or


[10/10/11 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 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!


DAVE'S DEAD (FOX, New!) - Eric Siegel and Eric D. Wasserman ("Traffic Light") have booked a new comedy at the network billed as "Shaun of the Dead" meets "My Name is Earl." 20th Century Fox Television is behind the single-camera project, which is also being executive produced by Elizabeth Banks and her author/producer husband Max Handelman. (Deadline.com)


DOWNWARDLY MOBILE (NBC, New!) - Roseanne Barr's proposed multi-camera comedy, about a lower middle class family living in a mobile home community, has found a home with the Peacock where it has a script commitment with a penalty attached. Eric Gilliland ("Mr. Sunshine"), Barr and her boyfriend John Argent all co-created the half-hour and will likewise executive produce alongside Steven Greener ("Roseanne's Nuts"). 20th Century Fox Television is producing. (Deadline.com)


UNTITLED W. MERRITT JOHNSON/LEE DANIELS PROJECT (Showtime, New!) - Writer W. Merritt Johnson ("Temple Grandin") and director Lee Daniels ("Precious") are developing a new drama at the pay channel "set in New York City and centers on the disenfranchised multicultural transgender youth of the Ball subculture, previously portrayed in Jennie Livingston's 1990 documentary 'Paris Is Burning.'" The duo will executive produce with Daniels on board to direct from a script by Johnson. (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - "Downton Abbey's" Rose Leslie has been tapped as Ygritte, a Wildling woman that Jon Snow (Kit Harington) meets during his adventures beyond the Wall, on "Game of Thrones" (EW.com); Kevin Sorbo and Dean Cain will play themselves on ABC's upcoming "Apartment 23" (EW.com); Emma Caulfield is set as the Blind Witch from Hansel and Gretel on ABC's "Once Upon a Time" (TVLine.com); Anika Noni Rose will return as Wendy Scott-Carr on "The Good Wife" (TVLine.com); Meredith Eaton likewise will be back Abby's lab tech bestie, Carol Wilson, on "NCIS" (TVLine.com); plus Susie Abromeit will visit "CSI: Miami" as Kayla, a folk-singer turned activist, in this season's ninth episode (TVLine.com).






  [october 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· DAVE'S DEAD (FOX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· DON'T TRUST THE BITCH IN APARTMENT 23 (ABC)
· DOWNWARDLY MOBILE (NBC)
· GAME OF THRONES (HBO)
· GOOD WIFE, THE (CBS)
· MR SUNSHINE (ABC)
· NCIS (CBS)
· ONCE UPON A TIME (ABC)
· ROSEANNE'S NUTS (LIFETIME)
· TEMPLE GRANDIN (HBO)
· TRAFFIC LIGHT (FOX)
· UNTITLED JOHNSON & DANIELS PROJECT (SHOWTIME)





[02/08/16 - 01:04 PM]
Global Best-Selling Crime Mystery Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None" Premieres as a Two-Night Event on Lifetime Beginning March 13
Set in 1939 while Europe teeters on the brink of war, the two-night event follows ten strangers with dubious pasts who are lured to Soldier Island, an isolated rock near the Devon coast in southern England.

[02/08/16 - 12:01 PM]
CBS's New Late Night Duo Score Ratings Milestones with Post-Super Bowl Broadcasts
CBS spins the late-night numbers for Sunday, February 7.

[02/08/16 - 11:45 AM]
NBA All-Star 2016 Celebrity Game Presented by Mountain Dew Exclusively on ESPN
Play-by-play commentator Mark Jones, analyst Jon Barry and sideline reporter Cassidy Hubbarth will return to provide commentary for the telecast.

[02/08/16 - 11:00 AM]
#CrushOnComedy This Valentine's Day with FOX Tuesday Night Candygram Wrappers!
Plus: check out FOX's Tuesday "Romance Roulette" videos!

[02/08/16 - 10:48 AM]
"The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" Delivers Most-Watched Series Premiere in FX History
FX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 2.

[02/08/16 - 10:40 AM]
ABC Orders Comedic Game Show "Big Fan" from Jimmy Kimmel
Andy Richter will host the series, based on the hilarious "Who Knows... ?" the celebrity vs. super-fan game segment that originally aired on "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

[02/08/16 - 10:28 AM]
ZZ Top Frontman Billy Gibbons to Star in New Discovery Pilot "Rockin' Roadsters"
Said installment premieres Monday, February 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/08/16 - 10:19 AM]
New Series "VH1 Family Therapy with Dr. Jenn" Premieres Wednesday, March 16th at 9PM ET/PT
The series features five families at a crossroads in their relationship as they undergo three weeks of intensive family therapy.

[02/08/16 - 10:13 AM]
"Mavis!," The First Feature Documentary About Legendary Soul and Gospel Singer Mavis Staples, Debuts Feb. 29, Exclusively on HBO
Jessica Edwards directs the first feature documentary about this enduring performer.

[02/08/16 - 10:08 AM]
Idina Menzel to Perform on "The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60"
Menzel will perform in Disney California Adventure Park against the backdrop of "World of Color," the one-of-a-kind nighttime extravaganza.

[02/08/16 - 10:00 AM]
Syfy Renews Original Drama Series "The Magicians" for Second Season
During its first three episodes, "The Magicians" averaged 1.7 million viewers, 853K Adults 18-49 and 910K Adults 25-54 (based on L3 data).

[02/08/16 - 09:36 AM]
America's Favorite Family Returns to A&E with a Star-Studded New Season of "Wahlburgers" and a New Season of the Hit Reality Series "Donnie Loves Jenny"
Said offerings roll out on Wednesday, March 9 and Wednesday, March 16, respectively.

[02/08/16 - 08:41 AM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" Returns Later This Year
Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga and Jaqueline Laurita are among the returning cast members.

[02/08/16 - 08:40 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Super Bowl L" Delivers Huge for CBS
The Eye's coverage averages over 93.6 million viewers across the night.

[02/08/16 - 08:27 AM]
NBC Ranks #2 for the Night Among the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49 and Total
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 7.