or


[05/08/17 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 8 - Odds & Ends
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!


13 REASONS WHY (Netflix) - Executive producer Brian Yorkey has signed a two-year overall deal with Paramount Television, the studio behind the Netflix entry. The pact will cover his duties on the show's recently ordered sophomore run as well as any future development. (Deadline.com)
BLACK-ISH (Showtime) - Creator Kenya Barris has inked a hefty four-year extension to his overall deal with ABC Studios. Said pact keeps his Khalabo Ink Society banner at the studio, covering his duties on the veteran comedy as well as pilots "Liberal Arts," "Libby & Malcolm" and "Unit Zero." (Deadline.com)
DANGEROUS BOOK FOR BOYS, THE (Amazon) - The streaming service has ordered six episodes of the series, inspired by Conn Iggulden and Hal Iggulden's book, about an irreverent family comedy about three teenage boys who are given a dad's guide to living lives full of adventure after he passes away. Bryan Cranston and Greg Mottola are behind the project, which was originally set up at NBC in 2014. Mottola will also direct the series with Moonshot Entertainment's James Degus likewise executive producing for Sony Pictures Television. (Deadline.com)
ESCAPE AT CLINTON CORRECTIONAL (Showtime, New!) - Oscar winners Benicio del Toro (Traffic) and Patricia Arquette (Boyhood) are in talks to topline an eight-episode limited series "based on the prison break in upstate New York in the summer of 2015, which spawned a massive manhunt for convicted murderers Richard Matt (Del Toro) and David Sweat. The duo were aided in their escape by Joyce "Tillie" Mitchell (Arquette), a married female prison employee with whom they both became sexually entangled." Brett Johnson and Michael Tolkin penned the project with Ben Stiller attached to direct and executive produce alongside Bryan Zuriff, Michael De Luca Productions' Michael De Luca and Red Hour Productions' Nicky Weinstock. Last month, Lifetime aired its take on said event, "NY Prison Break: The Seduction of Joyce Mitchell," with Joe Anderson, Myk Watford and Penelope Ann Miller in the principal roles. (Deadline.com)
I LOVE DICK/TRANSPARENT (Amazon) - Jill Soloway has signed a three-year extension to her overall deal with Amazon Studios. The pact covers her Topple Productions' output at the studio through June 2021. (Deadline.com)
ONCE UPON A TIME (ABC) - Co-star Jennifer Morrison has opted not to return as a series regular for a potential seventh season of the series. (@jenmorrisonlive)
WESTWORLD (HBO) - Co-creator Lisa Joy has re-upped her overall deal with Warner. Bros Television, the home to her and husband Jonathan Nolan's HBO drama. Said duo works under the umbrella Kilter Films. (Deadline.com)





  [may 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· 13 REASONS WHY (NETFLIX)
· BLACK-ISH (ABC)
· DANGEROUS BOOK FOR BOYS, THE (AMAZON)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA (SHOWTIME)
· GROWN-ISH (FREEFORM)
· LIBBY & MALCOLM (ABC)
· NY PRISON BREAK: THE SEDUCTION OF JOYCE MITCHELL (LIFETIME)
· ONCE UPON A TIME (ABC)
· UNIT ZERO (ABC)
· WESTWORLD (HBO)





[05/24/24 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Week of May 20-24
Updates include the cancellations of Max's "The Girls on the Bus"; Freevee's "High School" and "Primo"; The CW's "The Spencer Sisters" and "Walker"; as well as Apple's "Still Up."

[05/24/24 - 01:01 PM]
For the 3rd Year Straight, "20/20" Is Friday's No. 1 Newsmagazine for the Broadcast Season Across Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
"20/20" grew its overall audience versus the 2022-2023 broadcast season (+1%/+40,000 - 3.882 million vs. 3.842 million).

[05/24/24 - 11:53 AM]
#1 Show of the Night "Elsbeth" Finale Up +12% from Its Season-to-Date Average
CBS won Thursday night for the 13th consecutive week averaging 3.63 million viewers.

[05/24/24 - 09:07 AM]
Jeffrey Wright Joins the Cast of the HBO Original Series "The Last of Us" for Season 2
Max confirmed the news on social media this morning.

[05/24/24 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "The Bear" - Season 3 - Jeremy Allen White, Ayo Edebiri, Ebon Moss-Bachrach - FX
Stream all episodes June 27, only on Hulu.

[05/24/24 - 07:11 AM]
Video: "Wake Up Dead Man: A Knives Out Mystery" - Title Announcement - Netflix
Benoit Blanc returns in his most dangerous case yet.

[05/24/24 - 06:46 AM]
Video: "Mysteries of the Terracotta Warriors" - Official Trailer - Netflix
From the makers of "Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb," this feature documentary explores Emperor Qin Shi Huang's extraordinary tomb.

[05/24/24 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "LALIGA: All Access" - Date Announcement - Netflix
Get ready to see LALIGA as never before in this docuseries that will take you through the ups and downs of the 2023-2024 Spanish football league.

[05/24/24 - 02:01 AM]
Video: "The Ultimatum: South Africa" The Reunion
A six-way partner-swap sparks wild attractions and tearful betrayals. Participants choose whom to love and leave in this heart-pounding experiment.

[05/23/24 - 07:23 PM]
Video: "Rising Impact" Season 1 - Official Trailer - Netflix
When a third-grader's natural gift for golf is accidentally discovered by a pro player, the boy embarks on a journey to be the world's best golfer.

[05/23/24 - 03:01 PM]
Hulu Celebrates "Grown-ish" Finale with Collections from Yara Shahidi and Marcus Scribner
Every episode of the "-Ish Universe" is now streaming on Hulu.

[05/23/24 - 01:50 PM]
"Survivor" Is #1 Entertainment Show in 2023/24 Season Among Adults 18-34, A18-49 and A25-54
This marks the first time it has won all three demos in a season since its second season in 2000-2001.

[05/23/24 - 01:46 PM]
Production Begins on Season Two of Paramount+'s Original Series "Lioness"
Season one set a new record as the service's most-watched worldwide series premiere on launch day, at that time, with nearly six million total viewers in its first week across Paramount+ globally and a linear preview on the Paramount Network.

[05/23/24 - 12:21 PM]
The CW to Pull "Lovers and Liars" from Thursday Lineup
Repeats of "Police 24/7" will fill the 9:00/8:00c hour beginning next Thursday, May 30.

[05/23/24 - 12:05 PM]
"The Great Food Truck Race: Games on the Gulf" Premieres Sunday, June 30th at 8pm ET/PT on Food Network
Host Tyler Florence kicks off the season welcoming nine teams to NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston for the start of the race.