or


[03/22/04 - 12:00 AM]
'North Shore' Set as FOX's First New Fall Drama
By Brian Ford Sullivan (TFC)

CHICAGO (thefutoncritic.com) -- Just a few days after making "Method & Red" its first comedy series order of the 2004-05 season, FOX has made its first drama series pick-up: "The North Shore."

The series, previously known as "Oahu" and "The Big Island," is a one-hour serial drama that takes place at a luxury hotel in Oahu, Hawaii where the international elite stay and revolves around the hotel's twentysomething employees and how they handle relationships among themselves and with the wealthy hotel guests.

Rob Estes ("Melrose Place"), Kristoffer Polaha ("Tru Calling"), Rachel Shelley ("Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India"), Nikki Deloach ("Walker, Texas Ranger"), Navi Rawat ("The O.C."), Corey Sevier ("Black Sash"), Jason Momoa ("Baywatch") and Michael Ontkean ("Twin Peaks") all star in the 20th Century Fox Television project, which has a 13-episode commitment (including the pilot). Momoa and Ontkean have only recently been revealed as cast members.

Estes plays Vincent Boyd, a managing partner of said hotel, while Shelley is set as the hotel manager with Rawat as the hotel's concierge. Polaha plays a hotel executive and a former lover of Shelley's character. The other actors' roles have yet to be specified.

Peter Elkoff ("Mr. Beautiful") created the series, which will be executive produced by Chris Brancato and Bert Salke ("Boomtown"). Brancato and Salke will take over for Kevin Falls ("The West Wing") as showrunners of the series as Falls was only signed on for the pilot. The pair's involvement includes a blind put pilot commitment from the network for next season. The duo is no stranger to the 50th state, as they were behind "The Break," a failed Hawaii-based cop drama starring Dylan Bruno at FOX last season.

Industry insiders say FOX was so impressed with the pilot, which was directed by Peyton Reed ("Bring It On"), they gave the order after seeing only a brief 15-minute presentation of the project. "It felt like a show that delivers on good characters and relationships, along with a huge dose of wish fulfillment," FOX executive VP Craig Erwich told Daily Variety. Like "The O.C." last season, it's possible "North Shore" could launch this summer however FOX has yet to commit to a premiere date.





  [march 2004]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· BAYWATCH (SYNDICATION)
· BLACK SASH, THE (WB)
· BOOMTOWN (NBC)
· BREAK, THE (FOX)
· METHOD & RED (FOX)
· NORTH SHORE (FOX)
· OC, THE (FOX)
· TRU CALLING (FOX)
· WALKER, TEXAS RANGER (CBS)
· WEST WING, THE (NBC)





[11/21/17 - 12:07 PM]
The CW's Midseason Finale Dates
"Riverdale" and "Dynasty" will close out the network's 2017 originals on Wednesday, December 13.

[11/21/17 - 12:00 PM]
"Little Women: Atlanta" Returns with New Episodes on December 13th Followed by the Premiere of the Home Makeover Series "Little Women: Terra's Big House"
"Little Women: LA's Terra Jole and her husband Joe star in the latter series.

[11/21/17 - 11:50 AM]
Oxygen Media Uncovers Infamous Crimes in "Mysteries & Scandals" Hosted by Soledad O'Brien Premiering Friday, January 5 at 9 PM ET/PT
The 13 episode, hour-long series investigates some of the most legendary and intriguing crimes, murders, and scandals that shook the nation and impacted pop culture through vivid first-hand accounts, re-enactments and archival footage.

[11/21/17 - 11:30 AM]
FOX Announces Premiere Dates for "LA to Vegas" and "The Resident"
Plus: the network reveals return dates for the rest of its winter lineup.

[11/21/17 - 11:09 AM]
OWN Rings in the New Year with the Series Premiere of Tyler Perry's Comedy "The Paynes" January 16
Additionally, "The Haves and the Have Nots" and "If Loving You Is Wrong" will return Tuesday, January 9 and Wednesday, January 10, respectively.

[11/21/17 - 10:34 AM]
NBC Picks Up Third Season of "The Good Place"
The critically acclaimed Thursday night comedy will return for another 13-episode season.

[11/21/17 - 09:33 AM]
Stars of Screen, Stage and Sport to Gather in Silicon Valley to Celebrate Science at 6th Annual "Breakthrough Prize" Ceremony Sunday, December 3
For the first time, the show will be streamed live on the Facebook and YouTube platforms of Breakthrough Prize and National Geographic.

[11/21/17 - 09:07 AM]
"Ink Master: Angels" Soar Into a Second Season on Paramount Network
The second season of 10 hour-long episodes will debut on the Paramount Network in March 2018.

[11/21/17 - 07:01 AM]
Emmy(R) Award Winner Alexander Skarsgard Set to Star in The Ink Factory, BBC and AMC's "The Little Drummer Girl"
Production on the six-part mini-series begins early next year with global sales handled by Endeavor Content/IMG.

[11/20/17 - 01:30 PM]
"The Bachelor: Countdown to Arie" Previews the Iconic Series' 22nd Season on Monday, December 11, on ABC
For the first time ever, Bachelor Nation will get an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at Arie Luyendyk Jr.'s life, his family and his love of racing.

[11/20/17 - 12:49 PM]
Investigation Discovery Reveals the Monster Behind the Disappearance of Laci Peterson in "Scott Peterson: An American Murder Mystery"
The two-hour special premieres Wednesday, November 29 at 9:00/8:00c, exclusively on ID.

[11/20/17 - 12:33 PM]
Sports Illustrated and Time Inc. Productions Produce First National Telecast of SI's Sportsperson of the Year Awards; Event to Air on NBCSN
The awards show, which was previously only available for viewing online, will air as a one-hour special Friday, December 8 at 8:00/7:00c on NBCSN.

[11/20/17 - 12:07 PM]
Video: The Wait Is Finally Over - Here's the Official Trailer for Season 3 of "The Magicians"
Look for the new season to roll out Wednesday, January 10 on Syfy.

[11/20/17 - 10:59 AM]
Wedding Bells Ring in Boston for New Season of "Married at First Sight," Premiering January 2
In season six, Boston area singles yearning for a life-long partnership agree to a provocative proposal: getting legally married to a stranger the moment they first meet.

[11/20/17 - 10:21 AM]
"CMT Crossroads" Unites Critically-Acclaimed Pop Superstar Kesha with Grammy Award-Winning Group Old Crow Medicine Show for an All-New Episode Premiering Wednesday, December 6 at 10 PM ET/PT
The episode will tape in Nashville, home to both artists, and feature performances of each other's biggest songs including hits from Kesha's latest No. 1 album Rainbow and Old Crow Medicine Show fan-favorite "Wagon Wheel."