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[05/07/15 - 06:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7 - FOX Adds "Grandfathered," "Surviving Life" to Comedy Series Roster
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!

Here is the latest project being picked up to series by the aforementioned network for the 2015-16 season (via press release):

GRANDFATHERED (ABC Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Television)
Format: Single-cam comedy
EP/ W: Danny Chun
EPs: John Stamos (star), Dan Fogelman
D: Chris Koch

Logline: A longtime bachelor's life is upended when he discovers he's a father - and a grandfather.

CAST: John Stamos as Jimmy, Josh Peck as Gerald, Paget Brewster as Sara, Christina Milian as Vanessa, Kelly Jenrette as Annelise, Ravi Patel as Ken

THE GUIDE TO SURVIVING LIFE (Twentieth Century Fox Television and The Jackal Group) Format: Single-cam comedy
EP/W: Jay Lacopo
EP: Gail Berman (The Jackal Group)
EP: Bill Callahan
EP/D: James Griffiths

Logline: THE GUIDE TO SURVIVING LIFE is a single camera comedy that celebrates the mistakes and misadventures we all make during the years after college, before settling down.

CAST: Jack Cutmore-Scott as Cooper, Meaghan Rath as Kelly, James Earl as Barry, Charlie Saxton as Neal, Justin Bartha as Josh, Maureen Sebastian as Leslie

(Note that the latter is for six episodes.)






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· COOPER BARRETT'S GUIDE TO SURVIVING LIFE (FOX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GRANDFATHERED (FOX)





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