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[04/05/17 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 5
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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BLINDSPOT (NBC) - Co-executive producer Alex Berger has closed an overall deal at Warner Bros. Television. The pact will presumably cover his duties on the series as well as any future development. (Deadline.com)
CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND (The CW) - Scott Michael Foster's Nathaniel Plimpton and David Hull's White Josh have both been named series regulars for the show's third season. (Deadline.com)
FUTURE MAN (Hulu) - Patrick Carlyle will recur on the upcoming comedy series as Vincent Skarsgaard. "As a rookie cop, Vincent watched his partner die and in the 49 years since, he has thought of nothing else. He's a cop with a vendetta and gimpy knees." (Deadline.com)
JANE THE VIRGIN (The CW) - Tyler Posey will guest star on the season three finale as "someone from Jane's past," a role which is expected to continue into its fourth season. (Deadline.com)
MACHINE, THE (Syfy) - Katee Sackhoff, Lance Henriksen and Jaeden Bettencourt will all lend their voices for the drama pilot as supercomputers Nadia, Stanley and Kazimir, respectively. (Deadline.com)
NIGHT SHIFT, THE (NBC) - Mark Consuelos will recur on the show's upcoming fourth season as Cain, "a highly confident and aggressive travel nurse who emigrated to the U.S. from Mexico." (TVLine.com)
RAY DONOVAN (Showtime) - Ryan Dorsey is the latest bound for the new season as Dime-Bag, "a duplicitous thief." (Deadline.com)
SILICON VALLEY (HBO) - Co-executive producer Clay Tarver will be promoted to executive producer/co-showrunner of the show's expected fifth season. He'll serve alongside original executive producers/showrunners Mike Judge and Alec Berg. (Deadline.com)
SNEAKY PETE (Amazon) - Executive producer Fred Golan has signed a two-year overall deal with Sony Pictures Television, which will cover his duties on the series as well as his development for the studio. (Deadline.com)
WILL & GRACE (NBC) - The Peacock has expanded the show's revival from 10 to 12 new episodes. (Deadline.com)





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· BLINDSPOT (NBC)
· CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND (CW)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FUTURE MAN (HULU)
· JANE THE VIRGIN (CW)
· MACHINE, THE (SYFY)
· NIGHT SHIFT, THE (NBC)
· RAY DONOVAN (SHOWTIME)
· SILICON VALLEY (HBO)
· SNEAKY PETE (AMAZON)
· WILL & GRACE (NBC)





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