[04/01/14 - 11:26 PM] Development Update: Tuesday, April 1 Updates include: Cory Michael Smith to play Edward Nygma in FOX's "Gotham"; Erin Cummings boards "The Astronaut Wives Club" at ABC; and three syndicated series get the axe.
DESCRIPTION: (from CBS Television Distribution's press release, September 2013) Serch, who rose to fame as one of the first white rappers, performing under the name MC Serch, will headline SERCH, a syndicated, daytime talk show from CBS Television Distribution, it was announced today by Maureen FitzPatrick, Executive Vice President of Programming and Development at CTD and Sean Compton, President of Programming and Entertainment at Tribune Company. The daily, hour-long show will begin a four-week test run exclusively on Tribune Broadcasting stations in eight markets on January 6, 2014. ABC News veteran Ethan Nelson will serve as Executive Producer of the New York-based talk show. The series will feature real people with real issues, relying on host Serch to use his street smarts and unconventional background to help guests grapple with and resolve their problems.