[09/22/11 - 10:35 PM] Development Update: Thursday, September 22 Updates include: Michael Imperioli, Adrian Pasdar join HBO's "40"; Melissa George is Cinemax's "Nemesis"; and David Kohan and Max Mutchnick land two pilots.
[08/25/11 - 11:03 PM] Development Update: Thursday, August 25 Updates include: Eric Kripke to bring "Deadman" to The CW; Bruce Helford on track to run Charlie Sheen's "Anger Management"; and "Phineas & Ferb" co-creators ink new pacts with Disney.
SEASON(S): 1 (6 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION: (from Entertainment One's press release, May 2012) Leading independent studio Entertainment One (eOne) announced today that its six-part series "The Yard" will be exclusively distributed in the U.S. on the free, ad-supported Hulu and the Hulu Plus subscription service beginning June 7th, 2012. With more than 500 eOne episodes currently available on the service, this exclusive offering further enhances first-run premium programming offered by eOne on Hulu. In the six-part, half-hour series viewers are taken inside a schoolyard by an unseen Documentarian (voiced by Paul Gross) who records students' behavior during recess. Through interviews with the kids, he sees adult-world scenarios played out by two schoolyard gangs: 12-year-old leader Nick; his idealistic younger brother J.J., the brains of the outfit; weird pal Johnny, his lieutenant; big girl Suzi, the muscle; and his six-year-old little brother Adam, who just wants to play. Nick's crew tries to keep the peace while defending their turf against: Frankie Miladic, leader of his gang of self-indulgent, cruel bullies; "Pork Chop" and his brother Mickey; while also fighting his affection for Frankie's popular and influential sister Mary, leader of the girls.