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[10/23/08 - 06:11 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 23
Updates include: Jason Dohring, Shannyn Sossamon land HBO pilots; "Curb Your Enthusiasm" to resume production in December; and the usual mix of casting news.

[01/18/08 - 06:11 PM]
Development Update: Week of January 14-18
Updates include: Jason Kennedy named host of ABC's "Dance Machine," TV Land renews its "Myths & Legends" and the Alphabet looks to bring back "Circus of the Stars."

[11/16/07 - 06:11 PM]
Development Update: Week of November 12-16
Updates include: Spike TV says no to "Kill Point" sequel, Michael Trucco to become NBC's "Man of Your Dreams" and ABC looks for a "Supermanny."

[07/18/07 - 11:36 AM]
House Announces Casting News
Olivia Wilde, Kal Penn, Peter Jacobson, Anne Dudek and Edi Gathegi all land multi-episode arcs on the popular medical drama.

[06/18/07 - 12:36 PM]
NBC.com Delivers Over 300 Million Video Streams
The network's official web site has delivered a third of a billion steams since October.

[05/14/07 - 02:00 PM]
The Futon's Upfront Notes: Nbc
Find out what's going on with "The Apprentice," which shows have officially been given the axe as well as other odds and ends from the Peacock's upfront presentation.

[04/17/07 - 01:53 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of April 9-15
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 9-15.

[04/10/07 - 01:03 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of April 2-8
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/04/07 - 01:24 PM]
NBC's 'Donnellys,' FOX's 'Bells' Sent Packing Early
"Bones" repeats to take over Fridays at 9:00/8:00c starting April 20 while NBC adds an extra "Thank God" to its April 9 lineup.

[04/03/07 - 01:22 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of March 26, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 26-April 1.

[04/03/07 - 11:24 AM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of March 26-April 1
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 26-April 1.

[03/27/07 - 01:37 PM]
CBS Places First in Viewers; Second in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 19-25.

[03/27/07 - 01:33 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, March 26, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 26.

[03/27/07 - 11:16 AM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of March 19-25
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 19-25.

[03/27/07 - 11:14 AM]
NBC Universal Launches Wide Range of Cross Platform Mobile Content from Broadcast, Cable and Internet Properties
The new NBC2Go mobile service offers episodes from such series as "Heroes," "The Black Donnellys," "Friday Night Lights" and Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Orange County."

[03/20/07 - 05:06 PM]
2007 FOX Program Development Guide - Drama Series
FOX details its 10 drama pilots under consideration for next season.

[03/20/07 - 11:45 AM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of March 12-18
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 12-18.

[03/13/07 - 10:34 AM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of March 5-11
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 5-11.

[03/06/07 - 12:14 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of FeB. 26-March 4
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 26-March 4.

[03/06/07 - 12:11 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of February 26, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 26-March 4.

[02/27/07 - 04:09 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, February 26, 2007 - (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 26.

[02/27/07 - 10:43 AM]
NBC.com Previews Mid-Season Series and Streams Four New NBC Primetime Programs
The site also will have bonus episodes of "The Black Donnellys" and "Andy Barker" which will be Web-exclusives.

[02/26/07 - 12:52 PM]
The Futon's Second Look: "The Black Donnellys" (NBC)

[02/23/07 - 10:34 AM]
NBC's 'The Black Donnellys' - Will Premiere Monday, February 26 (10-11 P.M. Et) with Encore Airings on NBC's Sister Networks USA and Bravo
USA will re-air the pilot on Tuesday, March 6, (12-1:00 A.M. ET) while Bravo will rebroadcast the first two episodes back-to-back on Sunday, March 11 (4:00 & 5:00P.M. ET).

[02/13/07 - 04:01 PM]
'The Black Donnellys' - New Drama from Oscar Winners Paul Haggis and Bobby Moresco - Will Premiere Monday, February 26 (10-11 P.M. Et) on Nbc
"Donnellys" moves up from March 5, sending "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" to hiatus a week early.

[02/02/07 - 01:13 PM]
NBC Premieres 'The Black Donnellys' - New Drama from Oscar Winners Paul Haggis and Bobby Moresco - on Mondays (10-11 P.M. Et) Beginning March 5 and the New Comedy 'Andy Barker, P.I.,' Starring Andy Richter, Will Premiere on Thursdays Beginning March 15 (9:30-10 P.M. Et)
Newcomers will take over for "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" and "30 Rock" beginning in March.

[01/30/07 - 09:41 PM]
NBC Universal Television Studio Promotes Lauren Stein to Vice President, Drama Programming
Stein currently serves as a development executive for the NBC drama pilots "Life" and "Lipstick Jungle."

[01/04/07 - 10:40 AM]
Netflix and NBC Join Forces Again to Offer Subscribers a Specially Produced DVD Featuring 'Heroes' Series Recap, Premiere Episode of New Drama 'The Black Donnellys' and Sneak Peek at New Series 'Raines'
New offerings include a never-before-seen recap of the first eleven episodes of "Heroes" as well as the pilots to the upcoming dramas "The Black Donnellys" and "Raines."

[12/01/06 - 11:33 AM]
'3 LbS.' Goes Three-And-Out for Cbs, NBC Eyes 'Raines,' 'Donnellys' for Spring
Midseason dramas "Raines" and "The Black Donnellys" reportedly will take over "Las Vegas" and "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip's" time periods - Fridays at 9:00/8:00c and Mondays at 10:00/9:00c respectively - in March.

[11/29/06 - 03:33 PM]
NBC's Mid-Season 2006-07 Schedule Includes New Sunday Lineup with Debut of 'Grease: You'Re the One That I Want' and Season Premiere of 'The Apprentice' Starting January 7, Followed by Return of 'Crossing Jordan' on January 21 After Conclusion of 'Sunday Night Football'
In addition, "Friday Night Lights" will shift to Wednesdays at 8:00/7:00c starting January 10.

[07/21/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC's 'Er' to Provide Showcase for Marquee Emmy Winners and Nominees with Andre Braugher, John Mahoney and Sally Field; John Stamos Reprises Role as Paramedic as He Joins Cast of Series Regulars

[07/11/06 - 12:00 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Black Donnellys, The" (NBC)

[05/25/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Adjusts Its 2006-07 Primetime Program Schedule, Maximizing Support for Its Slate of New Fall Series

[05/15/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Accents Distinctive Talent, Quality Concepts and Cornerstone Dramas -- Along with 'Sunday Night Football' - in New 2006-07 Primetime Schedule

[05/11/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Adds Sextet, NBC Books Quartet for 2006-07 Season

[05/08/06 - 12:00 AM]
Jennifer Turner Named as Vice President, Drama Programming, NBC Universal Television Studio

[04/19/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: April 17-19

[04/07/06 - 12:00 AM]
Ghen Maynard Named to New Programming Position at Cbs

[03/23/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update Special: Abc, NBC Release Pilot Descriptions

[03/09/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Entertainment Promotes Mary Ann Wolf to Director, Current Series, and Elevates Meredith Ahr to Director, Alternative Programming & Development

[01/23/06 - 12:00 AM]
Your NBC TCA Questions Answered: Future of 'Surface,' 'Joey,' More

[01/22/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Introduces "The Black Donnellys," Gritty New Crime Serial from Emmy Winner and Oscar Nominee Paul Haggis, for Fall 2006-07

[09/23/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: September 22-23

[07/24/05 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Inks Deal for Paul Haggis ("Million Dollar Baby," "Crash") to Create, Direct and Executive-Produce Gritty New Crime Drama Series, "The Black Donnellys"

[06/29/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: June 29







BLACK DONNELLYS, THE (NBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
2/26/07 - 4/2/07
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2006-2007 season)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
SEASON(S):
1 (13 episodes, 7 of which have yet to air)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
the show's remaining episodes were eventually shown on hdnet & nbc.com
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release) FAMILY FIRST - The Donnellys are four young working-class Irish-American brothers who live by this motto despite their involvement with organized crime in New York City. Police investigators question Joey Ice Cream (Keith Nobbs), a childhood friend and the unreliable narrator who introduces the Donnelly brothers and sets the scene. Kevin Donnelly (Billy Lush) is convinced he's lucky, but when his gambling bets add up, his oldest brother Jimmy Donnelly (Thomas Guiry) kidnaps the mob-connected bookie Kevin owes money to. When word around the neighborhood connects the Donnellys to the disappearance, Sean Donnelly, (Michael Stahl-David) the youngest, pays a severe price for sharing his last name. Tommy Donnelly, (Jonathan Tucker) the reliable one, is forced to make difficult sacrifices for his family when Jimmy's plans fall apart and Sean ends up in the hospital. Kirk Acevedo and Olivia Wilde also star.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Billy Lush as Kevin Donnelly
· Jonathan Tucker as Tommy Donnelly
· Keith Nobbs as Joey "Ice Cream"
· Kirk Acevedo as Nicky Cottero
· Michael Stahl-David as Sean Donnelly
· Olivia Wilde as Jenny Reilly
· Thomas Guiry as Jimmy Donnelly
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Betsy Beutler as Joanie
· Jamie Bonelli as Nadine
· Molly Schaffer as Kate Farrell
· Patrick Brennan as Earl
· Peter Greene as Derek "Dokey" Farrell
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bob Lowry as EP (Series)
· Bobby Moresco as CRTR/EP
· James Bigwood as PROD (Series)
· Jeff F. King as SP
· Jim Chory as PROD (Pilot)
· Mark R. Harris as CO-EP
· Paul Haggis as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Rafael Álvarez as PROD (Series)
· Sean Whitesell as CO-EP (Series)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Blackfriars Bridge Productions
· Universal Television