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[05/15/12 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 15
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!


CHICAGO FIRE (NBC) - "Breakout Kings" co-creator Matt Olmstead has signed on as the showrunner of the Peacock's new drama, about the Firefighters, Rescue Squad and Paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51. He'll oversee creators Derek Haas and Michael Brandt as well as executive produce alongside Peter Jankowski, Danielle Gelber and Dick Wolf for the Universal Television-based Wolf Films. (Variety.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Tia Mowry announced on her Twitter account that she will not return for the sixth season of BET's "The Game" (@TiaMowry); and Lorraine Toussaint will guest on "Drop Dead Diva" as Jane's (Brooke Elliott) former law professor who invites her to deliver a lecture to one of her classes at Stanford Law School (THR.com).






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