or


[02/01/16 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 1
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!


COLLECTION, THE (Amazon; W: Oliver Goldstick; D: Dearbhla Walsh) - Richard Coyle, Frances de la Tour, Tom Riley, Jenna Thiam and Mamie Gummer have all joined the cast of the upcoming drama, the story of an illustrious Paris fashion house, emerging from the dark days of the Occupation, now ushering in a new golden age of design and business. Coyle plays Paul Sabine, the couturier with a romantic vision that he hopes will resuscitate a beleaguered, post-war Paris; with De la Tour as his formidable mother, the scheming matriarch Yvette Sabine, a woman who will stop at nothing to use her sons to help achieve her own thwarted ambitions. Riley then is set as Paul's brother Claude Sabine, the true but hidden genius behind the Paul Sabine label; alongside Gummer as Helen Sabine, Paul's American wife, an ex-pat who's called Paris home for over a decade; and Thiam as Nina, the working-class daughter of the Maison's chief seamstress and the unexpected beauty who becomes the iconic face of the label. (LookoutPoint.TV)


INFAMOUS, THE (A&E/A+E; W: Joshua Zetumer; D: Rupert Wyatt) - Vanessa Bell Calloway is the latest to be cast in the pilot, a drama set against real events in turbulent 1990s Los Angeles leading up to the LA Riots, and centers on two complicated men on a collision course: an ambitious reformed gangster poised to break out of South Central and the LAPD detective hell-bent on taking him down. She'll play Ellie, "Shannon's (Bokeem Woodbine) mother, a gifted singer who once performed with James Brown but now drives a city bus." (Deadline.com)


SUNSET PPL (NBC/Universal; W: Aaron Colom & Adriano Valentini; D: TBA) - Julianna Guill and Cass Bugge are the first to be cast in the comedy pilot, about a group of millennial friends who struggle with their own made-up rules for personal and professional success. Guill will play Talia, "a beautiful, courageous and intelligent East Coast student of mathematics who abandons her thesis studies to pursue her dream of becoming an actress"; with Bugge as Mel, "a trendy, flaky and often vulgar young woman who teaches stand-up at a local comedy club." (Deadline.com)


TRAINING DAY (CBS/WBT; W: Will Beall; D: Antoine Fuqua) - The Eye's small screen take on Antoine Fuqua's 2001 feature about a rookie LAPD cop who goes on a day-long training course with a rogue detective from narcotics has been ordered to pilot. Said effort is set "15 years after the film left off and gives the dynamic of the characters from the movie a twist, with the rookie cop being black and the corrupt older cop being white." Fuqua Films' Fuqua, Beall, Jerry Bruckheimer and Jonathan Littman are the executive producers with KristieAnne Reed co-executive producing. (Deadline.com)


WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND (CBS, New!) - Dan Kopelman ("Galavant") has scored a pilot order from the Eye for a new comedy about "two fortysomething parents who were wild and reckless teenagers now face their worst nightmare - raising three teenagers of their own." The Warner Bros. Television-based project marks the Eye's first single-camera comedy order of the season. Kapital Entertainment's Aaron Kaplan also serves as an executive producer. (Deadline.com)


AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Naomi Watts and Tom Sizemore are the latest faces bound for Showtime's "Twin Peaks" revival while co-creator David Lynch is expected to reprise his role as FBI Regional Bureau Chief Gordon Cole (Deadline.com); Whoopi Goldberg will guest on "Blue Bloods" as Speaker Regina Thomas (@BlueBloods_CBS); and Keiko Agena and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa will drop by "Grimm" for its 17th installment this season (TVLine.com).






  [february 2016]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· BLUE BLOODS (CBS)
· COLLECTION, THE (AMAZON)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GALAVANT (ABC)
· GRIMM (NBC)
· INFAMOUS, THE (A AND E)
· SUNSET PPL (NBC)
· TRAINING DAY (CBS)
· TWIN PEAKS (SHOWTIME)
· WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND (CBS)





[02/22/18 - 10:53 AM]
"Tough Mudder: Tougher Together" Premieres Thursday, March 15 on The CW
The broadcast special will be preceded by five digital episodes, premiering on CW Seed, The CW's digital network, on Thursday, March 8.

[02/22/18 - 10:39 AM]
Video: BBC America's "Killing Eve" Debuts First Teaser Trailer
Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer star in thriller penned by Phoebe Waller-Bridge and produced by Sally Woodward Gentle's Sid Gentle Productions.

[02/22/18 - 10:35 AM]
CNBC's New Primetime Series "Staten Island Hustle" Debuts April 11 at 10PM ET/PT
The six episode entrepreneurial series follows a group of animated friends and businessmen from Staten Island who have yet to come up with an idea or product too far-fetched for them to invest in.

[02/22/18 - 10:34 AM]
Showtime Sports(R) Launches New Digital Talk Show "Below the Belt"
The twice-monthly, 30-minute show debuts on Wednesday, February 28 on Showtime Sports digital platforms, days before American heavyweight Deontay Wilder defends his WBC title against Luis Ortiz.

[02/22/18 - 10:25 AM]
"Fast N' Loud" Is Turning Up the Torque with All-New Episodes Returning to Discovery Channel on Monday, March 12th
This season, Richard and the Monkeys are tuning into a whole new groove at Gas Monkey Garage with bigger builds and higher horsepower.

[02/22/18 - 10:18 AM]
Tiffany Haddish to Host "2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards"
The 2018 categories and nominees will be announced at a later date.

[02/22/18 - 09:30 AM]
"Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards" Primetime Special to Air on OWN Saturday, March 3
For over a decade, the star-studded celebration has been at the forefront of honoring Hollywood's most creative and accomplished African-American female visionaries, both in front of the camera and behind the scenes.

[02/22/18 - 09:17 AM]
Food Network Announces First-Ever Fantasy Kitchen Giveaway
This first-ever sweepstakes which launches today will be accompanied by a multi-platform experience including content and promotion across Food Network's linear, digital and print platforms, as well as across additional Scripps Networks Interactive channels.

[02/22/18 - 09:03 AM]
"Hamilton" Vet and Tony-Winning Producer Brandon Victor Dixon Stars as Judas in NBC's "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert" Easter Sunday
Also joining the cast are Tony nominee Ben Daniels as Pontius Pilate, Tony nominee Norm Lewis as Caiaphas, Broadway veteran Jason Tam as Peter, "M. Butterfly" star Jin Ha as Annas and Swedish rock star Erik Gronwall as Simon Zealotes.

[02/22/18 - 08:20 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, Winter Olympics Top Charts
The Peacock claims top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/22/18 - 08:06 AM]
ID Announces Premiere of All-New Series "Evil Talks: Chilling Confessions"
The series takes viewers inside the interrogation room to witness first-hand the clever tactics employed by detectives in hopes of securing a criminal confession.

[02/22/18 - 07:58 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Drunk History" for a Sixth Season
"They say history is written by the victors, but after five seasons, it's now clear that it is best told by drunken comedians," said Kent Alterman.

[02/22/18 - 07:53 AM]
Viewers Flock to Hallmark Channel for "2018 American Rescue Dog Show," Demonstrating That Rescues Are the Country's Top Dogs
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for Monday, February 19.

[02/22/18 - 07:39 AM]
Video: Life Is a Battle, Here's How Hers Began - "Roxanne Roxanne" Trailer Debut
In the early 1980s, the most feared battle MC in Queens, New York, was a fierce teenage girl with the weight of the world on her shoulders.

[02/22/18 - 07:31 AM]
Disney Junior's Reimagined "Muppet Babies" Animated Series to Debut Friday, March 23
Set in the vibrant playroom of an urban brownstone with an expansive backyard, the Muppet Babies have everything they need at their fingertips to lead them on their fantastical adventures.