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[06/16/17 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 16
Updates include: Glenn Close to star in Amazon's "Sea Oak"; DC Entertainment posts unaired episode of NBC's "Powerless"; and Kimberly Hébert Gregory joins ABC's "The Gospel of Kevin."

[05/11/17 - 06:37 PM]
ABC's "The Catch," NBC's "Powerless" Latest to Get the Axe
Both moves were confirmed by their respective producers this evening.

[04/24/17 - 06:01 PM]
NBC Drops "Powerless" from Thursdays; "Superstore" to Fill Entire Hour
Look for repeats at 8:00/7:00c followed by original installments at 8:30/7:30c.

[03/22/17 - 04:11 PM]
NBC Bumps "Powerless" for Another "Trial & Error" Encore on Thursday
Look for a rebroadcast of the "A Wrench in the Case" episode at 8:30/7:30c.

[03/10/17 - 05:15 PM]
NBC Adds "Trial & Error" Pilot Encore to Thursday, March 16
Said repeat will bump a new "Powerless" to the following Thursday at 8:30/7:30c.

[03/07/17 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 7
Updates include: Laverne Cox to play ABC's "The Trustee"; Patricia Clarkson boards "Sharp Objects" at HBO; and Tim DeKay, Zachary Knighton tapped for FOX's "Linda from HR."

[02/03/17 - 08:41 AM]
"Powerless" Retains 92% of Its "Superstore" Lead-In
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 2.

[12/08/16 - 12:15 PM]
NBC's New Comedies Earn Key Timeslots with Strong Support While Powerful Sunday Lineup Launches March 5 as #1 Network Sets Midseason Slate
The Peacock locks in dates for newcomers "Powerless," "Trial & Error," "Great News" and "The Blacklist: Redemption," among others.

[08/16/16 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 16
Updates include: E! nixes "I Am Cait" after two seasons; Catherine Zeta-Jones signs on for FX's "Feud"; and Nia Long cast in Lifetime's "Beaches" remake.

[07/18/16 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 18
Updates include: Ron Funches joins the cast of NBC's "Powerless"; Taye Diggs to recur on FOX's "Empire"; and USA delays "Shooter" premiere once again.

[07/11/16 - 10:01 AM]
NBC and Universal Television Unveil 2016 Comic-Con Line-Up and Interactive Take-Over of San Diego's Gaslamp Square
Newcomers "Timeless" and "The Good Place" as well as fan favorites "Blindspot" and "Grimm" are among the featured properties.

[06/27/16 - 10:08 AM]
Warner Bros. Television Group Set to Bring a Historic 21 Shows to Comic-Con International July 20-24 in San Diego
The world's leading comics and pop-culture convention will be dominated by WBTVG, with 13 returning shows and eight new series making their much-anticipated Comic-Con debut.

[05/15/16 - 09:30 AM]
NBC Augments Its Stable Schedule with Ambitious New Dramas, High-Concept Comedies and Unpredictable Unscripted Series
Highlights include new dramas "Timeless" on Mondays and "This Is Us" on Tuesdays; plus "Blindspot" moves to Wednesdays and "Chicago Med" relocates to Thursdays.

[05/11/16 - 05:32 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 11 - "Powerless," "Trial & Error" Join NBC's Comedy Series Roster
The Peacock previously ordered comedy "The Good Place" and dramas "Taken" and "Emerald City" straight to series.

[02/23/16 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 23
Updates include: Teddy Sears cast in FOX's "24: Legacy"; Taylor John Smith, Samantha Logan have "Cruel Intentions" for NBC; and Jean-Claude Van Damme tapped for new pilot at Amazon.

[02/22/16 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 22
Updates include: Peyton List, Mekhi Phifer cast in The CW's "Frequency"; Dan Byrd first to board ABC's "Model Woman"; and Vanessa Hudgens is bound for NBC's "Powerless."

[01/07/16 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 7
Updates include: TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles" to end after seven seasons; HBO to move forward with "Deadwood" revival; and ABC, NBC confirm first broadcast pilot orders of 2016.

[08/14/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 14
Updates include: Shawn Hatosy latest to join TNT's "Animal Kingdom"; Ben Queen to get "Powerless" for NBC; and Vincent Kartheiser to lead WGN America's "Debt."







POWERLESS (NBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
2/2/17 - 4/20/17
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2016-2017 season)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
SEASON(S):
1 (12 episodes, 3 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 5/11/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, December 2016) In a world where humanity must cope with the collateral damage of Super Heroes and Super-Villains, Emily Locke (Vanessa Hudgens) begins her first day as Director of Research & Development for Wayne Security, a subsidiary of Wayne Enterprises that specializes in products that make defenseless bystanders feel a little safer. Full of confidence and big ideas, Emily quickly learns that her expectations far exceed those of her new boss (Alan Tudyk) and officemates, so it will be up to her to lead the team toward their full potential and the realization that you don't need superpowers to be a hero. Danny Pudi, Christina Kirk and Ron Funches also star.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alan Tudyk as Van Wayne
· Christina Kirk as Jackie
· Danny Pudi as Teddy
· Ron Funches as Ron
· Vanessa Hudgens as Emily Locke
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ben Queen as CRTR/EP
· Michael Patrick Jann as EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· based on a comic book
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· DC Comics
· Warner Bros. Television