[05/26/15 - 11:29 PM] Development Update: Tuesday, May 26 Updates include: Jimmy Smits cast in Netflix's "The Get Down"; Charlene McKenna boards Lifetime's "Clan of the Cave Bear"; and SallyAnn Salsano to step down as showrunner of "The Real."
[02/10/15 - 11:40 PM] Development Update: Tuesday, February 10 Updates include: Jessica Sula set as new lead on ABC Family's "Recovery Road"; Betsy Brandt cast in "Life in Pieces" at CBS; and Jennifer Esposito joins the cast of ABC's "Mistresses."
[12/09/13 - 11:28 PM] Development Update: Monday, December 9 Updates include: Patrick Heusinger to lead NBC's "Tin Man"; Bette Midler to star in "Mae West" biopic for HBO; and "The Sound of Music Live!" producers circle next live production for NBC.
[10/31/13 - 11:22 PM] Development Update: Thursday, October 31 Updates include: Shane Coffey, Matt Passmore to lead USA pilots; Nico Tortorella joins MTV's "Eye Candy"; and "The Real" a go for a nationwide rollout next fall.
ADDITIONAL NOTES: renewed through the 2015-16 season (the show's second) on 2/10/15
DESCRIPTION: (from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution's press release, June 2013) "The Real," a 4-week test, produced by Telepictures Productions and distributed by Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution was announced today by Hilary Estey McLoughlin, President, Telepictures Productions and Ken Werner, President, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. Beginning July 15, the program will be available on select FOX-owned stations in New York, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Phoenix, Houston and Tampa. "The Real" is led by five bold, diverse and outspoken hosts -- Tamar Braxton, Loni Love, Adrienne Bailon, Jeannie Mai and Tamera Mowry-Housley. These women reflect the home audience and unapologetically say what women are actually thinking. Their unique perspectives are brought to life through their candid conversations about topics ranging from their own personal lives to the news of the day to beauty, fashion and relationships.