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[06/15/18 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 15
Updates include: Viceland's "Desus & Mero," Comedy Central's "The Opposition with Jordan Klepper" to end; The CW's "The Flash," "Supergirl" add regulars; and Matt Barr to lead "Blood & Treasure" for CBS.

[06/14/18 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 14
Updates include: "Star Trek: Discovery" makes another showrunner change; Leah Remini to star in multi-camera pilot for FOX; and Peter Outerbridge tapped for Netflix's "V-Wars."

[05/24/18 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 24
Updates include: Lesley Ann Warren, Max Ehrich cast in Lifetime's "American Princess"; P.J. Byrne books return trip to "Big Little Lies"; and Janine Sherman Barrois, Michelle Nader ink overall deals with Warner Bros. Television.

[05/07/18 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 7 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Ali Wong joins Tiffany Haddish in Netflix's "Tuca & Bertie"; "The Walking Dead" names two new series regulars; and Amazon's "Transparent" to end after season five.

[04/10/18 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 10
Updates include: Apple lands adaptation of Isaac Asimov's "Foundation"; Lili Simmons among latest cast in "The Purge" TV pilot; and Martin Donovan is the latest bound for HBO's "Big Little Lies."

[04/03/18 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 3
Updates include: Jes Macallan upped to regular on "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"; Mike Castle cast in "Pandas in New York" at CBS; and Kathryn Hahn to lead HBO's comedy pilot "Mrs. Fletcher."

[03/27/18 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 27
Updates include: Hulu passes on drama pilots "Crash & Burn," "Locke & Key"; Ashley Tisdale cast in "Pandas in New York" at CBS; and Douglas Smith signs onto HBO's "Big Little Lies."

[02/28/18 - 11:03 AM]
James Tupper, Jeffrey Nordling and Iain Armitage Return for Second Season of HBO's "Big Little Lies"
They'll join previously announced returning cast members Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern and more.

[02/27/18 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 27
Updates include: Breckin Meyer, Merrin Dungey join "The Fix" at ABC; Brandon Mychal Smith to lead NBC's "Like Family"; and Adam Scott books return to HBO's "Big Little Lies."

[02/16/18 - 01:11 PM]
Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern and Zoe Kravitz Reunite with Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman for Second Season of HBO's "Big Little Lies"
They'll join the previously announced Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and Meryl Streep.

[01/24/18 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 24
Updates include: Meryl Streep signs onto season two of HBO's "Big Little Lies"; Brett Dier set as male lead in "History of Them" at CBS; and ABC gives pilot orders to drama "For Love," "Salvage."

[01/08/18 - 07:56 AM]
HBO Wins 4 Golden Globe Awards for "Big Little Lies," The Most of Any Network or Platform
Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television were among its trophies.

[12/08/17 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 8
Updates include: Michael Malarkey cast in History's "Blue Book"; Lauren Schmidt Hissrich to spearhead Netflix's "The Witcher"; and Starz's "Vida" rounds out its cast.

[12/08/17 - 12:44 PM]
Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman Will Re-Team to Executive Produce and Star in the Return of "Big Little Lies" on HBO
The pay channel confirmed the news via social media this afternoon.

[11/09/17 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 9
Updates include: Ellen Page to star in Netflix's "The Umbrella Academy"; HBO eyes second season for "Big Little Lies"; and Sony Pictures Television looks to revive "Good Girls Revolt."

[08/09/17 - 08:00 AM]
HBO's Emmy-Nominated Programming to Air Across Multiplex Linear Channels August
In addition, an "HBO's 2017 Emmy(R) Nominees" sampler collection containing all nominated programming is now available to stream on HBO GO(R) and HBO NOW(R).

[07/13/17 - 11:14 AM]
HBO Receives 111 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations, The Most of Any Network This Year
"Westworld" received 22 nominations, tied for the most of any program, while "Veep" received 17 nominations, "Big Little Lies" received 16 nominations and "The Night Of" received 13 nominations.

[03/27/17 - 12:50 PM]
"Big Little Lies" Achieves Series High as It Approaches Finale This Sunday, April 2
HBO further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[02/19/17 - 08:07 PM]
Upcoming Episodes of "Big Little Lies," "Girls," "Crashing" Available for Early Streaming Next Friday
HBO's originals will be available in advance of Sunday's telecast against the Oscars.

[01/14/17 - 09:01 AM]
HBO/Cinemax Programming Overview - Winter 2017
The company recaps its plans for the year to come and beyond.

[01/10/17 - 11:02 AM]
"Big Little Lies," Starring Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Shailene Woodley, Debuts Feb. 19
In the tranquil seaside town of Monterey, California, nothing is quite as it seems.

[11/28/16 - 10:02 AM]
Limited Drama Series "Big Little Lies" to Debut Feb. 19
Starring Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Alexander Skarsgard, Laura Dern, Adam Scott, Zoe Kravitz, James Tupper and Jeffrey Nordling star in the HBO project.

[10/17/16 - 10:37 AM]
Video: "Big Little Lies" - An HBO Limited Series: Official Tease (HBO)
Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley and Nicole Kidman co-star in the project.

[01/11/16 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 11
Updates include: ABC greenlights two comedy pilots, confirms "Marvel's Most Wanted"; FOX grants "In Time" a pilot order; Bill Hader to "Barry" for HBO.

[01/05/16 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 5
Updates include: Michael Weatherly to exit "NCIS" after 13 seasons; Rachel Keller cast as female lead in FX's "Legion"; and Alexander Skarsgard, James Tupper among latest to board HBO's "Big Little Lies."

[12/17/15 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 17
Updates include: Sean Penn to play HBO's "American Lion"; TV Land orders pilot presentation for "Throwing Shade"; and Hulu cancels "The Awesomes" after three seasons.

[12/11/15 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 11
Updates include: FOX passes on its "Urban Cowboy" pilot; Megan Neuringer to lead NBC's "Imaginary Friend"; and Zoë Kravitz is latest bound for HBO's "Big Little Lies."

[12/09/15 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 9
Updates include: Adam Scott, Laura Dern board HBO's "Big Little Lies"; Syfy books early sneak preview of "The Magicians"; and Tone Bell to recur on The CW's "The Flash."

[12/07/15 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 7
Updates include: NBC quietly renews "The Blacklist" for season four; Shailene Woodley to join HBO's "Big Little Lies"; and Sylvester Stallone opts out of FOX's "Rambo: New Blood."

[10/23/15 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 23
Updates include: ABC's "Blood & Oil," NBC's "The Player" get reduced episode orders; CBS asks for six backup scripts for "Code Black"; and TBS pulls the plug on "Clipped."

[05/08/15 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 8 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: ABC, CBS pass on the bulk of their remaining pilots; Terence Paul Winter named showrunner of ABC's "Castle"; and E.J. Bonilla joins the cast of A&E's revival of "Unforgettable."







BIG LITTLE LIES (HBO)
Returns in TBA 2019 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
2/19/17 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2018/2019 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (7 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2018-19 season (the show's second) on 12/8/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, February 2018) The subversive, darkly comedic drama BIG LITTLE LIES will explore the malignancy of lies, the durability of friendships, the fragility of marriage and, of course, the vicious ferocity of sound parenting. Relationships will fray, loyalties will erode... the potential for emotional and bodily injury shall loom. Nicole Kidman as Celeste Wright: Reeling from her husband Perry's death, Celeste is adrift, but determined to fight for her family and find the woman she once was. Reese Witherspoon as Madeline Martha Mackenzie: Finding that good intentions don't always yield good consequences, Madeline confronts the truth of Perry's death, while coming to terms with her own marriage and traditional notions of family. Meryl Streep as Mary Louise Wright: Concerned for the well-being of her grandchildren following her son Perry's death, Mary Louise arrives in Monterey searching for answers. Shailene Woodley as Jane Chapman: While processing Perry's sudden death, Jane is trying to build a new life for herself and Ziggy. Laura Dern as Renata Klein: The epitome of control, Renata is now faced with new challenges in her marriage. Zoë Kravitz as Bonnie Carlson: Bonnie struggles with Perry's death and is forced to face demons in her past.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adam Scott as Ed Mackenzie
· Alexander Skarsgård as Perry Wright
· Cameron & Nicholas Crovetti as Max & Josh Wright
· Chloe Coleman as Skye Carlson
· Darby Camp as Chloe Mackenzie
· Iain Armitage as Ziggy Chapman
· Ivy George as Amabella Klein
· James Tupper as Nathan Carlson
· Jeffrey Nordling as Gordon Klein
· Kathryn Newton as Abigail Mackenzie
· Laura Dern as Renata Klein
· Nicole Kidman as Celeste Wright
· P.J. Byrne as Warren Nippal
· Reese Witherspoon as Madeline Martha Mackenzie
· Santiago Cabrera as Joseph Bachman
· Shailene Woodley as Jane
· Virginia Kull as Emily Barnes
· Zoë Kravitz as Bonnie Carlson
CREW INFORMATION:
· Barbara A. Hall as PROD
· Bruna Papandrea as EP
· David E. Kelley as CRTR/EP
· Gregg Fienberg as EP
· Jean-Marc Vallée as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Liane Moriarty as BOOK/PROD
· Nathan Ross as EP
· Nicole Kidman as EP
· Per Saari as EP
· Reese Witherspoon as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Blossom Films
· David E. Kelley Productions
· Pacific Standard