or


[07/24/15 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 24
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!


BLACK HEART (ABC, New!) - Kelly Masterson ("Killing Kennedy") has sold a new drama to the Alphabet about "the unlikely ascension of the second son to the throne of a multi-billion dollar, family-owned energy company." ABC Studios is behind the hour with Prospect Park's Jeff Kwatinetz and Josh Barry also among the executive producers. (Deadline.com)


WHERE ARE THEY NOW? (FOX, New!) - Alec Sulkin and Julius Sharpe ("Dads") have scored a put pilot commitment from the network for a new single-camera comedy in which "the hilarious ins-and-outs of an Internet company are revealed as police investigate why everyone who worked there has disappeared." 20th Century Fox Television is producing. (Deadline.com)


Z (Amazon; W: Dawn Prestwich & Nicole Yorkin; D: Tim Blake Nelson) - Holly Curran is the latest to be cast in the Christina Ricci-led pilot, about celebrated American novelist - and wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald (Gavin Stenhouse) - Zelda Fitzgerald. She'll play Tilde, Zelde's sister. (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Showtime has pulled the plug on "HAPPYish" after one season (Deadline.com); Faran Tahir has been cast in "American Crime" as Rhys Bashir, "the chairman of the board at the local school" (Deadline.com); Colin Salmon will recur on CBS's "Limitless" as "Jared Sands, a former intelligence officer who now works as a fixer for Mora (Bradley Cooper)" (Deadline.com); Joseph Siravo has been tapped to play Fred Goldman, "the father of the slain Ron Goldman (Jake Koeppl)," in FX's "American Crime Story" (THR.com);

Lance Gross is bound for "Sleepy Hollow" as Daniel Reynolds, "the FBI special agent in charge - aka Abbie's (Nicole Beharie) new boss" (THR.com); Dustin Ybarra is likewise set for an arc on NBC's "The Player" as Donovan, "a high-strung tech wizard who is capable of going unnoticed in a crowd" (THR.com); Amy Irving will visit "The Good Wife" as "an iconic photographer looking to defend her early photographs" (EW.com); and Zach McGowan has scored an arc on "The 100" as "a rogue Grounder warrior who will stop at nothing to get what he wants" (TheWrap.com).






  [july 2015]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· 100, THE (CW)
· AMERICAN CRIME (ABC)
· AMERICAN CRIME STORY (FX)
· BLACK HEART (ABC)
· DADS (FOX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GOOD WIFE, THE (CBS)
· HAPPYISH (SHOWTIME)
· KILLING KENNEDY (NGC)
· LIMITLESS (CBS)
· PLAYER, THE (NBC)
· SLEEPY HOLLOW (FOX)
· WHERE ARE THEY NOW? (FOX)
· Z: THE BEGINNING OF EVERYTHING (AMAZON)





[06/20/18 - 11:30 AM]
The CW Network to Roll Out New Six-Night Schedule Starting in October
The CW will be switching time periods for its two high-octane action and adventure Monday series, with "Arrow" now leading off the night and "DC's Legends Of Tomorrow" moving an hour later.

[06/20/18 - 11:01 AM]
Oxygen Media Presents "Serial Killer with Piers Morgan" Premiering Monday, July 16 at 7PM ET/PT
With unprecedented access to maximum security prisons, "Serial Killer with Piers Morgan" explores the minds of the most depraved serial killers for the first time.

[06/20/18 - 10:42 AM]
NBC Annouces the Eight Contestants Who Will Have to Get Crafty to Become Master Maker on Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman's "Making It"
The six-episode crafting series, hosted and executive produced by Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman, will feature judges Dayna Isom Johnson, Etsy's trend expert, and Simon Doonan, Creative Ambassador for Barneys New York.

[06/20/18 - 10:05 AM]
Charlamagne Tha God Brings His Unique Style of Interviewing to HBO in "The Gray Area with Charlamagne Tha God"
"I feel extremely blessed to be able to announce my official partnership with HBO on a new conversation series which will provide a safe space for 'unsafe' people to curate their stories and control their own narratives," notes Charlamagne.

[06/20/18 - 09:55 AM]
Freeform's "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger" Spikes to a New Series High on Its 3rd Telecast in Women 18-34
Freeform further spins the numbers for Thursday, June 14.

[06/20/18 - 09:12 AM]
"The Great Food Truck Race" Takes on the Wild West in Return of Summer Primetime Series
Hosted by Tyler Florence, the trip hits hot spots in the Southwest to test the competitors' cooking chops, selling skills and business savvy.

[06/20/18 - 09:04 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "Nailed It!" Season 2
Hosted by Nicole Byer and Jacques Torres, home bakers with a terrible track record take a shot at re-creating edible masterpieces for a $10,000 prize.

[06/20/18 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Announces Season Premiere of "Bachelor in Paradise" and Series Premiere of "Castaways"
"Castaways" is a revolutionary series testing the human need for companionship under extreme circumstances as each individual learns there are other castaways out there but are unaware of how many, their locations or when they will be rescued.

[06/20/18 - 08:31 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" - New Episodes Only on Netflix July 6
Guests include: the late Jerry Lewis, Kate McKinnon, Ellen DeGeneres, Hasan Minhaj, Dana Carvey, Neil Brennan, Tracy Morgan, Brian Regan, Alec Baldwin, Zach Galifinakis, John Mulaney, and Dave Chappelle.

[06/20/18 - 08:14 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Cruise to Victory
The Peacock easily wins the night among adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[06/19/18 - 03:06 PM]
The 2018 "MTV Movie & TV Awards" Scores Double Digit Increase with 3.371 Million Total Viewers
MTV spins the numbers for Monday, June 18.

[06/19/18 - 01:41 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' First Annual "Summer of Mystery" Kicks Off on a High Note
Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the weeks of May 28-June 17.

[06/19/18 - 12:51 PM]
Paradise Found in New HGTV Series "My Aloha Dream Home" Premiering Friday, June 22, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Real estate broker and attorney Wayne Chi helps clients find a tropical getaway to call home in the new HGTV series.

[06/19/18 - 11:30 AM]
NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for New 2018-19 Season
"The Voice" as is custom will kick things off on Monday, September 24 followed by the launch of new drama "Manifest."

[06/19/18 - 11:11 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner John Ridley Joins EPIX(R) Series "Godfather of Harlem" Produced by ABC Signature Studios
The 10-episode series tells the story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Forest Whitaker), who in the early 1960s, returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he used to rule in shambles and his power gone.