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‘Empire’ Season 2 Premiere Date Revealed

Empire Season Date Revealed “Empire” second season premiere date announced.

Actress Taraji P. Henson, who portrays Cookie on the hit FOX’s series revealed the news via Twitter.

The anticipated second season debuts on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 9/8c, with confirmed guest-stars Comedian Chris Rock, R&B superstar Alicia Keys and rock star Lenny Kravitz.

The forthcoming season will be expanded from 12 to 18 episodes, and split into two cycles with a winter break.

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FOX Renews “Last Man on Earth” for Season 2

 

The comedy series “Last Man on Earth” has been renewed a second season, FOX announced Wednesday.

Will Forte stars as Phil Miller, the last man on earth in a post apocalyptic series.

“We knew we had something special with “The Last Man on Earth,” Fox president David Madden said in a statement. “It’s one of those rare shows that continues to add depth and dimension to its unique premise, week after week. We are so thrilled that this incredibly bold, original and inventive series has been embraced by both fans and critics, and we cannot wait… [for] Season Two.

‘New Girl’ Renewed for Season 5

new girl renewed Hey girrrllll!!! “New Girl” has been renewed for season 5.

Fox announced Tuesday, the comedy series starring Zooey Deschanel has been picked up for a fifth season.

“Four seasons in, “New Girl” continues to be one of the smartest and most relatable comedies on television,” said Fox entertainment president David Madden. “The writing is razor-sharp, the ensemble is consistently hilarious, and we couldn’t be more proud of… the entire New Girl team. We absolutely love this show and we’re so excited to bring it back for Season Five.”

“New Girl” returns tonight with original episodes.

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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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.

FOX Fall TV Lineup: ‘Utopia’ Receives Three-Night Premiere

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Fox unveils 2014 Fall lineup.

The network is kicking off its fall season with a three-night series premiere of reality series “Utopia.”

“Utopia” follows fifteen strangers as they leave their everyday lives and move to an isolated, undeveloped location – for an entire year – where they are challenged to create their own civilization from scratch.

Meanwhile, “Red Band Society” debuts Sep. 17, while “Gotham” premieres Mon., Sep. 22.

Below is the full schedule:

Sunday, Sept. 7
8:00-10:00 PM UTOPIA (Series Premiere, Part One)

Tuesday, Sept. 9
8:00-9:00 PM UTOPIA (Series Premiere, Part Two / Time Period Premiere)

Wednesday, Sept. 10
8:00-10:00 PM HELL’S KITCHEN (Season 13 Premiere)

Friday, Sept. 12
8:00-9:00 PM UTOPIA (Series Premiere, Part Three / Time Period Premiere)

Tuesday, Sept. 16
8:00-9:00 PM UTOPIA (All-New)
9:00-9:30 PM NEW GIRL (Season Premiere)
9:30-10:00 PM THE MINDY PROJECT (Season Premiere)

Wednesday, Sept. 17
8:00-9:00 PM HELL’S KITCHEN (All-New / Time Period Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM RED BAND SOCIETY (Series Premiere)

Monday, Sept. 22
8:00-9:00 PM GOTHAM (Series Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM SLEEPY HOLLOW (Season Premiere)

Thursday, Sept. 25
8:00-9:00 PM BONES (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM SLEEPY HOLLOW (Encore of Season Premiere)

Sunday, Sept. 28
8:00-8:30 PM THE SIMPSONS (Season Premiere)
8:30-9:00 PM BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM FAMILY GUY (One-Hour “The Simpsons Guy” Season Premiere Crossover Event)

Thursday, Oct. 2
8:00-9:00 PM BONES (All-New)
9:00-10:00 PM GRACEPOINT (10-Part Mystery Event Series Premiere)

Sunday, Oct. 5
7:00-7:30 PM THE SIMPSONS (Encore)
7:30-8:00 PM BOB’S BURGERS (Season Premiere)
8:00-8:30 PM THE SIMPSONS (All-New)
8:30-9:00 PM BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (All-New)
9:00-9:30 PM FAMILY GUY (All-New)
9:30-10:00 PM MULANEY (Series Premiere)

Friday, Nov. 7
8:00-9:00 PM MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (Season Premiere)

FOX Cancels ‘Raising Hope’ After Four Seasons

Raising Hope cancelled

Comedy series “Raising Hope” has been cancelled. FOX has cancelled the series after four seasons. The sitcom will wrap with an hour-long finale on April 4.

“On behalf of myself, Greg Garcia and “Raising Hope‘s” amazing cast and crew, I would like to thank our audience for tuning in and supporting us over the last four seasons,” executive producer Mike Mariano said in a statement. “We planned our Season 4 finale with this possibility in mind, and hope our loyal fans enjoy the way we’ve chosen to say goodbye to the Chances and to Natesville. Thanks again, and we’ll see you in syndication.”

“Getting to know and love the Chance family on “Raising Hope” has been a sweet, hilarious ride,” added Fox chief Kevin Reilly in a statement. “Thanks to the incredibly talented cast – along with Greg, Mike and the entire crew – for making us laugh for four fantastic seasons.”

“Raising Hope” stars Martha Plimpton, Cloris Leachman, Garret Dillahunt, Lucas Neff, Shannon Woodward and Gregg Binkley.

Will you miss the comedy series?

‘The X Factor’ Cancelled After Three Seasons

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The verdict is in: FOX cancels “The X Factor.”

Fox has cancelled the low ratings-reality series singing competition, “X Factor,” after three seasons.

“To all of us at Fox, Simon is more than one of the most prolific TV personalities of our time –he’s part of our family. A consummate showman and partner, there’s no one more passionate or creative than Simon, and we feel so fortunate to have enjoyed such a wonderful, collaborative relationship with him over the past 12 years,” said Kevin Reilly, chairman of entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Co. “Unfortunately, there is no ‘X Factor USA’ without Simon Cowell, but we understand and support his decision to focus on the international formats and on the next phase of his personal life. We wish him the very best, and it’s our sincere hope that we work together again soon.”

Executive producer, Simon Cowell also announced, he would return to the UK version of the series.  “I’ve had a fantastic time over the last 12 years, both on “The X Factor” and “American Idol,”” said executive producer and judge Simon Cowell in a statement. “And apart from being lucky enough to find some amazing talent on the shows, I have always had an incredible welcome from the American public (most of the time!). Last year, for a number of reasons, I had to make a decision to return [for the first time in four years] to the U.K. version of The X Factor in 2014. So for now, I’m back to the U.K. and I want to thank FOX for being an incredible partner and I also want to thank everybody who has supported my shows. America, I’ll see you soon!”

Will you miss the reality series?

‘Bones’ Renewed For Season 10, Moving Back to Monday Night

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“Bones” has been picked for a tenth season.

The crime-drama series starring Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz as Bones and Booth has been renewed for a tenth season. The show will be moving back to its old Monday-at-8 pm time-slot beginning March 10.

“Over the course of nine seasons, “Bones” has grown from a hit crime procedural into a beloved pillar of our lineup that resonates with fans in a way that only the best of shows can,” said Fox Chairman Kevin Reilly in a statement. “Our viewers have embraced Emily, David and the entire cast and characters of Bones as their very own, and I think they are going to love what Hart Hanson and Stephen Nathan have planned for Season 10!”

Are you excited about this news?

FOX Renews ‘MasterChef Junior’ For Season 2

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Fox picks up a second season of “MasterChef Junior.”

The network revealed Thursday, the reality series following young MasterChef hopefuls will return for a sophomore season.

“”MasterChef Junior” is one of the few shows on television that the entire family can truly enjoy together,” said Fox Chairman Kevin Reilly. “I can’t wait to see what Gordon, Joe, Graham and the next round of rambunctious, ridiculously talented junior chefs cook up in Season 2.”

The series first season average 5.1 million total viewers and ranking No. 1 in its Friday 8 p.m. time period among adults 18-49, adults 18-34 and teens.