or


[03/24/03 - 12:00 AM]
Pilot Update: March 24
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

COUPLING (NBC) - Sonya Walger has been added to the cast of the NBC's update of the BBC comedy.

EDDIE'S FATHER (WB) - Josh Hutcherson ("ER") and Zak Orth have landed roles in the Frog's update of "The Courtship of Eddie's Father." Hutcherson will the title character's son. The project comes from Warner Bros. TV and Pariah with Jay Kogen and Gavin Polone as the executive producers.

HOPE & FAITH (ABC) - Newcomer Macy Cruthird will play the daughter of Kelly Ripa's character in the comedy pilot, which revolves around a soap opera star who's forced to move in with her housewife sister. Harve Presnell ("Old School," "Mr. Deeds") has also joined the project as Jack.

JOAN OF ARCADIA (CBS) - Oscar winner Mary Steenburgen has been tapped to star in Barbara Hall's drama pilot for CBS for which Amber Tamblyn has been recruited for the title role.

THE POOL AT MADDY BREAKER'S (FOX) - Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Jill Ritchie and Reagan Pasternak have been cast as the three leads in Fox's comedy pilot about three 28-year-olds who were popular in high school but went nowhere after that.

SKIN (FOX) - D.W. Moffett ("For Your Love") has joined the cast of the drama pilot from Warner Bros. TV and Jerry Bruckheimer Prods. as Skip Ziti. The series is described as a modern-day "Romeo and Juliet" set against the backdrop of the adult film industry. Jim Leonard, Jerry Bruckheimer and Jonathan Littman serve as executive producers.

STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU (NBC) - Emmy winner Timothy Busfield is set to star opposite Annie Potts in the Peacock's comedy pilot.

Sources: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Reuters





  [march 2003]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· COUPLING (NBC)
· EDDIE'S FATHER (WB)
· ER (NBC)
· FOR YOUR LOVE (WB)
· HOPE & FAITH (ABC)
· JOAN OF ARCADIA (CBS)
· POOL AT MADDY BREAKER'S, THE (FOX)
· SKIN (FOX)
· STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU (NBC)





[09/16/14 - 01:20 PM]
Equestrian Coverage on NBCSN Highlighted by Central Park Grand Prix Live Thurs., Sept. 18 at 7 PM ET
The event features some of the world's top show jumpers including U.S. Champion Kent Farrington and Olympic gold medalists McLain Ward and Laura Kraut in a $200,000 FEI world ranking class.

[09/16/14 - 01:18 PM]
"Ray Donovan" Delivers Highest Rated Episode & Night Ever!
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 01:04 PM]
Season Three Finale of History's "Mountain Men" Hits 3.0 Million Total Viewers, Ranking as Cable's Top Show for the Night
History spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 12:37 PM]
Mark Feuerstein Joins "Nurse Jackie"
He will play Barry Wolfe, a high-powered, cutthroat lawyer who will represent Jackie as she pieces her life back together following her arrest last season.

[09/16/14 - 12:07 PM]
"Ebola: Inside the Deadly Outbreak" to Simulcast On Discovery Channel and Discovery Fit & Health Thursday Sept. 18 at 10PM
The one-hour premiere special is a comprehensive look into the history, containment, and medical implications of this highly infectious disease.

[09/16/14 - 12:04 PM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-24 & 18-34 for the Second Week Of September
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 8-14.

[09/16/14 - 10:45 AM]
Bears-49ers on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Is NFL's Most-Watched West Coast Sunday Primetime Game Ever
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 10:31 AM]
Famed Wire Walker Nik Wallenda to Attempt His Most Challenging Tightrope Walk Yet Over the Chicago Skyline Untethered
"Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda" will air live around the world in over 220 countries beginning at 7 PM ET/4 PM PT, Sunday, November 2 on the Discovery Channel.

[09/16/14 - 10:18 AM]
Spike TV Travels the Infamous Silk Road to Develop New Drama, "Deep Web," From Tony Krantz and Gary Oldman's Flying Studio Pictures
The project is the incredible saga of an ambitious computer aficionado in Silicon Valley who, with the help of his friends, evolves into an internet underworld crime boss fueled by a web portal where one can buy anything - from a kidney to cocaine to a rocket-launcher.

[09/16/14 - 10:13 AM]
CMT Heads Back to the Bayou This Fall with the Return of "Swamp Pawn" and "Swamp Hunters" Beginning Saturday, October 11 at 9 PM, ET/PT
A special crossover episode of the two series will premiere Saturday, November 8 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT.

[09/16/14 - 09:53 AM]
Video: Tuesday's Are Getting a Little Happier When MTV's New Series "Happyland" Premieres on September 30 at 11:00 PM ET/PT
The project is a soapy teen dramedy exploring the underbelly of one of the country's most popular theme parks, going behind the scenes to reveal the not so magical reality of the park workers.

[09/16/14 - 09:01 AM]
"Oprah: Where Are They Now?" Returns with All-New Episodes Beginning Sunday, October 5 at 9:00PM ET/PT on OWN
Raven-Symoné, Singer Charice and Vivica A. Fox are among those featured, plus a reunion of the cast from "A Different World."

[09/16/14 - 09:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery Dives Into the Gritty World of Female Homicide Detectives with "Inside Homicide"
The eight-part series will premiere beginning Thursday, October 9 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/16/14 - 09:00 AM]
"People's Choice Awards 2015" to Air Live on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 on the CBS Television Network
Award-winning producer Mark Burnett will return as executive producer of the telecast, which will be the first awards show of 2015.

[09/16/14 - 08:56 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. the World" Wins the Night Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-34, Men 18-34 and Men 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.