or


[06/02/21 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 2
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!


BACHELOR IN PARADISE (ABC) - David Spade will serve as a guest host on the upcoming season, one of several celebrity comedians that has been approached to take over said duties from Chris Harrison. (Variety.com)
DANGER FORCE (Nickelodeon) - Sasha A. Cohen and Natalie R. Cohen will both appear on the show's June 19 episode. The former's casting comes after co-star Michael D. Cohen (no relation) "launched the Trans Youth Acting Challenge in December to help trans and nonbinary youth break into the business." (Variety.com)
DAYS OF ABANDONMENT, THE (HBO) - Mary-Louise Parker is set to star opposite Natalie Portman in Elena Ferrante's novel-turned-telefilm. Parker will play Mysterious Woman, "a mesmerizing but elusive woman Tess starts encountering everywhere she goes, causing Tess to question her sanity." (Deadline.com)
HORROR OF DOLORES ROACH, THE (Amazon) - Justina Machado is set to star in the podcast-turned-drama pilot, billed as "a grotesque Sweeney Todd-inspired tale of eat or be eaten - a macabre urban legend of love, betrayal, weed, gentrification, cannibalism and survival of the fittest. "Magic Hands" Dolores Roach (Machado) is released from prison after 16 years and returns to a severely gentrified Washington Heights with $200 and the clothes on her back. With her boyfriend missing, her family long gone and her apartment now occupied by strangers, Dolores finds respite in the dilapidated storefront Empanada Loca around the corner - the only remnant of her former life." Roxann Dawson is attached to direct and executive produce alongside writer Aaron Mark, Dara Resnik, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Jason Blum, Chris McCumber, Jeremy Gold, Chris Giliberti and Justin McGoldrick. (Deadline.com)
I AM JAZZ (TLC) - The Jazz Jennings-led staple has been renewed for a seventh season on the cable channel. (Variety.com)
JUPITER'S LEGACY/SUPER CROOKS (Netflix) - The streamer has nixed "Jupiter's Legacy" in its current form, releasing its principal cast, which includes Josh Duhamel, Leslie Bibb and Ben Daniels. "We're confident we'll return to it later," franchise creator Mark Millar said in a statement. The saga will instead continue in a live-action adaptation of "Super Crooks," "a return to the world of Jupiter's Legacy with a rag-tag gang of super-villains, con-artists, petty thieves and leg-breakers who all band together for the heist of the century and the most outrageous crime story you've ever seen in your life. Crime pays and they're going to prove it. Some people just want to have the time of their lives and make a little dirty money while they're doing it. If the superheroes get in the way they're going to be spitting teeth." Its animated incarnation will roll out later this year. (Deadline.com)
LOST APOTHECARY, THE (FOX, New!) - Sarah Penner's novel is being developed for television by the network and FOX Entertainment. The project is "centered around a secret apothecary shop caters to an unusual kind of clientele. Women across the city whisper of a mysterious figure named Nella who sells well-disguised poisons to use against the oppressive men in their lives. But the apothecary's fate is jeopardized when her newest patron, a precocious twelve-year-old, makes a fatal mistake, sparking a string of consequences that echo through the centuries." The search is underway for a writer. (Deadline.com)
NCIS: LOS ANGELES (CBS) - Gerald McRaney, who recurs as retired Adm. Hollis Kilbride, will return as a regular for the series' 13th season. (Deadline.com)
PERIPHERAL, THE (Amazon) - Louis Herthum, Chris Coy, Melinda Page Hamilton, Katie Leung and Austin Rising are the latest to be cast in the William Gibson adaptation as Corbell Pickett, Jasper, Ella, Ash, and Leon, respectively. No other details were given. (Deadline.com)
TERMINAL LIST, THE (Amazon) - LaMonica Garrett, Alexis Louder and Tom Amandes are the latest bound for the Chris Pratt-led series. Garrett joins the cast as Commander Fox, "a strong institutionalist who never loses sight of the greater mission - he preaches integrity, honor and trust, and knows a SEAL's actions always reflect on the uniform." Louder is Nicole Deptul, "a junior FBI agent and mother of two"; and Amandes is Vic, "the father of Riley Keough's Lauren Reece and father-in-law to Pratt's James." (Deadline.com)





  [june 2021]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· BACHELOR IN PARADISE (ABC)
· DANGER FORCE (NICKELODEON)
· DAYS OF ABANDONMENT, THE (HBO)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· HORROR OF DOLORES ROACH, THE (AMAZON)
· I AM JAZZ (TLC)
· JUPITER'S LEGACY (NETFLIX)
· LOST APOTHECARY, THE (FOX)
· NCIS: LOS ANGELES (CBS)
· PERIPHERAL, THE (AMAZON)
· SUPER CROOKS (NETFLIX)
· SUPER CROOKS LIVE-ACTION SERIES (NETFLIX)
· TERMINAL LIST, THE (AMAZON)





[06/22/21 - 02:31 PM]
"Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Adults 25-54 for 7th Time in the Last 8 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 14-18.

[06/22/21 - 01:13 PM]
Video: "All That Glitters" - Official Trailer - HBO Max
Eight aspiring jewelers, one hidden gem. The pressure is on in this jewelry competition to find Britain's next jewelry star. The rivalry is rough... but the winner will shine like a diamond.

[06/22/21 - 12:04 PM]
Video: "Suicide Squad" - Official "Rain" Trailer - HBO Max
Welcome Belle Reve prison, where you'll find the worst of the world's worst supervillains.

[06/22/21 - 12:04 PM]
"The Tonight Show" Is #1 for 15 of Last 17 Weeks in 18-49 Demo Versus Late Night Competition
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 14-18.

[06/22/21 - 12:03 PM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up "Ziwe" for Season Two
"This show has exceeded my wildest imagination thanks to my brilliant cast, crew and iconic guests," said Ziwe. "I am famously delighted to continue my collaboration with Showtime and A24."

[06/22/21 - 11:02 AM]
A&E Network Boards New Original Series "Fasten Your Seatbelt" Showcasing the Most Shocking Moments in Air Travel Caught on Camera
Hosted by Robert Hays, "Fasten Your Seatbelt" premieres with back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, July 21 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/22/21 - 11:00 AM]
Paramount+ and CBS Sports Become U.S. English-Language Home of Combate Global MMA Action in Multi-Year Agreement
CBS Sports' live coverage of Combate Global debuts on CBS Sports Network on June 25, with action continuing on Paramount+ exclusively from July 9 through the remainder of the 2021 Combate Global schedule which concludes in December.

[06/22/21 - 10:16 AM]
Hulu Renews Adult Animated Original Series "Solar Opposites" for a 4th Season
Justin Roiland, Thomas Middleditch, Sean Giambrone and Mary Mack will reprise their roles.

[06/22/21 - 10:10 AM]
All-New Series "Hunting Atlantis" Premiering July 21 on Discovery
The all-new series, from Revelations Entertainment, was previously scheduled to bow on June 2.

[06/22/21 - 10:00 AM]
Eccentric Comedy Series "Motherland" Returns Exclusively to Sundance Now on Thursday, July 8
Britain's favorite gang of moms (and dad) is back for a third season, navigating the pitfalls?of middle-class parenting and the complicated politics of the school gates.

[06/22/21 - 09:59 AM]
Global Pop Superstar Ed Sheeran Joins "The Late Late Show with James Corden" for a Week-Long Residency, June 28 - July 1
Also, Sheeran will appear in-studio for a sit-down chat and in comedy segments on the show throughout the week.

[06/22/21 - 09:42 AM]
ABC's "Holey Moley 3D in 2D" Season Premiere Is Thursday's No. 1 Entertainment Series in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, June 17.

[06/22/21 - 09:27 AM]
An Erupting Threat from Below: All New discovery+ Special "Yellowstone Supervolcano: American Doomsday" Premieres June 24
The special will give audiences access to leading experts as they explore the global phenomenon of the supervolcano, discovering the impact these natural catastrophes have had in the past and researching the increasing threat they pose for the future in the hopes of saving the world from disaster.

[06/22/21 - 09:04 AM]
FX Orders Limited Series "Class of '09" Starring Brian Tyree Henry and Kate Mara
The eight-episode series is from writer Tom Rob Smith and fellow executive producers Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson.

[06/22/21 - 09:01 AM]
Netflix Announces Three New Animated Comedy Series for Kids from Renowned and First-Time Creators
"A Tale Dark & Grimm" (Fall 2021), "Dogs in Space" (Fall 2021) and "Super Giant Robot Brothers" (2022) are the latest on tap.