[09/20/13 - 11:14 PM] Development Update: Friday, September 20 Updates include: A&E cancels "Hoarders" after six seasons; Richard Coyle joins John Malkovich on NBC's "Crossbones"; and Shiri Appleby to get "Unreal" for Lifetime.
[02/14/13 - 11:39 PM] Development Update: Thursday, February 14 Updates include: Jason Isaacs tapped as "The Surgeon General" for CBS; Minnie Driver joins NBC's "About a Boy"; and Jason Ritter boards FOX's "Gavin & Stacey" import.
DESCRIPTION: (from Nickelodeon's press release, March 2015) Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, today announced it has renewed live-action hit comedies Bella and the Bulldogs for season two, and The Thundermans for a third season. The announcement was made by Russell Hicks, Nickelodeon's President of Content Development and Production. Year-to-date, Bella and the Bulldogs is the number-one show on Nickelodeon with premieres averaging two million total viewers. Since its January launch, the show has reached more than 20M total viewers. Since its season two launch, The Thundermans has consistently ranked #1 in its time period with kids, averaging a 3.5/1.1M (K2-11) and 4.7/884K (K6-11). In season three of The Thundermans, superhero twins Phoebe (Kira Kosarin) and Max (Jack Griffo) confront a new family dynamic that changes their lives forever and face being exposed after someone close to them learns their secret identities. The series continues to follow the opposite siblings as they navigate their way through school, friends and a family of extraordinary superheroes. The Thundermans is created and executive produced by Jed Spingarn and executive produced by David Hoge and Dan Cross.