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[02/11/14 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 11
Updates include: MTV's "Eye Candy," HBO's "The Brink" get series orders; Greta Gerwig to topline "How I Met Your Dad" at CBS; and JoAnna Garcia Swisher is the first to board ABC's "The Astronaut Wives Club."

[09/13/13 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 13
Updates include: Grant Gustin is "The Flash" for The CW; Lisa Edelstein to lead Bravo's "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce"; and Janet Tamaro to exit TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles."

[08/06/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 6
Updates include: Amanda Righetti, Owain Yeoman to exit "The Mentalist"; Justin Kirk cast in FX's "Tyrant"; and Starz's "Marco Polo" eyes new homes.

[11/15/12 - 12:12 PM]
NBC Extends "Guys with Kids" to 17 Episodes
The Peacock has ordered four more installments of the freshman comedy.

[10/30/12 - 03:19 PM]
NBC Replaces Tomorrow's "Animal Practice" with New "30 Rock"
Said installment, "There's No I in America," was originally slated to air this Thursday at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/30/12 - 10:21 AM]
NBC is #1 Season to Date in 18-49 Through Five Weeks for the First Time in 10 Years
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 22-28.

[10/25/12 - 09:01 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Jumps Week to Week by 20% in 18-49 Rating and 8% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 24.

[10/23/12 - 10:37 AM]
NBC Gives "Guys With Kids" Five Additional Scripts
The Wednesday comedy will be joined by the second season of "Whitney" beginning November 14.

[10/23/12 - 08:04 AM]
NBC Wins Each of the First Four Weeks of the New Season in 18-49 for the First Time in 10 Years
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/18/12 - 11:25 AM]
NBC's "Whitney" Returns for Second-Season Premiere on Wednesday, November 14
The second-year comedy series will replace "Animal Practice" on Wednesday nights at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/18/12 - 08:48 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" is Wednesday's #1 Show/"Suburgatory" Opens to 9-Month Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 17.

[10/18/12 - 08:37 AM]
"Guys With Kids" Builds on Its Lead-In with Four of Four Telecasts in Its Slot, Only 8:30 Comedy to Do It Once
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 17.

[10/16/12 - 10:14 AM]
ABC Airs 6 of the Week's Top 20 Scripted Series in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 8-14.

[10/16/12 - 08:48 AM]
For the First Time in 10 Years, NBC Has Won Each of the First Three Weeks of the Season
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 8-14.

[10/15/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 15
Updates include: NBC to redevelop Sarah Colonna's "Life as I Blow It"; Graham Yost, Michael Dinner board FOX's "The Bridge"; and Andrea Savage books "Re-Together" at ABC.

[10/11/12 - 09:07 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Improves on NBC's Averages in the Slot Last Season by 19% in 18-49, Builds on Its Lead-In by 6%
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 10.

[10/09/12 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 9
Updates include: FX pushes "Louie" return to Spring 2014; FOX orders "Divorce Hotel" pilot; and Italia Ricci to topline ABC Family's "Terminales."

[10/09/12 - 10:04 AM]
ABC Claims 2 of TV's Top 3 Dramas in Adults 18-49, as "Grey's" is No. 1 for the 2nd Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/09/12 - 07:25 AM]
NBC Wins Week 2 in 18-49 - Up Versus Week Two Last Year by 17%
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/04/12 - 08:37 AM]
Both Wednesday NBC Comedies Are Up Versus Last Week's Regular-Slot Debuts
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 3.

[10/04/12 - 08:37 AM]
"The Neighbors" Shows Strong Lead-in Retention as ABC's 8-9pm Comedies Top NBC's Comedies on Wednesday
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 3.

[10/02/12 - 10:20 AM]
ABC Airs Premiere Week's No. 1 Comedy, No. 1 Drama and No. 1 New Comedy
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 24-30.

[10/02/12 - 06:31 AM]
NBC Wins Premiere Week in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 24-30.

[09/27/12 - 08:52 AM]
Season Premiere of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Captures NBC's Best In-Season 18-49 Rating in Time Period Since April 2011
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 26.

[09/27/12 - 08:49 AM]
"Modern Family" Opens as the #1 TV Show, as ABC's Wednesday Comedy Block Wins from 8-10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 26.

[09/14/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 14
Updates include: Freddie Highmore to play Norman Bates on A&E's "Bates Motel"; Jim Gaffigan to topline potential CBS comedy; and Jenna Dewan joins Lifetime's "Witches of East End."

[09/12/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 12
Updates include: Jason Biggs joins Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black"; Perrey Reeves boards NBC's "Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives"; and "Lifestyle Lemonaid" lands presentation order at FOX.

[08/28/12 - 11:11 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - Network Ties for #1 in 18-49 for the Primetime Week of August 20-26
NBC spins the numbers for the week of August 20-26.

[08/22/12 - 08:49 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Delivers the #1 Results of the Night in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 21.

[08/20/12 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 20
Updates include: Showtime trims "The Franchise" by one week; Kyle Howard, Joel David Moore to topline USA's "Paging Dr. Freed"; and Goran Visnjic reports to ABC's "Red Widow."

[08/17/12 - 03:49 PM]
NBC to Finish "Saving Hope" Run on Saturdays, Adds More Comedy Encores
"Go On," "The New Normal," "Guys with Kids" and "Animal Practice" will all get multiple encores.

[08/14/12 - 12:05 PM]
NBC Announces Encore Sampling of New Comedies "Go On" and "Animal Practice" for Tuesday, August 21
The show's pilots will rebroadcast at 10:00/9:00c that night following "America's Got Talent."

[08/13/12 - 02:04 PM]
NBC's "Animal Practice" Preview Averages a 4.1 Rating in Adults 18-49 and 12.8 Million Viewers Overall
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 12.

[08/09/12 - 05:32 PM]
Team USA Runs for Gold in Women's 4X100M Relay & Men's 4X400M Relay Friday in Primetime on NBC
The Peacock details its schedules for Friday, August 10; Saturday, August 11; and Sunday, August 12.

[08/09/12 - 12:09 PM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Dates and Lineup for "PaleyFest: Fall TV Preview Parties"
The week-long event, from September 5-11, will offer free premiere screenings of the highly anticipated new shows of the fall season before they air.

[07/24/12 - 09:22 AM]
NBC Offers Viewers a Sampling of All Fall Series Prior to Network Broadcasts Over Two-Week Window on Multiple Platforms
Highlights include a special six-minute tease of the new fall drama "Revolution" on Saturday, August 4.

[07/20/12 - 08:14 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Animal Practice" (NBC)

[06/14/12 - 11:45 AM]
NBC Announces Aggressive and Staggered Season Premiere Strategy for Fall 2012
Highlights include previews of "Go On" and "Animal Practice" during the Olympics as well as the launch of "Stars Earn Stripes" on Monday, August 13.

[05/24/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 24
Updates include: JoAnna Garcia set as new female lead on NBC's "Animal Practice"; Grant Bowler joins Lifetime's "Liz & Dick"; and Mike Scully is bound for NBC's "The New Normal."

[05/14/12 - 12:20 PM]
NBC Post-Upfront Wrap-Up: "30 Rock" Indeed to End; "The Voice" Returns September 10
Plus: look for various comedy pilots to air during its Olympics coverage.

[05/14/12 - 09:37 AM]
Video: Trailers from NBC's Upfront Presentation
Watch the full trailers for all of NBC's new fall shows.

[05/13/12 - 11:43 AM]
Video: Clips & Interviews for NBC's "Animal Practice"
Justin Kirk stars in the new comedy, due this fall on Wednesdays at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/13/12 - 10:45 AM]
NBC Reveals Its 2012-13 Primetime Schedule
It's here: the Peacock unveils its fall schedule, which will use "The Voice" to launch two new series.

[05/09/12 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 9
Updates include: "Grey's Anatomy" principals set for two more seasons; NBC's "Republic of Pirates" close to straight-to-series order; and Britney Spears closes deal to join "The X Factor."

[05/08/12 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 8
Updates include: NBC to recast female lead on "Animal Practice"; John Riggi to depart "30 Rock" for overall deal; and Ashley Tisdale to develop "The Keys" at ABC Family.

[05/07/12 - 07:05 PM]
Development Update: Series Pick Up - "1600 Penn," "Animal Practice" (NBC)
The former stars and was co-created by Josh Gad while the latter features Justin Kirk as a veterinarian who loves animals but usually hates their owners.

[03/20/12 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 20
Updates include: Stephanie March joins "Baby Big Shot" at CBS; Eddie Izzard is the first to NBC's "Mockingbird Lane"; and Noah Emmerich cast in FX's "The Americans."

[03/02/12 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 2
Updates include: ABC finds its "Beauty," The CW its "Beast"; Jesse Spencer reports to NBC's "Chicago Fire"; and Dan Byrd to star in CBS sitcom pilot.

[02/22/12 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 22
Updates include: Emilie de Ravin joins ABC's "Americana"; Greg Grunberg cast in CBS comedy pilot; and Michael Raymond-James reports to NBC's "Midnight Sun."

[02/09/12 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 9
Updates include: NBC rolls its "Munsters" reboot to June; CBS greenlights Ben Falcone comedy pilot; and Justin Kirk to topline NBC's "Animal Kingdom."

[02/01/12 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 1
Updates include: ABC adds two more comedy pilots; Jennifer Finnigan first to TNT's "Chelsea General"; and Kevin Bacon to star in Kevin Williamson's FOX pilot.

[01/23/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 23
Updates include: NBC gets busy with 10 pilot orders; Jon Bernthal in early talks for TNT's "L.A. Noir"; and USA postpones comedy pilot "Paging Dr. Freed."

[09/30/11 - 10:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 30
Updates include: Danny Masterson to topline "Men at Work" at TBS; Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters book two projects; and Phil Gurin lands two game show pilots at Cartoon Network.







ANIMAL PRACTICE (NBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/12/12 - 10/24/12
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2012-2013 season)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
SEASON(S):
1 (9 episodes, 3 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 10/18/12
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, May 2012) "Animal Practice" -- Meet Dr. George Coleman (Justin Kirk, "Weeds"), a top-dog New York veterinarian. With an unorthodox style of operating, George's success comes from his undeniable gift with animals of all kinds. That is, all but the human kind. Dorothy Crane once held the key to George's heart, but today she also holds the key to the family business as she takes over Crane Animal Hospital. Not only is she George's new boss, but her romantic history with him and her lack of experience with animals is seriously cramping his style. Dorothy is whip-smart and ambitious, and she's going to make George pay for the past. Needless to say, he's determined not to make any changes in his (animal) kingdom -- which includes poker games with a resident capuchin monkey. Also starring are Tyler Labine ("Reaper," "Sons of Tucson") as Dr. Doug Jackson, a vet who's great with animals but hapless in matters of the heart, Bobby Lee ("Harold & Kumar") as Dr. Yamamoto, and newcomer Betsy Sodaro as Angela. "Animal Practice" is a production of Universal Television and American Work Inc. The executive producers are Scot Armstrong ("The Hangover Part II," "Old School") and Ravi Nandan ("Best Friends Forever") of American Work Inc. ("Best Friends Forever") along with Emmy Award winners Joe & Anthony Russo ("Community," "Arrested Development"). "Animal Practice" was written by Brian Gatewood and Alessandro Tanaka ("The Sitter"), who also serve as executive producers. Gail Lerner ("Happy Endings") also is an executive producer. Directed by the Emmy-winning Russo brothers, "Animal Practice" is a comedy where the animals are running the asylum.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Betsy Sodaro as Angela
· Bobby Lee as Dr. Yamamoto
· Crystal as Dr. Zaius
· JoAnna Garcia as Dorothy Crane
· Justin Kirk as Dr. George Coleman
· Kym Whitley as Juanita
· Tyler Labine as Dr. Doug Jackson
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Amy Huberman as Dorothy Crane (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alessandro Tanaka as CRTR/EP
· Anthony Russo as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Brian Gatewood as CRTR/EP
· Gail Lerner as EP
· Joe Russo as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Marco Pennette as EP
· Ravi Nandan as EP
· Scot Armstrong as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· American Work
· Universal Television