[10/17/16 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 17
Updates include: CBS cancels summer entries "American Gothic," "BrainDead"; Alyssa Milano's "The Hacktivist" lands at The CW; and Lara Spotts to run Bravo's "Odd Mom Out."

[09/13/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 13
Updates include: Tony Shalhoub signs onto Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"; Mykelti Williamson bound for "Designated Survivor" at ABC; and Charles Pratt tapped as new co-showrunner of FOX's "Star."

[09/07/16 - 08:00 AM]
CBS Resumes Time Change Alerts on NFL Doubleheader Weekends
"The NFL on CBS" national doubleheader Sundays are: September 18 and 25; October 9 and 23; November 6, 20 and 27; December 18; and January 1.

[08/22/16 - 08:44 AM]
"The Voice" Generates Strong Sampling, Delvering the Top "Voice" 18-49 Rating Since March
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 21.

[07/15/16 - 08:30 AM]
CBS Programming Advisory for Mondays and Sundays, Beginning July 18
"BrainDead" moves to Sundays with original episodes beginning July 24, replacing rebroadcasts of "Elementary."

[06/14/16 - 02:31 PM]
CBS to Rebroadcast the Series Premiere of "BrainDead" This Sunday, June 19
Said encore will replace the previously announced repeat of "Madam Secretary."

[03/21/16 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 21
Updates include: Lucas Till cast as "MacGyver" for CBS; Will Patton signs onto FOX's "Shots Fired"; and Lorraine Toussaint, Carl Weathers join "Chicago Justice" at NBC.

[03/17/16 - 11:09 AM]
CBS Announces Summer Premiere Dates
Scripted dramas "BrainDead" (Monday, June 13), "American Gothic" (Wednesday, June 22) and "Zoo" (Tuesday, June 28) will join the network's mainstay "Big Brother."

[03/04/16 - 11:17 AM]
Production Has Commenced in New York City on "BrainDead," CBS's New Comic-Thriller Set in the World of Washington, D.C. Politics
Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Danny Pino, Aaron Tveit, Tony Shalhoub, Nikki M. James and Johnny Ray Gill star in the project, premiering this summer.

[02/04/16 - 10:10 AM]
Tony Shalhoub Joins the Cast of "BrainDead"
Shalhoub will play Red Wheatus, a hard-drinking, fun-loving Republican senator who has spent decades in Washington making deals.

[11/30/15 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 30
Updates include: Danny Pino to get "BrainDead" for CBS; Corinne Brinkerhoff brings "No Tomorrow" to The CW; and Nigel Lythgoe to return for FOX's "American Idol" finale.

[10/26/15 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 26
Updates include: FX cancels "Married" after two seasons; E! pulls the plug on "Stewarts & Hamiltons"; and TBS orders comedy pilot from Matt Fogel and Todd Strauss-Schulson.

[10/22/15 - 10:12 AM]
Nikki M. James Joins the Cast of "BrainDead" on CBS
James will play Rochelle, a medical resident whose father died as the result of a mysterious infection.

[10/15/15 - 09:51 AM]
Aaron Tveit Will Star in "BrainDead," A New Comic-Thriller Set in the World of Washington, D.C. Politics, To Be Broadcast in Summer 2016 on CBS
Tveit will play Gareth, a Republican operative whose wit is only trumped by his pragmatism.

[10/01/15 - 06:30 AM]
CBS and Amazon Announce New Agreements for Summer Series and Library Programming
The first new CBS series included in this deal will be next summer's highly anticipated comic-thriller "BrainDead."

[09/10/15 - 02:06 PM]
Mary Elizabeth Winstead to Star in "BrainDead," A New Comic-Thriller Set in the World of Washington, D.C. Politics, To Be Broadcast in Summer 2016 on CBS
Winstead will portray Laurel, the daughter of a Democratic political dynasty who left Washington, D.C. to become a documentary filmmaker, but is pulled back into the family business when her brother, the senate majority whip, needs her help running his senate office.

[07/22/15 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Orders "BrainDead," A Comic-Thriller Set in the World of Washington, D.C. Politics, For Broadcast in Summer 2016
The series is the first project from Robert and Michelle King as part of their new three-year producing deal with CBS Television Studios.

[09/03/14 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 3
Updates include: Jennifer Carpenter to topline USA's "Stanistan"; Lifetime greenlights latest "Flowers in the Attic" sequel; and NBC gives cast-contingent series order to "Weight for Love."

6/13/16 - 9/11/16
canceled/ended (2015-2016 season)
completed airing its current season
1 (13 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
confirmed as canceled on 10/17/16
(from CBS's press release, March 2016) BRAINDEAD, from Robert and Michelle King, acclaimed creators and executive producers of THE GOOD WIFE, premieres Monday, June 13 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT). The event series is a comic-thriller set in the world of Washington, D.C. politics that follows Laurel (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), a young, fresh-faced Hill staffer who discovers two things: the government has stopped working, and bugs are eating the brains of Congress members and Hill staffers.
· Aaron Tveit as Gareth Ritter
· Charlie Semine as Anthony Onofrio
· Danny Pino as Luke Healy
· Jan Maxwell as Ella Pollack
· Johnny Ray Gill as Gustav Triplett
· Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Laurel Healy
· Nikki M. James as Rochelle Daudier
· Tony Shalhoub as Red Wheatus
· David W. Zucker as EP
· Judy Smith as CO-EP
· Liz Glotzer as EP
· Michelle King as CRTR/EP
· Ridley Scott as EP
· Robert King as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· drama
· CBS Television Studios
· King Size Productions
· Scott Free Productions