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[01/14/15 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 14
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!


HOW WE LIVE (A.K.A. UNTITLED BRADLEY AND CRAGG PROJECT) (NBC/Universal; W: Brian Bradley & Steven Cragg; D: TBA) - Brian Bradley and Steven Cragg's semi-autobiographical comedy - about "a blogger and his wife who move to the suburbs where he begins writing about marriage and the family lives of his suburban friends and neighbors, in the style of an anthropologist who's stumbled on an undiscovered tribe" - has been ordered to pilot by the network. David Janollari also serves as an executive producer on the single-camera project. (Deadline.com)


SUPERSTORE (NBC, New!) - Writer Justin Spitzer and director Ruben Fleischer have scored a pilot order from the Peacock for a new single-camera comedy about "a group of employees at a big box store and examines love, friendship, and the beauty of every day moments." David Bernad will likewise executive produce for Universal Television. (Deadline.com)


UNTITLED SUZANNE MARTIN PROJECT (NBC, New!) - Suzanne Martin ("Hot in Cleveland") has booked a pilot commitment from the Peacock for a new multi-camera comedy which "chronicles how things backfire for recent empty-nesters when their children and their parents move back home." Fellow "Cleveland" alums Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner of Hazy Mills Productions will also executive produce the half-hour for Universal Television. (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Kathryn Hahn's Jennifer Barkley is the latest "Parks & Recreation" alum to return for the show's swan song (EW.com); Ross Marquand has joined the cast of "The Walking Dead" in a yet-to-be-revealed role (EW.com); and Devon Graye has been cast as Axel, "a young copycat of Mark Hamill's veteran, incarcerated con man James Jesse, also known as The Trickster," on "The Flash" (ComicBook.com).






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· CROWDED (NBC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FLASH, THE (CW)
· HOT IN CLEVELAND (TV LAND)
· HOW WE LIVE (NBC)
· PARKS & RECREATION (NBC)
· SUPERSTORE (NBC)
· WALKING DEAD, THE (AMC)





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