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[06/22/17 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 22
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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BLACK-ISH (ABC) - Laurence Fishburne and his Cinema Gypsy Productions banner have signed a new two-year overall deal at ABC Studios. (Deadline.com)
CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS) - Co-executive producer Virgil Williams has signed a new two-year overall deal with Universal Television where he'll develop new series projects. (Deadline.com)
FRESH OFF THE BOAT (ABC) - Sanjay Shah has signed an overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television, covering his duties as a co-executive producer on the series. He'll likewise develop new projects for the studio. (Deadline.com)
GRAVES (Epix) - Joanna Sanchez will recur on the new season as Julia Martinez, "the Graves' new housekeeper, with a dry sense of humor and been there, done that attitude." (Deadline.com)
GREEK: THE REUNION (Freeform) - The cable channel has opted not to move forward with its two-hour holiday-themed revival of the 2007-11 ABC Family series. (TVLine.com)
LAW & ORDER TRUE CRIME (NBC) - James DuMont has been tapped for "The Menendez Murders" as Brian Anderson, "the older brother of the murdered matriarch Kitty Menendez. A man of Midwestern reserve, he attends a family memorial in a large hotel suite despite having had a troubled relationship with his dead sister." (THR.com)
PSYCH: THE MOVIE (USA) - Jazmyn Simon is the latest addition to the two-hour reunion movie as "a romantic interest for Dulé Hill's lovelorn Gus." (TVLine.com)
SHADES OF BLUE (NBC) - Victor Turpin has snagged a role on the show's third season as Enrique, "the Colombian son of a wealthy member of a drug cartel." (Deadline.com)
SHAMELESS (Showtime) - Jessica Szohr will recur on the upcoming season as Nessa, "a strong, tough and smart lesbian who is a tenant in Fiona's (Emmy Rossum) newly purchased apartment building. The duo will develop a strong friendship." (THR.com)
TIMELESS (NBC) - Shawn Ryan has closed another three-year overall deal with producer Sony Pictures Television. Said pact will cover his duties on the show's second season, newcomer "S.W.A.T." for CBS as well as any future development. (Deadline.com)





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· BLACK-ISH (ABC)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FRESH OFF THE BOAT (ABC)
· GRAVES (EPIX)
· GREEK (ABC FAMILY)
· LAW & ORDER TRUE CRIME (NBC)
· PSYCH (USA)
· SHADES OF BLUE (NBC)
· SHAMELESS (SHOWTIME)
· SWAT (CBS)
· TIMELESS (NBC)





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