It’s Official! Starz Renews ‘American Gods’ For Third Season, Finds New Showrunner
As Deadline exclusively revealed last month, the cable gods have decided to bless American Gods with another season as Starz made it official today.
Just one week into the long awaited second season of the Ricky Whittle and Ian McShane-led series based on Neil Gaiman’s award winning 2001 novel, the Lionsgate-own premium cabler has brought Walking Dead alum Charles "Chic" Eglee on board as the new showrunner for the new season.
"Audiences continue to worship at the altar… Read
Fuse Unveils Upfront Slate: New & Returning Series, Premiere Dates, More
Fuse Media is getting a head-start on upfront season, unveiling its 2019-20 slate today. The lineup is highlighted by three new series, several returning ones and multiple premiere dates.
Targeting diverse, millennial and Gen Z viewers, Fuse TV has greenlighted new series Made from Scratch, a docu-cooking show with Latinx rapper Young M.A.; The Read with Kid Fury and Crissle West (working title), a talk/variety show based on the hosts’ podcast; and Sugar and Toys, Fuse’s… Read
‘The Blacklist’ Renewed For Season 7 By NBC With Original Cast Set To Return
EXCLUSIVE: NBC has given an early Season 7 renewal to veteran thriller drama The Blacklist, from Davis Entertainment, Sony Pictures TV and Universal TV.
I hear the pickup had been in the works for awhile. Standard broadcast series’ cast contracts are for six years. While I hear The Blacklist star James Spader had renegotiated his deal early on, adding an extra year, the rest of the show’s original cast members’ contracts were up at the end of the current sixth season. I… Read
‘BattleBots’ Renewed On Discovery & Science Channels
EXCLUSIVE: Robot-fighting series BattleBots has gotten a green light for a second season on Discovery and Science channels. Production begins in April in Long Beach, California, with premiere slated for this summer. Chris Rose and Kenny Florian will return for play-by-play and Faruq Tauheed is back as the ring announcer.
BattleBots features the world's biggest, baddest, strongest, and fastest next-generation robots from all over the world as they duke it out for robot… Read
‘The Sinner’ Renewed For Season 3 By USA With Matt Bomer Starring
USA Network has picked up a third season of its thriller drama series The Sinner, from executive producer Jessica Biel and Universal Content Productions.
Matt Bomer has been tapped as a new lead opposite Bill Pullman who is set to return, reprising his role as Detective Harry Ambrose.
This marks Bomer’s return to USA where he established himself as a leading man on the network’s White Collar. Bomer headlined the series, which ran for six seasons, winning a People's Choice… Read
‘Superstore’ Renewed For Season 5 By NBC
NBC has ordered a fifth season of critically praised comedy series Superstore.
The series has pulled solid ratings in its current season to date. In Live+7, Superstore is averaging a 1.4 rating in adults 18-49 and 4.4 million viewers overall its Thursday 8-8:30 pm timeslot against rival programming as The Big Bang Theory, Grey’s Anatomy and NFL Thursday Night Football. In delayed viewing, Superstore’s next-day 0.85 rating in adults 18-49 increases by 154% to 2.16 rating… Read
CBS All Access Comedy ‘No Activity’ Renewed For Season 3
CBS All Access announced today that they have renewed the original comedy No Activity for a third season.
Created by Patrick Brammall and Trent O’Donnell, the series stars Brammall and Tim Meadows as SDPD detectives. The second season found them staking out the seedy underbelly of a cockfighting ring as the SDPD rocked by a massive corruption scandal.
"We are so excited to welcome back our favorite cops for a third season of No Activity," said Julie McNamara, Executive… Read
‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Renewed For Season 7 By NBC
NBC has renewed critically acclaimed comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine for the 2019-20 season.
This will mark the second season of the series on NBC and the seventh season it has been on the air.
So far this season Brooklyn Nine-Nine has drawn solid ratings, averaging a 1.4 rating in adults 18-49 and 3.9 million viewers overall in live+7 Nielsens. That’s an increase of 8% in the key 18-49 rating and 34% or 1.0 million persons in total viewers versus its average at this point last… Read
‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Renewed For Season 3 At CBS All Access, Michelle Paradise Joins Alex Kurtzman As Co-Showrunner
The ongoing mission of Starfleet just got re-upped for another tour of duty: CBS All Access has renewed Star Trek: Discovery for Season Three. The streaming service has also announced that Michelle Paradise (The Originals, Exes & Ohs) will join Alex Kurtzman as co-showrunner for the third season of the sci-fi series that has found its rhythm after its bumpy inaugural season.
Paradise joined the Star Trek: Discovery team as a co-executive producer in Season Two, which is… Read
‘Agatha Raisin’ Returns For Third Season As SVOD Service Acorn TV Marks First Original Renewal
British detective Agatha Raisin is returning to Acorn TV after the streaming service ordered a third season of the drama. This marks the first renewal of one of Acorn TV's originals.
Ashley Jensen stars in the drama, which will air as three feature-length episodes and a winter special. Based on MC Beaton's novels, the series follows a London PR whizz turned amateur sleuth, who becomes entangled in mischief, mayhem, and murder when she opts for early retirement in a small… Read
‘Hell’s Kitchen’ Renewed For Two Seasons By Fox
Fox has ordered more helpings of Gordon Ramsay. The network said today that it has renewed Hell’s Kitchen for two seasons, which will be the cooking-competition series’ 19th and 20th.
Fox also renewed the show. in which aspiring restaurateurs are put through an intense culinary academy — and Ramsay's wrath — to prove they have the endurance and skill to compete and win a grand prize, for two seasons back in 2016.
Hell’s Kitchen ranks as the season’s No. 2 cooking show in… Read
NBC Renews All Three ‘Chicago’ Dramas From Dick Wolf
NBC has renewed all three of its Chicago-set drama series from Dick Wolf: Chicago Fire (for Season 8), Chicago P.D. (Season 7) and Chicago Med (Season 5).
The network notes that the Windy City trio is delivering their most-watched season ever, per Nielsen. Chicago Med is averaging a 2.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 11.4 million viewers overall in Live+7,Fire is at a 2.1 in 18-49 and 11.7 million viewers; and P.D. has a 2.1 in 18-49 and 11.1 million viewers.
"We remain in… Read