or


[08/09/19 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 9
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!


DADDY ISSUES (FOX) - Erin and Sara Foster are back in business with 20th Century Fox Television, signing a three-year overall deal. The pact calls for the duo to create new series projects. Erin Foster wrote, starred in, and executive produced the 2018 comedy pilot for FOX. (Deadline.com)
LOVE ME (ABC, New!) - Erin Cardillo and Richard Keith have scored a put pilot commitment from the Alphabet for a domestic take on Josephine Bornebusch's Swedish TV series, which "follows the stories of a multi-generational family in Chicago as they search for love in our increasingly detached digital world and explores how their unconditional love for one another helps them navigate the highs and lows of it all." The drama project is set up at their Warner Bros. Television-based In Good Company banner with Bornebusch and Brownstone Productions' Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman also executive producing. Dannah Shinder is a co-executive producer. (Deadline.com)
ROYALTIES (Quibi) - Kether Donohue is set to star opposite Darren Criss in the comedy series, which follows the ascent of a ragtag songwriting duo - Sara (Donohue) and Pierce (Criss) - as they navigate the strange and hilarious challenges of creating a truly great song, week after week. (Deadline.com)
SHAMELESS (Showtime) - Rachel Dratch and Anthony Alabi will both recur on the upcoming 10th season as Paula, "the corrupt parole officer for Ian (Cameron Monaghan) who uses her power over him and her other parolees to run an elaborate insurance scam"; and Mavar, "who steps in to be a much needed role model for Liam (Christian Isaiah) as Liam explores his racial identity outside of the Gallaghers," respectively. (Deadline.com)
SISTER CODE (BET, New!) - Gregg McBride has set up a new drama at the cable channel which "focuses on the intense rivalry between two sisters, both high-powered lawyers, who are competing for managing partner of their father's law firm. Their clash not only challenges their already difficult relationship and familial bonds but also the high-stakes cases they and their fellow female attorneys handle." Blair Underwood and Tommy Morgan, Jr. will also executive produce via their Intrepid banner. (Deadline.com)
UNTITLED NATE BARGATZE PROJECT (ABC) - Debra Jo Rupp will reunite with fellow "That '70s Show" alum Kurtwood Smith on the comedy pilot, which follows "Nate (Bargatze) and his wife Laura (Katie Aselton) who choose to move from California to Nate's native Tennessee, where his parents, played by Rupp and Smith, still live, to raise their 6-year-old daughter." Rupp plays Carol, Nate's mom and Smith's character's wife. (Deadline.com)
Y (FX) - Writer Olivia Purnell has signed a multi-year overall deal with Skydance Television to develop new series projects. (Deadline.com)





  [august 2019]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· DADDY ISSUES (FOX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· LOVE ME (ABC)
· ROYALTIES (QUIBI)
· SHAMELESS (SHOWTIME)
· SISTER CODE (BET)
· THAT '70S SHOW (FOX)
· UNTITLED NATE BARGATZE PROJECT (ABC)
· Y (FX)
· Y (FX)





[03/28/20 - 11:31 AM]
OWN Announces a "Super Soul Sunday" Facebook Live Special Event with Oprah and Alicia Keys on Sunday, March 29 at 11 AM PT
In this intimate conversation with Oprah, Alicia will share candid stories of her life and her songs with personal anecdotes from her journey as a multi-platinum recording artist, accomplished actress, New York Times best-selling author, entrepreneur, activist, and mother.

[03/28/20 - 09:42 AM]
"America Rising: Fighting the Pandemic - A Special Edition of '20/20'" Airs Monday, March 30, on ABC
As COVID-19 lockdowns sweep the globe, ABC News announced today that "20/20" will air its third live special in prime time anchored by David Muir on the outbreak.

[03/28/20 - 08:26 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Shark Tank" Lead Demo Race
The Alphabet tops the adults 18-49 charts while CBS is the most-watched network.

[03/27/20 - 11:49 AM]
ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" Season Finale, "Put on a Happy Face," Airs Thursday, April 9
The Alphabet confirms the show's early exit this season on said date.

[03/27/20 - 11:32 AM]
Video: "The Sauce" - Official Trailer - Quibi
The series follows dance sensations and hosts Ayo & Teo as they explore the unique dance cultures in cities across the U.S., finding the freshest online talent to compete head-to-head for a cash prize.

[03/27/20 - 11:12 AM]
Netflix Renews "Castlevania" for Season 4
The streaming service broke the news via social media this morning.

[03/27/20 - 11:07 AM]
Video: "Brews Brothers" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The comedy series launches Friday, April 10 on the streaming service.

[03/27/20 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Dishmantled" - Official Trailer - Quibi
Tituss Burgess hosts the latest entry for Quibi, due on April 6.

[03/27/20 - 10:00 AM]
NBC News to Air Series of Live Primetime Specials Across NBC, MSNBC and NBC News NOW on the Coronavirus Pandemic
Beginning Tuesday, March 31, "NBC News Special Report: Coronavirus Pandemic" will air for three consecutive weeks.

[03/27/20 - 10:00 AM]
Camila Cabello, Dave Grohl, H.E.R. and Sam Smith Join Lineup for All-New Benefit Special "FOX Presents The iHeart Living Room Concert for America," Airing Sunday, March 29, on FOX
Previously announced performers include Alicia Keys, Backstreet Boys, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Mariah Carey and Tim McGraw.

[03/27/20 - 09:42 AM]
Nickelodeon Presents "#KidsTogether: The Nickelodeon Town Hall," Hosted by Actress Kristen Bell
The taped special will also include Dr. Nadine Burke Harris (California Surgeon General) and Dr. Vivek H. Murthy (former U.S. Surgeon General), as well as appearances by Charli D'Amelio, Josh Gad, Kel Mitchell, Kenan Thompson, and Ciara and Russell Wilson, among others.

[03/27/20 - 09:31 AM]
ABC Bumps Monday's Edition of "American Idol" to Next Sunday
The planned March 30 installment was to be the last of its special Monday airings.

[03/27/20 - 09:15 AM]
Disney Channel Stars Offer Kids a Sense of Community in New "We're All in This Together" Messages
A series of new interstitial messages, from kids' favorite Disney Channel stars, designed to offer reassurance and a sense of community during the present global health crisis premieres today.

[03/27/20 - 09:04 AM]
Video: Trailer - "Future Man" Starring Josh Hutcherson, Eliza Coupe & Derek Wilson
All eight episodes of "Future Man" will premiere April 3, only on Hulu.

[03/27/20 - 08:17 AM]
The Truth Behind History's Greatest Treasures, Conspiracy Theories and Lost Worlds: A New Season of "Forbidden History" Premieres April 5 on Science Channel
In an all new season, experts weigh history with hoax and fact with fiction to uncover the truth behind history's most notorious and remarkable stories.