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[08/17/17 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 17
Updates include: ABC lands live-action take on "The Jetsons"; Frances O'Connor to star in Hulu's "Locke & Key"; and Paul Scheer to pen the "Galaxy Quest" TV series for Amazon.

[07/18/17 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 18
Updates include: Annie Potts tapped for "Young Sheldon" at CBS; "Homeland" promotes trio to regulars; and Mykelti Williamson signs onto NBC's "Chicago PD."

[06/22/17 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 22
Updates include: Freeform passes on "Greek: The Reunion" movie; Jessica Szohr to recur on Showtime's "Shameless"; and Jazmyn Simon cast in USA's "Psych: The Movie."

[06/07/17 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 7
Updates include: FOX passes on second season for "24: Legacy"; Suleka Mathew to recur on TNT's "Claws"; and FOX's "The Exorcist" to lose four in season two.

[05/14/17 - 09:30 AM]
NBC Launches Into 2017-18 Elevating Its Winning Lineup with New Shows, Impressive Auspices, and Bold Scheduling Moves
New dramas "Brave" and "Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders" are set to bow this fall.

[04/18/17 - 09:00 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends Long-Standing Deal with Acclaimed Host and Producer Ryan Seacrest
Seacrest also continues to produce popular unscripted series for E! via Ryan Seacrest Productions, including "Keeping Up with the Kardashians."

[03/17/17 - 02:48 PM]
NBC's Sunday Police Drama "Shades of Blue" Receives Greenlight for Third Season
Thus far in its second season, "Shades of Blue" is dominating the Sunday, 10:00/9:00c hour among the ABC, CBS and NBC dramas.

[12/08/16 - 12:15 PM]
NBC's New Comedies Earn Key Timeslots with Strong Support While Powerful Sunday Lineup Launches March 5 as #1 Network Sets Midseason Slate
The Peacock locks in dates for newcomers "Powerless," "Trial & Error," "Great News" and "The Blacklist: Redemption," among others.

[06/17/16 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 17
Updates include: A&E passes on drama pilot "The Infamous"; Showtime books trio for "Masters of Sex"; and Sarah Paulson to return for season two of FX's "American Crime Story."

[06/15/16 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 15
Updates include: Nick Zano drafted for The CW's "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"; Anna Gunn to recur on NBC's "Shades of Blue"; and Christina Ochoa to lead Syfy's "Blood Drive."

[06/08/16 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 8
Updates include: Alan Ritchson to lead Syfy's "Blood Drive"; Dylan Minnette, Katherine Langford among those cast in Netflix's "13 Reasons Why"; and John Gemberling, Neil Casey both board FOX's "Making History."

[05/15/16 - 09:30 AM]
NBC Augments Its Stable Schedule with Ambitious New Dramas, High-Concept Comedies and Unpredictable Unscripted Series
Highlights include new dramas "Timeless" on Mondays and "This Is Us" on Tuesdays; plus "Blindspot" moves to Wednesdays and "Chicago Med" relocates to Thursdays.

[03/25/16 - 08:39 AM]
ABC's "The Catch" Debut Beats NBC's "Shades of Blue" by Double Digits
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 24.

[03/25/16 - 08:30 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Builds by 67% on Its Lead-In to Maintain 100% Week to Week In 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 24.

[03/18/16 - 08:26 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Maintains 100% Week to Week in 18-49 & Hits a Four-Week High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 17.

[03/18/16 - 08:26 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 on Thursday With Adults 18-49, Delivering the Night's Top 3 Dramas for the 6th Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 17.

[03/11/16 - 08:32 AM]
"Grey's Anatomy" Finishes as Thursday's No. 2 TV Series in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 10.

[03/11/16 - 08:23 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Builds by 43% on Its Lead-In to Retain 100% Week to Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 10.

[03/05/16 - 08:33 AM]
"Grimm" Equals Its 18-49 High Since Nov. 6
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, March 4.

[03/04/16 - 08:29 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Builds 150% on Its Lead-In to Retain 100% Week to Week Despite a 69% Decline in Lead-In
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 3.

[03/04/16 - 08:26 AM]
ABC's "The Family" Gets Solid Sampling Before Its Move to Sunday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 3.

[02/26/16 - 08:34 AM]
ABC Poised to Lead Its 3rd-Straight Thursday in Live + 3 Day Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 25.

[02/26/16 - 08:25 AM]
Despite GOP Debate Competition, "Blacklist" & "Apocalypse" Maintain 100% Week to Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 25.

[02/20/16 - 08:48 AM]
"Grimm" Equals Its Highest Adult 18-49 Rating Since Nov. 6
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, February 19.

[02/19/16 - 08:29 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Retains 100% in 18-49 vs. Each of the Prior Two Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 18.

[02/19/16 - 08:19 AM]
ABC's TGIT Delivers Thursday's Top 3 Dramas in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 18.

[02/17/16 - 09:36 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC Emerges as Thursday's Dominant Network in Adults 18-49, Leading FOX by 32% and CBS by 27%
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, February 11.

[02/12/16 - 08:38 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Maintains 100% Week to Week, Despite the Return of "How to Get Away with Murder"
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 11.

[02/12/16 - 08:19 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 on Thursday in Adults 18-49 with the Return of TGIT Delivering the Night's Top 3 Dramas
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 11.

[02/05/16 - 03:01 PM]
Jennifer Lopez, Ray Liotta and "Shades of Blue" Back on the Beat for a Second Season on NBC
In L+3 results from Nielsen Media Research through its first three telecasts, "Shades of Blue" has averaged a 2.5 rating in adults 18-49 and 11.2 million viewers overall.

[02/05/16 - 08:37 AM]
ABC's "Madoff" Mini-Series Closes with Solid Numbers on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 4.

[02/05/16 - 08:33 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Is Up vs. NBC's Regular-Program Slot Average Prior to "Shades" by 38%
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 4.

[02/02/16 - 03:30 PM]
Week 2 of "Shades of Blue" Grows 95% in 18-49 Rating Going from Live + Same Day to Live + 7 Day
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 14.

[01/29/16 - 08:31 AM]
"You, Me and the Apocalypse" Delivers NBC's Highest Rating in the Slot with Regulars Since Nov. 5
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 28.

[01/26/16 - 11:37 AM]
L+3: For the First Time, "Blacklist" Rounds to a Tie for the #1 Rating Thursday Night in L+3 18-49 Results
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 21.

[01/25/16 - 07:58 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Captures NBC's Third-Biggest L+7 Viewer Increase Ever for a Series Premiere
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of January 4-10.

[01/22/16 - 08:27 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Grows 8% Week to Week, Wins Again at 10 P.M.
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 21.

[01/22/16 - 08:25 AM]
ABC's "Beyond the Tank" Grows to Its Biggest Audience of 2016
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 21.

[01/19/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 19
Updates include: HBO's "The Deuce" heading to series; Disney/ABC Domestic Television cancels "FABLife"; and USA picks up "Eyewitness" straight to series.

[01/12/16 - 08:05 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Captures NBC's Third-Biggest L+3 Viewer Increase Ever for a Series Premiere
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 7.

[01/10/16 - 08:51 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Matches Its High Encore Demo Rating Since May
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 9.

[01/08/16 - 08:30 AM]
"Beyond the Tank" Boosts Its Hour Year to Year by Double Digits in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 7.

[01/08/16 - 08:13 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Is NBC's Most-Watched Thursday Debut in Nearly Seven Years
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 7.

[11/10/15 - 02:16 PM]
NBC Reveals Winter Premiere Dates for "The Biggest Loser," "The Voice" & More
The reality franchises will return on Monday, January 4 and Monday, February 29, respectively.

[10/28/15 - 01:34 PM]
Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta's "Shades of Blue" Debuts on NBC Thursday, Jan. 14 at 9 P.M. with Two-Hour Premiere Event
The show will move to its regular 10 p.m. timeslot the following Thursday, Jan. 21.

[08/21/15 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 21
Updates include: Andrew Dettmann exits "Chicago Med" as showrunner; Daisy Betts to succeed Cara Buono on NBC's "The Player"; and Nick Carter to lead Syfy original "Dead 7."

[06/08/15 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 8
Updates include: Daniel Cerone pronounces "Constantine" dead; Blythe Danner cast as Ruth Madoff in ABC's "Madoff"; and Vanessa Lachey joins the cast of NBC's "People Are Talking."

[05/10/15 - 09:00 AM]
Compelling Dramas, New Comedies and Favorite Returning Series Highlight NBC's Balanced and Potent 2015-16 Primetime Schedule
Highlights of the newly announced year-round schedule include the captivating and mysterious drama "Blindspot" from Greg Berlanti, one of TV's most prolific executive producers.

[04/16/15 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 16
Updates include: HBO gives series order to Sarah Jessica Parker-led comedy "Divorce"; Nathan Fillion closes deal to return to ABC's "Castle"; and WE tv pulls "Sex Box" from its schedule.

[04/14/15 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 14
Updates include: Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman to bring "The Wright Brothers" to HBO; Noureen DeWulf boards comedy pilot at CBS; and Steven Pasquale to topline DirecTV's new comedy "Almost There."

[04/13/15 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 13
Updates include: Pierre Morel to helm Lifetime's "The Clan of the Cave Bear"; Mark Deklin to depart "Devious Maids"; and Ice-T, Coco Austin to get test run for new syndicated talk show.

[04/08/15 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 8
Updates include: AMC passes on "White City," sets new development slate; Diego Luna to play "Casanova" for Amazon; and Sarah Jeffery cast in NBC's "Shades of Blue."

[03/30/15 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 30
Updates include: Arthur Darvill, Ciara Renée cast in The CW's "Arrow"/"The Flash" spin-off; Mary Lynn Rajskub reports to Starz's "The Girlfriend Experience"; and Eric Lodal departs TNT's "Murder in the First."

[02/26/15 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 26
Updates include: ABC gives "How to Get Away with Murder" a second season; Danny Pudi to star in NBC's "Strange Calls"; and The CW eyes a joint spin-off of "Arrow" and "The Flash."

[11/12/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 12
Updates include: Dallas Roberts, Clifton Collins Jr. to lead "Evil Men" at USA; NBC orders new pilot for "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous"; and Thomas M. Wright cast in WGN America's "Outsiders."

[10/06/14 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 6
Updates include: NBC eyes TV series based on "Say Anything..."; Sarah Wayne Callies to star in USA's "Colony"; and Barry Levinson to helm Jennifer Lopez in NBC's "Shades of Blue."

[02/21/14 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 21
Updates include: Matt Ryan tapped as "Constantine" at NBC; Ioan Gruffudd to live "Forever" for ABC; and Becki Newton joins "Weird Loners" over at FOX.







SHADES OF BLUE (NBC)
Returns in Midseason 2018 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/7/16 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2017/2018 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2017-18 season (the show's third) on 3/17/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, March 2017) Shades of Blue," NBC's gritty drama starring Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta about corruption in the NYPD and the ramifications that ensue, has been renewed for a third season. The announcement was made by Jennifer Salke, President, NBC Entertainment. "We're so hugely appreciative of everything Jennifer and Ray do, and know it is due to their dedication, as well as the hard work of our incredible cast and producers, that 'Shades of Blue' has so clearly and compellingly earned a third-season renewal," Salke said. "This show continues to mine powerful stories that always leave us hungry for more." Harlee Santos (Jennifer Lopez) is a charismatic single mother and resourceful detective at the heart of a tight-knit crew of Brooklyn detectives, led by enigmatic Lt. Matt Wozniak (Ray Liotta) who often leads the team to step outside the limitations of the law in order to effectively protect their precinct and their own. Harlee navigates her fractured relationship with Wozniak as she struggles to conceal her deepest secret: She killed her daughter's father. Following his discovery that Harlee collaborated with the FBI, Wozniak is confronted with a gut-wrenching dilemma of his own. The crew is under tight scrutiny from Stahl (Warren Kole) and the FBI, as well as from Internal Affairs, in the form of a gregarious detective, Verco (guest star Dov Davidoff), who investigates the disappearance of one of their own. Meanwhile, a former member of their crew, Julia Ayres (guest star Anna Gunn) runs for mayor and her complex relationship with Harlee and Wozniak comes to the fore. Neither Harlee nor Wozniak anticipates that Ayres' corrupt connections will trap them in a dangerous war with the Mafia. The cast includes Drea de Matteo, Dayo Okeniyi, Vincent Laresca, Hampton Fluker, Sarah Jeffery and Gino Anthony Pesi.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Dayo Okeniyi as Michael Loman
· Drea de Matteo as Tess Nazario
· Gino Anthony Pesi as James Nava
· Hampton Fluker as Marcus Tufo
· Jennifer Lopez as Harlee Santos
· Ray Liotta as Matt Wozniak
· Sarah Jeffery as Cristina Santos
· Vincent Laresca as Carlos Espada
· Warren Kole as Robert Stahl
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Antonio Jaramillo as Miguel Zepeda
· Gino Anthony Pesi as James Nava
· Michael Esper as Donnie Pomp
· Santino Fontana as Stuart Saperstein
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adi Hasak as CRTR/EP
· Barry Levinson as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Benny Medina as EP
· Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas as EP
· Jack Orman as EP
· Jennifer Lopez as EP
· Ryan Seacrest as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· EGTV
· Nuyorican Productions
· Ryan Seacrest Productions
· Universal Television