or


[08/10/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 10
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!


BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS) - Dean Norris ("Under the Dome") will recur on the new season as Captain Williams, "a tough Air Force representative from the Department of Materiel Command, who's interested in the boys' quantum gyroscope for military applications." (EW.com)
CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS) - Aisha Tyler's Dr. Tara Lewis has been promoted to series regular for the upcoming 12th season. (Deadline.com)
HOMELAND (Showtime) - Hill Harper and Patrick Sabongui have both snagged roles on the show's sixth season as "the Chief of Staff to President-elect Keane (Elizabeth Marvel)" and "a CUNY law professor who works with Carrie and is a fierce advocate for the Muslim American community," respectively. (TVLine.com)
LAW & ORDER: SVU (NBC) - Vince Curatola will return to the series in his recurring role of Judge Al Bertuccio. (Deadline.com)
LUCIFER (FOX) - Charisma Carpenter will guest on the show's sophomore run as Jamie Lee Adrienne, "a former Playmate with a lot of party years on her. Married to a once-successful action star, Jamie Lee's demeanor suggests sadness and pain - or that she is hiding something." (TVLine.com)
MAGICIANS, THE (Syfy) - Arlen Escarpeta has booked an arc on the series as Prince Ess, "a handsome, rugged, pelt-clad man, with a sort of frat bro air of entitlement and the ruler of Loria." (Deadline.com)
MS. PAT (FOX, New!) - Comedian Patricia Williams (a.k.a. Ms. Pat) has scored a put pilot commitment from the network for a single-camera comedy which "tells the story of a most unlikely suburban mom. Her hustle and entrepreneurial spirit were forged on the mean streets of Atlanta, but she now finds herself in conservative middle America alongside her loving husband and two distinct sets of kids raised under very different circumstances." Alyson Fouse ("Born Again Virgin") is penning the project with Lee Daniels Entertainment's Lee Daniels; Imagine Television's Brian Grazer; Francie Calfo, Pam Williams and Effie Brown also executive producing. Ms. Pat will receive a co-executive producer credit. (Deadline.com)
ORIGINALS, THE (The CW) - Keahu Kahuanui ("Teen Wolf") will recur on the new season as Josh's new boyfriend Eddie: "Despite being very much aware of the supernatural world around him, Eddie - described as "sweet, funny, sexy and charming, with an encyclopedic knowledge of random facts" - has no desire to be anything other than human." (TVLine.com)
PRETTY LITTLE LIARS (Freeform) - Chloe Bridges's Sydney Driscoll is the latest alum due back for the show's seventh season. (EW.com)
TIME AFTER TIME (ABC) - Jennifer Ferrin ("Hell on Wheels") has joined the cast of the midseason drama as Brooke, "a New York City doctor. After a flirtatious encounter with a stranger who turns out to be John Stevenson (aka Jack the Ripper), Brooke soon becomes the infamous serial killer's next unwitting target. But when Brooke proves herself to be a perfect match for John both romantically and intellectually, she'll cause the Ripper to question his murderous intentions." (Deadline.com)
UNTITLED GRISELDA BLANCO PROJECT (HBO, New!) - Jennifer Lopez is set to star in and executive produce a docudrama at the pay channel about "the rise and fall of Griselda Blanco, the drug lord known as "The Cocaine Godmother" who revolutionized the U.S. drug trade during the 1970s and 1980s and became the most powerful female cartel member of all time." Nuyorican Productions and LBI Entertainment are behind the project with Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Benny Medina, Julie Yorn and Rick Yorn also executive producing. Alex Pettyfer, Priscilla Porianda and Patrick Walmsley will co-executive produce. (Deadline.com)





  [august 2016]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· BORN AGAIN VIRGIN (TV ONE)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· HELL ON WHEELS (AMC)
· HOMELAND (SHOWTIME)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· LUCIFER (NETFLIX)
· MAGICIANS, THE (SYFY)
· MS. PAT SHOW, THE (BET PLUS)
· ORIGINALS, THE (CW)
· PRETTY LITTLE LIARS (FREEFORM)
· TEEN WOLF (MTV)
· TIME AFTER TIME (ABC)
· UNDER THE DOME (CBS)
· UNTITLED GRISELDA BLANCO PROJECT (HBO)





[09/30/22 - 01:31 PM]
ABC News Studios Announces First Weekly Streaming News Magazine "Impact X Nightline"
"Impact x Nightline" will stream exclusively on Hulu beginning Thursday, October 6, and is the second weekly offering from ABC News for streaming viewers, following the launch of "Power Trip" on Sunday.

[09/30/22 - 12:32 PM]
"I Am Vanessa Guillen" Documentary About U.S. Army Soldier Who Was Murdered in 2020 Heads to Netflix on November 17, 2022
U.S. Army soldier Vanessa Guillen always dreamed of joining the military, but once she was stationed at Fort Hood, everything shattered: In 2020, after telling her mother she was being sexually harassed on base, Guillen was murdered by a fellow soldier.

[09/30/22 - 11:10 AM]
discovery+ and ID Highlights - Weeks of October 10 and October 17
Said offerings include the specials "The Murder of Gabby Petito: What Really Happened" and "The Freeway Killer: Lost Murder Tapes."

[09/30/22 - 10:53 AM]
AXS TV Celebrates Sammy Hagar's 75 Birthday with a 24-Hour-Plus Marathon Starting October 12
The lineup includes classic episodes from the fan-favorite original series "Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar," star-studded shoutouts from Sammy's friends and fellow music legends, and more.

[09/30/22 - 10:36 AM]
TV One's New Drama, "Montross: Blood Rules," Premieres Sat. Oct. 1
When attorney Robyn Montross finally returns to her hometown of Evansdale at her father's request, she begins to unravel the web of lies that has secured her family's power and prominence in the community for generations.

[09/30/22 - 10:00 AM]
"Finding Happy" Reaches 2.6 Million Viewers in Series Premiere On Bounce
Centering around the Black female experience through the eyes of protagonist Yaz Carter, "Finding Happy" is a dramedy about the unfulfilled life of Yaz, beginning with her unhappy 36th birthday.

[09/30/22 - 09:44 AM]
Court TV to Premiere New Original Documentary Special "Rampage Killers" Sunday, Oct. 2 at 9 p.m. ET
Coinciding with the five-year anniversary of the Las Vegas shooting massacre, this provocative documentary explores why understanding the psyche of a rampage killer is vital in preventing future mass murders.

[09/30/22 - 09:21 AM]
FOX Wins Fourth Consecutive Premiere Week in L3 Ratings
Additionally, the 34th season premiere of "The Simpsons" ranked as Premiere Week's #1 entertainment series for the fourth straight year, while FOX's new drama "Monarch" ranks as this season's #1 scripted debut.

[09/30/22 - 09:03 AM]
Official "Ramy" Aftershow "One Cup of Tea" Streaming Now
Each episode features special guests to help unpack the topics and themes of the groundbreaking Hulu Original series, which is now streaming on Hulu.

[09/30/22 - 09:01 AM]
"Reno 911" - New Episodes Premiering October 19th on Comedy Central
A critically acclaimed, hit series which ran for six seasons on Comedy Central, "Reno 911!" let viewers ride shotgun with the courageous men and women of the Reno Sheriff's Department as they lay down the law and put their lives on the line.

[09/30/22 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "I Am a Stalker" - First Look - Netflix
Convicted stalkers and survivors share harrowing accounts of harassment, abuse and other crimes in this documentary series.

[09/30/22 - 08:06 AM]
Peacock Orders Long-Awaited "Community" Movie Based on Emmy Award-Winning Fan-Favorite NBC Comedy
Original stars Joel McHale, Danny Pudi, Alison Brie, Gillian Jacobs, Jim Rash and Ken Jeong will reunite with Joel McHale as an executive producer.

[09/30/22 - 08:04 AM]
Apple TV+ Sets Premiere Date and Unveils First-Look at Highly Anticipated Action-Thriller "Echo 3" from Academy Award-Winner Mark Boal
Filmed in Colombia with English and Spanish dialogue, the Apple Original series produced by Keshet Studios will make its global debut with the first three episodes on Wednesday, November 23, followed by one new episode weekly every Friday through January 13.

[09/30/22 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "The Midnight Club" - Final Teaser - Netflix
Inside a hospice for terminally ill teens, members of an exclusive club make a chilling pact: The first to die must send a sign from beyond the grave.

[09/30/22 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Bizarre nightmares unfold in eight tales of terror in this visually stunning, spine-tingling horror collection curated by Guillermo del Toro.