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[04/28/17 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 28
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) - Co-stars Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch have closed deals on new two-year contracts to return for the recently ordered seasons 11 and 12. Said pacts are reportedly valued at $425,000-$500,000 per episode. (Deadline.com)
ECHO POINT (ABC, New!) - Jeff Richard (The Good Neighbor) has sold a potential drama to the Alphabet "said to be in the vein of sci-fi thrillers Source Code or Edge of Tomorrow." Safehouse Pictures' Tory Tunnell and Joby Harold will also executive produce, with Matt Schwartz as co-executive producer. The project is being developed under a straight-to-series model for a summer 2018 consideration. (Deadline.com)
ROSEANNE (New!) - The famed Roseanne Barr-led comedy - about the Conners, a working-class family struggling to get by in the fictional town of Lanford, Illinois - is being eyed for an eight-episode limited series revival currently being shopped in the marketplace. Barr, Tom Werner and Bruce Helford as well as Sara Gilbert and Whitney Cummings are behind the project, with Helford and Cummings serving as showrunners. Barr, Gilbert, John Goodman and Laurie Metcalf are all expected to reprise their roles. (Deadline.com)
SUPERSTORE (NBC) - Executive producers Gabe Miller and Jonathan Green have inked a new two-year overall deal with Universal Television. Said pact covers their duties on the Peacock comedy as well as any future development. (Deadline.com)
SWEET/VICIOUS (MTV) - Creator Jenn Kaytin Robinson took to Twitter with the news MTV has passed on a second season for the series. (@JennKaytin)





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· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· ECHO POINT (ABC)
· ROSEANNE (ABC)
· SUPERSTORE (NBC)
· SWEET/VICIOUS (MTV)





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