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[09/16/20 - 03:35 PM]
ABC Orders Erin Brockovich-Inspired Drama "Rebel" Straight to Series
Katey Sagal stars as Annie "Rebel" Bello, a blue-collar legal advocate without a law degree.

[06/29/20 - 11:47 PM]
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[03/13/20 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 13
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[03/12/20 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 12
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[03/10/20 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 10
Updates include: Andy Garcia to join Katey Sagal in ABC's "Rebel"; Meaghan Rath among latest tapped for "Jury Duty" at CBS; and Shannyn Sossamon released as FOX's "The Cleaning Lady."

[02/20/20 - 11:26 PM]
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[02/18/20 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 18
Updates include: Melissa Leo to star in FOX's "Blood Relative"; Nathan Fielder brings "The Curse" to Showtime; and Tamala Jones tapped for ABC's "Rebel."

[02/13/20 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 13
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[02/12/20 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 12
Updates include: John Corbett to star in ABC's "Rebel"; The CW's "The 100" prequel casts trio; and John Carroll Lynch first to be cast in ABC's "The Big Sky."

[01/23/20 - 11:55 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 23
Updates include: OWN pulls the plug on "Ambitions"; Disney+ puts Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series on hold; and ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC all order various projects to pilot.

[10/31/19 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 31
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REBEL (ABC)
Premieres in Midseason 2021 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2020/2021 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, September 2020) ABC has ordered drama series "Rebel" straight to series to debut in 2021, it was announced today by Karey Burke, president, ABC Entertainment. The premiere episode is written by Krista Vernoff and directed by Tara Nicole Weyr. Inspired by the life of Erin Brockovich today, Annie "Rebel" Bello is a blue-collar legal advocate without a law degree. She's a funny, messy, brilliant and fearless woman who cares desperately about the causes she fights for and the people she loves. When Rebel applies herself to a fight she believes in, she will win at almost any cost.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Andy Garcia as Julian Cruz
· Ariela Barer as Ziggie
· James Lesure as Benji
· John Corbett as Grady Bello
· Katey Sagal as Annie "Rebel" Bello
· Kevin Zegers as Nate
· Lex Scott Davis as Cassidy
· Sam Palladio as Luke
· Tamala Jones as Lona
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alexandre Schmitt as EP
· Andrew Stearn as EP
· Erin Brockovich as EP
· John Davis as EP
· John Fox as EP
· Krista Vernoff as CRTR/EP
· Tara Nicole Weyr as DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Signature
· Davis Entertainment
· Sony Pictures Television
· Trip the Light