A MONSTER-SIZED recap of the latest Sales, Pick-ups, Attachments, Exits, Deals, Renewals, Cancellations & More, as the upfronts near!
Browsing: NO ORDINARY FAMILY
A&E finds Big Mike, ABC gets a little Lawless, and lands leads in two new pilots, CBS gives Rickety Cricket a leading spot, FOX casts David Boreanz’s opposite, NBC pulls a L&O switcheroo, TNT casts the first role in the Dallas reboot, TV Land adds three more Happily Divorced, and USA welcomes Guaty to Eden.
ABC fills roles big and smalle in No Ordinary Family, Grey’s Anatomy and Charlie’s Angels, while HBO adds an Arrested Development veteran to VEEP, NBC adds Will Ferrell, Whitney Cummings, and a Housewife, TBS adds a trio to Hound Dogs, Newman tackles a new pilot for TV Land, and Common Law adds some McGee… Jack, that is.
No Ordinary Family Adds Another Villain, While Modern Family Discovers Jay’s Brother and Gossip Girl finds a Replacement Sister For Lily. Meanwhile, Fox Finds One Of Two Leads For Their Bones Spinoff, and The Office Finds A Very Curious New Visitor…
Desperate Housewives & No Ordinary Family see some familiar faces, Adult Swim snags some Earl, Fox’s other super project lands Ethan Hawke’s TV debut, An Oscar nominee joins The Event, Don Cheadle moves into a House of Lies for Showtime, and Starz & BBC combo up for a little Phifer.
ABC buys 2, orders more of 4, and kills 1, CBS does 1 and 1, ABC Family greenlights 1, Comedy Central, FX and Starz each order something new, while NBC takes on 2 new series, FOX greenlights 1 and orders more of another, and hands out a deal for 2 more. (aka: a LOT OF TV NEWS TODAY!)
Fox gets two second chances; SyFy is readying to take to the seas with Sinbad; HBO eyes fashion with Tea Leoni; ABC orders more of a rookie, an up-and-comer, and a veteran, and while they’re at it, look to bring back a little someone green to the mix!