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[08/20/21 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 20
Updates include: Mike Richards steps down as new "Jeopardy!" host; Josh Duhamel signs onto NBC's "The Thing About Pam"; and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in talks to revive CBS's "All Rise."

[06/21/21 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 21
Updates include: Netflix passes on NBC's "Manifest"; Jerry O'Connell to host "Pictionary" revival; and Mike Epps among latest cast in HBO's 1980s Los Angeles Lakers drama.

[05/26/21 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 26
Updates include: Michiel Huisman cast in Apple's "Echo 3"; Christopher McDonald latest cast in "Secret Invasion" at Disney+; and Parker Posey tapped for HBO Max's "The Staircase."

[05/12/21 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 12
Updates include: "This Is Us," "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" to both sign off next season; two co-stars to exit NBC's "Chicago Med"; and Amazon shutters its "The Banker's Wife" adaptation.

[04/22/21 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 22
Updates include: Maya Erskine lands role on "Obi-Wan Kenobi" at Disney+; HBO's 1980s Lakers project continues to expand cast; and Richard Lewis to return to "Curb Your Enthuiasm."

[03/31/21 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 31
Updates include: CBS orders comedy "Ghosts" to series; Netflix mulls Anna Cathcart-led "To All the Boys" spin-off series; and Sarah Michelle Gellar to star in Amazon's "Hot Pink."

[03/26/21 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 26
Updates include: 20th Television mulls "Ally McBeal" limited series revival; George R.R. Martin signs new overall deal with HBO; and Don Cheadle to narrate ABC's "The Wonder Years" reboot series pilot.

[03/25/21 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 25
Updates include: Rebecca Rittenhouse to topline ABC's "Maggie" pilot; Jason Segel, Bo Burnham board HBO's 1980s Los Angeles Lakers series; and Christopher Gorham signs onto Netflix's "The Lincoln Lawyer."

[03/19/21 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 19
Updates include: Amazon's "The Boys" spin-off casts trio; Michael Chiklis boards HBO's 1980s Los Angeles Lakers drama series; and CBS pushes filming on its "True Lies" pilot.

[03/18/21 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 18
Updates include: Canadian import "Burden of Truth" to sign off after four seasons; Dulé Hill cast in ABC's "The Wonder Years" reboot pilot; and Matthew McConaughey in talks to return for "A Time to Kill" sequel TV series at HBO.

[03/16/21 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 16
Updates include: Adrien Brody to play Pat Riley in HBO's 1980s Los Angeles Lakers drama; Sinqua Walls cast in NBC's "At That Age"; and Tom Hiddleston to star in Apple's "The Essex Serpent."

[03/01/21 - 11:10 AM]
HBO Programming Overview - Spring 2021
The pay channel recaps its current and future offerings to date.

[09/10/20 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 10
Updates include: Nicolas Cage's Joe Exotic series lands at Amazon; Netflix renews "The Goop Lab with Gwyneth Paltrow"; and Kaitlyn Dever latest to board Hulu's "Dopesick."

[09/01/20 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 1
Updates include: Stephanie Koenig to join Julie Bowen in CBS comedy pilot; Dierks Bentley to star in "Hot Country Knights" for Quibi; and ABC confirms production start on five series.

[04/15/20 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 15
Updates include: Enver Gjokaj to visit "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD"; Amazon Studios lands rights to podcast "The Left Right Game"; and Anthony Michael Hall to recur on NBC's "The Blacklist."

[12/06/19 - 01:02 PM]
HBO Gives Series Order to "The Untitled Lakers Project," with Adam McKay's Hyperobject Industries Producing
The fast-break drama series chronicles the professional and personal lives of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of sports' most revered and dominant dynasties - a team that defined its era, both on and off the court.

[10/02/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 2
Updates include: Mekia Cox joins the cast of ABC's "The Rookie"; Lisa Cholodenko to helm Showtime's "Rita" pilot; and Michael B. Jordan, Seth Rogen bring "Middle West" to Amazon.

[09/25/19 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 25
Updates include: BET cancels "In Contempt"; Hulu shutters "Marvel's Ghost Rider"; and Ray Romano to star in HBO Max's "Made for Love."

[09/17/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 17
Updates include: Kiefer Sutherland, Boyd Holbrook board Quibi's "The Fugitive"; Timothy Olyphant signs onto FX's "Fargo"; and Marilyn Manson is bound for Starz's "American Gods."

[09/12/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 12
Updates include: J.J. Abrams to stay put at WarnerMedia with massive overall deal; Michael McKean, Ken Watanabe sign onto HBO Max projects; and HBO casts its Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for "Showtime" pilot.

[09/10/19 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 10
Updates include: John C. Reilly to replace Michael Shannon as Jerry Buss in HBO's "Showtime" pilot; Ricardo Chavira, Gabriel Chavarria tapped for Netflix's "Selena: The Series"; and Hope Davis boards "Your Honor" at Showtime.

[08/23/19 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 23
Updates include: Michael Shannon cast as Jerry Buss in HBO's "Showtime" pilot; Bisha K. Ali to pen "Ms. Marvel" at Disney+; and Jonny Umansky to bring "Serendipity" to NBC.

[08/01/19 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 1
Updates include: Jason Clarke to play Jerry West in HBO's "Showtime"; JoAnna Garcia Swisher signs onto Netflix's "Sweet Magnolias"; and Sean "Big Sean" Anderson rounds out cast of BET's "Twenties."

[04/23/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 23
Updates include: Laura Donnelly first to board HBO's "The Nevers"; Harry Lloyd bound for USA's "Brave New World"; and HBO pilots potential 1980s L.A. Lakers series from Adam McKay.







UNTITLED LAKERS PROJECT (HBO)
Premieres in TBA 2022 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2021/2022 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, March 2021) This fast-break series chronicles the professional and personal lives of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of sports' most revered and dominant dynasties - a team that defined its era, both on and off the court.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adrien Brody as Pat Riley
· Andy Hirsch as David Stern
· Austin Aaron as Mark Landsberger
· Brett Cullen as Bill Sharman
· Carina Conti as Paula Abdul
· Danny Burstein as Vic Weiss
· Delante Desouza as Michael Cooper
· DeVaughn Nixon as Norm Nixon
· Edwin Hodge as Ron Boone
· Gaby Hoffmann as Claire Rothman
· Gillian Jacobs as Chris Riley
· Hadley Robinson as Jeanie Buss
· Ja'Quan Cole as Ron Carter
· Jason Clarke as Jerry West
· Jason Segel as Paul Westhead
· Jimel Atkins as Jamaal Wilkes
· Joey Brooks as Lon Rosen
· John C. Reilly as Jerry Buss
· Julianne Nicholson as Cranny McKinney
· Kirk Bovill as Donald Sterling
· LisaGay Hamilton as Christine Johnson
· Lola Kirke as Karen West
· Mariama Diallo as Iman
· Max E. Williams as Jack Nicholson
· Michael Chiklis as Red Auerbach
· Mike Epps as Richard Pryor
· Molly Gordon as Linda Zafrani
· Olli Haaskivi as Phil Knight
· Quincy Isaiah as Magic Johnson
· Rachel Hilson as Cindy Day
· Rob Morgan as Earvin Johnson, Sr.
· Rory Cochrane as Jerry Tarkanian
· Sally Field as Jessie Buss
· Sarah Ramos as Cheryl Pistono
· Sean Patrick Small as Larry Bird
· Solomon Hughes as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
· Spencer Garrett as Chick Hearn
· Ta'Nika Gibson as Debbie Allen
· Terence Davis as Adrian Dantley
· Tracy Letts as Jack McKinney
· Wood Harris as Spencer Haywood
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Bo Burnham as Larry Bird (Originally Cast)
· Michael Shannon as Jerry Buss (Originally Cast)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adam McKay as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jason Shuman as EP
· Jeff Pearlman as BOOK
· Jim Hecht as CRTR/EP
· Kevin Messick as EP
· Max Borenstein as CRTR/EP
· Rodney Barnes as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available