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.”
Syfy 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.
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.”
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.
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.”
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.