or


[05/31/17 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 31
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!


GRAVES (Epix) - Wallace Shawn is set to recur on the upcoming season as "the incumbent Democratic senator of New Mexico, who goes up against Margaret (Sela Ward) in her race for the Senate." (TVLine.com)
LORE (Amazon) - Holland Roden has booked a role on the anthology series as Bridget Cleary, "wife of Michael Cleary (Cathal Pendred). Living in Ireland in 1895, with fiery red hair, she is a dressmaker and an egg dealer who lives with her husband Michael in an Irish laborer's cottage." Said installment is written by David Chiu and Patrick Wall with Thomas J. Wright directing. (Deadline.com)
LOS HERMANOS (Showtime) - John Hamburg (Why Him?) has signed on to direct and executive produce the potential comedy, about two brothers from Chula Vista, California - a town close to the U.S. Mexican border near San Diego - who start an unconventional business together to pay for their mom's healthcare. Said development is part of an exclusive production deal with Aaron Kaplan's Kapital Entertainment. (Deadline.com)
ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK (Netflix) - Dale Soules's Frieda Berlin, a longtime recurring player, has been promoted to series regular for season six. (Deadline.com)
PHILIP K. DICK'S ELECTRIC DREAMS (Amazon) - Juno Temple, Janelle Monae, Jay Paulson and David Lyons are all bound for the "Autofac" installment of the anthology series, about "a massive, automatic product-manufacturing factory continues to operate according to the principles of consumerism despite society and the world as we know it having collapsed." Peter Horton is directing from a script by Travis Beacham. (Deadline.com)
QUARRY (Cinemax) - As expected, the pay channel has formally pulled the plug on the drama series. (@michaeldfuller)
SIN CITY (New!) - Writer Glen Mazzara and director Len Wiseman are spearheading a small screen take on Frank Miller's iconic comic series-turned-feature Sin City. The project is said to "be a far departure from the films, introducing original characters and timelines." Stephen L'Heureux, Bob Weinstein and Harvey Weinstein will likewise executive produce for The Weinstein Company. (Deadline.com)
SUPERGIRL (The CW) - Odette Annable has joined the cast of the show's third season as Reign, "part of an interpretation of the infamous World Killer storyline from the pages of the DC Comics." (Deadline.com)
TALES FROM THE CRYPT (TNT) - Network chief Kevin Reilly has confirmed the show's revival isn't moving forward. "That one got really caught up in a complete legal mess unfortunately with a very complicated underlying rights structure," he told the publication. (Deadline.com)
YOUNGER (TV Land) - Kristin Chenoweth will drop by the upcoming season as "a former D.C. spin doctor who pitches Empirical a book about shaping perception." (Playbill.com)





  [may 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GRAVES (EPIX)
· LORE (AMAZON)
· LOS HERMANOS (SHOWTIME)
· ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK (NETFLIX)
· PHILIP K. DICK'S ELECTRIC DREAMS (AMAZON)
· QUARRY (CINEMAX)
· SUPERGIRL (CW)
· TALES FROM THE CRYPT (TNT)
· YOUNGER (TV LAND)





[08/20/19 - 12:01 PM]
Netflix Orders Family Comedy Series "The Upshaws" from Wanda Sykes and Mike Epps
Mike and Wanda bring their distinct voices to this multi-camera comedy that centers on a working-class Africian American family in Indiana struggling to make it work and make it right without the blueprints to do it.

[08/20/19 - 11:53 AM]
Designer Grace Mitchell Returns for a Second Season of HGTV's "One of a Kind" on Monday, Sept. 9, at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
"When I take on a project, I spend a lot of time learning about my clients," said Grace. "If their homes don't say anything about them, I can give their spaces a fresh design that truly tells their personal story."

[08/20/19 - 11:18 AM]
Big Sean Featuring A$AP Ferg, H.E.R., Normani and Ozuna Set to Perform at the 2019 MTV VMAs Airing Live Globally on Monday, August 26 at 8:00 pm ET/PT
Hosted by Sebastian Maniscalco, the show will air live from the Prudential Center across MTV's global footprint in more than 180 countries, reaching more than half a billion households around the world.

[08/20/19 - 11:16 AM]
Video: Welcome to "The I-Land" - Netflix
In this sci-fi adventure series, 10 people wake up on a treacherous island with no memory and soon discover this world is not as it seems.

[08/20/19 - 11:10 AM]
HBO Renews Drama Series "Succession" for a Third Season
The second season continues to track ahead of season one's performance, with the season two debut delivering a series high across HBO's platforms on its debut night.

[08/20/19 - 09:34 AM]
Clues, Confessions and Culprits Are Revealed in Actual Footage in Investigation Discovery's New Series "The Murder Tapes"
The 10-part series launches Wednesday, August 28 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/20/19 - 09:02 AM]
Travel Channel Reveals Full Lineup of Petrifying Premieres During Annual "Ghostober" Event
Included in this year's lineup is "Haunted Salem: Live," a special four-hour live ghost investigation in one of the nation's most haunted cities: Salem, Massachusetts.

[08/20/19 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Marriage Story" - Teaser Trailer - Netflix
The film comes from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach and stars Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver, Laura Dern, Alan Alda and Ray Liotta.

[08/20/19 - 08:17 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts as "Bachelor in Paradise" Rises
The Alphabet wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/20/19 - 07:41 AM]
"Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates" Offers an Unprecedented Peek Inside the Mind of the Celebrated Tech Visionary, Business Leader, and Philanthropist
The new three-part documentary premieres Friday, September 20 on Netflix.

[08/20/19 - 06:17 AM]
Video: "Elite" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series returns Friday, September 6 on the streaming service.

[08/20/19 - 06:01 AM]
NXT(R) Moves to USA Network
The new two-hour weekly show will expand its reach on USA Network, the leader in cable entertainment, while staying in its Wednesday night timeslot that it has held since 2015.

[08/19/19 - 04:45 PM]
Disney Channel's "Descendants 3" Premiere Telecast Rises to 11.2 Million Viewers Through Live+7 DVR Viewing
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, August 2.

[08/19/19 - 02:16 PM]
Paramount Network's "I Am Patrick Swayze" Delivers 2 Million Total Viewers on August 18
Paramount Network spins the numbers for Sunday, August 18.

[08/19/19 - 01:25 PM]
Hip Hop Royalty Spills the Tea in WE tv's Tell-All Series "Untold Stories of Hip Hop" Hosted by Angie Martinez
Cardi B, Snoop Dogg, Queen Latifah, Ice Cube, Nelly, A$AP Rocky, DJ Khaled, Wyclef Jean, Ja Rule, Fat Joe and more are featured in the series.