NBC Cancels 'Powerless' (15 hours ago)
Three episodes ahead of its first-season finale, NBC has pulled Powerless from its schedule effective immediately. The freshman comedy premiered earlier this year as a mid-season entry but through nine episodes has failed to attract a sizeable audience in its Thursday night time slot.
Set in the universe of DC Comics, Powerless follows a group of employees at Wayne Security in Charm City, which is home to a number of superheroes and villains - as well as citizens who are fed up of dealing with the collateral damage of their constant fighting.
It is not clear at this time if the unaired episodes of Powerless will make it to air.
'The Detour' Renewed For Season 3 (15 hours ago)
TBS announced today that The Detour has been renewed for a third season. The good news comes ahead of tonight's Season 2 finale, which airs as part of back-to-back episodes beginning at 10:00pm.
Ratings for the comedy's sophomore run have continued to be strong, with the show currently ranked as cable TV's top scripted comedy among total viewers. Episodes follow the misadventures that occur during a family's road trip from New York to Florida.
Look for Season 3 of The Detour in 2018.
'Into The Badlands' Renewed For Season 3 (15 hours ago)
AMC announced today that Into the Badlands has been renewed for a third season. The good news comes six episodes into the martial arts drama's sophomore run, where it is currently averaging a healthy 3.6 million viewers per episode.
The cable network is upping the episode count once again for Season 3, ordering a supersized 16 episodes for when the show returns in 2018. That numbers is up from the six and 10 episodes ordered for Seasons 1 and 2.
'When Calls the Heart' Renewed For Season 5 (15 hours ago)
Hallmark Channel has announced that When Calls the Heart has been renewed for a fifth season. The veteran series is the cable channel's oldest original drama currently on the air, and still draws a healthy audience, with Season 4 garnering year-over-year ratings gains in key demographics.
Inspired by Janette Oke's book of the same name, When Calls the Heart takes place in the early 20th century and follows a young teacher from a wealthy eastern family who moves to a small western coal mining town for her first classroom assignment.
Look for Season 5 in 2018.
Comedy Central will premiere season two of Idiotsitter as a two-part marathon, beginning June 10th at 8 p.m. ET/PT and concluding on June 17th at 8 p.m. ET/PT. (2 days ago)
Tracy Spiridakos Set To Recur (2 days ago)
Spiridakos will play Detective Hailey Upton who is in the robbery homicide unit. Her character will first appear in the “Fagin” May 3rd. Upton is described as someone with killer instincts, humour, and smarts. Always clocking in overtime, she got her detective shield meritoriously on the heels of an undercover assignment that is still shrouded in secrecy, and as a result has had to prove herself to those who thought she didn’t earn the detective promotion. She’s not afraid to be the lone female in the boys club. She’ll clash with Voight over control of a case but for the sake of solving it, they set aside their differences to work together. Voight says if she’s ever interested in Intelligence, he has a spot for her.
'The X-Files' To Return In 2017-2018 (6 days ago)
Fox announced today that another limited run of The X-Files has been ordered to continue the event series revival from 2016. David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson will be back as agents Mulder and Scully, with creator and executive producer Chris Carter returning as well.
The cult favorite sci-fi series was revived early last year after a 13-year absence. After a short, but successful run, fans were left unsure of its future after there was no mention of the show when the network announced its schedule for 2016-2017. At the time though, Fox executives stated that the door was being left open for an eventual return.
Now after a one-year break, Fox has ordered 10 new episodes of The X-Files for the 2017-2018 broadcast season. Production is slated to begin this summer, with a possible premiere early next year
'Teachers' Renewed For Season 3 (6 days ago)
TV Land announced today that Teachers has been renewed for a third season. The good news comes during a break in the comedy's sophomore run, which is set to resume this fall. The original series has continued to be a healthy performer across its multiple delivery platforms.
Written by and starring members of the Chicago comedy troupe 'The Katydids', Teachers follows a group of elementary school teachers trying to mold young minds, even though their own lives need a lot of work.
The cable network has ordered another supersized run of 20 new episodes for Season 3 of Teachers, which should return in 2018.
'Younger' Renewed For Season 5 (6 days ago)
TV Land announced today that Younger has been renewed for a fifth season. The good news comes two months ahead of the veteran dramedy's Season 4 premiere, which is scheduled for June 28. Deep into its run, the series continues to be a solid performer for the cable network.
Younger follows Liza, a 40-year-old single mother who pretends to be in her 20's after struggling to get back into the working world. Her lie helps her land a job at a publishing firm, but it also starts to complicate matters in her personal life.
TV Land has ordered another 12 new episodes for Season 5 of Younger, which is in-line with its first four seasons. Look for Season 5 in 2018.
Crackle Renews 'Snatch' (6 days ago)
It is being reported that Sony's Crackle platform has renewed Snatch for a second season. Since its premiere last month, the drama has become the streaming service's most-watched scripted original series.
Based on the cult classic film of the same name, Snatch follows a group of emerging hustlers who are swept up in the dangerous world of organized crime after they find a truck full of stolen gold.
Look for Season 2 in 2018.
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