ABC Drops ‘Avalon’ by David E. Kelley – The Hollywood Reporter
ABC is sinking its series Avalontake David E. Kelley’s series off the 2022-23 roster.
The series, produced by A+E Studios and Disney’s 20 Television, stars Neve Campbell as the LA Sheriff’s detective who heads a small office on Catalina Island off the coast of Southern California. The show, based on a short story by Michael Connelly and created for television by the famed Kelley, scored direct for the series in February.
Dana Calvo (Good Girls Revolt, Narcos) joined as a host in April. Campbell heads a cast that includes Steven Pasquale, Alexa Mansour, Demetrius Grosse and Roslyn Ruff.
Sources say that the first episode of the show has finished filming, other than that, nothing else. A+E Studios is said to believe in the patronage of the show and will explore options to find Avalon other house.
Campbell, who also starred in Kelley and Connelly’s Attorney Lincoln at Netflix, playing Nicole “Nic” Searcy, the head of the sheriff’s outpost in the popular city on Catalina. With a permanent population of around 4,000 and over a million tourists each year, the island has hundreds of potential stories arriving by ferry every day. Searcy is drawn into an occupation-defining mystery that will challenge everything she knows about herself and the island.
Calvo, Kelley and Connelly executive produce with Ross Fineman of Fineman Entertainment and Barry Jossen and Tana Jamieson of A+E Studios.
ABC will bow to the drama Will Trent and The company you keep in the first quarter of 2023, along with the final season of A million little things and comedy led by Gina Rodriguez Not dead. First TV series of the year Rookie: FedsThere are orders all season and Alaska Daily is also set to continue in the second half of the season.