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.
FX has officially announced that after Charlie Sheen had “fired” Selma Blair via text (!) from “Anger Management” after she spoke about his erratic work behavior, the actress is now leaving the comedy for good.
Mariah has left the building.
What was speculated heavily over the last few days finally turned official: Mariah Carey is vacating her judge seat on “American Idol” to get ready to go on another world tour.
Well, the wait is over.
Raylan Givens is not going to hang up his hat anytime soon.
FX has announced that it has picked up “Justified” for a fifth season. Continue Reading
Get ready for some more true American Horror.
FX has announced today that it has officially picked up its scary Ryan Murphy series “American Horror Story” for a third season.
FX is keeping Wilfred around.
The network has announced today that it has ordered a third season of its comedy “Wilfred”.
Next Tuesday, FX finally premiers its much anticipated second season of “American Horror Story”, titled “Asylum”.
But you don’t have to wait that long to see it – or at least part of it.
If you were looking for a new dose of FX comedy “Louie” shortly, you’re out of luck.
In a conference call with the media, “Louie” front man Louis C.K. has announced that the show’s upcoming fourth season will be pushed back to Spring 2014.
Here’s a special treat for the weekend.
FX has released a new, longer trailer for the upcoming second season of “American Horror Story”, labeled “Asylum”.
Take a look and then hit the comments with your thoughts!
Another round of castings, but this time, I don’t have the time do go down to the very last actor being cast, so here are those that mostly include familiar names and faces.
- Per TVLine’s Matt Webb Mitovich, Lisa Edelstein (“House”) has signed on to guest star on the upcoming seventh episode of CBS’ newest crime drama “Elementary”. She will play Heather Vanowen, a charismatic head of a high-end PR consulting firm. She will be involved in a case of a deadly bombing of which her company was the target of.
Additionally, per TVLine’s Kimberly Roots, Callie Thorne (“Necessary Roughness”) will guest star on “Elementary”’s sixth episode, playing Terry D’Amico, a veteran NYPD detective who was Captain Gregson’s (Aidan Quinn) former partner. She gets involved in a case where the question arises if she and the captain might have imprisoned the wrong man for several home invasions with deadly outcome a few years back. Continue Reading
Time for another big casting update.
- Per EW’s Tim Stack, veteran actor F. Murray Abraham (“Amadeus”, “The Name of the Rose”) has been added to the cast of Showtime’s upcoming second season of “Homeland”, where he’ll play the heavily recurring role of Dar Adul, “a brilliant intelligence operative in his 60-70’s. He has worked all over the world for the Special Activities Division of the CIA.”
FX has put out a press release today, setting the premiere dates for its fall series.
Finally finding some time to add what has transpired all over the news sites lately.
- Robin Williams might be headed back to the small screen, per Deadline’s Nellie Andreeva. David E. Kelley (“Ally McBeal”, “The Practice”) has written a script that CBS is looking to pick up. It’s a single-camera workplace comedy that would have Williams star as a brilliant ad executive who works alongside his daughter.
And here’s today’s News Pack featuring the most important stories so far.
- MTV has decided to end its successful reality show “Jersey Shore” after its upcoming sixth season, it has announced. The final season will start Thursday, October 4, at 10 PM ET/PT.
For Charlie Sheen, therapy is nowhere near over.
FX has announced today in a press release that its comedy “Anger Management” has gotten over the ratings threshold and earned an order of 90 additional episodes.
Over the last few days, several fall shows have issued trailers to promote the coming new season.
Here are six of them. Enjoy after the jump!
Keri Russell is heading back to TV.
FX has announced today in a press release that it has handed out a 13-episode order for “The Americans”, starring Russell, Matthew Rhys and Noah Emmerich, with a tentative air date in early 2013.