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[04/19/19 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 19
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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ACCESS/ACCESS LIVE (Syndication) - Natalie Morales is bowing out of both series after three years. Said departure comes a month after Maureen FitzPatrick replaced Rob Silverstein as executive producer. Kit Hoover will remain anchor of "Access" and co-host of "Access Live" alongside Scott Evans. (Variety.com)
CHICAGO MED/PD (NBC) - Franchise staple Jon Seda is exiting "Chicago P.D." at the close of the current season while "Chicago Med" co-stars Colin Donnell and Norma Kuhling are likewise signing off. Said exits reportedly "stem from creative reasons related to the characters' story evolution." All three may return for guest appearances going forward. (Deadline.com)
SUPERSTORE (NBC) - Justin Spitzer is stepping down as showrunner of the series, leaving Gabe Miller and Jonathan Green to take over said role. All three recently signed new overall deals with producer Universal Television. Spitzer then will focus on development. (Deadline.com)





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· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· SUPERSTORE (NBC)





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