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[06/30/16 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 30
Updates include: Vanessa Lachey joins TV Land's "The First Wives Club"; Tom Felton cast as regular in The CW's "The Flash"; and Tyrel Jackson Williams boards "Brockmire" at IFC.

[02/08/16 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 8
Updates include: CBS cancels Jane Lynch-led "Angel from Hell"; Riley Smith to topline The CW's "Frequency"; and Matt LeBlanc to star in "I'm Not Your Friend" at CBS.

[01/28/16 - 10:15 AM]
2016 Program Writers Join Disney-ABC Ranks, Monday, February 1
Now in its 27th year, the Disney-ABC Television Group Writing Program will launch the 2016 group of eight writers on Monday, February 1.

[12/04/15 - 10:04 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Quantico" Holds the Season's Top 5 Biggest Lifts in Adults 18-49 and Top 7 in Total Viewers
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, November 29.

[11/30/15 - 08:34 AM]
ABC Airs Sunday's Top 2 Entertainment Shows in Adults 18-49 with "Once Upon a Time" and "Quantico"
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 29.

[11/23/15 - 10:29 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC Claims Most of the Week's Top 10 Broadcast Playback Gainers in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of November 2-8.

[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."

[10/19/15 - 08:37 AM]
ABC's Sunday Dramas Hold Strong Against NFL-Fueled Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 11.

[10/12/15 - 08:26 AM]
ABC's "Quantico" and "Once Upon a Time" Tie as Sunday's No. 1 Scripted Broadcast Show
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 11.

[10/11/15 - 01:34 PM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC Airs Most of Premiere Week's Top Playback Gainers in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[10/05/15 - 08:33 AM]
"Quantico" Spikes Over Its Lead-In, Holds Its Debut Rating and Boosts Its Slot by 46%
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 4.

[10/02/15 - 07:56 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Quantico" Debut Captures 16 Million Viewers with Early Playback, Streaming and Tuesday's Encore
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 27.

[09/28/15 - 10:37 AM]
"Quantico" Opens as Sunday's No. 1 Scripted Broadcast in Adults 18-49, Scoring a 3-Year High for ABC in the 10pm Hour with Regular Programming
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 27.

[08/24/15 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 24
Updates include: Katherine Heigl set as new lead on CBS's "Doubt"; Daniella Alonso cast in TNT's "Animal Kingdom"; and Lynn Whitfield among the first to board OWN's "Greenleaf."

[08/21/15 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 21
Updates include: Andrew Dettmann exits "Chicago Med" as showrunner; Daisy Betts to succeed Cara Buono on NBC's "The Player"; and Nick Carter to lead Syfy original "Dead 7."

[08/05/15 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 5
Updates include: FOX gives put pilot order to "Horrorstör"; Kim Raver to guest on "Bones"; and AnnaLynne McCord latest cast in season two of ABC's "Secrets & Lies."

[08/04/15 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 4
Updates include: James Cromwell among latest cast in HBO's "The Young Pope"; Yahoo! discussing "future opportunities" for "Community"; and Andrew Ridings to play Craig T. Nelson's son in NBC's "Coach" revival.

[07/27/15 - 12:32 PM]
2015 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews Lineup, Dates, Initial Talent & More Announced
Highlights include two special events: "NCIS: Los Angeles Fall Premiere" and "CSI: Farewell Salute."

[07/20/15 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 20
Updates include: Adult Swim pulls the plug on "China, IL"; Lucy Lawless dismisses rumors of a "Xena: Warrior Princess" revival at NBC; and Aurora Perrineau joins the cast of ABC's "Blood & Oil."

[07/06/15 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 6
Updates include: Jeremy Sisto, Evan Ross both cast in ABC's "Wicked City"; Amazon, Netflix pass on fourth season of "Hannibal"; and Adan Canto lands role on ABC's "Blood & Oil."

[06/30/15 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 30
Updates include: Kevin Costner passes on Amazon's "Trial"; Anthony Mackie to play Martin Luther King, Jr. in HBO's "All the Way"; and Nick Zano joins the cast of FOX's "Minority Report."

[06/10/15 - 02:06 PM]
ABC Announces Summer Block Party Dates Featuring Advanced Screenings of New Fall Shows "Blood & Oil," "Quantico" and "The Muppets" in a State-of-the-Art Mobile Cinema by Cinetransformer
All screenings will take place inside the Cinetransformer which is a 91-seat mobile cinema housed in a 53-foot double-expandable trailer that replicates every facet of a movie theater experience.

[06/10/15 - 10:45 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Series Premiere Dates for 2015-16 Season
Highlights include the launch of "The Muppets" on Tuesday, September 22.

[06/01/15 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 1
Updates include: Steve Franks to run "Rush Hour" at CBS; Sendhil Ramamurthy set for return on NBC's "Heroes Reborn"; and Eric Close downgraded from series regular on ABC's "Nashville."

[05/27/15 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 27
Updates include: T.J. Miller's "The Gorburger Show" gets pilot order at HBO; Kaitlin Olson, Lake Bell to lead animated "Cassius & Clay" for FX; and HBO's "Lewis & Clark" casts quartet.

[05/26/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 26
Updates include: Jimmy Smits cast in Netflix's "The Get Down"; Charlene McKenna boards Lifetime's "Clan of the Cave Bear"; and SallyAnn Salsano to step down as showrunner of "The Real."

[05/15/15 - 09:31 AM]
Thirteen New Shows Ordered from ABC Studios for the 2015-16 Season
Said pickups include "Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders" and "Code Black" at CBS and "Grandfathered" at FOX.

[05/12/15 - 10:00 AM]
Video: Official Trailers for ABC's New 2015-16 Series
Get your first look at the network's new series for next season.

[05/12/15 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Announces 2015-16 Primetime Schedule
Highlights include a revival of "The Muppets" on Tuesday nights at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/07/15 - 06:40 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7 - ABC Picks Up Six Drama Pilots to Series
Said group includes the period dramas "Of Kings and Prophets" and "Wicked City" plus the Shonda Rhomes-produced "The Catch."

[03/24/15 - 06:02 PM]
2015 ABC Program Development Guide - Drama Series
ABC details its 13 drama pilots under consideration for next season.

[03/12/15 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 12
Updates include: Kristen Hager to lead "The Adversaries" at ABC; D.B. Woodside among the latest bound for FOX's "Lucifer"; and James Roday to star in ABC's "The Brainy Bunch."

[03/11/15 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 11
Updates include: Teddy Sears to lead "Doubt" for CBS; Chace Crawford among the latest to "Boom" at ABC; and Jake McDorman to succeed Bradley Cooper in "Limitless" on CBS.

[03/09/15 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 9
Updates include: FOX rolls its import of "Luther" to off-cycle; small screen take on "Shooter" finds a new home at USA; and Maggie Grace departs "Code Black" at CBS.

[02/27/15 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 27
Updates include: Tom Ellis set as "Lucifer" at FOX; Terry O'Quinn to lead ABC's "The Adversaries"; and Dave Annable boards "Heart Matters" at NBC.

[02/20/15 - 11:57 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 20
Updates include: MTV passes on "Self Promotion"; Laurie Holden heads to "Chicago Med" at NBC; and Morris Chestnut set as lead on FOX's "Rosewood."

[01/30/15 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 30
Updates include: TBS reportedly cancels "Ground Floor" after two seasons; Busy Philipps joins "Vice Principals" at HBO; and ABC gives pilot orders to 12 projects.

[05/08/14 - 09:06 AM]
USA Network Announces Cast-Contingent Pilot Pick-Up for the Drama Series "Stanistan"
Plus: the network has commissioned the comedy pilot presentation "Difficult People," starring Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner.

[10/10/12 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 10
Updates include: Jesse L. Martin, James Tupper join NBC's "Secret Lives"; and Eric Dane to star in "The Last Ship," Jon Tenney tapped for "King & Maxwell," both at TNT.

[09/19/11 - 10:50 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 19
Updates include: Cam Gigandet to star in TNT's "Gateway"; ABC to revive "Scruples"; and Ray Liotta eyed as TNT's "Emperor."







BLOOD & OIL (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/27/15 - 12/13/15
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2015-2016 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (10 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
series order trimmed from 13 to 10 episodes on 10/23/15
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2015) Billy and Cody Lefever dream of a new life beyond their working class roots and move to "The Bakken" in North Dakota, booming after the biggest oil discovery in American history. They're soon pitted against a ruthless tycoon who forces them to bet big and put everything on the line, including their marriage. "OIL" stars Don Johnson as Hap, Chace Crawford as Billy, Rebecca Rittenhouse as Cody, Delroy Lindo as Tip, Amber Valletta as Carla, Scott Michael Foster as Wick, India de Beaufort as Jules, Yani Gellman as AJ and Caitlin Carver as Lacey. "OIL" was written by Josh Pate and Rodes Fishburne. Executive producers are Tony Krantz, Josh Pate, Rodes Fishburne, Drew Comins and Don Johnson. "OIL" is produced by ABC Signature.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adan Canto as A.J. Menendez
· Amber Valletta as Carla Briggs
· Chace Crawford as Billy Lefever
· Delroy Lindo as Tip Harrison
· Don Johnson as Hap Briggs
· India de Beaufort as Jules Jackman
· Miranda Mayo as Lacey Briggs
· Rebecca Rittenhouse as Cody Lefever
· Scott Michael Foster as Wick Briggs
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Aurora Perrineau as Lacey (Previously Cast)
· Caitlin Carver as Lacey (Original Pilot)
· Yani Gellman as A.J. (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Cynthia Cidre as EP
· Don Johnson as EP
· Drew Comins as EP
· Jon Harmon Feldman as EP
· Jonas Pate as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Josh Pate as CRTR/EP
· Rodes Fishburne as CRTR/CO-EP
· Tony Krantz as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Signature
· Flame Ventures