Ramos-Chapman as DIR (Pilot)
· Rishi Rajani as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available