[04/15/14 - 11:25 PM] Development Update: Tuesday, April 15 By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)
LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:
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IMPASTOR (TV Land, New!) - Christopher Vane ("Brickleberry") has scored a cast-contingent pilot order from the network for a new single-camera comedy about "a low-life on the run from his debts who hides away in a small town by conning them into thinking he's their newly hired gay pastor." Eric and Kim Tannenbaum are also on board to executive produce via their CBS Television Studios-based Tannenbaum Co. (Deadline.com)AND IN OTHER NEWS... - CBS has quietly canceled the taping of its comedy pilot "The Mistake"(AudiencesUnlimited.com); Jake Busey has been cast as Samuel Wallace, who recites the legendary admonition "Remember the Alamo," in History's mini-series "Texas Rising"(Deadline.com); Michael Fresco, fresh off helming ABC's "Manhattan Love Story," has inked a third consecutive deal with the network and ABC Studios to direct and executive produce a pilot next year (Deadline.com); and Brad Paisley will visit his real life wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley on the season finale of "Two and a Half Men"(TVGuide.com).