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[06/21/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 21
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!


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Blair Brown will guest on USA's "Political Animals" as the mother of Carla Gugino's intrepid journalist while David Monahan will turn up as a closeted Republican Congressman (TVLine.com, THR.com); Jon Michael Hill is set to recur on "Elementary" as a detective working alongside Jonny Lee Miller's Holmes and Lucy Liu's Watson (TVLine.com); Tyler Jacob Moore, Cameron Mathison and Ashley Jones will drop by "Drop Dead Diva" later this season while Kim Kardashian and Nancy Grace are also due back (TVLine.com, THR.com); "American Idol" runner up Jessica Sanchez will recur on "Glee" in a yet-to-be-announced role (TVLine.com); a Los Angeles Superior Court Judge has ruled against "NCIS" co-creator Donald Bellisario in his lawsuit with CBS Television Studios over alleged lost profits from spin-off "NCIS: Los Angeles" (Deadline.com); "Beauty and the Beast" star Ruth Bradley has inked a talent holding deal with ABC and producer ABC Studios (Deadline.com); Tom Papa has been cast as Liberace's longtime pal Ray Arnett in HBO's biopic "Behind the Candelabra" (Deadline.com); Will Sasso will guest on TBS's "Sullivan & Son" as "an air traffic controller suing his coworker, Hank (Brian Doyle-Murray), for being racist" (TVLine.com); Patrick Fischler is set to return to "Californication" as Alcoholics Anonymous sponsor Gabriel (TVLine.com); Garcelle Beauvais will drop by "The Exes" as a love interest for Donald Faison's Phil (THR.com); and Kevin Pereira has been tapped to host the upcoming game show "Let's Ask America," due on local stations starting September 17 (Deadline.com).






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· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· BEAUTY & THE BEAST (ABC)
· BEHIND THE CANDELABRA (HBO)
· CALIFORNICATION (SHOWTIME)
· CALIFORNICATION (SHOWTIME)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· DROP DEAD DIVA (LIFETIME)
· ELEMENTARY (CBS)
· EXES, THE (TV LAND)
· GLEE (FOX)
· LET'S ASK AMERICA (SYNDICATION)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NCIS: LOS ANGELES (CBS)
· POLITICAL ANIMALS (USA)
· SULLIVAN & SON (TBS)
· UNTITLED RUTH BRADLEY PROJECT (ABC)





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