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[12/17/18 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 17
Updates include: CBS to wrap "Elementary" after seven seasons; Ray Stevenson to star in ABC's "Reef Break"; and Showtime's "SMILF" under investigation over allegations of abusive behavior.

[12/07/18 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 7
Updates include: BET cancels "Hit the Floor" after four seasons; Desmond Chiam to star in ABC's "Reef Break"; and comedian Natasha Leggero lands "Rachet" at CBS.

[08/23/18 - 11:15 AM]
ABC Gives Straight-to-Series Order to "Reef Break" from Poppy Montgomery and Ken Sanzel
"Reef Break" is a sexy, action-packed, one-hour drama starring Poppy Montgomery as Cat Chambers, a thief-turned-fixer for the governor of a stunning and seductive Pacific Island paradise.







REEF BREAK (ABC)
Premieres in Summer 2019 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2019/2020 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (13 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, August 2018) ABC has given a 13-episode straight-to-series order to a new crime drama starring Poppy Montgomery, produced by ABC Studios and ABC Studios International in partnership with M6. Montgomery will also executive produce the series, which is based on her idea, along with Ken Sanzel, who will write the series as well as serve as showrunner. "Reef Break" is a sexy, action-packed, one-hour drama starring Poppy Montgomery as Cat Chambers, a thief-turned-fixer for the governor of a stunning and seductive Pacific Island paradise. Impulsive, reckless and irresistible, Cat's less-than-perfect past gives her an instinctive gift for understanding crime and criminals as she becomes enmeshed in fast-paced, high octane adventures and island intrigue. Cat's reappearance also makes waves for old friends, enemies and lovers, including an FBI agent ex-husband, her imprisoned crime boss and a police detective lover who is in over his head. Each episode will be a character-driven cocktail of crime, surf, sex and sunshine, and for Cat, the lines between work and play have never been blurrier.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Desmond Chiam as Jake Wyatt
· Poppy Montgomery as Cat Chambers
· Ray Stevenson as Jake Elliot
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ken Sanzel as CRTR/EP
· Poppy Montgomery as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios