or


[06/05/18 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 5
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!


DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (The CW) - Keiynan Lonsdale won't be returning as a regular on the series this fall. He'll sign off as Wally West for the time being in the show's season four premiere. (Deadline.com)
EUPHORIA (HBO) - Zendaya, Storm Reid, Maude Apatow, Brian "Astro" Bradley, Eric Dane, Angus Cloud, Alexa Demie, Jacob Elordi, Barbie Ferreira, Nika King, Hunter Schafer and Sydney Sweeney have been tapped for the principal roles in the drama pilot, "the story of drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love and friendship as told by a lying, drug-addicted 17-year-old girl named Rue, to be played by Zendaya." Co-executive producer Augustine Frizzell is directing from a script by Sam Levinson based on the Israeli series. (Deadline.com)
LORENA/THE HUNT (Amazon) - Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw Productions has signed a first-look television deal with Amazon Studios. The pact gives the company first crack at his company's small screen output. Peele already has the drama "The Hunt" and the docu-series "Lorena" in the works at the streaming service. (Deadline.com)
MOTHERLAND (Freeform) - Eliot Laurence's long-in-the-works drama has received a pilot order from the cable channel. The logline: "Set in an alternate America where witches ended their persecution 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the U.S. government to fight for their country, the series follows three young women from basic training in combat magic into early deployment at Fort Salem. In this world, the traditional roles of gender and power are flipped with the more dominant women on the front lines fighting looming terrorist threats that are familiar to our world, but with tactics and weapons supernatural." Steve Adelson is set to direct while Gary Sanchez Productions' Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Kevin Messick also serve as executive producers. (Deadline.com)
PIPPA SMITH: GROWN-UP DETECTIVE (Freeform, New!) - Siobhan Thompson and Rebecca Drysdale are developing a half-hour comedy series at the network "that follows Pippa Smith, a twenty-something former kid sleuth, as she deals with relationships, addiction and being too dang old for the detecting game." Drysdale, Joss Whedon and Big Breakfast's Drew Buckley, Jillian Vogel and Sam Reich are the executive producers with Thompson co-executive producing. (Deadline.com)
QUEEN AMERICA (Facebook Watch) - Alethea Jones (Fun Mom Dinner) has been tapped to direct all 10 episodes of the Catherine Zeta-Jones-led comedy series. (Deadline.com)
TELL ME A STORY (CBSAA) - Danielle Campbell has signed onto the upcoming drama as Kayla: "Beautiful and full of anger, Kayla has just moved from Oakland to New York with her dad. She lost her mother a year ago and since then has strayed from her once promising path - hanging with the wrong crowd, partying... anything to distract from the pain and grief of her mother's death." (Deadline.com)
UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, THE (Amazon) - The 11-episode limited series, from Oscar-winner Barry Jenkins, has received a formal green light by the streaming service. Jenkins will helm each installment. (Deadline.com)





  [june 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (CW)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· EUPHORIA (HBO)
· HUNTERS (AMAZON)
· LORENA (AMAZON)
· MOTHERLAND: FORT SALEM (FREEFORM)
· PIPPA SMITH: GROWN-UP DETECTIVE (FREEFORM)
· QUEEN AMERICA (FACEBOOK)
· TELL ME A STORY (CBSAA)
· UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, THE (AMAZON)





[11/23/20 - 03:20 PM]
"Dateline NBC" Wins November Sweep Period
NBC spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.

[11/23/20 - 03:20 PM]
For the First Time in 5 Years, "20/20" Is Friday's No. 1 Newsmagazine During November 2020 Sweep in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
ABC spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.

[11/23/20 - 02:27 PM]
Have a Holly Jolly Season with CBS' Holiday Specials!
The Eye recaps its holiday offerings in the upcoming weeks.

[11/23/20 - 01:01 PM]
"Resident Alien" - New Dramedy Starring Alan Tudyk Premieres Wednesday, January 27 at 10pm ET/PT on Syfy
Based on the Dark Horse comic, the series follows Harry, an alien played by Alan Tudyk that crash lands on Earth and passes himself off as a small-town human doctor.

[11/23/20 - 12:06 PM]
John Barrowman Is Set to Return for the "Doctor Who" Holiday Special on BBC America
In the upcoming special titled "Revolution of the Daleks," Captain Jack will be on hand to help the fam as they discover a disturbing plan forming involving one of the Doctor's most feared and dangerous enemies, the Daleks.

[11/23/20 - 12:00 PM]
TLC's "7 Little Johnstons" Returns with a Season of Love on Tuesday, December 29 at 8PM ET/PT
After each new episode, viewers can get a behind-the-scenes look with the new digital original series "Inside the Episodes," in which the Johnstons dish on all of the moments the cameras didn't capture.

[11/23/20 - 10:00 AM]
FOX and Its Free Streaming Platform, Tubi, to Jointly Encore Season One of Critically Acclaimed Comedy "The Moodys," Starring Denis Leary and Elizabeth Perkins
FOX will air the program's first two episodes on Sunday, December 20, from 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT.

[11/23/20 - 09:59 AM]
HBO's "The Art of Political Murder," A Real-Life Political Thriller About the Investigation Into the Murder of Guatemalan Bishop Juan Gerardi, Debuts December 16
The film, executive produced by George Clooney and Grant Heslov, tells the story of the 1998 murder of Guatemalan human rights activist Bishop Juan Gerardi, which stunned a country ravaged by decades of political violence, and the fight for justice that ensued.

[11/23/20 - 09:02 AM]
MTV Greenlights "Deliciousness" Hosted by Tiffani Thiessen with Panel of Foodies Including Angela Kinsey, Kel Mitchell and Tim Chantarangsu
The "Ridiculousness" spin-off will kick off with a one week holiday-themed special event from December 14 to December 18 at 7:00/6:00c.

[11/23/20 - 09:01 AM]
All Seems Lost, But the War Rages on - "Transformers: War for Cybertron - Earthrise" Debuts December 30
Netflix confirmed the news on social media this morning.

[11/23/20 - 08:19 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Night with "Sunday Night Football"
The network cruises to another victory in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/23/20 - 08:02 AM]
A Record-Setting 62 Million Households Chose to Watch "The Queen's Gambit" in Its First 28 Days
Said numbers make it Netflix's biggest scripted limited series to date.

[11/23/20 - 08:00 AM]
HBO Special Event "Between the World and Me" Available to Stream for Free on HBOMax.com Beginning November 25
Additionally, HBO's "Between the World and Me Podcast," co-produced by Spoke Media and Domino Sound, will be available on all major podcast platforms.

[11/23/20 - 08:00 AM]
Enjoy the Holidays at Home with "CMA Country Christmas" Airing Monday, Nov. 30, on ABC
This year's event will feature performances by Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Lady A, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Thomas Rhett, and Darius Rucker with Lindsey Stirling.

[11/23/20 - 07:18 AM]
Crackle Launches Exclusive Documentary Film, "A Reindeer's Journey," Available for Free on Crackle December 1
Narrated by Donald Sutherland and directed by Guillaume Maidatchevsky, the film focuses on Ailo, a newborn reindeer who embarks on an incredible odyssey with the help of his mother.