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[02/01/23 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 1
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!


COYOTE/FAIRLY ODDPARENTS, THE: FAIRLY ODDER/GUILTY PARTY/HARPER HOUSE, THE/INTERROGATION/NO ACTIVITY/PLAYERS/REAL WORLD, THE: HOMECOMING/TWILIGHT ZONE, THE (Paramount+) - All nine of the aforementioned series have been removed from the streaming service. "Coyote," "Interrogation" and "The Twilight Zone" originated on CBS All Access while none of the others were indicated as canceled. (TVLine.com)
FAMILY FEUD (Syndication) - The Steve Harvey-hosted incarnation of the syndicated game show has been renewed through the 2025-26 season. The news will take the franchise to its landmark 50th year on television. (Deadline.com)
JAMES MAY: OUR MAN IN... (Amazon) - The streamer has commissioned a third season of the travel show after journeying to Japan and Italy in Season 1 and 2, respectively. (Deadline.com)
LUCKY HANK (AMC) - Shannon DeVido and Jackson Kelly are both bound for the Bob Odenkirk-led drama series. DeVido portrays Emma Wheemer, "a take-charge and no-nonsense English teacher at Railton College under the supervision of department chair Hank Devereaux, Jr. (Odenkirk) in recurring roles." And Kelly is Barto Williams-Stevens, "a student who believes deeply in his own talent and potential, despite the lack of evidence. He founds a student watchdog Excellence Committee and becomes a thorn in Hank's side." (Deadline.com)
MIRACULOUS (Amazon, New!) - Anthony Anderson is attached to star in a single-camera comedy for the streamer about "a happily amoral car salesman (Anderson) who one day, for no particular good reason, walks on water. A miracle of God might just be the worst thing to happen to him in his life." Blake Masters is behind the project with Anderson, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Leigh London Redman, David Madden and E. Brian Dobbins also executive producing for Warner Bros. Television, Amazon Studios and Berlanti Productions. (Variety.com)
NCIS: LOS ANGELES (CBS) - Christoper Gorham will visit the show's February 26 episode as Kilbride's estranged son Alex, "for what is being described as a rocky reunion." (TVInsider.com)
PENNYWORTH: THE ORIGIN OF BATMAN'S BUTLER (HBO Max) - The streamer has nixed the series after three seasons. "While HBO Max is not moving forward with another season of Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman's Butler, we are very thankful to creator Bruno Heller and executive producers Matthew Patnick, Danny Cannon and John Stephens, along with Warner Bros. Television, for their brilliant, unique, gripping depiction of the origin of Alfred Pennyworth, one of the most iconic characters in the Batman world," said an HBO Max spokesperson. "An incredible blend of action, drama and humor, for three seasons, Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman's Butler has taken fans on a mind-bending ride into Alfred's eccentric world and the beginnings of cutting-edge super heroes and super villains." (Deadline.com)
PICTIONARY (Syndication) - The Jerry O'Connell-hosted syndicated game show has been renewed for a second season on the Fox Television Stations Group. (TVLine.com)
SWARM (A.K.A. HIVE) (Amazon) - Donald Glover and Janine Nabers's upcoming series, "which follows a woman named Dre (Dominique Fishback) whose all-consuming reverence for a fictional pop star takes a dark turn," will debut at this year's South by Southwest Conference and Festivals on March 10. Chloe Bailey and Damson Idris also star in the project. (Variety.com)





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· COYOTE (CBSAA)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FAIRLY ODDPARENTS, THE: FAIRLY ODDER (PARAMOUNT PLUS)
· FAMILY FEUD (SYNDICATION)
· GUILTY PARTY (PARAMOUNT PLUS)
· HARPER HOUSE, THE (PARAMOUNT PLUS)
· INTERROGATION (CBSAA)
· JAMES MAY: OUR MAN IN… (AMAZON)
· LUCKY HANK (AMC)
· MIRACULOUS (AMAZON)
· NCIS: LOS ANGELES (CBS)
· NO ACTIVITY (PARAMOUNT PLUS)
· PENNYWORTH: THE ORIGIN OF BATMAN'S BUTLER (HBO MAX)
· PICTIONARY (SYNDICATION)
· PLAYERS (PARAMOUNT PLUS)
· REAL WORLD HOMECOMING, THE (PARAMOUNT PLUS)
· SWARM (AMAZON)
· TWILIGHT ZONE, THE (CBSAA)





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