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[06/06/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 6
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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DO NO HARM (NBC) - John Carroll Lynch ("Body of Proof") has been upped to series regular on the midseason drama, a modern take on "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" about a brilliant neurosurgeon (Steven Pasquale) who wrestles with his dangerous alter-ego. The actor, whose option wasn't picked up for the third season of "Proof," guest starred in the pilot as the NA sponsor of Pasquale's character. Alana De La Garza, Michael Esper, Mousa Kraish, Phylicia Rashad and Ruta Gedmintas also star. (TVLine.com)


UNTITLED ANTHONY BOURDAIN/NIGELLA LAWSON PROJECT (ABC, New!) - The Alphabet is currently casting for a new cooking show "that will pit America's most skilled cooks against one another in a show unlike any other." Kinetic Content ("You Deserve It") is behind the project, which will feature Anthony Bourdain and Nigella Lawson. No other details were given. (ABC.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - "Emily Owens, M.D." executive producer Dan Jinks has renewed his overall deal with CBS Television Studios for another year (Deadline.com); CBS Television Distribution is developing a new "Live! With Regis & Kelly"-esque syndicated daytime talk show featuring Bobby Flay and Giada de Laurentiis for the fall of 2013 with Shane Farley serving as executive producer (Deadline.com); Alexandra Breckenridge will guest on "Men at Work" as "a beautiful young woman who keeps blowing off her dates" with Michael Cassidy's Tyler (TVGuide.com); Dean White, SJ Clarkson and Ole Madsen have all been tapped to helm episodes of Cinemax's upcoming original "Banshee" (TVLine.com); Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution is preparing to shop the off-network runs for "Mike & Molly" and "2 Broke Girls" (THR.com); Billy Gardell will drop by the new TBS comedy "Sullivan & Son" as "a quirky comic book collector who's interested in a rare edition Steve (Steve Byrne) is selling" (THR.com); Jorge Garcia will guest on "Californication" as an old contact from Faith's (Maggie Grace) past (TVLine.com); and Jon Wellner's toxicology specialist Henry Andrews has been upped to series regular on "CSI" (THR.com).






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· 2 BROKE GIRLS (CBS)
· BANSHEE (CINEMAX)
· BODY OF PROOF (ABC)
· CALIFORNICATION (SHOWTIME)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· DO NO HARM (NBC)
· EMILY OWENS, MD (CW)
· LIVE WITH KELLY & MICHAEL (SYNDICATION)
· MEN AT WORK (TBS)
· MIKE & MOLLY (CBS)
· SULLIVAN & SON (TBS)
· TASTE, THE (ABC)
· UNTITLED FLAY & DE LAURENTIIS PROJECT (SYNDICATION)









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