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[09/13/19 - 10:02 AM]
"L.A.'s Finest" Captures Viewers and Becomes Top Rated TV Drama
"L.A.'s Finest" goes back into production for Season Two on September 16 and will premiere in 2020.

[06/14/19 - 10:31 AM]
"L.A.'s Finest" Picked Up for Second Season by Spectrum Originals
The announcement was made today by series stars and executive producers Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba at Opening Night of the 59th Monte Carlo Television Festival.

[02/22/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 22
Updates include: Jussie Smollett dropped from "Empire" for remainder of season; production on hold for new season of "Wynonna Earp"; and Malik Yoba to return for ABC's "New York Undercover" revival.

[02/20/19 - 10:01 AM]
Spectrum to Offer New, Innovative Video Service "Spectrum TV Essentials" to Spectrum Internet Customers
Additionally, starting in May 2019, Spectrum Originals will become available to all Spectrum TV Essential subscribers.

[02/07/19 - 06:50 AM]
"L.A.'s Finest," Spectrum Originals' First Series, Starring & Executive Produced by Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba, to Debut May 13
The first three installments in the 13-episode series will be exclusively available to Spectrum video subscribers free On Demand (and without ads) on May 13, after which new episodes will release every Monday until the finale.

[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."

[10/09/18 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 9
Updates include: Boris Kodjoe named regular on ABC's "Station 19"; FOX takes another stab at a "Kung Fu" sequel series; and Kal Penn attached to star in potential NBC comedy.

[09/25/18 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 25
Updates include: Justin Cornwell to star in NBC's "The InBetween"; TBS's "Twenties" sets principal cast; and Pop passes on comedy pilot "The Demons of Dorian Gunn."

[09/14/18 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 14
Updates include: Elizabeth Tulloch cast as Lois Lane in The CW's crossover event; Monica Raymund to lead "P-Town" at Starz; and Neal McDonough to recur on Paramount Network's "Yellowstone."

[08/08/18 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 8
Updates include: David Schwimmer to recur on NBC's "Will & Grace"; Max Joseph departing MTV's "Catfish: The TV Show"; and Archie Panjabi attached to star in NBC's "Adversaries."

[06/26/18 - 01:00 PM]
"L.A.'s Finest" Starring Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba to Premier Exclusively on Spectrum
The one-hour, female-driven, action-packed drama series stars and is executive produced by Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba.

[06/01/18 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 1
Updates include: Paramount Network permanently shelves "Heathers"; Bravo cancels "Imposters" after two seasons; and Canadian broadcaster Bell Media picks up former NBC pilot "LA's Finest."

[05/31/18 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 31
Updates include: Matt LeBlanc to depart BBC America's "Top Gear"; FOX's "Last Man Standing" revival brings back producing quartet; and Syfy gives pilot order to "Resident Alien."

[05/17/18 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 17 - Upfront Notes & More
Updates include: Gillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield to lead Netflix's "Sex Education"; Charter Communications in talks to pick up "LA's Finest"; and Batwoman to debut in The CW's annual "Arrowverse" crossover.

[05/11/18 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 11 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: ABC asks "False Profits" for additional scripts; Sony Pictures TV to shop NBC's "Guess Who Died," "LA's Finest" elsewhere; and The CW's "Wayward Sisters" among passed over pilots.

[04/17/18 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 17
Updates include: Beth Schwartz named showrunner of "Arrow"; Amazon to bring William Gibson's "The Peripheral" to the small screen; and Domenick Lombardozzi, Lola Glaudini to recur on "Ray Donovan."

[04/12/18 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 12
Updates include: NBC's "Bad Boys" TV spin-off gets a title; Helen Hunt, Paul Reiser locked in for "Mad About You" revival; and Vicky Jones's "Run" lands pilot order from HBO.

[03/26/18 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 26
Updates include: Nickelodeon cancels "Game Shakers," parts ways with Dan Schneider; Zach McGowan cast in NBC's "Bad Boys" spin-off; and Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly move to ABC Studios.

[03/15/18 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 15
Updates include: Missy Peregrym to lead "F.B.I." at CBS; Peyton List set to star in FOX's "Gone, Baby, Gone"; and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje cast in ABC's "The Fix."

[03/02/18 - 11:57 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 2
Updates include: Jessica Alba to star opposite Gabrielle Union in NBC's "Bad Boys" spin-off; Demian Bichir to lead "Grand Hotel" at ABC; and Perdita Weeks set as Higgins in CBS's "Magnum, PI" reboot.

[02/15/18 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 15
Updates include: Bokeem Woodbine to lead "Main Justice" for CBS; Kat Dennings cast in ABC's "How May We Hate You"; and Jeffrey Tambor is officially out of Amazon's "Transparent."

[02/02/18 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 2
Updates include: "LA Confidential" among four dramas ordered to pilot at CBS; Jesse Alexander to run Starz's "American Gods"; and FX passes on Damon Wayans, Jr.-led "Singularity."

[01/29/18 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 29
Updates include: FOX greenlights two more pilots; Ernie Hudson cast in NBC's "Bad Boys" spin-off; and "The Four's" Charlie Walk faces sexual harassment allegations.

[01/18/18 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 18
Updates include: Gabrielle Union-led "Bad Boys" spin-off gets pilot order from NBC; Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Catherine Dyer to visit FOX's "The Resident"; and Damon Lindelof renews overall deal with Warner Bros. Television.

[10/31/17 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 31
Updates include: Netflix now suspends production on "House of Cards"; CBS looking into allegations against "Wisdom of the Crowd's" Jeremy Piven; and NBC lands "Bad Boys" spin-off starring Gabrielle Union.







LA'S FINEST (SPECTRUM)
Returns in TBA 2020 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/13/19 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2019/2020 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2019-20 season (the show's second) on 6/14/19
DESCRIPTION:
(from Spectrum's press release, June 2019) Following a break-out premiere season, Spectrum Originals has greenlit a second season for their debut series, "L.A.'s Finest." The announcement was made today by series stars and executive producers Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba at Opening Night of the 59th Monte Carlo Television Festival. All thirteen episodes of the Sony Pictures Television-produced hit drama will be available to binge free and on-demand, exclusively to Spectrum's subscribers when season one finales Monday, June 17. From the universe of the Jerry Bruckheimer "Bad Boys" franchise, "L.A.'s Finest" stars and is executive produced by Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba. "We're thrilled 'L.A.'s Finest' has resonated with our subscribers in such a major way. When I first saw the pilot - a show about two strong women learning to trust and support each other and still getting into plenty of trouble - I knew I'd follow them anywhere," said Katherine Pope, head of Spectrum Originals. "Kudos to Gabrielle and Jessica, as stars and executive producers, along with creators Brandon Sonnier and Brandon Margolis and everyone else involved, for helping us launch our first original series and making the decision to greenlight a second season incredibly easy." "We are overwhelmed by the audience's response to LA's Finest," said SPT President, Jeff Frost. "Gabrielle and Jessica are brilliant together and our incredible showrunners Brandon Sonnier, Brandon Margolis and Pam Veasey did an amazing job of crafting an action-packed and riveting season one. We can't wait to work again with this amazing team of prolific and talented executive producers and dive into the next chapter for Syd and Nancy." Season One followed Syd Burnett (Union), who was last seen in Miami taking down a drug cartel and left her complicated past to become an LAPD detective. Paired with a new partner, Nancy McKenna (Alba), a working mom with an equally complex history, Syd was forced to confront how her unapologetic lifestyle was masking a greater personal secret. Taking on the most dangerous criminals in Los Angeles while skirting the rules, and speed limits, Syd and Nancy became a force to be reckoned with - on the streets, and in each other's lives.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Duane Martin as Ben Baines
· Ernie Hudson as Joseph Burnett
· Gabrielle Union as Syd Burnett
· Jessica Alba as Nancy McKenna
· Ryan McPartlin as Patrick McKenna
· Zach Gilford as Ben Walker
· Zach McGowan as Ray Sherman
CREW INFORMATION:
· Anton Cropper as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Brandon Margolis as CRTR/EP
· Brandon Sonnier as CRTR/EP
· Doug Belgrad as EP
· Gabrielle Union as EP
· Jeff Gaspin as EP
· Jeff Morrone as EP
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jessica Alba as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· KristieAnne Reed as EP
· Pam Veasey as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a feature film
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 2.0 Entertainment
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television
· Sony Pictures Television