or


[06/07/18 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 7
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!


ALL AMERICAN/ARROW/BLACK LIGHTNING/BLINDSPOT/THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA/DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW/DOOM PATROL/THE FLASH/GOD FRIENDED ME/THE RED LINE/RIVERDALE/SUPERGIRL/TITANS/YOU (Various) - Greg Berlanti has inked an extension of his overall development and production deal with Warner Bros. Television that would keep him at the studio through 2024, valued at more than $300 million. Berlanti Productions is home to a record 14 live-action scripted series currently in various stages of production. (Deadline.com)
ARE YOU SLEEPING (Apple) - Lizzy Caplan is set to star opposite star Octavia Spencer in the 10-episode thriller drama series as "twin sisters Josie and Lanie, whose lives have taken very different paths." Spencer plays "the investigative reporter behind a hit true-crime podcast that reopens the case of Josie and Lanie's father's murder." (Deadline.com)
HASAN MINHAJ TALK SHOW (Netflix) - Jim Margolis has signed onto the upcoming Hasan Minhaj-hosted talk show as showrunner. (Deadline.com)
HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (ABC) - Rome Flynn's mystery character Gabriel Maddox has been promoted to a series regular for the show's fifth season. (Deadline.com)
MESSIAH (Netflix) - The upcoming drama has rounded out its principal cast: Melinda Page Hamilton is Anna Iguero, "the Virginia-born daughter of a preacher, who married a preacher"; Stefania LaVie Owen is Rebecca Iguero, "a troubled teen living in a backwater Texas town who wants nothing more than to leave her life behind."; Jane Adams plays Miriam Keneally, "an acerbic CNN reporter who is doggedly devoted to unearthing the truth about al-Masih (Mehdi Dehbi)"; Sayyid El Alami is Jibril Medina, "an orphaned Syrian refugee who leaves war-torn Damascus to become a devotee of al-Masih in the hope the stranger leads him to his destiny"; Fares Landousil plays Samir, "a Syrian refugee and friend to Jibril who also abandons Damascus, only to find that his destiny is elsewhere"; and Wil Traval is Will Mathers, "an Army veteran-turned-FBI JTTF agent who finds himself at loggerheads with his CIA counterpart Eva Geller (Michelle Monaghan) as they are thrown together in the pursuit of al-Masih." Additionally, Barbara Eve Harris will recur as Katherine Bailey, "Geller's level-headed boss and confidante"; Iqbal Theba is Danny Kirmani, "Under Secretary for the Middle East"; Nicole Rose Scimeca is Raeah Hardwick, "a mortally ill child who goes on a pilgrimage with her mother, Staci (Emily Kinney)"; and Jackson Hurst is Jonah Hardwick, "Staci's husband and Raeah's father." (Deadline.com)
REAL WORLD, THE (MTV) - Bunim-Murray Productions is reportedly looking to "reboot/reinvent" the reality staple for streaming platforms. The news would spell the end of the show's 32 season run on MTV from 1992 to 2017. (Deadline.com)
SHANTARAM (Apple, New!) - A drama series based on Gregory David Roberts's best-selling novel - "set in Australia and India about love, forgiveness, courage and redemption" - (as well as its sequel novel "The Mountain Shadow") has found a home at the company where it will be developed for straight-to-series consideration. Eric Warren Singer is spearheading the adaptation for Anonymous Content and Paramount Television with David Manson, Nicole Clemens, Steve Golin and Andrea Barron also among the executive producers. (Deadline.com)





  [june 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· ALL AMERICAN (CW)
· ARROW (CW)
· BLACK LIGHTNING (CW)
· BLINDSPOT (NBC)
· CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA (NETFLIX)
· DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (CW)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· DOOM PATROL (DC)
· FLASH, THE (CW)
· GOD FRIENDED ME (CBS)
· HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (ABC)
· MESSIAH (NETFLIX)
· PATRIOT ACT WITH HASAN MINHAJ (NETFLIX)
· REAL WORLD, THE (FACEBOOK)
· RED LINE, THE (CBS)
· RIVERDALE (CW)
· SHANTARAM (APPLE TV PLUS)
· SUPERGIRL (CW)
· TITANS (DC)
· TRUTH BE TOLD (APPLE TV PLUS)
· YOU (NETFLIX)





[07/22/19 - 12:18 PM]
Oxygen Presents "Manson: The Women" Premiering Saturday, August 10 at 7PM ET/PT
To understand exactly how one of the most daunting madmen in history charmed his way into the lives of the women who formed his family, this compelling two-hour special takes a deep dive into their psyche through the lens of the counterculture movement that swept the 1960s.

[07/22/19 - 12:11 PM]
Jonathan and Drew Scott's New Series "Property Brothers: Forever Home" Delivers Strong Ratings Performance on HGTV
HGTV further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[07/22/19 - 12:02 PM]
MTV Renews #1 New Cable Series, "The Hills: New Beginnings," for Season Two
Based off the docuseries that changed the reality TV landscape, the series follows a group of friends who live in Los Angeles as they write their newest chapters in relationships, romance and success.

[07/22/19 - 11:29 AM]
"Yellowstone" Is #1 Cablecast of July 17 and Continues to Rein in Viewers as Summer's Most-Watched Original Cable Series
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 17.

[07/22/19 - 11:01 AM]
Sean Hayes Tapped as Roast Master for "Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin"
The #BaldwinRoast will tape in Los Angeles on Saturday, September 7 and will premiere on Sunday, September 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/22/19 - 11:00 AM]
Lifetime Announces the Return of "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" with Christmas All Day and Unveils First Six Holiday Movies
This season, Lifetime reunites cast members from fan-favorite shows including "One Tree Hill," "Sabrina The Teenage Witch," "Sister, Sister," "The Cosby Show," "The Secret Life of The American Teenager" and more.

[07/22/19 - 09:42 AM]
A Truth That Is Out of This World: All New Discovery Channel Series "Contact" Premieres August 7
The series is billed as the first ever global investigation to determine whether or not aliens have made contact here on Earth.

[07/22/19 - 09:11 AM]
Kenya Barris and Kid Cudi to Bring His Next Album to Life in First of Its Kind Adult Animated Music Series "Entergalactic"
The adult animated series will showcase music from the new album, which follows a young man on his journey to discover love.

[07/22/19 - 09:06 AM]
Netflix to Launch Diverse Slate of Original Preschool Series from Award-Winning Kids Programming Creators
"With high-quality, age-appropriate programming for kids at every age and stage, we want to help young people find and connect with the stories and characters they love on Netflix," said Melissa Cobb.

[07/22/19 - 08:51 AM]
WGN America's Highly Anticipated Unscripted Series "Dog's Most Wanted" to Premiere Wednesday, September 4 at 9/8c
In this new series, Duane "Dog" Chapman and the late Beth Chapman will be supported by a ferocious team of hunters Dog calls "The Dirty Dozen."

[07/22/19 - 08:34 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins with Game Show Lineup
The Alphabet takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/22/19 - 08:17 AM]
"Ghost Adventures" Announces Four-Part Miniseries and Halloween Special
The four-part miniseries, "Ghost Adventures: Serial Killer Spirits," tackles the question: does evil linger?

[07/22/19 - 07:59 AM]
More Discovery Nets Join HGTV Brady Bunch-House Mania with Special Themed Episodes
"Fast N' Loud," "Chopped," "Worst Cooks in America," "The Kitchen" and "The Pioneer Woman" are among the participating series.

[07/22/19 - 06:32 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer and Announces Launch Date for New Doc Series "Diagnosis"
Based on Dr. Lisa Sanders' hugely popular column in The New York Times Magazine, "Diagnosis" follows a variety of patients on their respective journeys toward finding a diagnosis, and potentially a cure, for the mysterious illnesses they're living with.

[07/21/19 - 02:58 PM]
Video: Watch SDCC Panel Highlights from FOX Series "The Simpsons" & "Family Guy"
Both animated series kick off their new seasons on Sunday, September 29.