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[09/19/12 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 19
Updates include: James Gandolfini to star in HBO's "Criminal Justice"; Netflix acquires Ricky Gervais-led "Derek"; and Rachel Boston joins Lifetime's "Witches of East End."

[09/12/12 - 11:01 AM]
Bravo Media Continues to Expand Scripted Development Slate with Five New Dramas
Highlights include "Heathers," a present day update of the cult classic 1980's film.

[09/01/10 - 01:52 PM]
Grammy Award-Winner Sarah Mclachlan Performs in the "Life Unexpected" Crossover Event with "One Tree Hill" on Tuesday, October 12
Also singing in the episode will be "One Tree Hill" series star Bethany Joy Galeotti and recurring guest star Kate Voegele, along with Ben Lee and Rain Perry.

[05/24/10 - 06:39 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 24
Updates include: ABC asks for more "Edgar Floats" scripts; Ken Sanzel joins CBS's "Blue Bloods"; and Miles Millar and Alfred Gough take on ABC's "Charlie's Angeles" revival.

[10/22/09 - 03:42 PM]
USA Network to Debut New Original Series "White Collar" with Limited Commercials Exclusively Presented by Ford and Ketel One Vodka(R)
The partnership will also include in-show integration in the second half of the season, set to air in January.

[08/05/09 - 02:15 PM]
USA Network to Premiere Newest Original Series "White Collar" Friday, October 23 at 10/9c
The new series commences production on Monday, August 10, where it will be shot entirely on location in and around New York City.

[04/23/09 - 01:11 PM]
USA Network Greenlights "White Collar"
13 additional episodes have been ordered of the series, which stars Matthew Bomer, Tim DeKay and Tiffani Thiessen.

[03/23/09 - 06:12 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 23
Updates include: Holt McCallany to topline FX's "Lights Out"; Amanda Bynes to get "Canned" for ABC; and Peter Krause and Maura Tierney report for "Parenthood" at NBC.

[02/09/09 - 12:11 PM]
Let "Cupid" Help You Share the Love with Special Valentine's Day Texts from You Or Your Loved Ones
Your message could possibly appear on the New York Times Square Jumbotron.

[11/11/08 - 01:24 PM]
USA Network Casts Tiffani Thiessen in Original Series Pilot "White Collar"
"Tiffani will be such an amazing addition to WHITE COLLAR," said USA's Jackie de Crinis. "She brings a beauty and warmth to this role that really makes the character come alive."

[11/06/08 - 12:12 PM]
Production Has Begun on ABC's "Cupid"
Jennifer Gwartz, Danielle Stokdyk, Dan Etheridge and Diane Ruggiero will join Rob Thomas as executive producers of the series.

[07/22/08 - 06:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 22
Updates include: TNT greenlights Joel Surnow's drama pilot; Bill Burr back in business with Comedy Central; and the usual mix of casting news.

[06/09/08 - 05:21 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 9
Updates include: FX buries "Dirt" after two seasons; Amber Tamblyn to topline ABC's "The Unusuals"; and VH1 looks for "Screams Queens."

[06/02/08 - 05:19 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 2
Updates include: Rick Gomez join ABC's "Cupid" revival; "Lost's" Harold Perrineau heads to "The Unusuals" on ABC; and Gail O'Grady signs onto David Hemingson's dramedy for ABC.

[04/15/08 - 04:51 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 15
Updates include: "Arrested Development" alums reunite on FOX animated pilot; three pilots hit the skids; and the CW's "90210" revival adds some faces.

[02/13/08 - 01:42 PM]
NBC Renews Drama Series 'Chuck, 'Life' and 'Heroes' for 2008-09 Season
All three series will have major re-launch campaigns next year.

[11/30/07 - 06:20 PM]
Development Update: Week of November 26-30
Updates include: Elizabeth Berkley lines up gigs at CBS and Bravo, Alex Graves to helm FOX's "Fringe" and the usual mix of casting news.

[11/26/07 - 04:16 PM]
NBC Gives Pickups to Promising Freshman Dramas 'Chuck' and 'Life' for Nine Episodes to Complete 2007-08 Season
"'Chuck' and 'Life' stand out in a crowded TV landscape because they are smart, well-produced series with incredibly talented casts," said NBC chief Ben Silverman.

[08/31/07 - 06:35 PM]
Development Update: Week of August 27-31
Updates include: ABC renews "Just for Laughs," TNT calls it quits on "Heartland," Donal Logue to topline FOX's "Hackett" and MTV commits to "The Paper."

[08/13/07 - 12:17 PM]
Production Begins in Los Angeles on New Comedy Series "Samantha Who?," Premiering October 15 on Abc
Cecelia Ahern and Donald Todd are behind the newcomer, which will air on Mondays at 9:30/8:30c this fall.

[08/09/07 - 11:01 AM]
Fans Get Sneak Peek of NBC's New Fall Primetime Lineup as Greg Grunberg of the Emmy-Nominated Hit 'Heroes' Hosts 'The NBC Primetime Preview Show'
The 30-minute special will be offered to NBC's 232 television stations (check local listings) as well as other channel entities such as USA, SCI FI, Bravo, UniHD, Chiller, mun2, MSNBC, CNBC, Sleuth, NBC2Go, on-demand and broadband.

[06/27/07 - 07:56 PM]
Chris O'Donnell, Alfred Molina and Michael Keaton Lead International Cast in TNT's Gripping, High-Powered Cia Drama the Company, Three-Week Television Event Premiering August 5
Directed by Emmy-winner Mikael Salomon and adapted by Ken Nolan from the best-selling historical novel by Robert Littell, the mini-series follows "a game played over four decades, from the rainy streets of Berlin to the shores of Cuba, from secret revolutionary gatherings in Budapest to high-level meetings in the halls of Washington and Moscow."

[06/08/07 - 05:39 PM]
Development Update: Week of June 4-8
Updates include: ABC's "Wanna Bet?" and CBS's "The Captain" set for midseason duty, A&E renews "Gene Simmons' Family Jewels" and Sam Waterston's Jack McCoy earns a promotion on NBC's "Law & Order."

[05/15/07 - 04:51 PM]
The Futon's Upfront Notes: Abc
Find out about the network's Monday and Tuesday plans come midseason, what's going on with "Primetime" as well as other odds and ends from the Alphabet's upfront presentation.

[05/14/07 - 06:33 AM]
NBC Delivers the Quality Once Again This Fall, Introducing Five Ambitious New Dramas, an Inventive Comedy and a Variety of Innovative Unscripted Programs for Its 2007-08 Primetime Schedule
NBC will enhance its current roster of critically acclaimed and creatively ambitious programs with a new 2007-08 primetime lineup that features five new dramas, one new comedy and a variety of fresh unscripted programs, complemented by a host of innovative programming moves, it was announced today at NBC's presentation to advertisers and the media at New York's Radio City Music Hall.

[04/03/07 - 01:22 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of March 26, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 26-April 1.

[03/27/07 - 10:52 PM]
Hallmark Channel Announces New Original Movies to Air Throughout the Remainder of 2007
A dozen new original movies are set to air on the network by the end of 2007.

[03/27/07 - 01:37 PM]
CBS Places First in Viewers; Second in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 19-25.

[03/27/07 - 01:33 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, March 26, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 26.

[03/27/07 - 01:37 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 27
Updates include: Quartet set to "Dash 4 Cash" on the CW, new lead booked for FOX's "Company Man," Heather Locklear to topline ABC's "Jayne" and the CW orders a new alternative pilot.

[03/26/07 - 02:04 AM]
Development Update: Monday, March 26
Updates include: "What About Brian's" Amanda Detmer lands pilot work, as do Rosa Blasi, Kim Coles, Mark Moses and John Michael Higgins.

[03/20/07 - 01:37 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 20
Updates include: "Extras" to wrap, ABC adds another series to its summer slate plus our usual wave of casting news.

[03/16/07 - 02:09 AM]
Development Update: Friday, March 16
Updates include: Lots of work for "24" alums plus new projects from David Eick and Steven Spielberg.

[03/02/07 - 12:24 AM]
Development Update: Friday, March 2
Updates include: Geico's cavemen to star in new ABC comedy while Amber Tamblyn, Krista Allen, Robert Vaughn and Laura Harris all land pilot roles.

[02/27/07 - 01:19 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of February 19, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 19-25.

[02/21/07 - 11:55 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of February 12, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 12-18.

[02/20/07 - 11:49 AM]
Quick Take for Monday, February 19, 2007 - (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 19.

[02/19/07 - 12:29 AM]
Development Update: Monday, February 19
Updates include: Jill Clayburgh and Natalie Zea find ABC's "Dirty Sexy Money," Summer Glau joins FOX's "The Sarah Connor Chronicles" and more!

[02/13/07 - 05:03 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, February 12, 2007 - (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 12.

[02/08/07 - 10:40 AM]
Disney-ABC Television Group's Emmy-Winning ABC.com to Offer Viewers More Ways to View Their Favorite ABC Shows Online with Full-Screen and Mini-Player Capabilities
Beginning this spring, users will be able to watch episodes in two additional screen sizes.

[02/06/07 - 03:13 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of January 29, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 29-February 4.

[02/02/07 - 12:32 AM]
Development Update: Friday, February 2
Updates include: Castings continue on various pilots, new overall deals for Ken Olin and "Mother's" creators plus "Dr. Keith Albow" gets the hook.

[01/31/07 - 02:33 PM]
ABC Books 'The Bachelor' Return for April
The new season - subtitled "The Officer and a Gentleman" - will launch Monday, April 2 at 9:30/8:30c following "Dancing with the Stars."

[01/31/07 - 12:57 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 31
Updates include: Amber Smith, Adam Arkin, Jason O'Mara and Stana Katic all land pilots, plus new pilot orders from FOX and ABC.

[01/30/07 - 03:09 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of January 22, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 22-28.

[01/30/07 - 03:06 PM]
ABC Announces February Sweeps Highlights, Including the Return of "Lost," the Oscars, Hosted by Ellen Degenernes, the First Ever Oscar Special from Oprah Winfrey, and Jam-Packed Original Episodes of Some of Television's Biggest Hits
The network's February highlights include the return of "Lost," "79th Annual Academy Awards" hosted by Ellen DeGeneres and the first ever "Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special."

[01/30/07 - 01:51 PM]
CBS Has Five of the Top 10 Shows of the Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 22-28.

[01/23/07 - 02:08 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of January 15, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 15-21.

[01/16/07 - 02:30 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, January 15, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 15.

[01/05/07 - 11:47 AM]
Tiffani Thiessen Joins the Cast of ABC's "What About Brian"
She'll play Natasha Dylan, a former intern of Dave's who becomes his new boss at KC Gaming.

[01/02/07 - 01:40 PM]
Stacy Keibler Guest Stars on ABC's "What About Brian" and "George Lopez"
The "Stars" alum will begin a seven-episode arc on "Brian" starting February 5 as well as guest star on "Lopez's" January 31 and February 21 episodes.

[12/21/06 - 02:19 PM]
ABC.com Gives Viewers a Special Gift Beginning December 25
The network will make all episodes to date this season of "Brothers & Sisters," "Desperate Housewives," "Grey's Anatomy," "Ugly Betty" and "What About Brian" available on ABC.com.

[12/19/06 - 02:43 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report December 19, 2006 for the Week of December 11, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 11-17.

[12/15/06 - 01:04 PM]
Development Update: December 11-15 (Weekly Round-Up)
Over 50 updates on projects in development and tidbits about shows currently on the air!

[12/12/06 - 03:52 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of December 4, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 4-10.

[12/12/06 - 09:48 AM]
Soapnet Will Air the First Season of ABC Family's Hit Drama "Falcon Beach" Beginning Saturday, January 6
The series will premiere with a two-hour episode on Saturday, January 6th at 11:00 AM with an encore on Sunday, January 7th at midnight.

[11/28/06 - 01:24 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of November 20, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 20-26.

[11/21/06 - 08:35 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of November 13, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 13-19.

[11/15/06 - 09:35 AM]
Csi: Miami Hits Season High Ratings in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34, Topping NBC and ABC Combined
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, November 13.

[11/14/06 - 10:07 AM]
Gwen Stefani, Ludacris, the Fray and Mary J. Blige to Perform at "The 2006 Billboard Music Awards" Monday, December 4, on Fox
Also set to appear: the cast of "High School Musical," Bowling For Soup, Carrie Underwood, Carmen Electra, Dave Navarro, Flavor Flav, Three 6 Mafia and Vanessa Minnillo.

[11/13/06 - 11:15 AM]
What About Brian Picked Up for a Full Season Order
The series ranks second in its time period across each of the key women demographics, holding solid advantages over NBC's "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip."

[11/07/06 - 04:41 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 30, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 30-November 5.

[11/03/06 - 04:35 PM]
Development Update: October 30-November 3 (Weekly Round-Up)
Over 20 updates on projects in development and tidbits about shows currently on the air!

[10/31/06 - 05:20 PM]
ABC Sweeps Into November with the Premieres of New Drama "Day Break," Starring Taye Diggs, New Comedy "Big Day" and New Variety Series "Show Me the Money," Hosted by William Shatner, as Well as the Finales of "Lost," "Dancing with the Stars" and "The Bachelor: Rome," and Jam-Packed Original Episodes of Some of Television's Biggest Hits
The network details its November sweeps highlights. (SPOILERS!)

[10/31/06 - 01:20 PM]
And the Streak Goes ON...
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 23-29.

[10/25/06 - 03:51 PM]
ABC Books 'Supernanny'S' Return, Shows Wednesdays the 'Money'
William Shatner-hosted game show premieres on November 22, while "Supernanny" returns on December 4.

[10/24/06 - 12:15 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 16, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 16-22.

[10/17/06 - 03:29 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, October 16, 2006 - Final Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 16.

[10/17/06 - 03:27 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of October 9, 2006
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 9-15.

[10/10/06 - 04:35 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, October 9, 2006 - Final Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 9.

[09/20/06 - 12:00 AM]
Soapnet Will Air the First Season of ABC's "What About Brian," Beginning Sunday, September 24

[07/19/06 - 12:00 AM]
Abrams to Direct 'Lost,' Other ABC Notes from the Tca

[07/18/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Premiere Dates

[07/14/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 10-14 (Weekly Round-Up)

[07/07/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 3-7 (Weekly Round-Up)

[06/08/06 - 12:00 AM]
Thom Sherman Joins the CW as Executive Vice President, Drama Development

[05/16/06 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of May 8-14, 2006

[05/16/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Unveils 2006-07 Primetime Schedule

[05/13/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Renews 'What About Brian,' Adds Two Comedies

[05/09/06 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of May 1-7, 2006

[04/27/06 - 12:00 AM]
May Sweeps on Abc

[04/25/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of April 17-23

[04/25/06 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of April 17-23, 2006

[04/18/06 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of April 10-16, 2006

[04/18/06 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take for Monday, April 17, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[04/17/06 - 12:00 AM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, April 16, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[03/21/06 - 12:00 AM]
Finales & Specials Highlight ABC's May Schedule

[02/28/06 - 12:00 AM]
Emmy and Golden Globe Award-Winning "Alias" Returns to the ABC Schedule on Wednesday, April 19

[02/01/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Announces Premiere Dates for "Miracle Workers," "American Inventor," "The Evidence" and "What About Brian," and Airdates for a Series of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Hurricane Recovery Specials, Plus the Return of "Commander in Chief" and "Supernanny"

[01/12/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: January 12

[10/19/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: October 18-19

[10/14/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: October 12-14

[08/09/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: August 8-9

[07/29/05 - 12:00 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "What About Brian" (ABC)

[06/22/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: June 21-22

[06/14/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: June 14

[05/17/05 - 12:00 AM]
Building on a Slate of Returning Series That Produced the Largest Season-To-Season Adult 18-49 Audience Growth for Any Major Network in at Least 25 Years, ABC Announces the Addition of Five New Comedies, Six New Dramas and One New Alternative Series to Its 2005-06 Primetime Schedule

[05/15/05 - 12:00 AM]
Nbc, Abc, FOX and the WB Set Initial 2005-06 Season Orders

[05/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
Previewing ABC's 2005-06 Season Pilots

[04/08/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: April 7-8

[02/25/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 25

[02/23/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 23

[02/16/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 16

[02/11/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 11

[02/10/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 10

[02/02/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 2

[01/07/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: January 7







WHAT ABOUT BRIAN (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/16/06 - 3/26/07
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2006-2007 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
2 (24 episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 5/15/07
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release) Its taken a lot of soul-searching and a near-death experience, but Brian is finally free of his feelings for Marjorie and returns home, hoping to make things right with Adam and the rest of the group before Adam and Marjories wedding, on the season premiere of What About Brian, MONDAY, OCTOBER 9 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Amanda Detmer as Deena Greco
· Amanda Foreman as Ivy
· Barry Watson as Brian Davis
· Jason George as Jimmy
· Matthew Davis as Adam Hillman
· Raoul Bova as Angelo Varzi
· Rick Gomez as Dave Greco
· Rosanna Arquette as Nicole Varzi
· Sarah Lancaster as Marjorie Seaver
CREW INFORMATION:
· Anthony Russo as DIR (Pilot)
· Bryan Burk as EP
· Dan Lerner as DIR (Pilot)
· Dana Stevens as CRTR/EP
· J.J. Abrams as EP
· Jonathan Pontell as EP
· Josh Reims as EP
· Kate Angelo as SP
· Liz Tigelaar as PROD
· Mark B. Perry as CP
· Robert H. Williams, Jr. as PROD
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Bad Robot Productions