or


[11/29/19 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday-Friday, November 27-29
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!


BIGGEST LITTLE COOK-OFF (Quibi) - Andy Samberg has signed onto the comedy competition as host and executive producer. In an absurd showdown, two top chefs will battle to create the most delicious, salivating, mouth-watering, scrumptious... single bite of food. Michael Rosenstein, Stephen Kroopnick and Stu Schreiberg are also executive producing. (Deadline.com, 11/27)
MEDICI (Netflix) - Toby Regbo, Daniel Sharman, Synnøve Karlsen, Francesco Montanari and John Lynch are set to star in the show's third and final season, due in early 2020. Said installment, "starts a few months after the infamous Pazzi conspiracy that cost the life of Lorenzo's brother, and nearly his own. Lorenzo, now a more complex and conflicted character, is thirsting for revenge. The Medici are more powerful than ever, but war with Pope Sixtus IV is looming, and Count Riario is trying every way to force it." (Deadline.com, 11/29)
SELENA: THE SERIES (Netflix) - The Selena Quintanilla coming-of-age series has cast Julio Macias as Pete Astudillo; Jesse Posey as Chris Perez; Hunter Reese Peña as Ricky Vela; Carlos Alfredo, Jr. as Joe Ojeda; Juan Martinez as Young A.B; Daniela Estrada as Young Suzette; and Paul Rodriguez, Jr. as Roger Garcia. (Deadline.com, 11/27)
WHITE HOUSE FARM (HBO Max, New!) - The streaming service has scored the U.S. rights to All3Media International's six-part British crime drama which "tells the story of when members of the same family were murdered at an Essex farmhouse." Stephen Graham and Freddie Fox star as DCI "Taff" Jones and Jeremy Bamber, respectively, with Mark Addy, Gemma Whelan, Mark Stanley, Alexa Davies, Cressida Bonas, Alfie Allen, Amanda Burton and Nicholas Farrell in unspecified roles. Paul Whittington directed the project from scripts by Kris Mrksa and Giula Sandler with Willow Grylls, Charlie Pattinson, Elaine Pyke and Kris Mrksa executive producing and Lee Thomas producing. (Deadline.com, 11/29)





  [november 2019]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· BIGGEST LITTLE COOK-OFF (QUIBI)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· MEDICI (NETFLIX)
· SELENA: THE SERIES (NETFLIX)
· WHITE HOUSE FARM (HBO MAX)





[01/24/20 - 02:38 PM]
ABC News' Prime-Time Special "Royal Divide: Harry, Meghan, and The Crown" Airs Wednesday, Jan. 29
Look for the one-hour special on said night at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/24/20 - 12:01 PM]
Mark Cuban, Dr. Phil, Ryan Seacrest, Piers Morgan and Lisa Vanderpump to Be Featured in "Harry & Meghan: The Royals in Crisis"
As previously announced, the one-hour special bows Wednesday, January 29 on FOX.

[01/24/20 - 11:02 AM]
MTV Studios and Quibi Announce Chance the Rapper as the Host of "Punk'd"
"Punk'd" will be reimagined for a new generation and will be available only on Quibi's mobile video platform.

[01/24/20 - 08:40 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Season Two Trailer and Key Art for Docu-Series "The Trade"
The four-part season follows Central Americans on an odyssey to the United States (including some heading back home after being deported), while also delving into the shadow industries that prey on them every step along the way.

[01/24/20 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's Dramas Return on Top
"Station 19" is the night's most-watched program while "Grey's Anatomy" leads the evening among adults 18-49.

[01/24/20 - 06:57 AM]
Final Round of Performers Confirmed for "The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards(R)"
This year's presenters include Common, Ava DuVernay, Cynthia Erivo, Jim Gaffigan, Dua Lipa, Trevor Noah, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, Billy Porter, Bebe Rexha, Smokey Robinson, Shania Twain, Keith Urban and Stevie Wonder.

[01/24/20 - 05:02 AM]
TV One Puts a New Spin on Romance with the Original Film "Steppin' Back to Love" Premiering Saturday, February 8 at 8 P.M. ET/7C
The film follows a once-loving couple connected by dance, who after facing marital struggles, use their passion for Chicago-style step-dancing to reignite the spark in their marriage.

[01/23/20 - 01:43 PM]
MTV's "Jersey Shore Family Vacation" Returns on Thursday, February 27th at 8PM ET/PT
After a tumultuous year, Mike "The Situation" rejoins the group after his long-awaited release from prison, and the roommates finally feel whole again and ready for a fresh start.

[01/23/20 - 01:28 PM]
Guy Fieri Hosts New Bracket-Style Culinary Competition Series "Tournament of Champions"
The five-part series launches Wednesday, March 4 at 10:00/9:00c on Food Network.

[01/23/20 - 12:51 PM]
92nd Oscars(R) Performers Announced
Cynthia Erivo, Elton John, Idina Menzel, Chrissy Metz and Randy Newman will perform the nominated songs.

[01/23/20 - 12:48 PM]
Oxygen's "In Ice Cold Blood" Hosted by Ice-T Returns Thursday, February 13 at 9PM ET/PT
During each hour-long episode, in-depth interviews and archival footage merge to spotlight an intriguing mystery, recounted through the lens of expert detective work, unpredictable twists and jaw-dropping discoveries.

[01/23/20 - 12:04 PM]
New Science Channel Series "Curse of the Bermuda Triangle" Premieres February 9
With dozens of years of experience at sea between them, the members of the Triangle Research and Investigation Group, or TRIG team, are led by long time captain and former Coast Guardsman Paul "Moe" Mottice.

[01/23/20 - 11:05 AM]
New Season of "Ballmastrz: 9009" Returns February 23 on Adult Swim
Special guest stars this season include Ed Asner, Rachel Dratch, Jo Firestone, Doc Hammer, Stephanie Sheh and Cree Summer.

[01/23/20 - 10:45 AM]
Travel Channel Renews Haunting Series "The Holzer Files" to Retrace More Cases from America's First Ghost Hunter
The series will return in late 2020 with 13 brand new episodes.

[01/23/20 - 10:13 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Renews Four Hit Unscripted Series: "Love & Marriage: Huntsville," "Ready to Love," "Black Women OWN the Conversation" and "Black Love"
The new seasons will air later in 2020.