or


[03/17/03 - 12:00 AM]
Pilot Update: March 17
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

CHICAGO (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from various wire reports each morning:

THE BROTHERHOOD OF POLAND, N.H. (CBS) - Actor-comedian Brian Haley has been cast as the third and final brother (the other two being John Carroll Lynch and Randy Quaid) in David E. Kelley's latest.

CHASING ALICE (WB) - Theresa Russell ("Wild Things," "Glory Days") has been added to the cast of the WB drama "Chasing Alice."

COLD CASES (CBS) - Feature director Mark Pellington ("Arlington Road," "The Mothman Prophecies") is set to helm the Bruckheimer produced pilot.

DAKOTA DIGGS (A.K.A. UNTITLED VIVICA A. FOX PROJECT) (USA) - Sheldon Turner has come on board as writer and executive producer of two-hour backdoor pilot, now titled "Dakota Diggs." Turner replaces Jeff Eastin, who had originally been tapped to write and co-executive produce the pilot. Producers are expected to make some tweaks to the story - a Foxy Brown-ish drama about an L.A. public defender turned private eye - and push back the start of production.

THE HELP (WB) - Antonio Sabato Jr. ("Melrose Place") and Al Santos ("Grosse Pointe") have joined the cast of the Frog comedy pilot from Ron Leavitt ("Married � With Children") and Original's Marty Adelstein.

HENCH AT HOME (ABC) - Craig Bierko ("The Court") has landed the lead role in the Michael J. Fox produced comedy. Bierko will play Terry Hench, a father of three and pro hockey player who's forced to retire. John Fortenberry ("Everybody Loves Raymond") has come on to direct the pilot, which is executive produced by Fox, Mitch Hurwitz and Danelle Black.

MY LIFE WITH MEN (ABC) - Geoffrey Lewis ("The Way of the Gun") has joined the cast of the comedy pilot as Paul.

PARTNERS (ABC) - Richard Gunn ("Dark Angel") has been added to the cast of the Alphabet web drama.

UNTITLED DAN FINNERTY PROJECT (ABC) - Michael DeLuise has been added to the cast of the still untitled comedy project.

Sources: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Reuters





  [march 2003]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· BROTHERHOOD OF POLAND, NH, THE (CBS)
· CHASING ALICE (WB)
· COLD CASE (CBS)
· COURT, THE (ABC)
· DAKOTA DIGGS (USA)
· DAN SHOW, THE (ABC)
· DARK ANGEL (FOX)
· EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND (CBS)
· GLORY DAYS (WB)
· GROSSE POINTE (WB)
· HELP, THE (WB)
· HENCH AT HOME (ABC)
· MY LIFE WITH MEN (ABC)
· PARTNERS, THE (ABC)





[09/30/16 - 04:27 PM]
VH1's "Black Ink Crew: Chicago" Returns for Season Two on Monday, October 3rd at 9PM ET/PT
Returning to VH1's Monday night lineup, the first season ranked as one of cable's Top 10 reality shows.

[09/30/16 - 02:30 PM]
Gordon Ramsay's "The F Word" to Air Live in 2017 on FOX
Based on his hit U.K. series of the same name, each distinctive and fast-paced hour will combine good food and good cooking with Ramsay's passion, energy and humor into a one-of-a-kind live series.

[09/30/16 - 01:47 PM]
Damon Gupton Joins the Cast of "Criminal Minds"
Gupton will play Special Agent Stephen Walker from the Behavioral Analysis Program which is the counterintelligence division of the FBI.

[09/30/16 - 01:08 PM]
TV One Joins Rev. Al Sharpton and the National Action Network for the 2016 Triumph Awards Airing Sunday, Oct. 2 at 7 P.M. ET
Actress and advocate Tichina Arnold returned to host this year's broadcast, filmed on Sunday, September 18 at the historic Tabernacle in Atlanta.

[09/30/16 - 11:05 AM]
John Legend Guest Stars in Season Two of WGN America's Hit Series "Underground"
Legend, who also serves as executive producer on the gripping series, will portray iconic abolitionist, orator and author Frederick Douglass.

[09/30/16 - 10:48 AM]
A New Batch of Talented Bakers Aim to "Sleigh" the Competition on New Season of "Holiday Baking Championship"
The new season kicks off Sunday, November 6 at 9:00/8:00c on Food Network.

[09/30/16 - 10:11 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases a New "Twin Peaks" Teaser Featuring Acclaimed Composer Angelo Badalamenti
Badalamenti will return as composer for the new series, which will premiere on Showtime in 2017, on-air, on demand and over the internet.

[09/30/16 - 09:27 AM]
Olivia Williams and Harry Lloyd Join JK Simmons in Starz & MRC's Spy Thriller "Counterpart"
Plus: Academy Award(R) nominee Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game, Passengers) will direct the first episode.

[09/30/16 - 08:57 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Grey's Anatomy" Tops Viewers, Demos for ABC
The Alphabet's mainstay and NBC's "The Blacklist" are the only series to post year-to-year gains among adults 18-49.

[09/30/16 - 08:38 AM]
Centuries-Old Homes Return to Their Former Glory in DIY Network's "Restoring Charleston"
Premiering on Wednesday, October 5, the series follows Trent Fasnacht and his team as they tear out old additions and rotten materials to recreate homes as the first builder intended.

[09/30/16 - 08:13 AM]
Video: Netflix's "The Ranch Part 2" Trailer Is Here
The series returns with 10 new episodes Friday, October 7, everywhere where Netflix is available.

[09/30/16 - 08:00 AM]
"Snowfall" Ordered to Series on FX
Production on the 10-episode first season will begin in October and debut on FX in 2017.

[09/30/16 - 07:32 AM]
Supermodel Naomi Campbell to Be Featured in a Recurring Role on FOX's New Series, "Star"
Campbell will play the role of "Rose Spencer," the beautiful, wealthy and cultivated London-born mother of "Alexandra."

[09/30/16 - 03:43 AM]
SundanceTV Announces New Six Part Series "Liar" from Two Brothers Pictures Starring Joanne Froggatt and Ioan Gruffudd
"Liar" tells the story of a night that changes the lives of Laura Newell (Joanne Froggatt) and Andrew Ellis (Ioan Gruffudd) forever.

[09/29/16 - 01:47 PM]
Actress Monica Potter Renovates Her Childhood Home in New HGTV Series "Welcome Back Potter"
Premiering on Tuesday, October 11, the series follows Monica, her mom, Nancy, and three outspoken sisters, Jessica, Brigette and Kerry, as they tackle the massive whole-home renovation.