or


[04/03/18 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 3
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:

Looking to keep track of all the various projects in development? Click here to visit our signature "Devwatch" section. There visitors can view our listings by network, genre, studio and even development stage (ordered to pilot, cast-contingent, script, etc.). It's updated every day!


BIG LITTLE LIES (HBO) - Crystal Fox and Mo McRae have both joined the cast of the show's second season while Kathryn Newton (Abigail Carlson), Robin Weigert (Amanda Reisman), Merrin Dungey (Adrienne Quinland) and Sarah Sokolovic (Tori Bachman) are all slated to return. Fox will play Elizabeth Howard with McRae as Michael Perkins. (Deadline.com)
DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (The CW) - Jes Macallan's Ava Sharpe is set to become a series regular for the show's just-ordered fourth season. She joins Matt Ryan's John Constantine, who is also due back as a regular. (EW.com)
GOOD FIGHT, THE (CBSAA) - Katrina Lenk will recur on the current season as Nafatali Amado, "the fiancée of Colin Sweeney (Dylan Baker)." (Deadline.com)
MRS. FLETCHER (HBO, New!) - Actress Kathryn Hahn, director Nicole Holofcener and writer Tom Perrotta are set to team for a small screen take on the latter's novel, "about an empty-nest mom (played by Hahn) and her college-student son who embrace their newfound freedom with mixed results." The comedy has a pilot order from the pay channel with Jessi Klein and Sarah Condon also serving as executive producers. Hahn's Eve Fletcher is further detailed as "a divorced woman who drops her only child off at college and returns home to a very empty nest. Hoping to jump-start her love life, she adopts a sexy new persona and discovers that her world is full of unexpected - and sometimes complicated - erotic possibilities." (Deadline.com)
PANDAS IN NEW YORK (CBS) - Mike Castle has scored a role on the multi-camera comedy pilot as Mike, "a physician from rural Ohio who is married to Leela (Hina Abdullah) and primarily is concerned with living to the age of a 120." (Deadline.com)
SALVATION (CBS) - Jonathan Silverman, real-life husband of co-star Jennifer Finnigan, will recur on the upcoming season as Roland Kavanaugh, "White House Counsel for President Mackenzie's administration." Additionally, Taylor Cole will return as Fiona Lane, "Harris' onetime fling who joins the government's asteroid deflection team (... as flings do... ) and thus creates friction for Harris and Grace." (TVLine.com)
UNTITLED ANISTON & WITHERSPOON PROJECT (Apple) - Kerry Ehrin has signed onto the much-ballyhooed project as showrunner as part of an overall deal with the company. She'll succeed creator Jay Carson, who has parted ways due to creative differences. (Deadline.com)





  [april 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· BIG LITTLE LIES (HBO)
· DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (CW)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GOOD FIGHT, THE (CBSAA)
· MORNING SHOW, THE (APPLE TV PLUS)
· MRS. FLETCHER (HBO)
· PANDAS IN NEW YORK (CBS)
· SALVATION (CBS)





[06/06/20 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "20/20"
A new two-hour installment helps lead the night among adults 18-49.

[06/05/20 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 5
Updates include: Lifetime cancels "Dance Moms: Abby's Virtual Dance Off"; A&E's "Live PD" and Paramount Network's "Cops" pull latest episodes; and YouTube's "Dear Class of 2020" event moved to Sunday, June 7.

[06/05/20 - 02:27 PM]
From Herding to Hunting: New Discovery Series "Dino Hunters" Highlights a Group of Cowboys Who Are Finding New Ways to Make an Honest Living While Potentially Making History
The series premieres Friday, June 19 at 9:00/8:00c on Discovery Channel.

[06/05/20 - 12:15 PM]
BET News Presents: "Justice Now: A BET Town Hall" Airing Sunday, June 7 at 8PM ET/PT
Hosted by Marc Lamont Hill, this compelling conversation will assemble a diverse panel of voices, including activists and politicians to address systemic racism, and ways American society can use the global pain and the protest over the death of George Floyd to create meaningful and lasting change.

[06/05/20 - 11:59 AM]
Showtime(R) Offers for Free Two Acclaimed Documentaries Examining Racial Injustice in America
"16 Shots" and "Burn Motherf*cker, Burn!" are now streaming on YouTube and SHO.com, and are available to Showtime subscribers on demand.

[06/05/20 - 11:00 AM]
Jason Sudeikis Hosts TBS' New Comedy Competition "Tournament of Laughs"
The series - due on Sunday, June 21 - will present 32 comedians facing off in a hilarious, single-elimination bracket-style tournament, with each episode featuring multiple match-ups.

[06/05/20 - 10:00 AM]
TBS Uncovers Alternative Wellness with Exotic Social Experiment "Lost Resort," Premiering July 23
This wildly wrought, 10-episode social experiment follows nine strangers at their breaking points to an exotic wellness retreat where they embark on a voyage of self-discovery against a tropical backdrop.

[06/05/20 - 09:44 AM]
MTV to Premiere Groundbreaking New Project "True Life Presents: First-Time First Responders" on Tuesday, June 9th at 9PM ET/PT
MTV's first-ever fully self-shot special is an intimate, first-hand account of two young medical professionals in New York City, the epicenter of the pandemic, who heeded the city's call for help during an unprecedented demand for first responders.

[06/05/20 - 09:29 AM]
"Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn," An Intimate Look at an Infamous Figure, Debuts June 19, Exclusively On HBO
The film takes an unflinching look at the life and death of infamous attorney Roy Cohn, who first gained prominence by prosecuting Julius and Ethel Rosenberg in what came to be known as the "atomic spies" case.

[06/05/20 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Renews "We're Here" for a Second Season
Starring renowned drag queens Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O'Hara and Shangela Laquifa Wadley, the real life series travels to small towns across America, inspiring local residents to share their stories and express themselves in a night of no-holds-barred, full-on drag.

[06/05/20 - 08:30 AM]
VH1 Brings Back "Untucked" Aftershow for New Season of "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars"
The new season of "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" launches tonight on the cable channel.

[06/05/20 - 08:14 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" Goes Out on Top for ABC
The Alphabet once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/05/20 - 08:00 AM]
Drama Series "Perry Mason" Debuts June 21, Exclusively On HBO
The series follows the origins of American fiction's most legendary criminal defense lawyer, Perry Mason.

[06/04/20 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday-Thursday, June 3-4
Updates include: Netflix cancels "Next in Fashion" after one season; Amanda Seales to depart "The Real"; and A+E Networks announces commercial-free special "We Need to Talk: Race in America."

[06/04/20 - 02:17 PM]
Oprah Winfrey Hosts In-Depth, Two-Night Conversation with Black Thought Leaders, Activists and Artists for "OWN Spotlight: Where Do We Go from Here?"
The two-night special will simulcast on OWN and across all of Discovery's 18 other U.S. networks on Tuesday, June 9 (Part 1) and Wednesday, June 10 (Part 2) at 9:00/8:00c both nights.