[07/13/14 - 11:35 PM] Development Update: Weekend of July 12-13 Updates include: Nickelodeon pulls the plug on "Sam & Cat"; Angelica Celaya named female lead of NBC's "Constantine"; and Amazon zeroes in on its latest premiere dates.
[04/04/14 - 11:07 PM] Development Update: Friday, April 4 Updates include: FOX gives pilot order to reality project "Couples Retreat"; and NBC's Maya Rudolph-led variety series pilot to air Monday, May 19 at 10:00/9:00c.
[11/13/13 - 11:06 PM] Development Update: Wednesday, November 13 Updates include: Maya Rudolph, Lorne Michaels re-team for variety series at NBC; Aisha Tyler to get "Open" for HBO; and Matt Greenberg brings "Beowulf" to Syfy.
DESCRIPTION: (from NBC's press release, April 2014) Starring the Emmy Award nominee and beloved "Saturday Night Live" veteran, NBC has scheduled "The Maya Rudolph Show" for Monday, May 19 (10 p.m. ET/PT). Rudolph, David Javerbaum, Erin David and Dave Becky will produce, with Lorne Michaels serving as executive producer. "The Maya Rudolph Show" is from Universal Television. Revisiting the classic variety show format, "The Maya Rudolph Show" will feature guest stars Andy Samberg ("Brooklyn Nine-Nine"), Kristen Bell ("Veronica Mars"), Fred Armisen ("Portlandia," "Late Night with Seth Meyers"), Chris Parnell ("Archer"), Craig Robinson ("Mr. Robinson") and Sean Hayes ("Hollywood Game Night"). Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter Janelle Monae will serve as the musical guest. R&b singer-producer Raphael Saadiq will be the bandleader.