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[11/14/13 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 14
Updates include: Jack Black, Tim Robbins cast in HBO's "The Brink"; Starz's "Power" adds trio; and Paul Scheuring, Shekhar Kapur team for "Rasputin" at FX.

[11/08/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 8
Updates include: ABC pilots import of the U.K.'s "Bad Education"; Hiroyuki Sanada joins CBS's "Extant"; and trio cast in Starz's new drama "Power."

[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[06/26/13 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 26
Updates include: MTV cancels "Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous"; "I Am Victor," "To My Assistant" extend cast options; and Lauren Iungerich departs MTV's "Awkward."

[06/12/13 - 11:01 AM]
This Thursday "Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous" Moves to 11:00 P.M. Following Bonus Episode of "Money From Strangers" at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
The Bo Burnham-led comedy previously aired at 10:30/9:30c on Thursday nights.

[04/29/13 - 09:59 AM]
MTV's New Scripted Comedy Series "Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous" Debuts Thursday, May 2 at 10:30 PM ET/PT
Additionally, beginning on Sunday, May 5, star Bo Burnham will be embarking on a national tour of his all-new stand-up show titled "what."

[04/09/13 - 07:04 PM]
Video: MTV's "Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous" Trailer
The Bo Burnham-led scripted comedy will premiere Thursday, May 2 at 10:30/9:30c on the cable channel.

[03/13/13 - 10:01 AM]
MTV to Debut an All-New Thursday Night with the Series Premieres of "The Show with Vinny" and "Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous" on Thursday, May 2 Beginning at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Comedian Bo Burnham as Zach Stone, a fresh-out-of-high school teenager who opts to pursue a life of fame and stardom instead of attending college.

[04/26/12 - 02:02 PM]
MTV Announces Sizzling Summer Lineup at 2012 Upfront
Highlights include the return of "Teen Wolf" (Sunday, June 3) and "Awkward" (Thursday, June 28) plus the debut of "Snooki & JWOWW" (Thursday, June 21).

[10/12/11 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 12
Updates include: Ashley Tisdale is "Under Construction" at ABC; Tricia Helfer, Gerald McRaney to star in TNT's "Scent of the Missing"; and NBC asks "Prime Suspect" for six more scripts.

[09/16/11 - 01:23 PM]
MTV Caps Off a Stellar Summer With the Addition of Six New Series to Its Diverse Line-Up
Said newcomers include scripted series "Underemployed" and "Zach Stone is Gonna Be Famous."

[06/09/11 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 9
Updates include: MTV cancels "Skins"; Danny Glover joins FOX's "Touch"; and Robin Wright in talks for Kevin Spacey-led "House of Cards."

[05/06/11 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 6
Updates include: Scott Baio to star in Nick at Nite comedy; Charles S. Dutton first to join FX's "Powers"; and MTV greenlights Bo Burnham's pilot.

[09/07/10 - 06:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 7
Updates include: Bo Burnham, Lena Dunham land pilots at MTV, HBO; and Tom Perrotta brings "The Wishbones" to Showtime.







ZACH STONE IS GONNA BE FAMOUS (MTV)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/2/13 - 6/29/13
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2012-2013 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (12 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 6/26/13
DESCRIPTION:
(from MTV's press release, April 2013) MTV's "Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous," is a new scripted comedy series starring comedian Bo Burnham as Zach Stone, a fresh-out-of-high school teenager who opts to pursue a life of fame and stardom instead of attending college. The series follows Zach, who hires a camera crew to film him throughout his daily life as a part of his quest to become an over-night celebrity - even though he possesses no real talent. From attempts to become a celebrity chef or a ring-tone recording artist to purposefully going missing, he'll try any avenue to get noticed and stop at nothing until he reaches fame. Chaos, awkwardness and embarrassment ensue in this clever and timely series that serves as a comedic send-up of today's current culture of instant celebrity. Recently selected by Judd Apatow as an "inspired comic doing great work right now" in Vanity Fair's January 2013 Comedy Issue, Burnham delivers big laughs in MTV's new half-hour, 12-episode series premiering on Thursday, May 2 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Armen Weitzman as Greg
· Bo Burnham as Zach Stone
· Caitlin Gerard as Amy
· Cameron Palatas as Andy Stone
· Kari Coleman as Mrs. Stone
· Shelley Hennig as Christy
· Tom Wilson as Mr. Stone
CREW INFORMATION:
· ??? as DIR (Pilot)
· Bo Burnham as CRTR/EP
· Dan Lagana as CRTR/EP
· Dave Becky as EP
· Justin Levy as EIP (MTV)
· Luke Liacos as CRTR/EP
· Michelle Klepper as EIP (MTV)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 3 Arts Entertainment