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[11/09/16 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 9
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:

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BIG BANG THEORY (CBS) - Christopher Lloyd will guest star on the veteran comedy's December 1 episodes in a yet-to-be-revealed role. (Deadline.com)
CATFISH: THE TV SERIES (MTV) - Executive producer David Metzler has signed an overall deal with Critical Content, the studio behind the series. (Deadline.com)
DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (The CW) - The netlet has ordered four additional episodes of the series, bringing its sophomore total to 17 episodes. (Deadline.com)
FEUD (FX) - Alison Wright ("The Americans") has been tapped for a role on the anthology series as Pauline, "director Robert Aldrich's (Alfred Molina) smart-as-a-whip, cool-as-a-cucumber assistant in charge of development." (Deadline.com)
MAJOR CRIMES (TNT) - Leonard Roberts is bound for the series as Commander Leo Mason. "Handsome, intelligent and charismatic, Mason heads up the Criminal Intelligence Division of the LAPD and, along with Sharon Raydor (Mary McDonnell), is being considered for the job of New Assistant Chief." Said role has an option to become a series regular. (Deadline.com)
NARCOS (Netflix) - Nicholas Gonzalez ("Sleepy Hollow") will recur on the upcoming third season as Lopez, "a capable and experienced American DEA agent." (Deadline.com)
POWER (Starz) - Brandon Victor Dixon (Hamilton) is the latest addition to the show's fourth season as Terry Silver, "an accomplished attorney who is suspicious of Ghost's criminal activity." (Deadline.com)
SMILF (Showtime) - Rosie O'Donnell has signed onto the Frankie Shaw-led comedy pilot as Tutu, "Bridgette's (Shaw) mother, who is unapologetically herself and completely oblivious to social convention. Despite her troubled upbringing in the projects of Southie, she shows up for her daughter and grandson as best as she possibly can - which isn't always up to Bridgette's standards." Also on board are Alex Brightman as Jesse, "who went to high school with Bridgette and always has carried a torch for her"; Kyle Vincent Terry as Ben, "who flirts with Bridgette at a public basketball court - and there's some genuine chemistry between them"; and Graham Rogers as David, "an eager film student who won a competition to direct a PSA." (Deadline.com)
SNOWFALL (FX) - Isaiah John (Barbershop: The Next Cut) has joined the cast of the upcoming drama. No details were given about the role. (Deadline.com)
SOMETHING TO CELEBRATE (CBS, New!) - Vera Santamaria ("BoJack Horseman") has sold a new project to the Eye billed as "a family comedy where each episode is loosely centered on a specific celebration and/or gathering." Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman will also executive produce the half-hour, which is based on the 2015 Spanish series "Algo Que Celebrar," via their Warner Bros. Television-based Brownstone Productions. (Deadline.com)





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· AMERICANS, THE (FX)
· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· BOJACK HORSEMAN (NETFLIX)
· CATFISH: THE TV SHOW (MTV)
· DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (CW)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FEUD (FX)
· MAJOR CRIMES (TNT)
· NARCOS (NETFLIX)
· POWER (STARZ)
· SLEEPY HOLLOW (FOX)
· SMILF (SHOWTIME)
· SNOWFALL (FX)
· SOMETHING TO CELEBRATE (CBS)





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