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[03/03/17 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 3
Updates include: Allison Miller to star in ABC's "Salamander"; Peter Fonda to guest on Amazon's "Jack Ryan"; and FOX's "Lucifer" to relocate production to Los Angeles.

[01/25/17 - 03:08 PM]
Gayle King to Anchor "Mary Tyler Moore: Love Is All Around," A New One-Hour Special on the Life and Legacy of the Legendary Actress, Thursday, Jan. 26, 9:00-10:00 PM on CBS
The special will feature original reporting and mine CBS' vast archives to present the story of the pioneering actress' life and career.

[11/21/16 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 21
Updates include: CBS passes on back order for "Pure Genius"; Penelope Ann Miller to star in docudrama for Lifetime; and Anil Kapoor cast in Amazon's "The Book of Strange New Things."

[11/10/16 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 10
Updates include: Lizzy Weiss to bring "Blue Crush" to small screen at NBC; Zach Grenier, Jerry Adler to return for "The Good Fight"; and NBC rescinds series order for "Patient Zero."

[08/30/16 - 10:01 AM]
Kevin James Hosts "CBS Fall Preview," A Special Presenting a "First Look" at the Network's New Fall Series, to Be Broadcast Monday, Sept. 12
In addition, the special will be available on demand across multiple platforms through mid-October, providing viewers with convenient anytime access to information about the network's new fall lineup.

[08/01/16 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 1
Updates include: Steven Bochco shepherding potential revival of "L.A. Law"; Syfy passes on drama pilot "Prototype"; and Pop cancels "Queens of Drama" after one season.

[07/25/16 - 08:45 AM]
2016 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews Dates, Venue, Initial Lineup and Talent Announced
Among the featured panelists: Sterling K. Brown, Mark Paul Gosselaar Katy Mixon, Mandy Moore, Dermot Mulroney, Piper Perabo, Milo Ventimiglia, Damon Wayans, Sr., and more!

[07/22/16 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 22
Updates include: Jack McBrayer, Katey Sagal to visit "The Big Bang Theory"; Cecily Strong, Colton Haynes both bound for FOX's "Scream Queens"; and David Semel to helm the new "Star Trek" series.

[06/21/16 - 11:31 AM]
CBS Announces Fall 2016-2017 Primetime Premiere Dates
"The Big Bang Theory" and newcomer "Kevin Can Wait" will help kick things off on Monday, September 19.

[05/18/16 - 02:29 PM]
Video: 1st Look Clips of CBS's New Series for Fall 2016
Plus: get a bonus early look at midseason drama "Training Day."

[05/18/16 - 06:14 AM]
CBS Announces Its 2016-2017 Primetime Lineup
Look for eight comedies across two nights this fall, with Mondays returning to a four-comedy block.

[05/13/16 - 10:35 AM]
Development Update: Friday, May 13 - ABC Gets "Speechless"; CBS Adds Four Dramas, Two Comedies
The Eye picks up comedies "Man with a Plan" and "The Great Indoors" plus dramas "Bull," "MacGyver," "Pure Genius" and "Training Day."

[03/11/16 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 11
Updates include: Freeform's "Switched at Birth" to end after its upcoming season; Odette Annable reports to "Bunker Hill" at CBS; and Patton Oswalt signs onto "HR" at FOX.

[03/08/16 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 8
Updates include: A&E gives early renewal to "60 Days In"; Goran Visnjic to chase "Time" for NBC; and Anna Torv cast in "Mind Hunter" at Netflix.

[02/29/16 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 29
Updates include: "Mad Dogs" won't get second season at Amazon; "Bunk'd," "Best Friends Whenever" renewed by Disney Channel; and Sarah Shahi cast as "Drew" at CBS.

[02/25/16 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 25
Updates include: Finn Jones to play "Marvel's Iron Fist" for Netflix; Marsha Thomason to lead FOX's "Zoobiquity"; and Reshma Shetty cast in "Bunker Hill" at CBS.

[02/24/16 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 24
Updates include: HBO shelves Steve McQueen's drama "Codes of Conduct"; Adam Pally to lead FOX's "Making History"; and K.J. Apa, Luke Perry among the latest bound for The CW's "Riverdale."

[02/19/16 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 19
Updates include: Philip Winchester to lead NBC's "Chicago Law"; Golden Brooks cast in "Lethal Weapon" at FOX; and Olivia DeJonge signs on for "Will" at TNT.

[02/18/16 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 18
Updates include: Justin Long to lead ABC's "Dream Team"; Geoff Stults set as "The Kicker" for CBS; and Nick D'Agosto to topline NBC's "The Trail."

[02/03/16 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 3
Updates include: Barry Sloane, Edwin Hodge cast in History's "Six"; Emily Rios tapped for "The Infamous" at A&E; and WGN America cancels "Manhattan" after two seasons.

[01/22/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 22
Updates include: HBO rescinds series order for "Brothers in Atlanta"; NBC greenlights three comedy, two drama pilots; and CBS likewise orders pilots for new comedy and drama.

[08/21/14 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 21
Updates include: CBS to import "Friday Night Dinner"; ABC eyes bringing "Castle's" Derrick Storm to the small screen; and Brian Patrick Wade set as Absorbing Man in "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."







PURE GENIUS (CBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/27/16 - 1/26/17
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2016-2017 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (13 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
presumably canceled on 11/21/16
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, May 2016) PURE GENIUS is a cutting-edge medical drama about a young Silicon Valley tech titan who enlists an exceptional veteran surgeon with a controversial past to run a state-of-the-art hospital with an ultramodern approach to medicine. Billionaire genius James Bell (Augustus Prew) built Bunker Hill Hospital determined to revolutionize healthcare and treat the rarest and most challenging medical mysteries, at no charge. Bell persuades maverick surgeon Dr. Walter Wallace (Dermot Mulroney) to be his Chief of Staff, who believed medicine is a human endeavor, not technological, until a "eureka" moment at the hospital convinced him otherwise. Bell's team of trailblazers includes Dr. Zoe Brockett (Odette Annable), an exceptional, fearlessly frank physician; Dr. Talaikha Channarayapatra (Reshma Shetty), an idealistic, maddeningly literal neurosurgeon who believes the hospital is a beacon for change; Dr. Malik Verlaine (Aaron Jennings), a former gangbanger now spearheading efforts to provide 24/7 health monitoring in poor neighborhoods via computer; Dr. Scott Strauss (Ward Horton), an intense neurologist with an Ivy league pedigree; and Angie Cheng (Brenda Song), an enthusiastic 3-D printer programming whiz. At Bunker Hill, Bell pairs the most brilliant minds in medicine with the most forward thinkers in technology, and cuts bureaucracy out of the equation, all in the interest of saving lives, including his own. Jason Katims, Michelle Lee and David Semel are executive producers for Universal Television in association with CBS Television Studios. Semel directed the pilot.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Aaron Jennings as Malik Verlaine
· Augustus Prew as James Bell
· Brenda Song as Angie Cheng
· Dermot Mulroney as Walter Wallace
· Odette Annable as Zoe Brockett
· Reshma Shetty as Talaikha Channarayapatra
· Ward Horton as Scott Strauss
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Semel as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jason Katims as CRTR/EP
· Michelle Lee as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· CBS Television Studios
· True Jack Productions
· Universal Television