or


[11/27/17 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 27
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!


G.L.O.W. (Netflix) - Wyatt Nash is bound for the show's sophomore run as Phil, "GLOW's new hunky camera guy." (Deadline.com)
HEIST 88 (FX, New!) - Actor Courtney B. Vance, director Anthony Hemingway and writer Dwayne Johnson-Cochran are set to team for a new drama which "tells the true story of arch-criminal and master manipulator Armand Moore (Vance) who persuaded four young, African-American employees of First National Bank of Chicago to steal $70 million via a sophisticated take down of the banking wire system." Pam Veasey and Mark Taylor of Hemingway Taylor Productions will also executive produce. (Deadline.com)
HOUSE OF CARDS (Netflix) - Following the investigation into sexual misconduct by Kevin Spacey, producers are reportedly planning to resume production on sixth and final season after December 8. (Deadline.com)
LODGE 49 (AMC) - Jocelyn Towne and Hayden Szeto are both set to recur in the upcoming drama as Gloria Keller, "the lonely head of HR at Orbis where Dud (Wyatt Russell) goes to work"; and Corporate, "who takes a liking to Liz (Sonya Cassidy) and encourages her to look to her future." (Deadline.com)
MARVEL'S DAREDEVIL (Netflix) - Wilson Bethel has been tapped to join the new season as "an FBI agent who will play a critical role in the conflict between Matt Murdock and Wilson Fisk, better known as Daredevil and Kingpin respectively." (Variety.com)
NOVAK (Amazon) - Tennis star Novak Djokovic has pulled out of the proposed documentary series. (@Mike_Dickson_DM)
P-TOWN (Starz, New!) - Rebecca Cutter ("Gotham") has sold a potential drama to the pay channel which "centers on Jackie Quinones, a hard-partying lesbian in Provincetown, MA, aka P-Town; a federal Fishery Service Agent who uses her gun and badge to seduce tourist chicks. She's none-too-enthusiastically putting in her time until she can draw a federal pension - but everything changes when she discovers a body in Cape Cod Bay, and finds herself at the center of the Cape's gruesome heroin epidemic." Gary Lennon, Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman and Kristie Anne Reed also serve as executive producers for Jerry Bruckheimer Television. (Deadline.com)
UNTITLED KAREN LYNCH PROJECT (NBC, New!) - Peter Horton is set to team with Reed Steiner and Dyan Traynor for a new drama inspired by the life of Karen Lynch, one of San Francisco's first female police officers: "Raised by a schizophrenic mother, the series would follow Lynch as she ironically uses her eccentric upbringing to survive amongst the hostile, chauvinistic men in blue who would like nothing more than to see her and her fellow female cadets fail." Universal Television is behind the hour, which is based on Lynch's book "Good Cop, Bad Daughter: Memoirs of an Unlikely Police Officer." Mark Morgan will also serve as executive producer. (Variety.com)
WISDOM OF THE CROWD (CBS) - The Eye has passed on ordering additional episodes of the freshman drama. The network previously asked for three additional scripts but ultimately opted against extending its 13-episode order. Co-star Jeremy Piven has been subject to an investigation into sexual harassment allegations, further complicating the show's future. (Deadline.com)
YOU (Lifetime) - John Stamos has scored a recurring role on the upcoming psychological thriller as Nicky, "who becomes a fixture in Beck's (Elizabeth Lail) life, much to the dismay of Joe (Penn Badgley)." (Deadline.com)





  [november 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GLOW (NETFLIX)
· GOTHAM (FOX)
· HEIST 88 (FX)
· HIGHTOWN (STARZ)
· HOUSE OF CARDS (NETFLIX)
· LODGE 49 (AMC)
· MARVEL'S DAREDEVIL (NETFLIX)
· NOVAK (AMAZON)
· UNTITLED KAREN LYNCH PROJECT (NBC)
· WISDOM OF THE CROWD (CBS)
· YOU (NETFLIX)





[01/21/20 - 09:02 AM]
Travel Channel's New Series "Haunted in the Heartland" Investigates Communities Haunted by Unearthly Residents
In the new Travel Channel series, paranormal investigator and documentary filmmaker Steve Shippy visits Midwestern towns that have been traumatized for generations by ripples of fear.

[01/21/20 - 09:00 AM]
"Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes" Debuts February 11, Exclusively on HBO
Between 1968 and 1979, boxing superstar Muhammad Ali appeared on the Emmy(R) winning "Dick Cavett Show" no less than 14 times.

[01/21/20 - 08:20 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Explores the Untold Story of the Journey Toward Racial Equality in Space with "Black in Space: Breaking the Color Barrier"
Look for the documentary to premiere on Monday, February 24 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/21/20 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelor" Stay on Top in Demos
The Alphabet wins Monday among adults 18-49 for the third consecutive week.

[01/21/20 - 06:31 AM]
Nipsey Hussle Grammy(R) Tribute to Feature Kirk Franklin, DJ Khaled, John Legend, Meek Mill, Roddy Ricch and YG
The artists announced today join previously announced performers Aerosmith; Camila Cabello; Billie Eilish; Ariana Grande; H.E.R.; Jonas Brothers; Lizzo; Demi Lovato; RosalĂ­a; Run-D.M.C.; Blake Shelton; Gwen Stefani; Tyler, The Creator; and Charlie Wilson.

[01/21/20 - 06:08 AM]
"Feherty Live" Returns, With Special Edition from Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego; Airs Wednesday at 9 P.M. ET
The one-hour show is being produced in front of a live audience, and will air in conjunction with the Farmers Insurance Open, title sponsor of this week's PGA Tour stop.

[01/21/20 - 05:02 AM]
Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Renews Five Court Series for Fall 2020
"Ten years after we launched our first court series 'America's Court with Judge Ross,' our viewers continue to enjoy some of the best court shows available," said Byron Allen.

[01/20/20 - 09:46 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFC Championship Puts FOX on Top
The network's NFL coverage easily wins the night in all categories.

[01/19/20 - 01:13 PM]
Apple Announces "Defending Jacob" Starring Chris Evans and Michelle Dockery to Premiere April 24
Based on the best-selling novel of the same name by William Landay, "Defending Jacob" will premiere its first three episodes exclusively on Apple TV+ starting Friday, April 24, and new episodes will premiere weekly thereafter every Friday.

[01/19/20 - 12:31 PM]
"Dear..." Complete First Season Premieres June 5 on Apple TV+
The series will profile internationally recognized leaders including Oprah Winfrey, Gloria Steinem, Spike Lee, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Yara Shahidi, Stevie Wonder, Aly Raisman, Misty Copeland, Big Bird and more.

[01/19/20 - 12:30 PM]
"Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet" Renewed for Second Season
"Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet" follows a team of video game developers as they navigate the challenges of running a popular video game.

[01/19/20 - 12:27 PM]
Apple Announces New Comedy Series "Trying" to Premiere May 1
Starring Rafe Spall and Esther Smith, "Trying" is a new comedy series about growing up, settling down and finding someone to love.

[01/19/20 - 12:25 PM]
New Documentary Series "Home" to Premiere April 17 on Apple TV+
"Home" is a new documentary series that offers viewers a never-before-seen look inside the world's most innovative homes.

[01/19/20 - 12:24 PM]
Apple Announces Premiere Date for Steven Spielberg's "Amazing Stories" and Unveils First Look Image
A reimagining of the original anthology series, each episode of "Amazing Stories" will transport the audience to worlds of wonder through the lens of today's most imaginative filmmakers, directors and writers.

[01/19/20 - 10:35 AM]
Apple Reveals "Central Park," A New Animated Musical Comedy from Emmy Award Winner Loren Bouchard, to Debut in Early Summer 2020
The series voice cast includes Josh Gad, Leslie Odom Jr., Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Tituss Burgess, Daveed Diggs and Stanley Tucci.