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[05/13/10 - 04:56 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 13
Updates include: "Damages" creators sign overall deal with Sony; Angus T. Jones to return to CBS's "Men"; and Prospect Park books three projects.

[12/17/09 - 09:40 AM]
The Goode Family to Air on Comedy Central(R) Beginning January 4, 2010
The short-lived ABC series will air Mondays at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[12/01/09 - 12:58 PM]
Comedy Central January Programming Highlights
On tap: new specials from comedians Larry the Cable Guy, Aziz Ansari, Artie Lange and Arj Barker.

[11/06/09 - 06:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 6
Updates include: "Dr. Phil" lands a long-term renewal; Mandeville Films books post-"Monk" plans; and Matt Passmore to topline A&E's "Sugarloaf."

[10/28/09 - 06:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 28
Updates include: Comedy Central lands repeats of short-lived duo; Idris Elba to play lawyer for new NBC project; and a trio joins Laura Linney on Showtime's "The C Word."

[09/14/09 - 02:24 PM]
G4 Counts Down the Sexiest Internet Hotties in New TV Special "Women of the Web" Premiering Thursday, September 17 at 8pm ET/PT
Howard Kremer, Jonah Ray and Kel Mitchell will join host Kevin Pereira.

[08/08/09 - 03:08 PM]
Mcpherson Declares "Goode Family," "Suburbia" Dead
The ABC chief confirmed both shows won't be back following his network's executive session at the TCA summer press tour this afternoon.

[06/04/09 - 11:25 PM]
ABC Moves Up "Game Show," Sends Comedies to Fridays
The new season will now launch on June 17 as "Surviving Suburbia" and "The Goode Family" get bumped to Fridays starting June 12.

[06/02/09 - 12:08 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of May 25, 2009
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 25-31.

[05/29/09 - 11:24 AM]
More Unaired Episodes Set for Summer
New episodes of ABC's "Samantha Who?" and "Cupid" - plus CBS's "Worst Week" - are set to turn up in the coming weeks.

[05/28/09 - 11:39 AM]
ABC Marks Top Summer Wednesday in 1 Year in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 27.

[05/27/09 - 12:40 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Goode Family, The" (ABC)

[05/26/09 - 10:51 AM]
CityTV Announces Summer 2009 Programming Line Up
The Canadian broadcaster will carry "Law and Order UK," among other series.

[04/08/09 - 01:29 PM]
ABC Announces Its Summer Schedule
"The Superstars," "I Survived A Japanese Game Show" and "Dating in the Dark" are among the latest additions.

[04/04/09 - 01:11 PM]
Daisies, "Knocks" Among ABC's Summer Slate
Also due next month: the return of "Wipeout," the premiere of the animated comedy "The Goode Family" and the mini-series "Diamonds."

[01/16/09 - 06:09 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 16
Updates include: Hugh Bonneville joins David E. Kelley's "Legally Mad" at NBC; Matthew Weiner to return to AMC's "Mad Men"; and TCA news from ABC.

[11/14/08 - 04:32 PM]
ABC Adds "Unusuals," "Goode Family" to Wednesdays
The moves, along with the network's complete midseason lineup, were revealed this afternoon. (UPDATED: Due to popular demand, we've added screen captures of the lineup.)

[11/10/08 - 09:45 PM]
Midseason Plans Come Into Focus for Abc
"Border Security USA," "Scrubs" and "Here Come the Newlyweds" are on track for January starts while new homes may be in store for "Life on Mars" and "Private Practice."

[11/03/08 - 06:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 3
Updates include: Brooke Smith exits "Grey's Anatomy"; "Heroes" drops two co-executive producers; and ABC eyes a "King of the Hill" transplant from FOX.

[10/15/08 - 06:10 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 15
Updates include: David E. Kelley to return to NBC; Robert De Niro lands three-for-one pilot deal at CBS; and four series get additional scripts.

[08/26/08 - 10:29 AM]
ABC Announces Five New Series Pick-Ups
Newcomers include "Better Off Ted," "Castle," "Cupid," "Single With Parents" and "The Unusuals."

[06/12/08 - 01:14 PM]
CityTV Announces Fall 2008 - 2009 Programming Schedule
The Canadian broadcaster notes VH1's "Rock of Love" will be back for season three while apparently FOX's "Outnumbered" and The CW's "F.A.T. City" are a go for midseason.

[05/13/08 - 02:59 PM]
The Futon's Upfront Notes: Abc
Updates include: "Boston Legal" to end; "Here Come the Newlyweds" and "Dance War" may return; and details on the 17 pilots under consideration for midseason.

[05/13/08 - 05:00 AM]
ABC Unveils 2008-09 Primetime Schedule
New series include "The Goode Family," "Life on Mars," "Opportunity Knocks," "Scrubs" and "Untitled Ashton Kutcher/Tyra Banks Project."

[05/12/08 - 06:53 AM]
Development Update: Monday, May 12 (Morning)
Updates include: Peter Berg to helm FOX's "Virtuality"; Frances Fisher heads to Sci Fi's "Eureka"; and FOX formalizes its "Fringe" and "Dollhouse" pickups.

[05/09/08 - 05:13 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 9
Updates include: Alexander Payne to direct "Hung" for HBO; Damon Lindelof promises the full 48 of "Lost"; and FOX passes on "The Oaks."

[02/08/08 - 06:21 PM]
Development Update: Week of February 4-8
Updates include: Joshua Jackson to round out FOX's "Fringe"; Media Rights Capital lands series at ABC, Comedy Central and HBO; and "Inside the NFL" is cut loose by HBO.







GOODE FAMILY, THE (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/27/09 - 8/7/09
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2008-2009 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (13 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 8/8/09
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, April 2009) "The Goode Family" is a new animated series from Mike Judge ("King of the Hill," "Beavis and Butt-head," "Office Space"), John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky ("King of the Hill," "Blades of Glory"). With standards always changing, no matter how hard you try to be good, it's virtually impossible these days . . . especially for the Goode family. Meet Gerald and Helen Goode, a couple who live by the motto WWAGD ("What Would Al Gore Do?"). Gerald, a college administrator, and Helen, a community activist, are determined to obliterate their carbon footprint on the planet: They're zealous vegans, drive a hybrid, and recycle everything possible. Even the family dog, Che, is vegan. In the words of Helen, all the Goodes want to do is buy organic apples and call minorities by their right names. But despite their best efforts, something always goes haywire with their politically correct plans.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Brian Doyle Murray as Charlie
· Dave Herman as Ubuntu
· Linda Cardellini as Bliss
· Mike Judge as Gerald
· Nancy Carell as Helen
CREW INFORMATION:
· ??? as DIR (Pilot)
· Dave Krinsky as CRTR/EP
· John Altschuler as CRTR/EP
· Michael Rotenberg as EP
· Mike Judge as CRTR/EP
· Tom Lassally as EP
· Tom Lassally as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Media Rights Capital