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[06/17/19 - 01:32 PM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up Dark Comedy "On Becoming a God in Central Florida" Starring Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Nominee Kirsten Dunst
The series - set to debut Sunday, August 25 at 10:00/9:00c - was acquired from YouTube.

[11/28/18 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 28
Updates include: Alona Tal first to be cast ABC's "NYPD Blue" sequel series; Donald Sutherland signs onto HBO's "The Undoing"; and The CW buys new take on "Good Christian Bitches."

[10/05/18 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 5
Updates include: Brock Ciarlelli tapped for ABC's "The Middle" spin-off; Billy Gardell, Chuck Lorre to re-team for new CBS comedy; and Nick Hargrove joins the cast of The CW's "Charmed."

[09/14/18 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 14
Updates include: Elizabeth Tulloch cast as Lois Lane in The CW's crossover event; Monica Raymund to lead "P-Town" at Starz; and Neal McDonough to recur on Paramount Network's "Yellowstone."

[07/27/18 - 11:45 AM]
YouTube Announces Fall 2018 Slate and 2019 Projects
Since the launch of YouTube Originals in 2015, Original content has been viewed more than 650 million times.

[06/25/18 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 25
Updates include: TV Land cancels "Nobodies" after two seasons; Tomer Capon cast in Amazon's "The Boys"; and MTV brings "How High" sequel to the small screen.

[01/06/17 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 6
Updates include: CBS orders extra episodes of its freshman comedies; Morten Tyldum to helm premiere of Amazon's "Jack Ryan"; and HBO's Alan Ball new drama adds quartet.







ON BECOMING A GOD IN CENTRAL FLORIDA (SHOWTIME)
Premieres Sunday, August 25
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/25/19 - ???
STATUS:
new this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (9 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Showtime's press release, June 2019) SHOWTIME has picked up ON BECOMING A GOD IN CENTRAL FLORIDA, a one-hour series set to debut Sunday, August 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Starring Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Kirsten Dunst (Fargo), the nine-episode series is a darkly comedic story about the cult of free enterprise and one woman's relentless pursuit of the American Dream. In addition to Dunst, the series stars Théodore Pellerin (Genesis), Beth Ditto (Nocturnal Animals), Mel Rodriguez (The Last Man on Earth) and Ted Levine (The Silence of the Lambs). Created and executive produced by Robert Funke and Matt Lutsky and produced by Sony's TriStar Television, the series is also executive produced by Smokehouse Pictures' George Clooney (Catch-22) and Grant Heslov (Catch-22), along with Dunst, Charlie McDowell (The One I Love), who also directed the pilot and Esta Spalding (MASTERS OF SEX), who also serves as showrunner. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine and Jana Winograde, Presidents of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alexander Skarsgård
· Beth Ditto as Bets
· Da'Vine Joy Randolph
· John Earl Jelks
· Josh Fadem
· Julie Benz
· Kirsten Dunst as Krystal Stubbs
· Mary Steenburgen
· Mel Rodriguez as Ernie
· Melissa de Sousa
· Sharon Lawrence
· Ted Levine as Obie Garbeau II
· Théodore Pellerin as Cody
· Usman Ally
CREW INFORMATION:
· Charlie McDowell as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Esta Spalding as EP
· George Clooney as EP
· Grant Heslov as EP
· Kirsten Dunst as EP
· Matt Lutsky as CRTR/EP
· Robert Funke as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Smokehouse Pictures
· TriStar Television