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[02/26/18 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 26
Updates include: Joseph Morgan to star in FOX's "Gone, Baby, Gone" pilot; Michael Chiklis signs onto "Murder" at CBS; and Gabriel Chavarria, Jessica Garza to topline "The Purge" TV take for USA/Syfy.

[02/22/18 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 22
Updates include: NBC flips time periods for "A.P. Bio," "Champions"; Taye Diggs cast in The CW's "Spencer"; and Bellamy Young to topline "False Profits" for ABC.

[01/09/18 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 9
Updates include: Hulu axes Hugh Laurie-led "Chance"; FOX extends "LA to Vegas" by three episodes; and NBC sets premiere dates for midseason comedy "Champions."

[12/14/17 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 14
Updates include: USA passes on drama pilot "Olive Forever"; Kylie Bunbury to star in ABC's "Get Christie Love"; and Dominic Purcell teases new season of "Prison Break" on FOX.

[12/13/17 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 13
Updates include: ABC pulls "The Great American Baking Show," fires judge Johnny Iuzzini; Saladin K. Patterson to run "The Last O.G." at TBS; and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson extends overall deal with Starz.

[10/06/17 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 6
Updates include: ABC locks up cast for "Grey's Anatomy" spin-off; Fortune Feimster joins the cast of NBC's "Champions"; and Hart Denton tapped for key role on The CW's "Riversale."

[05/14/17 - 09:30 AM]
NBC Launches Into 2017-18 Elevating Its Winning Lineup with New Shows, Impressive Auspices, and Bold Scheduling Moves
New dramas "Brave" and "Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders" are set to bow this fall.

[05/13/17 - 10:15 AM]
Development Update: Saturday, May 13 - NBC Adds "Champions" to Comedy Roster
The cast includes Anders Holm, Andy Favreau, J.J. Totah, Mouzam Makkar, Nina Wadia and guest star Mindy Kaling.

[03/06/17 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 6
Updates include: Noah Wyle is a "Perfect Citizen" for CBS; Jon Cryer is "Losing It" for ABC; and Netflix eyes follow up to "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life."

[02/27/17 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 27
Updates include: Syfy cancels "Incorporated"; Auli'i Cravalho cast in NBC's "Drama High"; and Jeremy Piven to lead "Wisdom of the Crowd" on CBS.

[02/17/17 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 17
Updates include: Anders Holm, Andy Favreau to topline NBC comedy pilot; Matt Barr set as male lead in The CW's "Valor"; and Jack Davenport signs onto ABC's "Doomsday."

[02/16/17 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 16
Updates include: Kevin Smith brings "Sam & Twitch" to BBC America; Retta tapped for "Good Girls" at NBC; and Jonathan Krisel to helm "Ghosted" at FOX.

[01/26/17 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 26
Updates include: Brandon Micheal Hall to lead ABC's city mayor project; Craig Robinson/Adam Scott-led "Ghosted" gets pilot order from FOX; and NBC gives green light to three comedy pilots.

[10/05/16 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 5
Updates include: Killian Scott set as new lead of USA's "Damnation"; HBO gives series order to Israeli drama; and Pat Healy scores a role in TNT's "Monsters of God."







CHAMPIONS (NBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/8/18 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (spring 2018)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 9:30 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, May 2017) Vince, a charismatic gym owner with no ambition, lives with his younger brother Michael, a gorgeous idiot. Their simple life of women and working out is put on hold when the teenage son of Vince is dropped off on their doorstep by Priya (Mindy Kaling), one of his old high school flings. The cast includes Anders Holm, Andy Favreau, J.J. Totah, Mouzam Makkar, Nina Wadia and guest star Mindy Kaling. Charlie Grandy and Mindy Kaling will write and executive produce. Michael Alan Spiller will direct and executive produce. Howard Klein also executive produces. "Champions" is produced by Universal Television, 3 Arts Entertainment, Eyes Up Productions and Kaling International.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anders Holm as Vince
· Andy Favreau as Matthew
· J.J. Totah as Michael
· Mindy Kaling as Priya
· Mouzam Makkar as Britney
· Nina Wadia as Lubna
CREW INFORMATION:
· Charlie Grandy as CRTR/EP
· Howard Klein as EP
· Michael Spiller as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Mindy Kaling as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Eyes Up Productions
· Kaling International
· Universal Television