or


[06/12/18 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 12
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!


AEON FLUX (MTV, New!) - Jeff Davis ("Teen Wolf") is spearheading a live action reboot of the cable channel's former animated staple, which is "set in a future dystopian state and revolves around a young assassin who teams with a group of biohacking rebels to save humanity as she becomes the hero known as Aeon Flux." Valhalla Entertainment's Gale Anne Hurd is also on board to executive produce. Charlize Theron toplined the franchise's film incarnation in 2005. Davis is also behind the network's potential "War of the Worlds" TV series as well as a reboot of "Teen Wolf" itself. (THR.com)
ATLANTA (FX) - Amy Seimetz, who helmed two episodes of the show's second season, has signed an overall production deal with FX Productions. The news marks the latest "Atlanta" auspice to ink said pact, joining Donald Glover, Stephen Glover, Stefani Robinson and Hiro Murai. Seimetz was also behind "The Girlfriend Experience" TV series as a writer, director and executive producer. (Deadline.com)
CHANGELING, THE (FX, New!) - Victor LaValle's 2017 novel, billed as "a fairy tale for grown-ups," is being developed for TV at the cable channel. Kelly Marcel is penning the script to the project, detailed as follows: "Set in a New York no one knew existed, the drama focuses on the death-defying odyssey of Apollo Kagwa and Emma Valentine as they look to find out what happened to the son who was removed from them. On their voyage, they will travel through enchanted isles and haunted woodlands, meet glowing witches, demon giants and racist cops. They will deal with the perils of personal technology and social media, toxic masculinity, the mental health of new mothers and fathers, and find out if surviving a fairy tale is as brutal as simply surviving in Trumplandia." FX Productions and Annapurna Television are co-producing. (THR.com)
COOL KIDS, THE (FOX) - Patrick Walsh has been tapped as showrunner of the forthcoming comedy series. He replaces Kevin Abbott, who will assume said duties on the fellow 20th Century Fox TV-based "Last Man Standing" revival at the network. (Deadline.com)
GOOD DOCTOR, THE (ABC) - Creator David Shore has inked a new three-year overall deal with producer Sony Pictures TV. The pact covers his duties on the hit drama as well as any future development. (Deadline.com)
KIDDING (Showtime) - Olympic gold medal-winning ice skater Tara Lipinski is set to recur as herself on the upcoming Jim Carrey-led comedy series. (THR.com)
REDUCTRESS HOUR, THE (Comedy Central, New!) - Abby Elliott is set to host a potential late-night talk show at the network inspired by women's satire website of the same name. The potential series will "take on the absurdities of women's news, trends, broader national subjects and entertainment television while tackling various issues of the week, original segments and field interviews." Elliott will also executive produce the pilot alongside creators Beth Newell and Sarah Pappalardo as well as JAX Media's Tony Hernandez, Brooke Posch, Genevieve Aniello and John Skidmore. (THR.com)
TELL ME A STORY (CBSAA) - James Wolk and Dania Ramirez are the latest additions to the upcoming drama. He'll play Jordan, "a young, idealistic and successful NYC restaurateur. When the unimaginable happens, Jordan's life falls apart and he begins a decent into madness that could cost him everything, even himself." Ramirez then is set as Hannah, "a young Army vet who has returned from the war with scars both inside and out. She comes back to New York City in an attempt to rebuild her life, but when her estranged brother calls for help she finds herself in a deadly chase for survival." (Deadline.com)





  [june 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· AEON FLUX (MTV)
· ATLANTA (FX)
· CHANGELING, THE (FX)
· COOL KIDS, THE (FOX)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GIRLFRIEND EXPERIENCE, THE (STARZ)
· GOOD DOCTOR, THE (ABC)
· KIDDING (SHOWTIME)
· LAST MAN STANDING (FOX)
· REDUCTRESS HOUR, THE (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· TEEN WOLF (MTV)
· TELL ME A STORY (CBSAA)
· WAR OF THE WORLDS (MTV)





[11/15/18 - 03:21 PM]
Video: Bravo's "Dirty John" Premiere Episode Is Available Now on YouTube, BravoTV.com, VOD and the Bravo App
Ahead of the premiere on Sunday, November 25, Bravo has made the entire first episode of "Dirty John" available for a pre-linear preview.

[11/15/18 - 01:38 PM]
NBC Rings in the Holidays with the Annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Live on Wednesday, Nov. 28
The evening will include festive performances by Diana Ross, Tony Bennett & Diana Krall, Brett Eldredge, Darci Lynne Farmer, Diana Krall, John Legend, Martina McBride, Pentatonix and Kellie Pickler, with a special appearance by Howie Mandel.

[11/15/18 - 12:50 PM]
Netflix Orders World War II Animated Drama Series "The Liberator"
The four-part series will be the first ever produced in Trioscope(TM) Enhanced Hybrid Animation, a new patent-pending technology combining state-of-the-art CGI with live-action performance, bringing an unprecedented level of emotion and fidelity to the animated drama experience.

[11/15/18 - 11:30 AM]
C'mon in and Pull Yourself Up a "Chairry" as IFC Invites You to Return to "Pee-Wee's Playhouse"
The network will kick off its run of the series during a 24-hour marathon, including the iconic holiday special "Christmas at Pee-wee's Playhouse," on Thursday, November 22 starting at 6AM.

[11/15/18 - 11:21 AM]
MTV's Global Phenomenon "Ex on the Beach" Returns for a Celebrity-Filled Season Two Thursday, December 20th at 8PM ET/PT
With 12 versions of MTV's "Ex on the Beach" around the world, the new season will also air across MTV's international channels beginning in January.

[11/15/18 - 11:00 AM]
Kumail Nanjiani Enters "The Twilight Zone" - New Original Series Coming to CBS All Access in 2019
Nanjiani joins previously announced host and narrator Jordan Peele and other cast members Sanaa Lathan and Adam Scott.

[11/15/18 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Comedy Central Releases Trailer for "The Other Two" - New Series from Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider Premieres January 24
Guest stars for the debut season include, Beck Bennett, Kate Berlant, Michael Che, Andy Cohen, Heidi Gardner, Jackie Hoffman, Daniel K. Isaac, Brandon Scott Jones, Richard Kind, Greta Lee, Tinsley Mortimer, Andy Ridings, Josh Segarra, Wanda Sykes, Julio Torres, JJ Totah and Patrick Wilson.

[11/15/18 - 10:00 AM]
Disney Channel's Hit Series "Bunk'd" Ordered for a Fourth Season
The fourth season will be executive produced by Emmy(R)-nominated producer Phil Baker and Erin Dunlap.

[11/15/18 - 09:16 AM]
Syfy Announces First Original Late Night Animated Series "Alien News Desk"
Voiced by Will Forte and Heidi Gardner, the 12-episode series will cover up-to-the-minute news and commentary about the universe's most baffling species - the inscrutable Humans of Planet Earth.

[11/15/18 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "The Kominsky Method" - Official Trailer #2 - Netflix
On November 16, meet Sandy (Michael Douglas) and Norman (Alan Arkin), two lifelong friends who are navigating the ups and downs of life with humor, dignity, and a little bit of help from their families.

[11/15/18 - 08:18 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "CMA Awards" Put ABC on Top
The Alphabet's telecast however is down 34% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[11/15/18 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "The Fix" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In each episode, host Jimmy Carr and team captains D.L. Hughley and Katherine Ryan are joined by guest comics to debate and discuss one of the biggest challenges facing the world in a team panel format.

[11/15/18 - 07:35 AM]
Netflix Matches with "The One" in New Series Examining Love and DNA Science
The series is set five minutes in the future, in a world where a DNA test can find your perfect partner - the one person you're genetically predisposed to fall passionately in love with.

[11/15/18 - 07:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer & Key Art for "A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding"
Rose McIver and Ben Lamb star in the film, due on November 30.

[11/15/18 - 07:31 AM]
"Andi Mack" and "Raven's Home" Hit Multi-Week Highs and Stand as Friday's Top 2 TV Telecasts in Key Youth Demos
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, November 9.