Syfy has picked up a fourth season of the BBC fantasy series Merlin in a deal with FremantleMedia Enterprises. The series, produced by Shine TV, started its U.S. run on NBC under Ben Silverman. It was canceled after one season and moved to sibling Syfy where it has done solid business in Season 2 and Season 3, recently averaging 1.93 million viewers for its third season, up 12% from Season 2. Meanwhile, VH1 has renewed its first hourlong scripted series Single Ladies for a second season. Both Merlin and Single Ladies will return with originals in 2012.
CABLE RENEWALS: 'Merlin', 'Single Ladies'
What's Hot on Deadline
Netflix Plans 80 Movies In 2018, Up From Eight In Current Quarter; "People Will Start Seeing The Potential"
Latest TV News
- One To Watch: The Incredible Underdog Story Of Beulah Koale, Star Of ‘Thank You For Your Service’ & ‘Hawaii Five-O…
- Comedy Central Orders 2 New Series From ‘Saturday Night Live’, ‘Late Night’ Alums
- Softer NFL Ratings Will Drag Down CBS Q3 Earnings, Wall Street Analyst Warns
- The Scaramucci Post Pulls “How Many Jews” Holocaust Poll After Twitter Torching
- Chris Cuomo Anchors ‘Inside’ For HLN Over Five Fridays
- CBS Names Writers Mentoring Program Participants For 2017-18