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‘Hannibal’ Canceled by NBC

Hannibal cancelled

NBC has cancelled “Hannibal.”

The peacock revealed Monday, the series has been cancelled after three seasons. The series is currently airing its third and final season.

“NBC has allowed us to craft a television series that no other broadcast network would have dared, and kept us on the air for three seasons despite Cancellation Bear Chow ratings and images that would have shredded the eyeballs of lesser Standards & Practices enforcers,” Fuller said in a statement. “[NBC president] Jen Salke and her team have been fantastic partners and creatively supportive beyond measure.
“Hannibal” is finishing his last course at NBC’s table this summer,” Fuller added, “but a hungry cannibal can always dine again. And personally, I look forward to my next meal with NBC.”

NBC also released a statement:

“We have been tremendously proud of ‘Hannibal’ over its three seasons,” the network announced in a statement. “Bryan and his team of writers and producers, as well as our incredible actors, have brought a visual palette of storytelling that has been second to none in all of television — broadcast or cable. We thank Gaumont and everyone involved in the show for their tireless efforts that have made ‘Hannibal’ an incredible experience for audiences around the world.”

The drama series will wrap up its season 3 run by late August. “Hannibal” airs 10/9c on NBC.

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‘BB Takeover:’ ‘Big Brother 17’ Twist Revealed

BIG BROTHERIt sure is going to be one twisty summer!

CBS announced Wednesday,  the exciting new twist for the upcoming season of “Big Brother” and it is called “BB Takeover.”

According to CBS statement, the new twist will feature:

“Weekly surprise guests who will unleash new twists into the game each and every week. This summer’s “BB Takeover” twist will feature a surprise guest each week who will appear on the show to announce a new twist into the game. Expecting the unexpected will be taken to new heights as Houseguests attempt to stay in the game amid the ever-changing twists that shake up life inside the house on a weekly basis. A special guest will appear on each night of the two-night premiere and reveal twists that could affect the cast and viewers.

“Big Brother” debuts on Wednesday, June 24 at 8 pm and on Thursday, June 25 at 8 pm. Following the premiere, Sunday broadcasts debut June 28 at 8 pm, and the first live eviction will air on Thursday, July 2 at 9 pm.

‘Bates Motel’ Renewed For Season 4 & 5

Bates Motel Renewed
Bates Motel Renewed

A&E picks up two more seasons of “Bates Motel.” The series starring Freddie Highmore and Vera Farmiga has been renewed for 10-episode

seasons each.

“The vision of our incredible creative team has exposed the steady breakdown of the relationship between Norman and Norma Bates,” said Rob Sharenow, Executive Vice President and General Manager of A&E. “We are thrilled to bring fans two more seasons to witness the next stages of Norman’s transformation into the most notorious psychopath in cinematic history.”

“Bates Motel‘s” fourth season is expected to debut in early 2016.

History Orders Season 4 of ‘Vikings’

History hit series “Vikings” has been picked up for a fourth season, the network revealed Thursday.

Vikings renewed for season 4“’Vikings’ has raided the hearts of both audiences and critics, establishing itself as one of the most compelling, visually stunning dramas on television,” History GM Dirk Hoogstra said in a statement. “We are so proud of our immensely talented cast and crew led by [series creator] Michael Hirst, whose intriguing storylines and pivotal arcs have the perfect balance of scope, smarts and bloodshed to keep our loyal fans watching and wanting more.”

‘Vikings” airs Thursday at 9/8c on History.

‘Saturday Night Live:’ Taraji P. Henson & Michael Keaton to Host

 

Fan favorite Cookie from “Empire” is heading to Studio 8H.

Taraji P. Henson, the “Empire” actress will take hosting reigns on April 11 with second-time musical guest Mumford & Sons, “Saturday Night Live” announced Thursday. The installation will mark Henson’s debut on “SNL.”

Michael Keaton heads to SNL

Also making her “SNL” debut is Carly Rae Jepsen. The singer will her musical guest debut on the April 4th, with “Birdman” Michael Keaton returning as a third time host.

HBO Cancels ‘Looking’ After Two Seasons

HBo cancels looking after 2 seasons HBO cancels “Looking” after two seasons.

TVLine reports the comedy series has been cancelled.

“After two years of following Patrick and his tight-knit group of friends as they explored San Francisco in search of love and lasting relationships, HBO will present the final chapter of their journey as a special,” the network said in a statement Wednesday. “We look forward to sharing this adventure with the shows loyal fans.”

The network reports the series will be wrapped up with a special comedy.

Jessica Lange Leaving ‘American Horror Story’

Jessica Lange, who appeared on four seasons of the FX’s anthology “American Horror Story” series is leaving the show.

“Yes, I’m done,” the Emmy winner actress announced Monday at Paleyfest Panel.

“We’ve had a great run here. I have absolutely loved doing these four characters that I’ve had the opportunity to play, and in all madness, I love the writers and Ryan and the insanity of shooting it,” Lange added.

‘American Horror Story: Hotel,” will begin production in the late summer and premiere later this fall.

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Trailer ‘Break the Wheel’

“I am going to break — Lannister, Baratheon, Tyrell,  Stark — the wheel,” promises Khalessi.  *two snaps*

The war continues for the rightful King/Queen in Westeros “Game of Thrones” fourth season trailer.

Winter is coming and so are Wildlings. How will Jon Snow and the men of the Wall survive?

The war for the throne continues April, 12 2015.

’12 Monkeys’ Renewed for Season 2

Syfy renews 12 MonkeysSyfy has ordered a second season of “12 Monkeys,” the network announced Thursday.

The new season of the apocalptic thriller series will be produced by new executives producers Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett. The renewed season is slated to debut in 2016.

“We are absolutely committed to ’12 Monkeys,’ and have been incredibly impressed by the outstanding critical and audience praise the series has earned,” said Dave Howe, Syfy president. “The talent both on and off-screen have delivered a series that has us all on the edge of our seats, providing exactly the smart, exciting storytelling Syfy is known for.”

The first season finale will air Friday,  April 10.

Jada Pinkett Smith Not Returning to ‘Gotham’

Jada Pinkett Smith Leaving Gotham Jada Pinkett Smith will not be returning for a second season on hit series “Gotham.”

The actress who plays Fish Mooney on the comic-based series revealed she is leaving the series after the first season.

“We’re done, I did my year and I had a good time,” Pinkett told Live With Kelly and Michael, the show is gonna [have] an awesome finale.”

The producers released the following statement: “Fish Mooney’s storyline takes a lot of interesting twists and turns into the finale of season one of ‘Gotham.”

“I’ve always been a comic book fan so it was definitely a dream to be able to participate in an origin story of Batman with an original character,” Pinkett Smith shared. “Who would of thought in a million years that I would have the opportunity to do that?”

“Gotham” has been renewed by FOX for a second season.