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Friday, September 11, 2009

NY Television Production Listings- Fall 2009

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I was doing some research for myself regarding TV shows that are shooting in NY this fall, and decided to share the information with you! If you have additions or updates, please add them to the comments section of this blog post.

Returning Series

All My Children (Soap, ABC) - in NY until Jan 2010. Judy Blye Wilson and Bob Lambert (under five and extras) c/o ABC-TV, 320 W. 66th St., New York, NY 10023.

Army Wives (Episodic, Lifetime) About a woman who marries a soldier and moves her family onto an Army base, where she becomes friends with other women whose husbands are in the military. Casting: Calleri Casting, 70A Greenwich Ave #162, New York, NY 10011. Shot in South Carolina.

As The World Turns (Soap, CBS) Mary Clay Boland (Casting Director), Lamont Craig (Casting Associate). 1268 East 14th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11230.

Castle (Drama, ABC) Castle is a 1 hour witty drama based on a famous crime and horror novelist [Nathan Fillion] who helps the NYPD homicide detective [Stana Katic] solve crimes. Casting (based in LA): Kendra Castleberry, Donna Rosenstein.

Damages (Drama, FX) The series follows the turbulent lives of Patty Hewes (Glenn Close), the nation's most revered and reviled high-stakes litigator and her bright, ambitious young protégé Ellen Parsons (Rose Byrne). Tucker/Meyerson Casting, 568 Broadway, Suite 301, New York, NY 10012

Flight of the Conchords (Comedy, HBO) Flight of the Conchords follows the trials and tribulations of a two man, digi-folk band from New Zealand as they try to make a name for themselves in their adopted home of New York City. The band is made up of Bret McKenzie on guitar and vocals, and Jemaine Clement on guitar and vocals. Cindy Tolan Casting: 609 Greenwich St, Suite 401A, New York, NY 10014

Gossip Girl, (Drama, The CW) About young socialites, based on the novels by Cecily von Ziegesar. Shooting from June 29 through March 2010. With Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Taylor Momsen, Chace Crawford, Ed Westwick, Matthew Settle, Kelly Rutherford, and Jessica Szohr. Principals: Bowling/Miscia Casting, 349 Broadway, 3rd fl., NYC 10013. Background: Central Casting New York, 875 Sixth Ave., 15th fl., NYC 10001.

Law & Order (Drama, NBC) Shooting from July 31 through April 2010. With Sam Waterston, S. Epatha Merkerson, Jeremy Sisto, Anthony Anderson, Alana De La Garza, and Linus Roache. Casting Principals: Lynn Kressel Casting, Pier 62, Room 304, West 23rd Street and Hudson River, NYC 10011. Background: Central Casting New York, 875 Sixth Ave., 15th fl., NYC 10001.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (Drama, USA) With Chris Noth, Julianne Nicholson, Vincent D’Onofrio and Kathryn Erbe. Casting Principals: Kimberly Hope, Lynn Kressel Casting, Pier 62, Room 304, West 23rd Street and Hudson River, NYC 10011. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th fl., NYC 10011.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (Drama, NBC) Shooting July 6–April 5, 2010. With Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Dann Florek, Ice-T, Connie Nielsen, Stephanie March, B.D. Wong, Michaela McManus, and Tamara Tunie. Casting Principals: Jonathan Strauss, Lynn Kressel Casting, Pier 62, Room 304, West 23rd Street and Hudson River, NYC 10011. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th fl., NYC 10011.

One Life to Live (Soap, ABC) Julie Madison (casting director) and Victoria Visgilio (casting associate) c/o ABC-TV, 56 W. 66th Street, New York, NY 10023.

Rescue Me (Drama, FX) Rescue Me revolves around the lives of the men in a New York City firehouse, the crew of 62 Truck. Stars Denis Leary, John Scurti, Daniel Sunjata, Steven Pasquale, Michael Lombardi, Callie Thorne, Andrea Roth and Adam Ferrara. Tucker/Meyerson Casting, 568 Broadway, Suite 301, New York, NY 10012

Ugly Betty (Comedy, ABC) an hourlong dramedy for ABC. Shooting for Season 4 begins July 14 and continues through April 16, 2010. With America Ferrera, Eric Mabius, Tony Plana, Ana Ortiz, Becki Newton, Mark Indelicato, Judith Light, Michael Urie, and Vanessa Williams. Principals: Geoffrey Soffer, Silvercup Studios East, Stage C, 34-92 Starr Ave., 2nd fl. studio, Long Island City, NY 11101. Background: Comer & Gallucio Casting, 440 Ninth Ave., Ste. 24, NYC 10001 or

ZRock (Comedy, IFC) Z ROCK is a comedy series that follows three friends leading a double life: by night they're a hard-partying rock band and by day they're a kids party band. Z ROCK is (kinda) based on the true story of the band Z02 (brothers Paulie Z and David Z, and lifelong friend Joey Cassata) and gives a satirical look at the dark underbelly of the rock n' roll dream. Casting: James Calleri, 133 W 25th St, 6th Flr, New York, NY 10001

New Series

Boardwalk Empire (NY)(Drama). Period drama about the rise of Atlantic City in the 1920s and the related buildup of organized crime. Produced by Martin Scorsese and Tim Van Patten. Steve Buscemi stars. The series is expected to begin shooting in October. With Steve Buscemi, Stephen Graham, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Pitt, Vincent Piazza, and Michael Shannon. Casting: Boardwalk Casting, 330 W. 38th St., Ste. 710, New York, NY 10018. Premiere: TBA.

The Good Wife (NY) (Drama, CBS). Julianna Margulies stars as a wife and mother who must take full responsibility for her family when her politician husband lands in jail after a very public sex and corruption scandal. Casting Director: Mark Saks, Casting Associate: Chrissy Fiorilli (NY). C/O Scott Free/RSA Films, 270 Lafayette St, Ste 203, New York NY 10012. Premiere: Sept. 22. Background: Kee Casting, P.O. Box 3175, Guttenberg, NJ 07093. Note: AFTRA project.

Mercy (Drama, NBC). The story of three Mercy Hospital nurses and their loves, lives, and losses. Written by Liz Heldens. Casting: Suzanne Smith Crowley, c/o Chrystie Street Casting, 55 Chrystie St., Ste. 501, New York, NY 10002. Premiere: Sept. 23.

Nurse Jackie (Drama, Showtime) A nurse struggles to find a balance between the demands of her frenetic job at a New York City hospital and an array of personal dramas. Starring Edie Falco. Tucker/Meyerson Casting (Ross Meyerson), 568 Broadway, Suite 301, New York, NY 10012

Royal Pains (Drama/NBC). "Good Morning Miami" alum Mark Feuerstein stars as a down-on-his-luck New York physician who saves the life of a supermodel at an exclusive party in the Hamptons and suddenly finds himself in demand as an on-call "concierge doctor" for the rich and famous. Written by Carol Flint. Directed by Don Scardino. Shooting through mid-August. Casting: Bonnie Finnegan and Steven Jacobs, Finnegan/Jacobs Casting, c/o Actors Alliance, 330 W. 38th St., Room 507, New York, NY 10018. Shoots end of May. Premiered: June 4. Seeking AFTRA members only.

Sherri (Comedy, Lifetime) is the first comedy series to be completely owned by Lifetime, which has picked up 12 episodes of the new series. The new show will center around a newly single mom, paralegal and part-time comedienne/actress who is trying to get back into the dating scene and move on with her life after divorcing her cheating husband. Sherri finds solace and support from her girlfriends at the office while juggling her hectic life. Starring Sherri Shepherd, one of the co-hosts of ABC's "The View. The series will co-star Elizabeth Regen (The Black Donnellys), Kate Reinders (Ugly Betty), Kali Rocha (Grey's Anatomy) and Tammy Townsend (Lincoln Heights). Casting: Rosalie Joseph, VP Casting, ABC Entertainment, 157 Columbus Ave. 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10023.

White Collar (Drama/USA). After his release from prison, all a former con wants is to get back together with his girlfriend, but he finds himself coerced into helping the FBI hook other con men. Directed by Dennie Gordon. Written by Jeff Eastin and Clifton Campbell. Casting: Julie Tucker and Ross Meyerson, Tucker/Meyerson Casting, 568 Broadway, Ste. 301, New York, NY 10012. Shoots in early September.

Pilots - Fall 2009

The C Word (Drama/Showtime). Cathy (Laura Linney) has just been diagnosed with cancer and decides to keep it a secret from everyone in her life...Casting Directors: Julie Tucker/ Ross Meyerson, Tucker/Meyerson Casting, 568 Broadway, Ste. 301, New York, NY 10012. Pilot in Los Angeles; series most likely in New York

Casting in NYC but shot elsewhere:

Treme (Drama). Three months after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, the 6th Ward's vibrant music scene is alive but struggling hard. Shooting in New Orleans. Casting: Alexa L. Fogel Casting (Associate: Christine Kromer), 330 West 38th Street, Ste. 1405, New York, NY 10018.

Erin Cronican's career as a professional actor and career coach has spanned the last 25 years in New York City, Los Angeles and San Diego. She has appeared in major feature films and on television, and has done national tours of plays and musicals. She has worked in the advertising & marketing departments of major corporations, film production companies, theater magazines, and non-profit acting organizations. To learn more, check out

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Erin Cronican said...

UPDATE: I just removed "The Beautiful Life" from the list- this CW show was canceled this week after only 2 episodes aired.

Lauren said...


I'm a writer looking for work (who isn't?) how current are your listings? Any info would be helpful!

Thanks in advance,


Erin Cronican said...

This is my Fall 2009 Directory - I'll put another one out in April for the Spring Directory. A couple of shows have canceled, including Ugly Betty and Guiding Light. And All My Children has moved to LA.

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