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[08/19/19 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 19
Updates include: Stephen Amell to lead "Heels" at Starz; HBO Max opens writers' room for "The Rules of Magic"; and Stacy Rukeyser brings "Sex/Life" to Netflix.

[07/02/19 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for 2019-2020 Season
"Dancing with the Stars" will kick things off on Monday, September 16.

[05/22/19 - 02:47 PM]
ABC Leads Next Season's Crop of New Series with the Top 3 Most-Watched Trailers
ABC spins the digital numbers for its new series to date.

[05/15/19 - 05:22 AM]
Disney Television Studios Dominates Broadcast Landscape; Lands 14 New Network Series and Returns 24
"This was our first development season as a collective and our results already demonstrate the scope and power of our studios," commented Craig Hunegs.

[05/14/19 - 01:00 PM]
Video: ABC New Official Fall Trailers 2019
Get your first look at new dramas "Emergence" and "Stumptown" plus comedy "mixed-ish."

[05/14/19 - 06:45 AM]
ABC Unveils 2019-2020 Prime-Time Schedule
Only three new scripted series will debut in the fall - dramas "Emergence" and "Stumptown"; and the "black-ish" comedy spinoff "mixed-ish."

[05/11/19 - 06:05 PM]
Development Update: Saturday, May 11 - ABC Adds "Emergence," "The Baker and The Beauty" to Series Roster
The Allison Tolman-led "Emergence" was originally shot for NBC this season.

[05/10/19 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 10 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: ABC passes on "New York Undercover" revival, will redevelop "NYPD Blue"; Steve Harvey's latest syndicated talk show to sign off in June; and ABC's "Black-ish" prequel series to recast Bow's father.

[03/15/19 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 15
Updates include: Neil deGrasse Tyson's "Cosmos," "StarTalk" to return to FOX, National Geographic; Ben Lawson set as new lead on ABC's "Nana"; and Hunter Parrish to star in The CW's "Jane the Novela."

[03/11/19 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 11
Updates include: Syfy ships "Alien News Desk" to Saturday nights; Lucy Hale is The CW's "Katy Keene"; and Mike Judge lands a pair of series commitments at HBO.

[03/04/19 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 4
Updates include: "Riverdale" co-star Luke Perry passes away; NBC tables plans for "Law & Order: Hate Crimes"; and Nathalie Kelley to star in ABC's "The Baker and the Beauty."

[02/27/19 - 11:55 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 27
Updates include: FOX cancels "Love Connection" after two seasons; Mike Vogel to lead ABC's "Triangle"; and Stephen Dorff to play "Deputy" for FOX.

[02/07/19 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 7
Updates include: Rachel Skarsten set as villain for The CW's "Batwoman"; Julian McMahon to lead "FBI: Most Wanted" at CBS; and Allison Tolman to star in NBC's "Emergence."

[01/11/19 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 11
Updates include: Hong Chau cast in HBO's "Watchmen"; John Irwin brings "Funny People" to FOX; and NBC greenlights drama pilots "Emergence," "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist."

[10/19/18 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 19
Updates include: Netflix pulls the plug on "Marvel's Luke Cage"; Catalina Sandino Moreno to join Sophia Bush-led "Surveillance" at CBS; and FOX's "The Passage" adds recurring roles.







EMERGENCE (ABC)
Premieres Tuesday, September 24
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/24/19 - ???
STATUS:
new this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2019) A character-driven genre thriller, "Emergence" is about a police chief who takes in a young child she finds near the site of a mysterious accident who has no memory of what has happened. The investigation draws her into a conspiracy larger than she ever imagined, and the child's identity is at the center of it all.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alexa Skye Swinton as Piper
· Allison Tolman as Jo
· Ashley Aufderheide as Bree
· Clancy Brown as Ed
· Donald Faison as Alex
· Owain Yeoman as Benny
· Robert Bailey, Jr. as Officer Chris
· Zabryna Guevara as Abby
CREW INFORMATION:
· Michele Fazekas as CRTR/EP
· Paul McGuigan as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Robert Atwood as PROD
· Tara Butters as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Fazekas & Butters