Well, it seems this year the networks are not willing to wait very long to hand out renewals of their successful shows.
After FOX recently ordered a second season of its freshman drama “Sleepy Hollow”, NBC has now followed suit with renewing its new hit series “The Blacklist” for a full second season of 22 episodes.
Good news and bad news often come together.
And it is the case tonight when word came that FX has ordered a second season for its new drama “The Bridge”, and, on the other hand, Lifetime has decided that seven seasons of its series “Army Wives” is enough, and officially canceled it.
It really looks like Rebecca Romijn can’t get a break.
After her quickly dismissed comedy “Pepper Dennis” and her short-lived drama “Eastwick”, her latest TV effort, TNT drama “King & Maxwell” has been canceled after just one season.
TNT is adding a little more murder to its lineup.
The cable network has ordered “Murder In The First”, a new crime drama from Steven Bochco, to series with a 10-episode commitment.
Taye Diggs (“Private Practice”) and Kathleen Robertson (“Boss”) will star in the new show, which centers on a single case during the entire season.
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BBC America has opted not to renew its period drama “Copper” for a third season.
AMC has done it again. And this time it will probably stick.
The cable network has decided to cancel its gritty crime drama “The Killing”, after it had picked it up from the chopping block with a third season last year.
The agents will be staying at the beach for the foreseeable future.
USA has picked up its freshman drama “Graceland” for a second season, per Variety.
Jeff Daniels says HBO will keep ACN on the air for another summer.
Per a tweet from the star of the cable network’s Aaron Sorkin drama “The Newsroom”, the drama has been renewed for another season.
It’s official. HBO will soon run out of “True Blood”
The cable network has announced today in a press release that the upcoming seventh season of the vampire drama will be the last.
It’s good news and bad news for the weekend, courtesy of A&E.
While the cable network is making final deals to bring its sophomore drama “Longmire” back for a third season, it’s other summer show isn’t faring nearly as well.
“The Glades” has officially been canceled. Continue Reading
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It’s a very sad that after taking some time off, it is with this sad kind of news I return to my blog.
Lee Thompson Young, who rose to fame playing “The Famous Jett Jackson” on the Disney Channel, and had a regular role on TNT’s freshly renewed “Rizzoli & Isles”, was found dead this morning in his apartment. Apparently, Young died of a gunshot wound that seemed to be self-inflicted. He was 29.
While it’s no secret that in June, Canadian broadcaster Showcase has renewed its time travel series “Continuum”
for a third season, it wasn’t clear whether the show would continue on Syfy in the US.
Well, the secret’s out.
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ABC Family has stacked up on its scripted dramas.
The cable network has ordered a third season of “Switched At Birth”, and has handed out back orders to its freshman series “The Fosters” and “Twisted”
CBS has announced at its portion of the TCA press tour that it has ordered a second season of its Stephen King drama “Under the Dome”.
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When I was able to check the news the last time, “Bunheads” was still on some life support.
But shortly after, ABC Family has pulled the plug, and officially canceled the freshman drama after one season.
After Sarah Shahi has been announced as a new series regular shortly after the second season of CBS´ “Person of Interest”
, she now has gotten some same-gender company.
Amy Acker, who plays the mischievous “Root” on the show, has been added to the regular cast as well, it was announced yesterday at San Diego Comic-Con.
And here they are, the nominations for the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards
“American Horror Story: Asylum” leads the number of nominations with 17, followed by “Game of Thrones”, which scored 16 noms.
Comedy-wise, “30 Rock” was able to score 13 nominations, “Modern Family” follows with 12, and “The Big Bang Theroy” is featured in eight categories.
Take a look at the list, after the jump! (The full list with all the categories is available as a PDF here.)
ABC is keeping its rookies around.
The network has renewed its hit summer drama “Rookie Blue” for a fifth season. The news came over the show’s official Twitter feed.
And finally, ABC has issued a press release announcing its premiere dates for the fall.
Check out the list, and find out which show will get a two-hour launch, after the jump!
Showtime is keeping “Ray Donovan” around.
The cable network has officially picked up the freshman drama starring Liev Schreiber for a second season, it has announced.