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[03/09/14 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Weekend of March 8-9
Updates include: Jennifer Beals to search for "Proof" at TNT; Robert Patrick is the first to join "Scorpion" at CBS; and Melissa Roxburgh to round out the "Supernatural" spin-off.

[01/31/14 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 31
Updates include: David Schwimmer to get "Irreversible" at ABC; Grace Gummer boards "Extant" at CBS; and Matt McGorry is the first cast on ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder."

[01/06/14 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 6
Updates include: Wes Brown joins E!'s "Songbyrd"; Jimmy Dunn to return to CBS's "The McCarthys"; and Jack Cutmore-Scott is cast in Matt Hubbard's FOX comedy pilot.

[11/25/13 - 11:48 AM]
AMC Orders Pilots for "Knifeman," "Galyntine"
Rolin Jones and Jason Cahill are behind the respective dramas, which are under consideration for series in 2015.

[11/18/13 - 06:08 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Premiere Date for Its Next Original Primetime Scripted Series, "When Calls the Heart," Begins Sunday, January 12
Erin Krakow, Daniel Lissing and Lori Loughlin star in this ensemble period piece set against the backdrop of the western frontier.

[10/18/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 18
Updates include: Lifetime to revive "Betty White's Off Their Rockers"; MTV gives series orders to "Happyland," "Faking It"; and "Sean Saves the World" gets four additional scripts at NBC.

[08/05/13 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 5
Updates include: Jennifer Lopez nears return to "American Idol"; Laura Bell Bundy joins FX's "Anger Management"; and "Last Resort" co-creators return to ABC with "Freedom."

[07/24/13 - 11:01 AM]
"When Calls the Heart," Hallmark Channel's Newest Original Primetime Series Kicks Off with a 2-Hour Special Extended Pilot on October 5
Jean Smart, Lori Loughlin, Maggie Grace, Stephen Amell, Daniel Sharman and Poppy Drayton star in the project, which returns as a series in January 2014.

[06/27/13 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 27
Updates include: Scott Speedman joins HBO's "Open"; ABC keeps "Middle Age Rage" alive; and Brian Austin Green named regular on FX's "Anger Management."

[06/07/13 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 7
Updates include: ABC to order "The Black Box" to series; Christina Ricci to star in Lifetime's "Lizzie Borden"; and Karl Gajdusek brings "The Spark" to HBO.

[03/22/13 - 09:49 AM]
Suspense and Intrigue Lurk in the Darkness of Lifetime Original Movie "Stalkers," Starring Emmy(R)-Winner Drea de Matteo, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe and Mena Suvari
The film is based on the book "Book Whisper of Fear: The True Story" by Rhonda Saunders.

[02/26/13 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 26
Updates include: Cam Gigandet to star in CBS's "Reckless"; Brittany Snow joins "To My Assistant" at FOX; and Martin Short is in talks to join NBC's "The John Mulaney Show."

[02/15/13 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 15
Updates include: Sarah Michelle Gellar joins "The Crazy Ones" at CBS; Krysten Ritter boards "Assistance" at NBC; and Felicity Huffman is caught in FOX's "Boomerang."

[02/11/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 11
Updates include: Josh Holloway to lead "Intelligence" at CBS; Thomas Kretschmann joins NBC's "Dracula"; and Maggie Lawson, Andre Braugher and Nate Corddry book comedy pilots.

[01/29/13 - 09:37 AM]
ABC Claims TV's No. 1 Scripted Program in Adults 18-49 for the 2nd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 21-27.

[01/23/13 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Airs 7 of the Top 20 Entertainment Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 14-20.

[01/18/13 - 10:19 AM]
ABC to Bridge Thursday, Sunday Gaps with "Shark Tank" Repeats, "Revenge for Real"
ABC News will serve up new "Revenge for Real" specials on Sunday, February 10 and 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/15/13 - 09:54 AM]
ABC Delivers 7 of the Top 20 Entertainment Shows, with 4 in the Top 10
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 7-13.

[01/10/13 - 03:03 PM]
ABC at TCA: We Were Number One in "C3 Entertainment" This Fall
ABC Entertainment Group President Paul Lee talks "Dancing with the Stars," "Nashville," "Last Resort," "S.H.I.E.L.D." and more!

[12/18/12 - 09:38 AM]
ABC Claims 4 of the Week's Top 20 Scripted Series with "Modern Family," "Grey's," "Scandal" and "The Middle"
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 10-16.

[12/14/12 - 08:36 AM]
"Take It All" Grows Versus the Prior Night by 9% in 18-49 Rating and Was Up 15% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 13.

[12/11/12 - 10:03 AM]
ABC Weekly Primetime Ratings - Christmas-Themed "Shark Tank" Attracts the Show's 2nd-Largest Audience
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 3-9.

[12/07/12 - 08:41 AM]
"The Office" Matches Its Top 18-49 Rating Since November 8 and Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience Since That Same Date
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 6.

[12/04/12 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 4
Updates include: MTV banishes "Underemployed" to Saturday nights; Sean Bean to topline TNT's "Legends"; and Michael Richards boards TV Land's "Giant Baby."

[12/04/12 - 09:21 AM]
ABC Surges Over the Same Week Last Year in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 26-December 2.

[11/30/12 - 08:40 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Scores Both Season and Series Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 29.

[11/20/12 - 10:32 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 for the Season in the C3 Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Numbers
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 12-18.

[11/16/12 - 03:02 PM]
ABC Cancels "666 Park Avenue," "Last Resort"
Both series however will continue to broadcast on Sundays and Thursdays, respectively.

[11/16/12 - 08:50 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Gains 11% Week to Week to Hit a Season High
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 15.

[11/16/12 - 08:47 AM]
"Parks and Recreation" Retains 85% of Its 18-49 Lead-In from "The Office," Up from Last Week's 71%
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 15.

[11/15/12 - 09:31 AM]
Nominees Announced for the "People's Choice Awards 2013"
Kaley Cuoco will host this year's event, airing Wednesday, January 9 on CBS.

[11/13/12 - 10:17 AM]
ABC Marks its Top-Rated Week in 5 Months and Delivers 5 of the Top 15 Scripted TV Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 5-11.

[11/12/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 12
Updates include: MTV cancels "America's Best Dance Crew"; Matthew Lillard boards FX's "The Bridge"; and Thomas Perry's "Vanishing Act" revived at The CW.

[11/12/12 - 04:30 PM]
ABC Gives Additional Scripts to Friday Comedies
"Last Man Standing" and "Malibu Country" have been asked for three additional scripts.

[11/09/12 - 08:54 AM]
ABC's "Last Resort" and "Grey's Anatomy" Return Up After Prior Week's Preemptions
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 8.

[11/06/12 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 6
Updates include: Emily Rios boards "The Bridge" at FX; Eric Petersen joins TV Land's "Giant Baby"; and Ronald D. Moore's "Outlander" lands at Starz.

[11/05/12 - 09:58 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" Emerges as the Week's #1 Show
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/31/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 31
Updates include: Nicholas Sparks lands three cable dramas; Michael Tolkin to pen "Hollywood & Vines" at ABC; and Taylor Sheridan brings "Olympus" to FOX.

[10/30/12 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 30
Updates include: Greg Malins to bring "Tribes" to ABC; "1600 Penn's" Jason Winer signs overall deal with 20th; and Abhi Sinha joins ABC Family's "Terminales."

[10/30/12 - 10:11 AM]
Growing for the 2nd Week in a Row to Equal a Season High, ABC Claims 6 of the Top 15 Scripted TV Shows Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 22-28.

[10/29/12 - 10:28 AM]
Live+7 Day Ratings: ABC Claims the Week's 2 Biggest DVR Gainers with "Modern Family"
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 8-14.

[10/26/12 - 09:00 AM]
"Rock Center with Brian Williams" Delivers Its Highest Results Since September 13
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 25.

[10/26/12 - 08:49 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" is Up Across the Board in Thursday's 10pm Hour
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 25.

[10/24/12 - 10:40 AM]
ABC Announces November Sweeps Programming
The Alphabet details its programming highlights for the coming month (SPOILERS!).

[10/23/12 - 10:11 AM]
ABC Wins the Week in the Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Averages, Generating its Best Numbers Since Season-Premiere Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/22/12 - 09:29 AM]
ABC's Returning and New Dramas See Big DVR Spikes in Week 2
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/19/12 - 03:45 PM]
"Mindy Project," "Raising Hope" Get Two More Episodes; "Last Resort," "666 Park Avenue" Two More Scripts
Both FOX comedies will produce 24 episodes this season.

[10/19/12 - 08:54 AM]
ABC's "Last Resort" Grows Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 18.

[10/19/12 - 08:47 AM]
"Up All Night" Jumps Week to Week by 27% in 18-49, "The Office" Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience Since September 20
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 18.

[10/16/12 - 10:14 AM]
ABC Airs 6 of the Week's Top 20 Scripted Series in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 8-14.

[10/15/12 - 10:00 AM]
L+7 Ratings: All 11 of ABC's Scripted Series Hit a 3.0 Rating or Better in Premiere Week
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 24-30.

[10/12/12 - 08:41 AM]
"Last Resort" Continues to Deliver Strong Year-to-Year Growth for ABC
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 11.

[10/09/12 - 10:04 AM]
ABC Claims 2 of TV's Top 3 Dramas in Adults 18-49, as "Grey's" is No. 1 for the 2nd Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/05/12 - 08:48 AM]
ABC's Thursday Surges Year to Year to Stand as the Biggest Gainer
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 4.

[10/05/12 - 08:47 AM]
"Parks and Recreation" Delivers NBC's Best In-Season Rating in Its Time Period Since January 19
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 4.

[10/04/12 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 4
Updates include: Avan Jogia is ABC Family's "Socio"; "Homeland" co-creators get pilot order from CBS; and Martin Henderson joins NBC's "Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives."

[10/03/12 - 07:11 AM]
"Grimm" Increases Its Adult 18-49 Rating by 1.14 Points Going from "Live Plus Same Day" Ratings to "Live Plus Seven Day" Results
NBC further spins the numbers for Friday, September 28.

[10/02/12 - 03:04 PM]
ABC's "Last Resort" Leapfrogs Over Fox's "X Factor" Thursday to Lead in Early DVR Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 27.

[10/02/12 - 10:20 AM]
ABC Airs Premiere Week's No. 1 Comedy, No. 1 Drama and No. 1 New Comedy
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 24-30.

[10/02/12 - 06:31 AM]
NBC Wins Premiere Week in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 24-30.

[09/29/12 - 08:57 AM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Beats CBS' Premiere of "CSI: NY" to Lead its Slot for the 3rd Straight Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, September 28.

[09/29/12 - 08:48 AM]
"Grimm" Captures the #1 18-49 Rating of the Night; Matches Its Highest Friday Telecast Since January 20
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 28.

[09/28/12 - 08:50 AM]
ABC's Thursday Dramas Open Impressively with Across the Board Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 27.

[09/20/12 - 11:25 AM]
ABC's Premiere Week Will Feature Various Cast Members Live Tweeting During Their Premiere Episodes
The event will begin on with "The 64th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" on Sunday, September 23, live at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.

[09/19/12 - 12:01 PM]
Andre Braugher, Connie Britton, Giancarlo Esposito, Michael J. Fox, Jon Hamm, Ron Howard, Lucy Liu, Julianna Margulies, Julianne Moore and Keifer Sutherland Announced as Additional Presenters for "The 64th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards"
The telecast will air live coast to coast this Sunday, September 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/27/12 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 27
Updates include: Vera Farmiga heads for A&E's "Bates Motel"; Nickelodeon cancels "How to Rock"; and Tom Bower boards NBC's spin-off of "The Office."

[08/17/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 17
Updates include: Majandra Delfino joins NBC's "The Office" spin-off; Tad Quill books David Walton-led comedy at CBS; and Kelly Rowland to topline BET's "What Would Dylan Do?"

[08/02/12 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 2
Updates include: Cyrus Voris, Ethan Reiff to run Starz's "Noir"; Seth Meyers to co-write potential NBC comedy; and Jay Hernandez to recur on ABC's "Last Resort."

[08/02/12 - 10:52 AM]
"The Chew" Takes a Bite Out of ABC's New Fall Season with a One-Hour Primetime Special, Sunday, September 2
Vanessa Williams, Terry O'Quinn, Reba, Hayden Panettiere, Jami Gertz and Andre Braugher are among those featured.

[07/30/12 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 30
Updates include: "Backstrom" lands Hart Hanson, CBS; Ron Howard books "Conquest" at Showtime; and Noah Hawley, John Wells land projects at ABC, FOX.

[07/26/12 - 11:34 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Premiere and Season Premiere Dates for 2012-13 Season
"The Neighbors" will premiere on Wednesday, September 26 at 9:30/8:30c before moving to its new regular time period at 8:30/7:30c on October 3.

[07/23/12 - 08:06 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Last Resort" (ABC)

[05/30/12 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 30
Updates include: "Mike & Molly's" James Burrows to segue to "Partners"; Lifetime considering former ABC drama pilot "Devious Maids"; and Robert Patrick upped to series regular on "Last Resort."

[05/15/12 - 01:20 PM]
Video: Trailers from ABC's Upfront Presentation
Watch the full trailers for all of the Alphabet's 10 new shows.

[05/15/12 - 08:00 AM]
ABC Unveils 2012-13 Primetime Schedule
It's here: the Alphabet details its schedule for the upcoming season.

[05/11/12 - 05:27 PM]
Development Update: Series Pick Up - "666 Park Avenue," "How to Live With Your Parents for the Rest of Your Life," "Last Resort" (ABC)
Terry O'Quinn, Sarah Chalke, Vanessa Williams, Andre Braugher, Scott Speedman, Brad Garrett and Elizabeth Perkins are among the latest stars bound for/returning to the network.

[03/29/12 - 08:50 AM]
2012 ABC Program Development Guide - Drama Series
ABC details its 12 drama pilots under consideration for next season - plus their initial logos.

[03/05/12 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 5
Updates include: Rachelle Lefevre is CBS's "Applebaum"; Mamie Gummer to star in The CW's "First Cut"; and CBS shelves drama pilot "Quean" over legal concerns.

[03/01/12 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 1
Updates include: Matthew Perry to star in NBC's "Go On"; Amber Stevens to lead The CW's "Dakota"; and David Krumholtz joins Michael Urie in CBS's "Partners."

[02/28/12 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 28
Updates include: Josh Hopkins joins NBC's "Ladyfriends"; Missi Pyle to play mom on FOX's "Prodigy/Bully"; and Victor Garber is the first to board NBC's "Notorious."

[02/27/12 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 27
Updates include: Cuba Gooding Jr. to play "Guilty" for FOX; AnnaSophia Robb to star in The CW's "Carrie Diaries"; and Lucy Liu set as Watson in CBS's "Elementary."

[02/21/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 21
Updates include: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis in talks for CBS pilot; Milo Ventimiglia joins "L.A. Noir" at TNT; and Titus Welliver to lead NBC's "Midnight Sun."

[02/17/12 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 17
Updates include: Anthony LaPaglia to star in ABC's "Americana"; Donald Sutherland joins FOX's "Living Loaded"; and Ana Ortiz is the latest to ABC's "Devious Maids."

[02/09/12 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 9
Updates include: NBC rolls its "Munsters" reboot to June; CBS greenlights Ben Falcone comedy pilot; and Justin Kirk to topline NBC's "Animal Kingdom."

[02/08/12 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 8
Updates include: Jon Favreau to direct NBC's "Revolution"; Alfred Molina reports to TNT's "Chelsea General"; and James Purefoy joins Kevin Bacon on FOX's Kevin Williamson drama pilot.

[02/03/12 - 10:59 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 3
Updates include: Andre Braugher to star in ABC's "Last Resort"; Michael Angarano, JoAnna Garcia Swisher land leads in CBS comedies; and FOX adds three more pilots to its roster.

[02/01/12 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 1
Updates include: ABC adds two more comedy pilots; Jennifer Finnigan first to TNT's "Chelsea General"; and Kevin Bacon to star in Kevin Williamson's FOX pilot.

[01/06/12 - 10:50 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 6
Updates include: "Last Resort" officially a go at ABC; Marcia Gay Harden joins NBC's "Isabel"; and Rhona Mitra on track to join Cinemax's "Strike Back."

[01/04/12 - 10:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 4
Updates include: Hallmark to part ways with "Martha"; The CW revives "The Cult"; and Roland Emmerich lands pilot order at ABC.

[08/22/11 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 22
Updates include: Showtime orders three pilots; Eric Stonestreet to play Fatty Arbuckle for HBO; and ABC continues script buying binge.







LAST RESORT (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/27/12 - 1/24/13
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2012-2013 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (13 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 11/16/12
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2012) 500 feet beneath the ocean's surface, the U.S. ballistic missile submarine Colorado receive their orders. Over a radio channel, designed only to be used if their homeland has been wiped out, they're told to fire nuclear weapons at Pakistan. Captain Marcus Chaplin (Andre Braugher) demands confirmation of the orders only to be unceremoniously relieved of duty by the White House. XO Sam Kendal (Scott Speedman) finds himself suddenly in charge of the submarine and facing the same difficult decision. When he also refuses to fire without confirmation of the orders, the Colorado is targeted, fired upon, and hit. The submarine and its crew find themselves crippled on the ocean floor, declared rogue enemies of their own country. Now, with nowhere left to turn, Chaplin and Kendal take the sub on the run and bring the men and women of the Colorado to an exotic island. Here they will find refuge, romance and a chance at a new life, even as they try to clear their names and get home.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Andre Braugher as Captain Marcus Chaplin
· Autumn Reeser as Kylie Sinclair
· Camille de Pazzis as Sophie Gerard
· Daisy Betts as Lieutenant Grace Shepard
· Daniel Lissing as SEAL Officer James King
· Dichen Lachman as Tani Tumrenjack
· Jessy Schram as Christine Kendal
· Robert Patrick as Master Chief Joseph Prosser
· Sahr Ngaujah as Mayor Julian Serrat
· Scott Speedman as XO Sam Kendal
CREW INFORMATION:
· Karl Gajdusek as CRTR/EP
· Marney Hochman Nash as EP
· Martin Campbell as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Shawn Ryan as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· MiddKid Productions
· Sony Pictures Television