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[08/12/13 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 12
Updates include: David Bickel is "Gifted" for NBC; DirecTV eyes "Navy St." series order; and Cinemax's "The Knick" casts quartet.

[05/10/13 - 05:40 PM]
Comedies "Happy Endings," "Malibu Country" Miss the Cut at ABC
Both half-hours have been canceled by the Alphabet.

[04/23/13 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 23
Updates include: Alexis Knapp joins "Ground Floor" at TBS; David Koechner to star in pilot for A+E Networks; and Nastaran Dibai to exit ABC's "Malibu Country."

[03/26/13 - 10:36 AM]
ABC Delivers Its Most-Watched Non-"Oscar" Week Since November
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 18-24.

[03/23/13 - 09:07 AM]
ABC Wins Friday as Its Comedy Season Finales Surge
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, March 22.

[03/19/13 - 10:51 AM]
ABC Nearly Catches FOX for the Week's Adult 18-49 Lead, Placing 2 of the Top 6 TV Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 11-17.

[03/16/13 - 09:26 AM]
ABC Is #1 on Friday in Adults 18-49 - "20/20" Draws Biggest Audience in 3 Months
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, March 15.

[03/12/13 - 11:09 AM]
ABC Delivers 5 of the Top 20 Regular Broadcast Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 4-10.

[03/09/13 - 09:03 AM]
ABC Earns Its Top-Rated Friday Since November
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, March 8.

[03/08/13 - 06:29 AM]
Ashley Tisdale and Shaun White Are Executive Producers and Luke Benward and Dove Cameron Star in "Cloud 9," a Disney Channel Original Movie
Kiersey Clemons, Mike Manning, Patrick Fabian, Amy Farrington and Jeffrey Nordling also star in the film, due to premiere this winter.

[03/05/13 - 10:38 AM]
ABC Claims 6 of the Top 20 Broadcast Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 25-March 3.

[03/02/13 - 08:59 AM]
ABC Wins Friday and Delivers the Night's Top Shows
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, March 1.

[02/26/13 - 10:20 AM]
ABC Wins in Viewers and Adults 18-49 with Its Strongest Week in 3 Years
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 18-24.

[02/23/13 - 08:53 AM]
ABC Wins the Final Friday of the February Sweep with the #1 Show
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 22.

[02/20/13 - 09:56 AM]
ABC Claims 5 of the Week's Top 20 Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 11-17.

[02/16/13 - 08:58 AM]
ABC Wins Friday with "Shark Tank" as the #1 Show and "20/20" the #1 Newsmagazine
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 15.

[02/13/13 - 07:47 PM]
ABC Announces Midseason Scheduling Moves
"Happy Endings" moves to Fridays beginning March 29, while "Celebrity Wife Swap" joins Tuesdays starting February 26.

[02/12/13 - 09:56 AM]
Surging Week to Week, ABC Ties Its Top Adult 18-49 Number Since November
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 4-10.

[02/09/13 - 09:22 AM]
ABC Wins Friday Over Premieres on the Other Nets
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 8.

[02/06/13 - 11:12 AM]
Join Stars from ABC's Hit Shows in Live Twitter Chats, Saturday, February 9 - Friday, February 15
Highlights include a Valentine's Day chat on Thursday, February 14 with the cast of "Zero Hour."

[02/05/13 - 10:25 AM]
ABC Delivers 4 of the Week's Top 20 TV Shows Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 28-February 3.

[02/02/13 - 08:44 AM]
ABC's Runs in a Virtual Tie for #1 on Friday/"Shark Tank" Is the #1 Show
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 1.

[01/30/13 - 03:30 PM]
Live Twitter Chat with "Malibu Country" Star Jai Rodriguez to Take Place on Friday, February 1
The actor will be up on Twitter at @jairodriguez during the West Coast broadcast of the show.

[01/29/13 - 12:15 PM]
ABC Announces February Sweeps Programming
The Alphabet details its programming highlights for the February sweeps period (SPOILERS!).

[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.

[01/15/13 - 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.

[01/12/13 - 08:45 AM]
ABC Is #1 on Friday as Each of Its Series Grow
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 11.

[01/08/13 - 10:47 AM]
Live Twitter Chat with "Malibu Country" Star Sara Rue Set to Take Place on Friday, January 11
She will be up on Twitter at @sararueforreal during the West Coast broadcast of the show.

[01/08/13 - 10:45 AM]
Up 27% Week to Week in Adults 18-49, ABC Airs 7 of the Top 20 Non-Sports Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/05/13 - 08:50 AM]
ABC is Friday's Top Non-Sports Net with Shark Tank as the #1 TV Series
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 4.

[01/04/13 - 03:24 PM]
ABC Returns This January with All-New Episodes and Live Tweeting!
It all begins tonight with "Last Man Standing" co-star Christoph Sanders up at @stophsanders.

[12/27/12 - 09:12 AM]
Against Strong Tuesday Competition, ABC Grows 8% Week to Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 17-23.

[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.

[12/15/12 - 08:56 AM]
ABC Finishes #1 on Friday with Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, December 14.

[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.

[12/05/12 - 10:49 AM]
Live Twitter Chat with "Malibu Country" Star Lily Tomlin Set to Take Place Friday, December 7
She will be up on Twitter at @LilyTomlin, during the West Coast broadcast of the show.

[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.

[12/03/12 - 10:57 AM]
Celebrate the Holidays with ABC Stars from Various Shows with Live Tweeting!
Molly Quinn, Patricia Heaton, Tim Jo, Carly Chaikin, Amanda Fuller and Sara Rue are among this week's participants.

[12/01/12 - 09:02 AM]
ABC Ranks #1 on Friday in Adults 18-49 with Strong Numbers Across the Board
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 30.

[11/28/12 - 06:26 PM]
ABC Picks Up Additional Episodes of Comedies "Last Man Standing" and "Malibu Country"
Both series have received orders for five additional episodes, bringing their season totals to 18.

[11/27/12 - 04:46 PM]
ABC Draws its 2nd-Largest Audience Since Season Premiere Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 19-25.

[11/24/12 - 09:07 AM]
ABC Wins Friday Night Over Special Programming on the Other Nets
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 23.

[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.

[11/17/12 - 08:57 AM]
ABC is #1 on Friday for the 3rd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 16.

[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.

[11/13/12 - 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 - 04:30 PM]
ABC Gives Additional Scripts to Friday Comedies
"Last Man Standing" and "Malibu Country" have been asked for three additional scripts.

[11/10/12 - 09:01 AM]
ABC Wins Friday for the 2nd Straight Week in Adults 18-49/"Shark Tank" is the #1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 9.

[11/08/12 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 8
Updates include: James Morrison joins A&E's "Those Who Kill"; Liza Lapira to have a "Super Fun Night" for ABC; and Brigid Brannagh boards NBC's "After Hours."

[11/08/12 - 11:00 AM]
ABC's "Last Man Standing" and "Malibu Country" Jump in First 3 Days of DVR Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for Friday, November 2.

[11/06/12 - 09:46 AM]
ABC Draws its Biggest Audience in 5 Weeks and Equals a Season High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 29-November 4.

[11/03/12 - 09:05 AM]
"Malibu Country" Opens at 5-Year Time Period Highs/"Shark Tank" Hits New Series Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 2.

[10/29/12 - 10:14 AM]
Tim Allen, Connie Britton, Shawn Johnson, Jana Kramer, Reba, Lisa Marie Presley, Kimberly Williams Paisley and Hayden Panettiere Will Present Awards on "The 46th Annual CMA Awards"
Plus: two-time nominee Love and Theft (Stephen Barker Liles and Eric Gunderson) will host the pre-telecast CMA Awards ceremonies.

[10/26/12 - 10:50 AM]
The ABC Television Network Celebrates Country with a Week of Specials and Country Themed-Episodes, Beginning Tonight, Friday, October 26
Highlights include the series premieres on "Malibu Country" next Friday, November 2 at 8:30/7:30c.

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

[10/09/12 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 9
Updates include: FX pushes "Louie" return to Spring 2014; FOX orders "Divorce Hotel" pilot; and Italia Ricci to topline ABC Family's "Terminales."

[09/07/12 - 10:43 AM]
GSN Announces Weekly Line-Up of Celebrity Guests for "The Pyramid"
Chandra Wilson and Jai Rodriguez are on tap for next week, followed by Megyn Price and Lamorne Morris.

[08/29/12 - 11:40 AM]
Paley Center Announces Panelists & Partnership with Livestream for PaleyFest: Fall TV Preview Parties, September 5-11
The screening of "The New Normal" kicks things off on Wednesday, September 5.

[08/14/12 - 11:31 AM]
GSN Announces Line-Up of Celebrity Guests for "The Pyramid," Premiering Monday, September 3
Mike Richards hosts the daily strip show, which will air Monday through Friday at 6:00/5:00c.

[08/09/12 - 12:09 PM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Dates and Lineup for "PaleyFest: Fall TV Preview Parties"
The week-long event, from September 5-11, will offer free premiere screenings of the highly anticipated new shows of the fall season before they air.

[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.

[07/26/12 - 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.

[06/11/12 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 11
Updates include: Tim Doyle in, Alexandra Krosney out on ABC's "Last Man Standing"; Ashley Tisdale to guest on FX's "Sons of Anarchy"; and Joseph Fiennes is in talks to join "American Horror Story."

[05/29/12 - 04:08 AM]
Better. Every. Day. Citytv Unveils Strongest Prime-Time Schedule for 2012-13 Season
The Canadian network will showcase nine new comedies, four new dramas and one hit reality franchise series this fall.

[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 - 06:45 PM]
Development Update: Series Pick Up - "Malibu Country" (ABC)
The Reba McEntire-led half-hour comes from creator Kevin Abbott.

[04/04/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 4
Updates include: Martha MacIsaac to replace Brittany Snow on NBC's "1600 Penn"; Ryan Hansen boards second pilot at CBS; and Jeffrey Nordling is bound for ABC's "Malibu Country."

[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."

[03/29/12 - 08:49 AM]
2012 ABC Program Development Guide - Comedy Series
ABC details its 13 comedy pilots under consideration for next season - plus their initial logs.

[03/28/12 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 28
Updates include: Rosario Dawson brings "O.C.T." to A&E; Melissa Tang joins "The Goodwin Games" at FOX; and Alexander Payne, Peter Morgan book dramas at Showtime.

[03/08/12 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 8
Updates include: Neal McDonough to lead "L.A. Noir" at TNT; Julie Benz joins Syfy's "Defiance"; and Britney Spears in talks to join FOX's "The X Factor."

[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."

[02/23/12 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 23
Updates include: Scott Foley to play "The Goodwin Games" at FOX; Judy Reyes, Roselyn Sanchez set as "Devious Maids" on ABC; and Aimee Teegarden to lead The CW's "Selection."

[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.

[11/14/11 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 14
Updates include: CBS extends "A Gifted Man," trims "Rules of Engagement"; Anna Kournikova departs "The Biggest Loser"; and NBC orders "Beautiful People" pilot.

[09/09/11 - 10:46 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 9
Updates include: Portia de Rossi, Reba McEntire each land comedy pilots; Sarah Chalke to visit "Cougar Town"; and Jonathan E. Steinberg eyes "Beauty and the Beast" at ABC.







MALIBU COUNTRY (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
11/2/12 - 3/22/13
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2012-2013 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (18 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 5/10/13
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, November 2012) ABC has picked up five additional episodes each of comedies "Last Man Standing" and "Malibu Country," it was announced today. These pick-ups join previously announced orders for new drama "Nashville," new comedy "The Neighbors," and returning drama "Scandal." "Last Man Standing" and "Malibu Country" air Friday nights at 8:00 and 8:30 p.m. ET, respectively, on the ABC Television Network.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Jai Rodriquez as Geoffrey
· Juliette Angelo as June
· Justin Prentice as Cash
· Lily Tomlin as Lillie May
· Reba McEntire as Reba
· Sara Rue as Kim
CREW INFORMATION:
· Dave Stewart as EP
· John Pasquin as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Kevin Abbott as CRTR/EP
· Michael Hanel as EP
· Mindy Schultheis as EP
· Narvel Blackstock as EP
· Pam Williams as EP
· Reba McEntire as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios