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[04/03/14 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 3
Updates include: Mandy Moore lands female lead in "Good Session" at CBS; A+E Networks greenlights "Married at First Sight"; and Enrique Murciano, Katie Finneran cast in new Netflix drama.

[03/25/14 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 25
Updates include: Matthew Modine to search for "Proof" at TNT; Tessa Ferrer, Gaius Charles out as regulars on "Grey's Anatomy"; and Andrea Anders, Debra Jo Rupp report to "Cuz-Bros" at CBS.

[03/20/14 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 20
Updates include: HBO in talks for a revival of Lisa Kudrow-led "The Comeback"; Tracey Ullman cast in "Good Session" at CBS; and Eric André among those bound for FX's "Man Seeking Woman."

[02/25/14 - 11:54 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 25
Updates include: Matthew Perry's "The Odd Couple" gets pilot order at CBS; Viola Davis to lead "How to Get Away with Murder" at ABC; and Ashley Judd set for "Salvation" at NBC.

[02/18/14 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 18
Updates include: CBS eyes "CSI" spin-off focusing on cyber crimes; Karen Gillan to star in ABC's "Selfie"; and Christine Woods lands female lead in NBC's "Two to Go."

[02/14/14 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 14
Updates include: Jane Krakowski to lead FOX's "Dead Boss"; Alyson Hannigan to spend "More Time with Family" at CBS; and Mary-Louise Parker-led "Feed Me" gets pilot order at NBC.

[02/11/14 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 11
Updates include: MTV's "Eye Candy," HBO's "The Brink" get series orders; Greta Gerwig to topline "How I Met Your Dad" at CBS; and JoAnna Garcia Swisher is the first to board ABC's "The Astronaut Wives Club."

[02/06/14 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 6
Updates include: Jay Baruchel to be FX's "Man Seeking Woman"; Peter Facinelli tapped as lead in NBC's "Odyssey"; and Zachary Knighton is one of FOX's "Weird Loners."

[02/03/14 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 3
Updates include: Scott Bakula, CCH Pounder to lead latest "NCIS" spin-off; Ken Marino to "Marry Me" for NBC; and Jack Davenport boards ABC's "Sea of Fire."

[01/12/14 - 11:32 AM]
WGN America Orders "Ten Commandments" Scripted Event Series from The Weinstein Company
Gus Van Sant, Lee Daniels, Jim Sheridan, Wes Craven and Michael Cera are among the directors on tap for the 10-part series.

[01/12/14 - 11:31 AM]
WGN America Relaunches as Destination for Original Content
New drama "Salem" to premiere Sunday, April 20 followed by "Manhattan" in July and event series "Ten Commandments."

[01/09/14 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 9
Updates include: Harry Lloyd first to board WGN America's "Manhattan"; Mark Deklin joins the cast of Lifetime's "Devious Maids"; and Darren Aronofsky inks first look deal with HBO.

[09/04/13 - 01:01 PM]
WGN America Picks Up "Manhattan" - Network Orders Original Drama Series from Skydance Television, Tribune Studios and Lionsgate Television
The 13-episode series comes from writer Sam Shaw and director Thomas Schlamme.







MANHATTAN (WGN)
Premieres in July 2014 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2014/2015 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (13 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from WGN America's press release, September 2013) WGN America has ordered the drama series "Manhattan" from Skydance Television, Tribune Studios and Lionsgate Television, the TV division of Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF). WGN America has ordered 13 episodes of the drama, written and created by Sam Shaw (Masters of Sex) who will serve as Executive Producer alongside EPs David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Marcy Ross. Emmy Award(R)- winning director Thomas Schlamme (The West Wing, Sports Night) is attached to direct and will also serve as Executive Producer under his Shoe Money Productions banner. "Manhattan" will begin production in New Mexico this winter for a Summer 2014 premiere. Set against the backdrop of the greatest clandestine race against time in the history of science - the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico - "Manhattan" follows the brilliant but flawed scientists and their families as they attempt to co-exist in a world where secrets and lies infiltrate every aspect of their lives.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alexia Fast as Callie Winter
· Ashley Zukerman as Charlie Abrams
· Carole Weyers as Elodie
· Christopher Denham as Jim Meeks
· Daniel Stern as Glen Babbit
· David Harbour as Reed Akley
· Harry Lloyd as Paul Crosley
· John Benjamin Hickey as Frank Winter
· Katja Herbers as Helen Price
· Michael Chernus as Louis "Fritz" Fedowitz
· Olivia Williams as Liza Winter
· Rachel Brosnahan as Abby Abrams
CREW INFORMATION:
· Dana Goldberg as EP
· David Ellison as EP
· Marcy Ross as EP
· Sam Shaw as CRTR/EP
· Thomas Schlamme as EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Lionsgate Television
· Shoe Money Productions
· Skydance Television
· Tribune Studios