or


[04/12/18 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 12
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!


FINDING JUSTICE (BET, New!) - Seven Bucks Productions has landed a six-episode order for a new docu-series which "tells the powerful stories of heroes, leaders, advocates and change agents in African American communities across America as they uncover injustices and fight to bring healing and change." The company's Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia will executive produce alongside Leepson Bounds' David Leepson. (Deadline.com)
L.A.'S FINEST (A.K.A. UNTITLED BAD BOYS SPIN-OFF PROJECT) (NBC) - The proposed Gabrielle Union/Jessica Alba-led spin-off project has landed the official moniker of "L.A.'s Finest." (Deadline.com)
MAD ABOUT YOU (TBA) - Co-stars Helen Hunt and Paul Reiser, as well as co-creator Danny Jacobson, have all closed deals with Sony Pictures TV to return for a potential revival. NBC originally aired the series from 1992-99, where it received five Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Comedy Series. Hunt won Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series four years in a row (1996-99). No network is currently attached. (Deadline.com)
RUN (HBO, New!) - Vicky Jones has scored a pilot order from the pay channel for a "romantic comedic thriller about ex-lovers who made a pact 15 years ago that if they ever needed to escape life, they could send each other a simple text message - "RUN" - and impulsively disappear together." Entertainment One is behind the project with DryWhite's Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who will recur on camera as Flick, and Wigwam Films' Emily Leo also executive producing. (Deadline.com)
TRIAL & ERROR (NBC) - Michael Hitchcock will recur on the upcoming second season as Jesse Ray Beaumont: "A genius, paranoid horologist from the Deep South, Jesse was tried and convicted for the murder of Lavinia's (Kristin Chenoweth) brother Chet nine years ago." (Deadline.com)





  [april 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FINDING JUSTICE (BET)
· LA'S FINEST (CHARTER)
· RUN (HBO)
· TRIAL & ERROR (NBC)





[12/07/18 - 05:53 PM]
Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" to Be Released Theatrically in Over 600 Theaters Worldwide
The film will be available on the streaming service next Friday, December 14.

[12/07/18 - 05:52 PM]
Prentice Penny's "Uncorked" Adds Primetime Emmy Nominee Kelly Jenrette, Matt McGorry, Sasha Compere, Gil Ozeri and Bernard David Jones
Principal photography is currently underway in Memphis, Tennessee.

[12/07/18 - 04:01 PM]
"Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045" Is Coming to Netflix in 2020
Shinji Aramaki and Kenji Kamiyama are behind the project, which was announced via social media this afternoon.

[12/07/18 - 01:42 PM]
Music Superstars Diana Ross, Kelly Clarkson, Andy Grammer, John Legend, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and Brett Young Kick Off 2019 on "NBC's New Year's Eve"
Carson Daly and Chrissy Teigen will host live from the heart of Times Square along with Leslie Jones.

[12/07/18 - 11:00 AM]
The Premiere of Freeform's "Life-Size 2: A Christmas Eve" Is Sunday's No. 1 Cable Program
Freeform further spins the numbers for Sunday, December 2.

[12/07/18 - 09:52 AM]
Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb Ring in the New Year with "A Toast to 2018" on NBC, December 31
The annual special will feature interviews with Jaimie Alexander, Andrea Canning, Chris D'Elia, Dylan Dreyer, Ryan Eggold, Willie Geist, Brad Goreski, Savannah Guthrie, Lester Holt and more.

[12/07/18 - 09:30 AM]
"Bleed Out," A Harrowing, Personal Investigation Into the Problems Afflicting American Health Care, Debuts Dec. 17 on HBO
The documentary uses one family's story to underscore deep flaws in America's current healthcare system and highlights ways those problems could be fixed.

[12/07/18 - 09:00 AM]
HBO Films' "Icebox" Available for Free Streaming Starting This Monday, Dec. 10
The film makes its linear premiere tonight on the pay channel.

[12/07/18 - 08:30 AM]
Comedic Action-Adventure Movie "Kim Possible" Kicks Off an Action-Packed Night of Premieres on Friday, Feb. 15
Immediately following "Kim Possible," Disney Channel will present a first look at the new eight-part miniseries "Fast Layne."

[12/07/18 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Hold Onto Demo Crown
The network's NFL coverage continues its adults 18-49 reign.

[12/07/18 - 07:44 AM]
Viceland Partners with Cadillac on New Series "Hustle" from Wax World Media and Executive Producers Alicia Keys & Marcus Samuelsson
The eight-episode series is set to premiere February 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/07/18 - 07:02 AM]
Video: "The American Meme" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The film explores the journeys of four distinct social media disruptors, Paris Hilton, Josh Ostrovsky, Brittany Furlan and Kirill Bichutsky, as they hustle to build empires out of their online footprints, redefining the paradigm for the American Dream.

[12/07/18 - 05:30 AM]
Music Superstar Post Malone to Perform from His Current Tour on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2019"
It will also mark Malone's first time performing on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest."

[12/06/18 - 01:08 PM]
Oxygen Media Presents "Dannemora Prison Break" Premiering Saturday, December 15 at 7PM ET/PT
Hosted by Troy Roberts, the riveting two-hour special delves into the shocking story of an audacious mind-game that empowered two homicidal prisoners enough to charm their way out of a maximum-security facility in the sleepy prison town of Dannemora, New York.

[12/06/18 - 12:13 PM]
Comedy Series "Crashing," Created by and Starring Pete Holmes, Returns for Third Season Jan. 20 on HBO
Returning guest comics Dave Attell, Artie Lange and John Mulaney appear as versions of themselves.