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[09/15/21 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 15
Updates include: CBS to reconfigure "The Activist" competition series into documentary special; Krysten Ritter signs onto HBO Max's "Love and Death"; and Miles Fowler joins the cast of FOX's "The Resident."

[09/14/21 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 14
Updates include: HBO Max cancels "Generation" after one season; Meagan Holder boards FOX's "Monarch"; and Malachi Kirby to lead Amazon's "Anansi Boys."

[09/13/21 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 13
Updates include: Hilary Swank to star in ABC drama pilot; Colin Farrell's Penguin eyed for "The Batman" spin-off series at HBO Max; and Elisabeth Shue cast in Showtime's "Super Pumped."

[09/09/21 - 11:00 AM]
Actress/Musician Beth Ditto Joins Cast of FOX Entertainment's Highly Anticipated Midseason Drama Series, "Monarch"
Ditto joins previously announced cast members Susan Sarandon, Anna Friel and Trace Adkins.

[09/08/21 - 09:16 AM]
Multi-Platinum Country Music Star Trace Adkins Joins Cast in Leading Role on FOX Entertainment's Highly Anticipated Midseason Drama Series, "Monarch"
Adkins joins previously announced cast members Susan Sarandon and Anna Friel.

[09/07/21 - 12:11 PM]
Academy Award Winner Susan Sarandon and Golden Globe Winner Anna Friel Cast in FOX Entertainment's Highly Anticipated Midseason Drama Series, "Monarch"
The series is a Texas-sized, multi-generational musical drama about America's first family of country music.

[07/14/21 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 14
Updates include: Disney+ confirms "Loki" renewal; Lilly Singh to visit Hulu's "Dollface"; and HBO Max's "And Just Like That..." casts trio.

[05/17/21 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Announces New Primetime Schedule for 2021-2022 Season
The all-new dramas joining the already strong lineup of dramas, animated comedies and unscripted on FOX are "The Big Leap" and "Our Kind of People."

[05/07/21 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Orders Country Music Drama "Monarch" to Series
The series, 100% owned by FOX Entertainment, will feature original music and covers.

[01/08/21 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 8
Updates include: ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC and The CW give status reports on their various pilots under consideration.

[10/02/20 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 2
Updates include: ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC extend cast options on various pilots; Netflix to film second season of "Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready"; and Matt Olmstead departs as showrunner of "Law & Order: Organized Crime."

[08/20/20 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 20
Updates include: Comedy Central pulls the plug on "Tosh.0" after 12 seasons; Sarah Cooper lands comedy at CBS; and FOX's "The Masked Singer" resumes production.

[07/02/20 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 2
Updates include: FOX extends options on all six of its pilots; The CW cancels "Katy Keene" after one season; and CBS's "Big Brother" inches closer to return.

[06/12/20 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 12
Updates include: ViacomCBS cuts ties with Big Fish Entertainment; FOX Entertainment shutters SideCar Content Accelerator; and Netflix's Nordic-based series to resume filming.

[09/30/19 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 30
Updates include: Akiva Goldsman boards Amazon's "Ringworld"; Arturo Castro cast in HBO Max's "Delilah" comedy pilot; and Sendhil Ramamurthy to recur in Netflix's "Never Have I Ever."







MONARCH (FOX)
Premieres Sunday, January 30
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/30/22 - ???
STATUS:
new this winter (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from FOX's press release, May 2021) MONARCH is an epic, multi-generational musical drama about America's first family of country music. The Romans are passionate and fiercely talented, but while their name is synonymous with honesty, the very foundation of this family's success is a lie. When dangerous truths bubble to the surface, the Romans' reign as country royalty is put in jeopardy. Nicky Roman, the brilliant and fierce heir to the crown, already battling an industry and world stacked against her, will stop at nothing to protect her family's legacy. It's finally her turn. But is it too late? MONARCH is produced by FOX Entertainment. Melissa London Hilfers ("Instinct") serves as creator, writer and executive producer. Michael Rauch ("Royal Pains") is an executive producer and showrunner. Gail Berman and Hend Baghdady (The Jackal Group) and Jason Owen (Sandbox Entertainment) also serve as executive producers.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anna Friel as Nicolette "Nicky" Roman
· Beth Ditto as Gigi Taylor-Roman
· Inigo Pascual as Ace Grayson
· Josh Sasse as Luke Roman
· Meagan Holder as Kayla Taylor-Roman
· Susan Sarandon as Dottie Cantrell Roman
· Trace Adkins as Albie Roman
CREW INFORMATION:
· Gail Berman as EP
· Hend Baghdady as EP
· Jason Ensler as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jason Owen as EP
· Melissa London Hilfers as CRTR/EP
· Michael Rauch as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· FOX Entertainment