Category Archives: Renewals

FOX Renews ‘Sleepy Hollow’ for Season 3

There will be more Headless Huntmen hunting “Sleepy Hollow.”

FOX announced Wednesday, the thriller series has been renewed for a thrid season of 18-episodes under new showrunner Clifton Campbell (“The Glades” creator).

“‘Sleepy Hollow’ is truly inventive television,” said David Madden, Fox entertainment president. “The talented producers – led by Alex, Bob, Len and Heather – along with the brilliant cast, anchored by Nicole and Tom, have created a fantastic world that brings ‘history’ to life with compelling and vibrant storytelling.”

Adding: “I had the pleasure of working with Clifton on both ‘The Glades’ and ‘White Collar.’ He is an excellent producer, and we can’t wait to see what this team has in store for Season 3.”

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’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.

‘Outlander’ Renewed For Second Season

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Starz renews “Outlander” for a second season.

The upcoming season will be based on Diana Gabaldon’s second novel “Dragonfly in Amber,” the network revealed Friday.

“The overwhelming support Outlander has received from the fans, viewers and critics made the decision for us to go ahead with the second book a very easy one,” said Starz CEO Chris Albrecht in a statement. “With an incredible artist such as Ronald D. Moore at the helm and a cast as spectacular as this, we look forward to continue this spell-binding journey with Claire, Jamie, Frank, Brianna, Roger and everybody over the centuries.”

The pickup announcement of 13-episodes after the past week series debut.

Creator Ron Moore added, “I’m thrilled at the prospect of doing another season of this show for Starz. This project has been a labor of love from the very beginning and it’s incredibly gratifying to see it succeed with viewers and critics alike.”

“Outlander” airs Saturdays at 9 p.m. on Starz.

 

‘Married at First Sight’ Receives Sophomore Season

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FYI has renewed one of its first original documentary series.

“Married at First Sight” follows individuals has they seek  the help of professionals to choose his or her life long partner before he or she walk down the aisle.

“Married at First Sight” has truly captured viewers’ attention and garnered awareness for FYI following our successful rebrand,” said FYI and LMN president Jana Bennett. “The series reflects the authentic, relatable and universal journey — our search for true love. The quest will continue anew next year.”

The second season is set to debut in 2015 with eleven episodes.

“Married at First Sight” airs Tuesdays at 9/8c p.m.

 

‘Falling Skies’ Renewed For Final Season

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TNT renews three drama series, including “Falling Skies.”

In addition, freshman drama series “The Last Call” has been picked up for second season of 13 episodes. And “Major Crimes” has been renewed for a fourth season of 15 episodes.

Meanwhile, the sci-fi, series “Falling Skies,” has been renewed for a fifth and final season of ten episodes.

“TNT’s refreshed and recharged drama brand is soaring this summer, and that is due in large part to these three enormously popular dramas,” said Michael Wright, president, head of programming for TNT. “”The Last Ship” has become this summer’s top drama among key adult demos with its epic scale and visceral storytelling. “Major Crimes” continues to be one of the most enduring and popular crime-drama franchises on television. And “Falling Skies” has begun an ambitious and thrilling story arc this summer as it sets the stage for next year’s climactic final season.”

NBC Renews ‘America’s Got Talent,’ ‘Last Comic Standing’ & ‘American Ninja Warrior’

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NBC renews three summer reality competition series.

The network has picked up “America’s Got Talent” for a 10th season, “Last Comic Standing” for a 9th season and “American Ninja Warrior” for a  7th season.

The news was announced Sunday by NBC chiarman Robert Greenblatt during the executive session at the Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills on Sunday.

‘Strike Back’ Final Season Delayed, ‘The Knick’ Renewed For Season 2

Strike Back Renewed For Fourth Season

Cinemax delays “Strike Back‘s” fourth and final season, the network revealed Thursday at the Television Critics Association summer press tour.

The action series will air its final sometime in 2015, due to an injury off-set. Production on the final season have been pushed back since actor Sullivan Stapleton, who plays Sgt. Damien Scott, sustained a serious, injury off-set in February.

“Production … will be on hiatus to allow him time to recover,” the cabler said at the time in a statement. “We plan on resuming production in the fall.”

In other Cinemax’s news, the network has picked up a ten-episode second season of “The Knick” ahead of the series debut on August 8.

Set in downtown New York circa 1900, “The Knick” follows Knickerbocker Hospital’s surgeons, nurses and staff who push the bounds of medicine in the time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibotics.

“The Knick” stars Clive Owen, Andre Holland, Eve Hewson, Juliet Rylance, Jeremy Bobb and Michael Angarano.

‘Orphan Black’ Renewed For Season 3

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“Orphan Black” has been renewed for a third season.

The series starring Tatiana Maslany as multiple clones has been picked up for a season of ten episodes.

The series is set to return in spring 2015. The pick up news was announced Wednesday at the TCA summer press tour in Beverly Hills.

‘White Collar’ to End After Season 6

“White Collar” has been renewed for a shorter sixth season, according to Deadline.

The crime series starring Matt Bomer as Neal Caffrey, a con artist-turned FBI informant and Tim DeKay, as Cafffrey’s handler has been picked up for a sixth season of six episodes, the site reports.

Will you miss “White Collar?”

Louis C.K. Returns to ‘Saturday Night Live,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ Teaser And More!

Louis C.K. ON SNL

Louis C.K. will return to Studio 8H on March 29. NBC revealed the casting news during Lena Dunham’s stint as host on March 8.

FX renews “Archer” for two –season 6 and 7– more seasons of 13 episodes each.

Watch a teaser of “Veep’s” upcoming season 3 below.

TBS picks up “Ground Floor” for a second season.

HBO released a new teaser-trailer of “Game of Thrones.”