or


[12/11/20 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 11
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!


AMERICAN AUTO/GRAND CREW (NBC) - Filming has been completed on both comedy pilots with series pick-up decisions expected by the end of the month due to the casts' options expiring. (Deadline.com)
BIG SKY (ABC) - Sharon Taylor has booked a recurring role on the freshman drama as Commander Elena Sosa: "A decorated twenty year veteran of the Montana Highway Patrol, Elena Sosa has worked her way up the ranks to her current status as Commander. She considers herself a community police officer, and takes that role seriously in her efforts to keep the streets and citizens of Montana safe. Commander Sosa is also a proud member of Montana's indigenous community, and will work with Cassie and Jenny to bring the kidnappers to justice." (Deadline.com)
NANCY DREW (The CW) - Aadila Dosani will recur on the upcoming season as Amanda Bobbsey: "One half of the Bobbsey Twins, Amanda is charming, but possesses a manic energy and street smarts as a result of growing up poor and on the wrong side of the tracks. Often resorting to petty crimes with her twin brother, Amanda puts herself and her twin above everyone and everything else. Praneet Akilla portrays Amanda's twin brother, Gil Bobbsey." (Deadline.com)
NIGHT SCHOOL (NBC) - The network has passed on the pilot for its small screen take on the Kevin Hart/Tiffany Haddish-led film. Josh Segarra and Shanola Hampton played said roles in the TV incarnation, from writer Christopher Moynihan. Ian Gomez, James Earl, Joe Massingill and Collette Wolfe also starred. (Variety.com)
REAGAN & GORBACHEV (New!) - Michael Douglas and Christoph Waltz are attached to play Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev in a proposed limited series from Paramount Television Studios. The project - which "tells the dramatic account of the historic 1986 Reagan-Gorbachev summit in Iceland, the definitive weekend that was the key turning point in the Cold War, from the vantage point of Reagan's arms control director" - is based on Ken Adelman's book "Reagan at Reykjavik: Forty-Eight Hours That Ended the Cold War" with writer B. Garida and director James Foley among the featured auspices. (Deadline.com)
UPLOAD (Amazon) - Josh Banday's Ivan - who "works the night shift at Horizen and takes over for Nora (Andy Allo) when she is done with her shift" - will return as a regular for the show's second season. (Deadline.com)
VERBATIM (HBO Max) - Chris Messina is the first to be cast in the anthology series pilot, which tackles actual events with all dialogue taken from primary sources and presented verbatim. He's believed to be playing Rick Singer in said installment, which follows the story of the 2019 college admissions scandal. (Deadline.com)
WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW, THE (Syndication) - Debmar-Mercury has confirmed the series will remain in repeats until January 4 following the death of host Williams's mother. (Variety.com)





  [december 2020]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· AMERICAN AUTO (NBC)
· BIG SKY (ABC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GRAND CREW (NBC)
· NANCY DREW (CW)
· NIGHT SCHOOL (NBC)
· UPLOAD (AMAZON)
· VERBATIM (HBO MAX)
· WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW, THE (SYNDICATION)





[01/20/21 - 08:39 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS" Returns on Top for CBS
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49 with its drama lineup.

[01/20/21 - 07:14 AM]
The CW Network Sets "Super" Tuesday Event with Entire Night Dedicated to "Superman & Lois" on Tuesday, February 23
The premiere will be expanded to 90 minutes, bumping the return of "The Flash" to the following Tuesday, March 2.

[01/20/21 - 02:05 AM]
Netflix UK Commissions "Heartstopper," A New 8-Part Live Action Series from See-Saw Films
"This is a story that deserves to be told," said Alexi Wheeler, Director, Kids & Family Content.

[01/19/21 - 12:01 PM]
Hallmark Channel Announces "Love Ever After" Month with All New Movies, Return of the Networks Hit Series and More This February
The all new romance movies include "Beverly Hills Wedding" (February 6), "Playing Cupid" (February 13), "Valentine's Again" (February 14), "Mix up in the Mediterranean" (February 20), and "It Was Always You" (February 27).

[01/19/21 - 12:00 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Announces All New "Crossword Mysteries" and "Chronicle Mysteries" Movies, Along with Marathons of Your Favorite Mysteries All February
Look for said installments on Sunday, February 14 and Sunday, February 21, respectively.

[01/19/21 - 11:02 AM]
TNT's #1 New Cable Drama "Snowpiercer" Receives Third Season Order
Season two premieres on Monday, January 25 at 9:00/8:00c on TNT.

[01/19/21 - 11:00 AM]
HBO's "Euphoria" Second Special Episode to Premiere Early on HBO Max on January 22
The first special episode, "Trouble Don't Last Always," debuted December 6 on HBO and had an early streaming premiere on HBO Max starting December 4.

[01/19/21 - 10:49 AM]
Crackle Announces the Premiere of Original College Football Documentary Series "Bucket List," Available For Free on Crackle February 1
The series follows outspoken college football legend, Brian "The Boz" Bosworth, as he tours eight of the best destinations in college football today, interviewing coaches, former star players and fans to determine why each stadium deserves a spot on every fan's bucket list.

[01/19/21 - 10:32 AM]
The Biggest Band Breakups, Icons of Pop Music, Celebrity True Crime Mysteries and a Spy Thriller Highlight a February 2021 Lineup with All New Original Stories
"Breaking the Band," "Geraldo Rivera's Murder in the Family" and "World's Most Evil Killers" are among the returning Reelz series.

[01/19/21 - 10:29 AM]
HBO's "Black Art: In the Absence of Light" Debuts February 9
The film is a testament to the indelible contributions of Black American artists in today's contemporary art world.

[01/19/21 - 10:04 AM]
NAACP Announces New Air Date for the 52nd NAACP Image Awards
Previously set for February 20, the event will now air live on BET on March 27.

[01/19/21 - 10:03 AM]
Brad Paisley & Blake Shelton to Host "Grand Ole Opry: 95 Years of Country Music" on Sunday, Feb. 14 on NBC
For almost a century, the Grand Ole Opry has celebrated the past, present and future of country music, showcasing a mix of country legends and the contemporary chart-toppers who have followed in their footsteps.

[01/19/21 - 10:01 AM]
French-Hebrew Language Thriller "Possessions" to Debut on HBO Max on January 28
The series tells the story of Natalie, a young French expatriate in Israel, is charged with the murder of her husband on their wedding night.

[01/19/21 - 09:03 AM]
BET Greenlights Third Season for Hit Scripted Drama "Tyler Perry's Sistas"
The series renewal lands in anticipation of the mid-season premiere of "Tyler Perry's Sistas" Wednesday, January 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/19/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Nadiya Bakes" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Delightful cakes and heavenly breads pop from the oven as Nadiya Hussain returns to baking, her happy place, and spotlights creative kindred spirits.