or


[05/07/15 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7 - Odds & Ends
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!


2015-16 BROADCAST PILOTS... - The CW has reportedly passed on its three remaining pilots, "Dead People," "Cheerleader Death Squad" and "Tales from the Darkside" (Deadline.com); FOX likewise won't be moving forward with its comedy efforts "DeTour", "Fantasy Life" and Dana Klein's "The Perfect Stanleys" (Deadline.com); ABC has passed on its multi-camera pilots "Delores & Jermaine," "Family Fortune," "Knoxville" and "Brainy" (formerly "Nerd Herd") (Deadline.com); the Alphabet has also "put the brakes on" its Adrianne Palicki/Nick Blood-led spin-off of "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (Deadline.com);

FOX reportedly is looking for a new showrunner for the Tom Kapinos-penned "Lucifer" in anticipation of a series order (Deadline.com); Greg Malins has closed a deal to run FOX's "The Grinder," contingent on a release from his NBC pilot "Take It from Us" (Deadline.com); and NBC will recast the role of Tracy on "People Are Talking" due to Meaghan Rath's first position status on FOX's "The Guide to Surviving Life," both of which were ordered to series (Deadline.com).


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Ilene Chaiken has inked a new two-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television, where she'll continue at the helm of the studio's smash hit "Empire" (Deadline.com); Mercedes Mason is the latest to be cast in "Fear the Walking Dead" with Ruben Blades likewise in talks to recur (Deadline.com); Dave Coulier will reprise his role on "Fuller House," which has likewise tapped Mark Cendrowski to direct (Instagram.com); Eliza Coupe has booked a five-episode arc on Hulu's "Casual" as "the perfect match for Tommy Dewey's Alex" (THR.com); and Kristen Bell will drop by "The Simpsons" as "a very wealthy, semi-spoiled friend of Lisa" (EW.com).






  [may 2015]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· BRAINY (ABC)
· CASUAL (HULU)
· CHEERLEADER DEATH SQUAD (CW)
· COOPER BARRETT'S GUIDE TO SURVIVING LIFE (FOX)
· DEAD PEOPLE (CW)
· DELORES & JERMAINE (ABC)
· DETOUR (FOX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· EMPIRE (FOX)
· FAMILY FORTUNE (ABC)
· FANTASY LIFE (FOX)
· FEAR THE WALKING DEAD (AMC)
· FULLER HOUSE (NETFLIX)
· GRINDER, THE (FOX)
· KNOXVILLE (ABC)
· LUCIFER (NETFLIX)
· MARVEL'S AGENTS OF SHIELD (ABC)
· MARVEL'S MOST WANTED (ABC)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)
· TAKE IT FROM US (NBC)
· TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE (CW)
· TRUTH BE TOLD (NBC)
· UNTITLED DANA KLEIN PROJECT (FOX)





[05/24/24 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Week of May 20-24
Updates include the cancellations of Max's "The Girls on the Bus"; Freevee's "High School" and "Primo"; The CW's "The Spencer Sisters" and "Walker"; as well as Apple's "Still Up."

[05/24/24 - 01:01 PM]
For the 3rd Year Straight, "20/20" Is Friday's No. 1 Newsmagazine for the Broadcast Season Across Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
"20/20" grew its overall audience versus the 2022-2023 broadcast season (+1%/+40,000 - 3.882 million vs. 3.842 million).

[05/24/24 - 11:53 AM]
#1 Show of the Night "Elsbeth" Finale Up +12% from Its Season-to-Date Average
CBS won Thursday night for the 13th consecutive week averaging 3.63 million viewers.

[05/24/24 - 09:07 AM]
Jeffrey Wright Joins the Cast of the HBO Original Series "The Last of Us" for Season 2
Max confirmed the news on social media this morning.

[05/24/24 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "The Bear" - Season 3 - Jeremy Allen White, Ayo Edebiri, Ebon Moss-Bachrach - FX
Stream all episodes June 27, only on Hulu.

[05/24/24 - 07:11 AM]
Video: "Wake Up Dead Man: A Knives Out Mystery" - Title Announcement - Netflix
Benoit Blanc returns in his most dangerous case yet.

[05/24/24 - 06:46 AM]
Video: "Mysteries of the Terracotta Warriors" - Official Trailer - Netflix
From the makers of "Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb," this feature documentary explores Emperor Qin Shi Huang's extraordinary tomb.

[05/24/24 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "LALIGA: All Access" - Date Announcement - Netflix
Get ready to see LALIGA as never before in this docuseries that will take you through the ups and downs of the 2023-2024 Spanish football league.

[05/24/24 - 02:01 AM]
Video: "The Ultimatum: South Africa" The Reunion
A six-way partner-swap sparks wild attractions and tearful betrayals. Participants choose whom to love and leave in this heart-pounding experiment.

[05/23/24 - 07:23 PM]
Video: "Rising Impact" Season 1 - Official Trailer - Netflix
When a third-grader's natural gift for golf is accidentally discovered by a pro player, the boy embarks on a journey to be the world's best golfer.

[05/23/24 - 03:01 PM]
Hulu Celebrates "Grown-ish" Finale with Collections from Yara Shahidi and Marcus Scribner
Every episode of the "-Ish Universe" is now streaming on Hulu.

[05/23/24 - 01:50 PM]
"Survivor" Is #1 Entertainment Show in 2023/24 Season Among Adults 18-34, A18-49 and A25-54
This marks the first time it has won all three demos in a season since its second season in 2000-2001.

[05/23/24 - 01:46 PM]
Production Begins on Season Two of Paramount+'s Original Series "Lioness"
Season one set a new record as the service's most-watched worldwide series premiere on launch day, at that time, with nearly six million total viewers in its first week across Paramount+ globally and a linear preview on the Paramount Network.

[05/23/24 - 12:21 PM]
The CW to Pull "Lovers and Liars" from Thursday Lineup
Repeats of "Police 24/7" will fill the 9:00/8:00c hour beginning next Thursday, May 30.

[05/23/24 - 12:05 PM]
"The Great Food Truck Race: Games on the Gulf" Premieres Sunday, June 30th at 8pm ET/PT on Food Network
Host Tyler Florence kicks off the season welcoming nine teams to NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston for the start of the race.