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[09/12/12 - 11:01 AM]
Bravo Media Continues to Expand Scripted Development Slate with Five New Dramas
Highlights include "Heathers," a present day update of the cult classic 1980's film.

[04/30/12 - 06:14 AM]
E! Entertainment Announces Bold and Broad-Based Scripted Series Development Slate Reflecting Audience Fascination With Themes Drawn from Pop Culture
E!'s first scripted series will make its debut in 2013.

[03/30/12 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 30
Updates include: Charity Wakefield reports to NBC's "Mockingbird Lane"; Zachary Abel, Malese Jow bound for The CW's "Shelter"; and Ashley Hinshaw to star in Lifetime's "Talhotblond."

[03/15/12 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 15
Updates include: Thomas Vaethroeder is FOX's "Prodigy/Bully"; John Corbett to play CBS's "The Widow Detective"; and Tate Donovan joins "Notorious" at NBC.

[01/05/12 - 09:00 AM]
2011 Ratings Recap: Cable's Scripted Dramas - What's Up? What's Down? What's on Top?
Find out how cable's 67 scripted dramas fared this past year.

[06/23/11 - 10:56 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 23
Updates include: Natalie Dormer joins HBO's "Game of Thrones"; "House's" Lisa Edelstein lands arc on "The Good Wife"; and John Krasinski, Aaron Sorkin team for Chateau Marmont mini-series at HBO.

[06/14/11 - 10:14 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 14
Updates include: Rob Lowe, Kaley Cuoco to star in Lifetime's "The Drew Peterson Story"; and USA's "Common Law," FX's "Outlaw Country" to do reshoots.

[05/25/11 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 25
Updates include: Saffron Burrows out of FOX's "The Finder"; Frances Conroy joins FX's "American Horror Story"; and quartet to recur on "Sons of Anarchy" this season.

[04/07/11 - 11:04 AM]
Q1 2011 Cable Ratings Recap: "The Game," "Tosh.0" & "Spartacus" See Largest Growth Among Scripted Series
"Hot in Cleveland," "Californication," "Big Love" conversely saw the biggest declines.

[03/25/11 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 25
Updates include: Maya Rudolph, Adrian Pasdar tapped for NBC comedies; Katee Sackhoff, Lou Diamond Phillips report to A&E's "Longmire"; and Gale Harold joins "Secret Circle" at The CW.

[03/24/11 - 12:51 PM]
FX Cancels "Lights Out"
The network will not be moving forward with a second season of the critically acclaimed drama series.

[03/07/11 - 10:49 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 7
Updates include: Emily VanCamp wants "Revenge" for ABC; Meredith Hagner joins The CW's "Awakening"; and John C. McGinley among the latest to join ABC's "Smothered."

[02/08/11 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 8
Updates include: Rachel Bilson, Kerry Washington and Zooey Deschanel to topline pilots; The CW greenlights "Secret Circle"; and TV Land taps directors for its three pilots.

[01/25/11 - 02:13 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: FX
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/15/11 - 12:55 PM]
FX at TCA: Landgraf Wants More "League," Sets "Rescue Me" Finale
Plus: the executive on "Terriers," "Lights Out," "Powers," "Sons of Anarchy" and more!

[01/12/11 - 01:56 PM]
"Lights Out" Premiere Ratings: 1.5 Million Total Viewers
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 11.

[01/11/11 - 12:04 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Lights Out" (FX)

[01/03/11 - 06:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 3
Updates include: "Life Unexpected's" Liz Tigelaar signs with ABC Studios; J.B. Smoove to star in FOX project; and Warren Leight tackle medical ethics, also at FOX.

[01/03/11 - 04:35 PM]
Fans Step Into the Ring as the Next Contender in a Live-Action "Lights Out" Boxing Game
The game is composed of hundreds of individual video segments captured over a two-day period with star Holt McCallany.

[11/30/10 - 10:25 AM]
FX Sets New Drama and Returning Comedy for January Launch
As expected, "Lights Out" will launch Tuesday, January 11 while "Archer" returns Thursday, January 27.

[08/03/10 - 10:20 AM]
FX at TCA: Landgraf Renews "Louie," Orders "Alabama"
Plus: the FX topper talks "Damages," DVRs and cable series becoming "status symbols" for actors.

[03/15/10 - 12:08 AM]
Development Update: Monday, March 15
Updates include: Carly Pope reports for "Rough Justice" at NBC; Paul Schneider to exit "Parks & Recreation"; and Xander Berkeley joins The CW's "Nikita."

[01/05/10 - 06:58 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 5
Updates include: David Milch has "Luck" at HBO; more casting on FX's "Lights Out"; and FOX, CBS add pilots.

[01/04/10 - 06:43 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 4
Updates include: ABC, NBC greenlight pilots; TV One orders "Love That Girl"; and Kim Raver upped to regular on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy."

[10/01/09 - 09:29 AM]
FX Orders Two New Drama Series
"Terriers" and "Lights Out" join recent pickups "Lawman," "The League," "Archer" and "Louie."

[08/08/09 - 10:38 AM]
FX at TCA: Landgraf Nixes "Testees," Touts Pilots
The cable channel also confirmed "Nip/Tuck" will return for its sixth season on Wednesday, October 14.

[07/23/09 - 06:11 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 23
Updates include: "American Idol's" Ken Warwick inks record deal with FremantleMedia; Warren Leight joins FX's "Lights Out"; and Lifetime to redevelop the CBS pilot "Exit 19."

[04/09/09 - 06:02 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 9
Updates include: HBO renews "Eastbound & Down"; Melora Hardin to play female lead on FX's "Lights Out"; and "Prison Break: The Final Break" set for DVD.

[03/23/09 - 06:12 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 23
Updates include: Holt McCallany to topline FX's "Lights Out"; Amanda Bynes to get "Canned" for ABC; and Peter Krause and Maura Tierney report for "Parenthood" at NBC.

[02/11/09 - 06:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 11
Updates include: Nicollette Sheridan to depart "Desperate Housewives"; ABC adds six comedy pilots; and FX orders two dramas.







LIGHTS OUT (FX)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/11/11 - 4/5/11
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2010-2011 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (13 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 3/24/11
DESCRIPTION:
(from FX's press release, November 2010) Lights Out, from Executive Producer/Showrunner Warren Leight (In Treatment, Law & Order Criminal Intent), stars Holt McCallany (CSI: Miami) as "Patrick 'Lights' Leary," an aging former heavyweight boxing champion who struggles to find his identity and support his wife and three daughters after retiring from the ring. The financial downturn coupled with a series of failed investments leave him at a perilous crossroads - battling the urge to return to boxing or reluctantly accepting a job as a brutal and intimidating debt collector. Catherine McCormack (Braveheart) co-stars as "Theresa Leary," Lights' wife who is finishing her medical residency; Pablo Schreiber (The Wire) as "Johnny Leary," Lights' brother and business manager; and Stacy Keach (Fat City) as "Robert 'Pops' Leary," Lights' father and former trainer who runs the boxing gym owned by Lights.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Billy Brown as Raymond "Death Row" Reynolds
· Catherine McCormack as Theresa Leary
· Holt McCallany as Patrick "Lights Out" Leary
· Lily Pilblad as Katherine Leary
· Meredith Hagner as Ava Leary
· Pablo Schreiber as Clay Tarpin
· Ryann Shane as Daniella Leary
· Stacy Keach as Robert Leary
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Elias Koteas as Clay Tarpin (Original Pilot)
· Kevin Conway as Robert Leary (Original Pilot)
· Melora Hardin as Theresa Leary (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Clark Johnson as DIR (Pilot)
· Justin Zackham as CRTR/EP
· Phillip Noyce as EP
· Ross Fineman as EP
· Warren Leight as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Fox Television Studios
· FX Productions