or


[09/10/10 - 06:43 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 10
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!


IDENTITY (ABC, New!) - John Glenn has booked another new drama, this time at ABC. Said hour is based on Ed Whitmore's U.K. series of the same name, about "an elite police unit formed to combat the explosion of identity-related crime." Keeley Hawes and Aidan Gillen co-starred in the series, which aired on ITV this summer. ABC Studios, ITV Studios and the Mark Gordon Co. are co-producing with Mark Gordon, Deborah Spera, Paul Buccieri and Julie Meldal-Johnsen executive producing alongside Glenn.


LAW & ORDER: LOS ANGELES (NBC) - Wanda De Jesus has been let go from the upcoming drama after two episodes. She played Arleen Gonzales, "the cool and authoritative captain of the LAPD Robbery Homicide Division." It's understood her scenes in those installments will be reshot with a replacement to be named shortly. Said report indicates the recasting is being done to take the role in a different direction.


LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC) - Melissa Sagemiller has been tapped for a recurring role on the veteran drama. She'll play the show's incoming ADA. Sagemiller takes over for Paula Patton, who was set to fill said void but was subsequently cast as the female lead in "Mission: Impossible 4." Patton then will only appear in one episode this season. Sharon Stone and Christine Lahti served as the show's ADAs last season.


RED ROOFS (FOX, New!)/UNTITLED BOB KUSHELL PROJECT (NBC, New!) - Bob Kushell ("American Dad") has booked a pair of projects. First up is "Red Roofs" at FOX, an animated comedy about "the quirky citizens of a suburban subdivision." Then there's an untitled multi-camera comedy at NBC, about "a blended family dealing with the death of the clan's patriarch (who had been living a double life)." No studio was listed as attached to either project.


Sources: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Reuters





  [september 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· AMERICAN DAD (TBS)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· IDENTITY (ABC)
· LAW & ORDER: LOS ANGELES (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· RED ROOFS (FOX)
· UNTITLED BOB KUSHELL PROJECT (NBC)





[08/30/15 - 08:36 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Rides NFL Preseason to Another Victory
Coverage of the Seahawks and the Chargers tops the charts in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/30/15 - 08:31 AM]
Encore of "Saturday Night Live" Matches the Show's Highest Metered-Market Household Rating in 10 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 29.

[08/29/15 - 08:37 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Climbs to Top Spot with NFL Preseason
Coverage of the Lions at the Jaguars leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/29/15 - 08:34 AM]
Encore of "America's Got Talent" Ties for #2 in Its Time Period Among the Big 4 Networks in Men 18-34 and Men 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, August 28.

[08/28/15 - 04:35 PM]
"#DanceBattle America," ABC's New Dance Competition Special, Premieres Monday, September 14
Alfonso Ribeiro and Jordin Sparks host the one-hour special, which will follow the season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars."

[08/28/15 - 01:00 PM]
Rowan Blanchard and Paris Berelc Star in the Disney Channel Original Movie "Invisible Sister," Premiering Friday, October 9 on Disney Channel
The film is set to premiere as part of "Monstober," Disney Channel's month-long Halloween-themed programming event.

[08/28/15 - 11:08 AM]
The Might of the Empire Grows and Fan-Favorite Clone Troopers Debut in New Episodes of "Star Wars Rebels" Season 2 Beginning Wednesday, October 14
In "Star Wars Rebels" Season Two, past lives will be revealed and the destiny of our heroes will be changed forever.

[08/28/15 - 10:40 AM]
Christina Applegate to Guest-Star on New Comedy "The Grinder"
Additional guest castings for the new series include Emmanuelle Chriqui and Nat Faxon.

[08/28/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Food Fighters" Matches Its Season High in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 27.

[08/28/15 - 08:38 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother," "Big Bang" Continue Win Streak for CBS
The Eye has won the past 11 Thursdays among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/28/15 - 07:05 AM]
USA Network Stars Support No More Campaign to End Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in Upcoming "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Marathon on August 30
Aaron Tveit, Gina Torres, John Cena, Mark Feuerstein, Patrick J. Adams, Rami Malek, Sarah Rafferty and Daniel Sunjata are all featured in the 11-episode stunt.

[08/28/15 - 06:17 AM]
Brooke Burke-Charvet Returns as Co-Host for the 95th Anniversary Broadcast of Miss America
She joins previously announced judges Brett Eldredge, Taya Kyle, Kevin O'Leary, Amy Purdy and Zendaya, as well as Nick Jonas who will act as the official music curator of the evening.

[08/27/15 - 05:10 PM]
FOX Gives Midseason Drama "The Frankenstein Code" New Title of "Lookinglass"
The Rob Kazinsky-led drama is due in 2016 on the network.

[08/27/15 - 03:47 PM]
Video: VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" Season 2 Super Trailer
Premiering on Monday, September 7, the new cast is willing to lay it all on the line, striving to leave a permanent mark on the music industry despite sacrifices they may be forced to make.

[08/27/15 - 02:37 PM]
FXX to Air Special Mini-Marathon of "Archer's" Greatest Loves
Sterling Archer is reflecting on some of his greatest loves from the past with a special mini-marathon airing Saturday, September 26 from 10 PM - 1 AM ET/PT.