or


[03/25/08 - 05:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 25
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!


NUMB3RS (CBS) - TVGuide.com reported today that co-star Diane Farr has opted not to renew her contract and will leave the series by the end of this season. No specifics however about her departure were released. Farr originally joined the series in its second season where she was brought in to fill the void left by the exiting Sabrina Lloyd. Said report also indicates producers have begun casting for the role of Nikki Donati, "a 27- to 35-year-old ex-LAPD officer who joins the FBI in search of a "bigger and badder" challenge." "NUMB3RS" returns for its final six episodes this season on April 4.


OLDYWEDS (CBS, New!) - Shana Goldberg-Meehan ("Joey") has landed a pilot commitment for the Eye for a multi-camera half-hour about a couple in their mid-30s who get engaged and find that getting married can be more complicated when you already have a full life. Warner Bros. Television is behind the project, which Goldberg-Meehan penned and will executive produce.


SPACEBALLS: THE ANIMATED SERIES (G4) - The cable channel quietly confirmed to USA Today's Tuesday edition the long-in-the-works animated series will finally roll out on Sunday, June 1. No time period however was given. Said night nevertheless coincides with the network's premiere of "The King of Kong," the cult documentary feature about the quest for high-scoring stardom in Donkey Kong.


UNTITLED ED YEAGER PROJECT (CBS, New!) - Ed Yeager ("Still Standing") has scored a pilot order from the Eye for a new comedy about a middle-class dad trying to navigate new waters with his kids, his ex and his newfound romantic life. Yeager penned the pilot script and will executive produce alongside Ric Swartzlander ("Samantha Who?") for ABC Studios.


Sources: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Reuters





  [march 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· AT LAST (CBS)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GARY UNMARRIED (CBS)
· JOEY (NBC)
· NUMB3RS (CBS)
· SAMANTHA WHO? (ABC)
· SPACEBALLS: THE ANIMATED SERIES (G4)
· STILL STANDING (CBS)











[08/23/14 - 08:52 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Pushes CBS in Front
Coverage of the Raiders at Packers leads the night in all categories for the Eye.

[08/23/14 - 08:40 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Ties for the #2 Show of the Night on the Big 4 Networks and the #1 Non-Sports Show in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, August 22.

[08/22/14 - 02:58 PM]
"The Simpsons" Soars on FXX - Day 1 of 12-Day Marathon Delivers Record-Breaking Numbers for Nascent Channel
FXX spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 01:53 PM]
2015 NASCAR Schedule to Be Announced Tuesday at 5 P.M. ET on Special Edition of "NASCAR America" on NBCSN
Host Rick Allen will be joined by NBC Sports Group NASCAR analysts Jeff Burton, Kyle Petty and Frank Stoddard to present the schedule and discuss the selected dates, tracks, and overall 2015 NASCAR calendar.

[08/22/14 - 12:38 PM]
Oscar-Winner Stephen Gaghan to Direct "White City" Pilot for AMC
The project is an adventure story set in the somewhat surreal ex-pat world of near-present Afghanistan, one of the most discussed and least understood places on earth.

[08/22/14 - 11:43 AM]
"Red Band Society" Fans Banded Together to Help FOX Raise $100,000 for Charity Partners and Unlock the Debut Episode
The "Pilot" episode is available now until Tuesday, August 26 at 5:00 PM ET on multiple platforms.

[08/22/14 - 11:30 AM]
A Special "Lost"-Themed Episode of "Phineas and Ferb" to Premiere Monday, September 29 on Disney XD
The episode, titled "Lost in Danville," also guest stars Jane Kaczmarek and Rob Morrow.

[08/22/14 - 11:26 AM]
"Iyanla: Fix My Life Special Report: Healing in Ferguson" to Air Tuesday, August 26 at 9 PM ET/PT on OWN
The special episode of the award-winning series follows ordained minister and spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant on an emotional trip to Ferguson, Missouri.

[08/22/14 - 08:59 AM]
Talent Announced for 2014 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews September 6 - 15 at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills
The annual celebration features multiple screenings at the Center's L.A. and N.Y. locations, with L.A. hosting interactive panel conversations at each event.

[08/22/14 - 08:45 AM]
"Welcome to Sweden" Equals Its Top 18-49 Rating Since July 24
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 08:39 AM]
Discovery Channel Explores the World of Automotive Auctions in All New Series "Highway to Sell"
Across America, neglected classic cars are waiting to be restored and make their way back onto the street.

[08/22/14 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Rides "Big Brother" to Top Spots
The Eye is the night's most-watched network among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/22/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC's "Rookie Blue" Season Closer Is Up 22% to Tie a Season High and Tops Its Year-Ago Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 07:32 AM]
BBC America and BBC One Announce New Drama Series "The Living and the Dead"
"We are as excited about this show as anything since 'Life on Mars' and 'Ashes to Ashes' - we want it to be moving, tender, sensual... and very, very scary," said Ashley Pharoah and Matthew Graham.

[08/22/14 - 07:15 AM]
Teams Compete to Drive Away with the Grand Prize on New Food Network Series "Food Truck Face Off"
Jesse Palmer hosts the 13-episode series, premiering Thursday, October 2 at 8:00/7:00c.