or


[08/11/16 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 11
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:

Looking to keep track of all the various projects in development? Click here to visit our signature "Devwatch" section. There visitors can view our listings by network, genre, studio and even development stage (ordered to pilot, cast-contingent, script, etc.). It's updated every day!


AMERICAN WOMAN (TV Land) - Mena Suvari has joined the cast of the Alicia Silverstone-led comedy pilot as Kathleen, "one of Bonnie's (Silverstone) closest friends. Kathleen yearns for love and marriage but her habit of picking up so-called "boy toys" who exploit her for her looks and her money stands in the way of her happiness." (Variety.com)
BULL (CBS) - Trieste Kelly Dunn ("Banshee") will guest on the newcomer as "a commercial airline pilot. After a plane crash, Bull and his trial consultation team aim to overcome subconscious gender bias jurors may have to female pilots they wouldn't have to male pilots." (TVLine.com)
CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS) - Thomas Gibson has been suspended for "at least one and likely two episodes after a physical altercation with a writer-producer on the set of the CBS crime drama." (Deadline.com)
IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, THE (HBO) - Courtney B. Vance (Sir Lord Keenan Kester Cofield), Leslie Uggam (Sadie), Reg E. Cathey (Zakariyya), Reed Birney (Dr. George Gey), Ruben Santiago-Hudson (Dr. Pattillo), John Douglas Thompson (Lawrence), Adriane Lenox (Barbara) and Roger Robinson (Day Lacks) have all landed roles in the upcoming Oprah Winfrey-led original movie. (Deadline.com)
OUTCAST (Cinemax) - M.C. Gainey, Madelyn Deutch and Hoon Lee are all bound for the show's second season as Bob, "a hermit who operates the junkyard on the edge of Rome"; Dakota, "a free spirit who embraces an unconventional form of Christianity"; and Dr. Kenneth Park, "Chief of staff and an accomplished surgeon at Rome's hospital, Dr. Park has his own cryptic agenda concerning Kyle," respectively. (Deadline.com)
PITCH (FOX) - Wendie Malick ("Hot in Cleveland") is bound for the new drama as Maxine Armstrong, "a major shareholder of the Padres corporate parent." (THR.com)
ROADSIDE PICNIC (WGN America) - Osi Okerafor (Fury) has booked a role on the drama pilot as Captain Noonan, "an Institute security officer with a nefarious agenda whose known Red since childhood, and is a purchaser who obtains alien artifacts on the black market." (Deadline.com)





  [january 2019]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· AMERICAN WOMAN (PARAMOUNT)
· BANSHEE (CINEMAX)
· BULL (CBS)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· HOT IN CLEVELAND (TV LAND)
· IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, THE (HBO)
· OUTCAST (CINEMAX)
· PITCH (FOX)
· ROADSIDE PICNIC (WGN)





[01/19/19 - 08:39 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Split Adults 18-49 Crown
CBS however remains the most-watched network overall on Friday.

[01/18/19 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 18
Updates include: Hulu cancels Sean Penn-led "The First"; NBC orders two single-camera comedy pilots; and Ashley Thomas, Rick Gomez bound for ABC's "NYPD Blue" sequel series.

[01/18/19 - 05:27 PM]
CBS to Double Up on "Fam" This Coming Thursday, January 24
Look for original episodes at both 8:30/7:30c and 9:30/8:30c.

[01/18/19 - 02:51 PM]
Aubrey Plaza Hosts the 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards
The 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards will air live exclusively on IFC at 2:00 pm PT/ 5:00 pm ET on Saturday, February 23.

[01/18/19 - 12:28 PM]
New Entertainment Network Cleo TV Debuts on Saturday, January 19 with Aspirational Lifestyle Programming for Millennial Women of Color
As previously announced, Cleo TV will be broadly distributed on Comcast Xfinity.

[01/18/19 - 11:09 AM]
Watch Season 1 of "Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television*" for Free on YouTube Until February 13, 2019
Said stunt is in anticipation of the show's second season launch on January 30.

[01/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
"Big Brother: Celebrity Edition" Returns with Multiplatform Coverage
"Celebrity Big Brother After Dark" premieres on Pop on Tuesday, January 22 (12:00-3:00 AM, ET/PT) with continuous live, late night coverage seven nights a week leading into the finale.

[01/18/19 - 10:56 AM]
All-New "Unsolved Mysteries" Coming to Netflix as a Global Original Documentary Series
This modern take on the classic series will maintain the chilling feeling viewers loved about the original, while also telling the stories through the lens of a premium Netflix documentary series.

[01/18/19 - 10:50 AM]
Video: Trailer - Hulu Original Comedy "PEN15"
All 10 episodes will premiere Friday, February 8, only on Hulu.

[01/18/19 - 10:43 AM]
First Look of Nicole Maines as the DC Character "Dreamer"
The costume will be first glimpsed on the January 27 episode of "Supergirl."

[01/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
History to Premiere Eight-Part Event "Jesus: His Life" on Monday, March 25
Each of the eight chapters is told from the perspective of different biblical figures, all of whom played a pivotal role in Jesus' life including Joseph, John the Baptist, Mary Mother of Jesus, Caiaphas, Judas Iscariot, Pontius Pilate, Mary Magdalene and Peter.

[01/18/19 - 09:16 AM]
Video: New Trailer Released - truTV Season 2 of "At Home with Amy Sedaris"
This season, Sedaris welcomes an impressive list of guest stars, including: Rose Byrne, Matthew Broderick, Justin Theroux, Susan Sarandon, Gillian Jacobs, Juliette Lewis, Ellie Kemper, Fred Armisen, Michael Shannon and more!

[01/18/19 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with ABC
The Alphabet's "A Million Little Things" gets a boost behind "Grey's Anatomy" on its new night.

[01/17/19 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 17
Updates include: Fabien Frankel to lead ABC's "NYPD Blue" sequel series; Peter Sarsgaard to star in "Interrogation" at CBS All Access; and Daniel Zovatto scores role in Showtime's "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels."

[01/17/19 - 01:07 PM]
Netflix Reveals "You," "Sex Education" Each Viewed by 40 Million Members; Spanish Language "Elite" Draws 20 Million
Said details mark another rare release of viewership data by the streaming service.