‘Drunk History’ Renewed For Season 6 On Comedy Central
Less than a month into its fifth season, Drunk History is making it a six-pack. Comedy Central said today that it has greenlighted a 16-episode Season 6 of the unique series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner.
"They say history is written by the victors, but after five seasons, it's now clear that it is best told by drunken comedians," network president Kent Alterman quipped.
Produced by Central Productions, Drunk History is the liquored-up narration of our… Read
‘Superstore’ Renewed For Season 4 At NBC
NBC has renewed hit comedy Superstore for a 22-episode fourth season.
Created and written by Justin Spitzer, Superstore centers around Amy (America Ferrera), the store's most stalwart employee as well as the glue holding the place together. Jonah (Ben Feldman), who is often the target of his colleagues ribbing, is joined on the floor with his fellow associates, including sardonic Garrett (Colton Dunn), the ambitious Mateo (Nico Santos) and sweet teenager and new mom… Read
‘America’s Got Talent’ Renewed For Season 13 By NBC With All 4 Judges & Host Tyra Banks Returning
Coming off its most watched season, summer staple America’s Got Talent has been officially renewed for a 13th season by NBC. The onscreen team from Season 12 will remain intact, with AGT creator/executive producer Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Mel B set to return as judges next season, along with Tyra Banks who made her debut as host of the talent competition series last summer.
In anticipation of a formal pickup, auditions for Season 13 already are underway… Read
‘Andi Mack’ Renewed For Third Season On Disney Channel
Disney Channel is bringing its hit tween series Andi Mack back for a third go-round. Cast members Peyton Elizabeth Lee, Lilan Bowden, Joshua Rush, Sofia Wylie and Asher Angel got the news while on ABC’s Good Morning America today. Twelve new episodes from Season 2 will debut beginning in June, with episodes from the third season scheduled to debut later in 2018.
The series is praised as a heartwarming, diverse coming-of-age story about the most important things in any… Read
‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Renewed For Season 15 On Fox
Fox has renewed Emmy-winning So You Think You Can Dance for a 15th season for premiere in the summer.
Cat Deeley will return as host for the hit summer dance competition series, which hails from 19 Entertainment and dick clark productions, along with resident judges Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy and Vanessa Hudgens.
Auditions for the 15th season kick off next month in New York and Los Angeles for dancers ages 18-30. During the audition rounds, the most talented dancers will… Read
Apple Renews ‘Carpool Karaoke’ For Second Season
Apple has renewed James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke for a second season, CBS CEO Leslie Moonves said during the company’s earnings call. The show, which was a recurring segment from the comedian’s Late Late Show, began streaming on Apple Music last summer. Corden’s guests have included such notables as Alicia Keys, Will Smith, Seth MacFarlane & Ariana Grande, and Queen Latifah & Jada Pinkett Smith among others.
Moonves made the announcement while discussing the company’s four… Read
‘Midnight, Texas’ Renewed For Season 2 By NBC With New Showrunners, Two Cast Members Not Returning
UPDATED: It’s taken awhile, but NBC has given a second-season renewal to supernatural drama Midnight, Texas, which launched this past summer.
There will be a change at the helm of the series from Universal Television and David Janollari Entertainment: Eric Charmelo and Nicole Snyder, who served as consulting producers on Season 1 under their overall deal at Uni TV, have been named executive producers and showrunners. They will succeed Monica Owusu-Breen, who wrote the… Read
‘Grace And Frankie’ Renewed For Season 5 On Netflix; RuPaul To Guest Star
Less than a month after Season 4 of Grace and Frankie went live on Netflix, the streamer has ordered another go-round for 2019.
The acclaimed comedy will have a new character: RuPaul is set to guest as Benjamin Le Day, a formidable and quick-witted adversary who faces off with Grace (Jane Fonda) and Frankie (Lily Tomlin).
The official greenlight comes a week-plus after production began on the new season. The series from Skydance Television follows the title characters… Read
‘Trauma’ Producer Tall Story Sets ‘The Bay’, Brings Back ‘Bancroft’ For ITV
EXCLUSIVE: Trauma producer Tall Story Pictures has received a double commission from the UK’s ITV, including a second-season renewal of crime thriller Bancroft and an order for new thriller, The Bay. The latter is a six-part contemporary drama penned by award winning writer and playwright Daragh Carville (Being Human, The Smoke). ITV Studios Global Entertainment is handling international distribution on both series and is in discussions with a number of U.S. buyers on The… Read
‘Love After Lockup’ Renewed For Expanded Second Season On WE tv
Four weeks into its initial seven-episode run, WE tv has renewed hit docuseries Love After Lockup for an expanded 10-episode second season. It’s slated for premiere in 2019.
Love After Lockup, which focuses on couples who found love when one partner was behind bars, has grown its audience each week following its premiere. The docuseries is up 86 percent among women 25-54 and 62 percent among adults 25-54 in Live+3, making it the fastest-growing new cable series this year… Read
Fox Brings ‘The Four’ Back For Season 2, But Charlie Walk Absent After Sexual Harassment Claims
Just hours before the Season 1 finale of The Four: Battle For Stardom, Fox announced today that the singing competition show will be back for a second season, but they left the fate of Charlie Walk unmentioned.
Having been put on leave by the captains of industry at Universal Music Group on January 31 after allegations of sexual harassment emerged against the Republic Records boss, Walk dropped out of The Four finale the same day. In the statement from Walk's lawyer… Read
‘Fright Club’ And ‘Nail The Look’ Renewed At Snapchat
EXCLUSIVE: Thumb Candy Media announced today that they have renewed their Snapchat shows Fright Club and Nail the Look for second seasons. The two shows were exclusively made for the popular social media platform.
Fright Club and Nail the Look are produced by Thumb Candy Media, the digital studio division of CORE Media Group's partner company B-17 Entertainment, founded by Rhett Bachner and Brien Meagher. Their sophomore seasons are slated to air in the spring and can be… Read