‘Mr. Mercedes’ Renewed For Season 2 On Audience Network
One day ahead of its Season 1 finale, Mr. Mercedes has been renewed for a 10-episode second run next year on AT&T Audience Network. David E. Kelley again will write the script and Jack Bender is directing the Stephen King adaptation starring Harry Treadaway and Brendan Gleeson.
Produced by Sonar Entertainment, summer series Mr. Mercedes follows Brady Hartsfield (Treadaway), a demented killer who taunts a retired police detective Bill Hodges (Gleeson) with a series of… Read
‘Ransom’ Renewed For Second Season On CBS
CBS has demanded more Ransom. The network today handed a 13-episode Season 2 renewal to the drama series created David Vainola and Frank Spotnitz.
While CBS paid up for Ransom‘s return, it wasn’t an exorbitant sum: The Canada-Hungary production was a low-cost acquisition. No word yet on a premiere date, but the series midseason debuted on New Year’s Day and moved to its regular Saturday slot on January 7.
Luke Roberts stars in Ransom as crisis and hostage negotiator Eric… Read
‘Raven’s Home’ Renewed For Second Season On Disney Channel
Raven’s staying home at Disney Channel. The cable net said today that it has renewed family comedy spinoff Raven’s Home for a second season. It stars and is exec produced by Raven-Symoné, who toplined Dis Channel’s predecessor series That’s So Raven from 2003-07. Production will resume next month in Hollywood.
Raven’s Home, which premiered in July, follows the adventures of longtime best friends Raven and Chelsea (Anneliese van der Pol) who both are divorced with kids of… Read
‘Top Chef Jr.’ Gets Early Season 2 Renewal By Universal Kids
Ahead of its October 13 Season 1 premiere, Universal Kids, the rebranded Sprout network, has picked up a second season of anticipated series Top Chef Jr., with Vanessa Lachey and Chef Curtis Stone to continue as host and head judge, respectively.
Produced by Emmy-winning Magical Elves (Bravo’s Top Chef), the freshman season of Top Chef Jr. features 12 young chefs aged 11-14 from across the country competing for the coveted Top Chef Jr. title and a $50,000 cash prize… Read
‘Tracey Ullman’s Show’ Gets Season 2 Premiere Date On HBO
HBO never announced a formal Season 2 pickup for Tracey Ullman’s Show, but today the premium network gave it a premiere date. The sophomore run of the Emmy-nominated sketch comedy series will bow at 11 PM October 20.
Veteran comic Tracey Ullman plays an array of famous faces and everyday people on the show, which looks at modern life on the British side of the pond. In the new season, she uses her signature brand of sharp satire to shape-shift into a range of public… Read
‘Bojack Horseman’ Renewed For Season 5 At Netflix
Your favorite depressed talking horse will be back. Netflix has ordered a fifth season of Bojack Horseman starring Will Arnett as the voice of the failed legendary ’90s sitcom star.
Created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Season 4 saw Bojack (Arnett) up to his old tricks and Princess Carolyn (Amy Sedaris) toying with the idea of starting a family, but BoJack has family issues of his own. The new season has Diane and Mr. Peanutbutter with their own family issues (their marriage… Read
‘The Great American Baking Show’ Returning To ABC With Ayesha Curry & Anthony Adams As Hosts
If you were wondering, it’s coming back. The Great American Baking Show will return for a third season on ABC in December with New York Times best-selling cookbook author and TV personality Ayesha Curry and former NFL star and media personality Anthony “Spice” Adams as hosts. A specific return date has not yet been announced.
Based on the UK hit The Great British Bake Off, The Great American Baking Show showcases some of the nation's best bakers as they compete in a… Read
‘The Deuce’ Renewed For Season 2 At HBO
Just days after its series premiere, HBO has renewed its praised drama series The Deuce for a second season.
Created by George Pelecanos and David Simon and starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal, the show chronicles the rise of the porn culture in New York from the early 1970s through the mid-1980s. Titled after the local slang for the city's fabled 42nd Street, The Deuce explores the rough-and-tumble world of the sex trade from the moment when both a liberalizing… Read
‘Hollywood Darlings’ Renewed For Season 2 By Pop
Pop has picked up a second season of hit comedy Hollywood Darlings set to begin production this fall.
Starring Jodie Sweetin, Christine Lakin and Beverley Mitchell, Hollywood Darlings follows real-life friends who are bonded by a sisterhood only they can share — former child stars who grew up in the '90s limelight. Sweetin, Mitchell and Lakin play exaggerated versions of themselves as they comically improvise and riff on their current Hollywood lives. With the support of… Read
BBC Renews J.K. Rowling Crime Series ‘Cormoran Strike’
Cormoran Strike, the BBC series based on the crime novels written by J.K. Rowling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, has been renewed for a third installment, the BBC said today.
The new installment will be broadcast on BBC One in 2018. Cinemax has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to the show.
Actors Tom Burke as Cormoran Strike and Holliday Grainger as Robin Ellacott will return for Strike – Career of Evil. The first two Strike installments – The Cuckoo's Calling and… Read
‘Marvel’s Inhumans’ & ‘The Gifted’ Review: Fox’s Mutant Series Timely, ABC’s Hapless
With all the Marvel series coming in the next few months, the superhero giant will be taking up a lot of small screen space – for better in the case of Fox's The Gifted, and certainly for worse in the case of ABC's wooden Marvel's Inhumans.
Starting out with a "Mission Accomplished" proclamation, wig covered intimacy and some Moonscape Brutalism architecture, the September 29 debuting eight-episode Inhumans may be the worst thing Marvel has done for TV, as I say in my… Read
‘Wrecked’, ‘People Of Earth’ & ‘The Guest Book’ Renewed At TBS
TBS has renewed its hit comedies Wrecked, People of Earth and The Guest Book for new seasons.
TNT and TBS president Kevin Reilly told Deadline during the July TCA press tour that Wrecked was “looking good” for a renewal, but had not yet gotten a green light for Season 3. The plane crash-survivor comedy was a sleeper hit when it launched last summer above expectations. It started its second season down year over year but began creeping up. Its cast includes Asif Ali, Zach… Read