LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:
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Here is the latest project being picked up to series by the aforementioned network for the 2014-15 season (via press release):
RED BAND SOCIETY - ABC Studios/Amblin Television
· EPs: Steven Spielberg, Margaret Nagle ("Boardwalk Empire") - she wrote the pilot, Justin Falvey ("The Americans," "Falling Skies"), Darryl Frank ("The Americans," "Falling Skies") and Sergio Aguero ("No Reservations," "Y Tu Mama Tambien")
· Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (GLEE, "American Horror Story")
· Description: A diverse group of teenagers become unlikely allies and friends in this unconventional and, at times, comic high school drama, set in the pediatric wing of a hospital. This is one of the most ambitious and unorthodox shows in anyone's development this year. It represents a completely inspired way into young soap, a comedic one-hour, a hospital show, and a (surrogate) family drama.