or


[08/22/17 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 22
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!


100, THE (The CW) - Ivana Milicevic has been tapped as Charmaine Diyoza, "one of the mysterious criminals aboard the prison ship," in the new season. (EW.com)
BALLERS (HBO) - Brittany S. Hall's Amber has been promoted to series regular for its recently ordered fourth season. (Deadline.com)
GUESS WHO DIED (NBC, New!) - Norman Lear and Peter Tolan have scored a pilot production commitment from the Peacock for a new single-camera comedy described as "a humorous and inspiring look at the shared joys and challenges we all experience at any stage of life." Sony Pictures Television is behind the project with Lear and Tolan executive producing via their respective companies, Act III Productions and The Cloudland Company, alongside Lear's associate Brent Miller. (Deadline.com)
MANIAC (Netflix) - Sonoya Mizuno and Julia Garner are both bound for the Emma Stone/Jonah Hill-led project in top secret roles. (Deadline.com)
MURDERTOWN (FOX, New!) - Hayes Davenport has sold a single-camera comedy to the network about "a New York radio journalist who, after a career-ending gaffe, returns to her hometown in Cape Cod and takes a job at the local newspaper, hoping to uncover a headline-grabbing true crime story that will get her back in the spotlight." The 20th Century Fox Television-based project, which has a penalty attached, is also executive produced by actress Jillian Bell and 3 Arts Entertainment's Pam Kohl and Oly Obst with Brianna Bell serving as a producer. (Deadline.com)
TREMORS (Syfy) - Vincenzo Natali has signed on to direct the drama pilot, which features Kevin Bacon reprising his original role from the 1990 film of the same name. (Deadline.com)
UNTITLED MARCIA CLARK PROJECT (ABC, New!) - Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain have set up a potential drama at the Alphabet about "a female prosecutor who loses the trial of the century and is shredded by the media in the process. The drama chronicles what happens when 8 years later the murderer who got off strikes again." Former O.J. Simpson prosecutor Marcia Clark will also serve as an executive produce for ABC Studios, as will Mandeville Television's David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman and Laurie Zaks. (Deadline.com)





  [june 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· 100, THE (CW)
· BALLERS (HBO)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FIX, THE (ABC)
· GUESS WHO DIED (NBC)
· MANIAC (NETFLIX)
· MURDERTOWN (FOX)
· TREMORS (SYFY)





[06/22/18 - 12:59 PM]
E!'s "Total Bellas" Hits Another Series High Pulling in Over 1.2 Million Total Viewers and 11% Increase Among W18-49
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 17.

[06/22/18 - 11:56 AM]
Snoop Dogg, Ledisi, Marsha Ambrosius, Sly Pyper, Tye Tribbett to Perform and John Legend, Tyra Banks, Terry Crews, Anderson.Paak, Lakeith Stanfield to Present at "BET Awards" 2018 with Appearances by DJ Khaled, Wale and More
Hosted by Jamie Foxx, the "BET Awards" 2018 will air live on Sunday, June 24 at 8 pm ET from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, CA on BET.

[06/22/18 - 11:00 AM]
All-New Special "iHeartCountry Festival," Celebrating the Best in Country Music, To Air Sunday, August 5, on FOX
Filmed at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, the event will feature performances by Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Sugarland, Dustin Lynch, Cole Swindell, Maren Morris, Luke Combs, Billy Currington, Dan + Shay and Mason Ramsey, among others.

[06/22/18 - 10:08 AM]
Carlos Saldanha and Netflix Will Unveil "Invisible Cities," New Brazilian Original Series
In the series, there is an underground world inhabited by mythical creatures evolved from a deep lineage of Brazilian folklore.

[06/22/18 - 08:25 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Repeats Top Original Competition
The Eye wins the night in total viewers, shares the adults 18-49 crown with FOX.

[06/22/18 - 08:14 AM]
NBC Cancels "Timeless," Eyes Wrap Up Movie
Executive producer Shawn Ryan confirmed both developments this morning.

[06/22/18 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Trailer for Netflix Film "How It Ends" - Starring Theo James, Forest Whitaker and Kat Graham
As a mysterious apocalypse causes the spread of misinformation and violence, a man and his estranged father-in-law race across a chaotic and fractured country to save his pregnant wife.

[06/22/18 - 06:08 AM]
"The Terror," AMC's First Anthology Series, Renewed for a Second Season
The next iteration of "The Terror" anthology will be set during World War II and center on an uncanny specter that menaces a Japanese-American community from its home in Southern California to the internment camps to the war in the Pacific.

[06/21/18 - 06:03 PM]
A Message from The Order of X - "Dear White People" Vol. 3 Renewal
"Dear White People" is a send-up of the now post "post-racial" America that weaves together a universal story of finding one's own identity and forging a wholly unique path.

[06/21/18 - 05:30 PM]
ABC Picks Up "The Conners" (Working Title) Straight to Series to Premiere This Fall
The series, featuring John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson and Michael Fishman as their beloved Conner characters, is set to air Tuesdays (8:00-8:30 p.m.).

[06/21/18 - 03:04 PM]
Marco Pigossi Comes to Netflix
Pigossi joins the main cast of "Tidelands," a supernatural crime drama, and the first Australian Netflix original series.

[06/21/18 - 02:49 PM]
Felicity Huffman Joins Angela Bassett and Patricia Arquette in "Otherhood" for Netflix
Cindy Chupack is directing the film, which is based on William Sutcliffe's novel "Whatever Makes You Happy."

[06/21/18 - 02:09 PM]
Netflix Makes Overall Deal with Steven S. DeKnight
Most recently, he was the writer and director on his first feature film "Pacific Rim Uprising."

[06/21/18 - 02:02 PM]
New Season of Travel Channel's "Ghost Adventures" Kicks Off with Record-Setting Ratings
Travel Channel further spins the numbers for Saturday, June 16.

[06/21/18 - 11:31 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights Trio of Movies from Global Best-Selling Author Jane Green for 2019 Movie Event
The first film in the series, "Tempting Fate," will star Alyssa Milano and begins production today in Vancouver.