|[12/02/21 - 10:42 AM]
ABC News Partners with Shawn Carter and Roc Nation, Will Smith and Westbrook Studios, and Aaron Kaplan and Kapital Entertainment for Special Limited Docuseries "Let the World See"
The series will chronicle Ms. Mamie Till-Mobley's fierce quest for justice that sparked the civil rights movement after her son Emmett Till's brutal murder, inspiring heroes like Ms. Rosa Parks and others to stand up boldly for their rights.
|[11/01/21 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Announces First Wave of 2021-2022 Midseason Premiere Dates
"Abbott Elementary," "black-ish," "The Bachelor" and "Promised Land" are among the latest additions.
|[10/21/21 - 06:27 AM]
ABC Limited Series "Women of the Movement," Chronicling the Story of Mamie Till-Mobley Seeking Justice for Son Emmett Till, Set To Premiere Thursday, Jan. 6, at 8 p.m.
The series is based on the true story of Mamie Till-Mobley, who in 1955 risked her life to find justice after her son Emmett was brutally murdered in the Jim Crow South.
|[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."
|[06/17/21 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 17
Updates include: FOX's "The Moodys," Netflix's "Grand Army" get the axe; Patrick Fugit boards HBO Max's "Love and Death"; and Showtime's "Let the Right One In" pilot fills out cast.
|[05/18/21 - 07:30 AM]
ABC Unveils 2021-2022 Primetime Slate Featuring Distinctive New Original Content and Fan Favorites
Fall will see the debuts of comedy "The Wonder Years" and drama "Queens."
|[04/13/21 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 13
Updates include: "Hungry," "Someone Out There" land pilot orders at NBC; Mckenna Grace, Lexi Underwood board "Just Beyond" at Disney+; and Katie Lowes to star opposite Pete Holmes in CBS comedy pilot.
|[03/30/21 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 30
Updates include: Jack Reynor tapped for Amazon's "The Peripheral"; Naveen Andrews signs onto Hulu's "The Dropout"; and Jordan Fisher cast as Bart Allen in The CW's "The Flash."
|[03/10/21 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 10
Updates include: ABC's "Adopted," from Jimmy Kimmel, sets principal cast; Olivia Goncalves to lead HBO Max's "The Gordita Chronicles"; and FOX eyes Huey Lewis-themed anthology series.
|[01/13/21 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 13
Updates include: ABC targets "Bachelor in Paradise" to return this summer; Amazon extends "The Offenders," cancels "The Pack"; and Steven Weber to recur on NBC's "Chicago Med."
|[01/11/21 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 11
Updates include: Amazon sets cast of "I Know What You Did Last Summer" TV series; Geoffrey Arend cast in "Physical" at Apple TV+; and Joe Barton tapped as new showrunner of HBO Max's "The Batman" companion series.
|[01/06/21 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 6
Updates include: Amy Ryan joins Hulu's "Only Murders in the Building"; Tonya Pinkins tapped for ABC's "Women of the Movement"; and Facebook Watch renews "9 Months with Courteney Cox."
|[12/17/20 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 17
Updates include: ABC lands "L.A. Law" sequel series; NBC plots "Bo & Cheyenne" spin-off from "Superstore"; and ABC likewise mulls primetime "All My Children" spin-off.
|[12/09/20 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 9
Updates include: "True Blood," "iCarly" latest targeted for reboot series; Apple's "Physical" fills out cast; and HBO Max orders "The Gordita Chronicles" comedy to pilot.
|[12/03/20 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 3
Updates include: Disney+ fills out cast of "Hawkeye" TV series; Cedric Joe to play Emmett Till in ABC's "Women of the Movement"; and Imogen Poots reports to Amazon's "Outer Range."
|[11/13/20 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 13
Updates include: Netflix pulls the plug on "The Order" after two seasons; Niecy Nash cast in ABC's "Women of the Movement"; and Hasan Minhaj to recur on Apple's "The Morning Show."
|[10/16/20 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 16
Updates include: Adrienne Warren to lead "The Women of the Movement" at ABC; Kate Hudson to star in season two of "Truth Be Told" for Apple TV+; and HBO Max's "Generation" fills out cast.
|[08/28/20 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Orders Limited Series "Women of the Movement," Chronicling the Story of Mamie Till Mobley Seeking Justice for Son Emmett Till
The series will be comprised of six episodes focusing on Mamie Till Mobley, who devoted her life to seeking justice for her son Emmett Till following his brutal murder in the Jim Crow South.
|[04/13/20 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 13
Updates include: ABC opens writers' room for anthology series "Women of the Movement," with the first season centered on Mamie Till.
|[08/05/19 - 10:55 AM]
ABC Develops the Emmett Till Story as the First Chapter in an Anthology Series Chronicling the Civil Rights Movement as Told by the Women Behind the Movement
The first season of the anthology is inspired by the book "Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement" by Devery S. Anderson.
|WOMEN OF THE MOVEMENT (ABC)
canceled/ended (2021-2022 season)
completed airing its current season
1 (6 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
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(from ABC's web site, January 2022) This six-episode series to be aired in three parts is based on the true story of Mamie Till-Mobley, who in 1955 risked her life to find justice after her son Emmett was brutally murdered in the Jim Crow South. Unwilling to let Emmett's murder disappear from the headlines, Mamie chose to bear her pain on the world's stage, emerging as an activist for justice and igniting the civil rights movement as we know it today. The limited series stars Adrienne Warren as Mamie Till-Mobley, Tonya Pinkins as Alma, Cedric Joe as Emmett Till, Ray Fisher as Gene Mobley, Glynn Turman as Mose Wright, Chris Coy as J.W. Milam, Carter Jenkins as Roy Bryant and Julia McDermott as Carolyn Bryant. "Women of the Movement" is produced by Kapital Entertainment and created by Marissa Jo Cerar, who also serves as executive producer and showrunner. Reverend Wheeler Parker Jr., Dr. Marvel Parker, Ms. Ollie Gordon and Christopher Benson serve as consultants for the series. Executive producers are Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor and Michael Lohmann for Kapital Entertainment; Shawn Carter, Jay Brown and Tyran "Ty Ty" Smith for Roc Nation; Will Smith and James Lassiter for Westbrook; Rosanna Grace for Serendipity Group Inc.; Alex Foster and John Powers Middleton for Middleton Media Group; David Clark for Mazo Partners; and Gina Prince-Bythewood. The first episode is written by Marissa Jo Cerar and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. Tina Mabry, Julie Dash and Kasi Lemmons also serve as directors on the limited series.
|PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adrienne Warren as Mamie Till-Mobley
· Alex Désert as Theodore Roosevelt Mason Howard
· Carter Jenkins as Roy Bryant
· Cedric Joe as Emmett Till
· Chris Butler as Rayfield Mooty
· Chris Coy as J.W. Milam
· Daniel Abeles as Chet Packton
· Gary Basaraba as Clarence Strider
· Gil Bellows as Gerald Chatham
· Glynn Turman as Mose Wright
· Jason Turner as James Hicks
· Joshua Caleb Johnson as Wheeler Parker Jr.
· Julia McDermott as Carolyn Bryant
· Leslie Silva as Ruby Hurley
· Miles Fowler as Simeon Booker
· Ray Fisher as Gene Mobley
· Timothy Hutton as Jesse J. Breland
· Tongayi Chirisa as Medgar Evers
· Tonya Pinkins as Alma
|RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:|
· Niecy Nash as Alma (Originally Cast)
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Alex Foster as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· David Clark as EP
· Gina Prince-Bythewood as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· James Lassiter as EP
· Jay Brown as EP
· John Powers Middleton as EP
· Marissa Jo Cerar as CRTR/EP
· Michael Lohmann as EP
· Rosanna Grace as EP
· Shawn Carter as EP
· Tyran "Ty Ty" Smith as EP
· Will Smith as EP
· Kapital Entertainment
· Mazo Partners
· Middleton Media Group, The
· Roc Nation
· Serendipity Group
· Westbrook Studios