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[06/15/20 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 15
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!


BAKER AND THE BEAUTY, THE (ABC) - The newcomer has been canceled by the Alphabet after one season. (Variety.com)
BLUFF CITY LAW/INDEBTED/SUNNYSIDE (NBC) - As expected, the network has confirmed all three series will not return for a second season. (Variety.com)
FOR LIFE (ABC) - Executive producer Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson took to social media with the news his series has been renewed for a second season. (@50cent)
ON THE SPECTRUM (Amazon) - Amazon Studios has ordered the half-hour comedy pilot - about three 20-something roommates on the autism spectrum, striving for the same things that we all desire: to get a job, keep a job, make friends, fall in love, and navigate a world that eludes them - to series. Jason Katims is behind the project, which stars Rick Glassman, Sue Ann Pien, and Albert Rutecki, who each identify as living on the autism spectrum, as well as Sosie Bacon, Chris Pang and Joe Mantegna. Jeni Mulein and Danna Stern also serve as executive producers for True Jack Productions, Universal Television and Israel's yesStudios. (Deadline.com)
WATCHMEN (HBO) - Co-executive producer Carly Wray has closed a reported three-year, seven-figure overall deal with Warner Bros. Television. The pact calls for her to develop new series projects for the studio. (Deadline.com)
W/ BOB & DAVID (Netflix) - The streaming service has pulled a sketch from the 2015 series in which David Cross appears in blackface. (@davidcrosss)





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· BAKER AND THE BEAUTY, THE (ABC)
· BLUFF CITY LAW (NBC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FOR LIFE (ABC)
· INDEBTED (NBC)
· ON THE SPECTRUM (AMAZON)
· SUNNYSIDE (NBC)
· W/ BOB & DAVID (NETFLIX)
· WATCHMEN (HBO)





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