'Real Time With Bill Maher' Renewed Through 2020 (2 weeks ago)
HBO announced today that Real Time with Bill Maher has been renewed for Seasons 17 and 18, extending its run through at least 2020. The long-running talk show has been continuing its solid performance for the cable network, due in-part to the country's increased interest in the current political landscape. During last year's presidential election, the show drew its largest average audience since 2003.
Hosted by comedian and political satirist Bill Maher, Real time is a weekly talk show featuring journalists, politicians, and celebrities who join Maher in discussing current events happening around the areas of politics and the media.
Season 17 of Real Time with Bill Maher will premiere in 2019, with Season 18 following in 2020.
'Veep' Ending After Season 7 (2 weeks ago)
HBO confirmed today that Veep will be coming to an end after its already-announced seventh season. The news of the long-running comedy's planned conclusion had been speculated in recent months after the original cast members signed contract extensions of just one year in length back in May.
Veep stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer, who after becoming the Vice President of the United States, soon discovers that there is a lot more to the job than she ever thought possible. For the past five years the series has been one of the strongest entries on cable network, racking up consistently-healthy viewership numbers and garnering widespread critical acclaim including picking up 12 Emmy Award wins along the way.
Look for the final season of Veep in 2018.
Syfy Cancels 'Blood Drive' (2 weeks ago)
It's one and done for Blood Drive. After tonight's first-season finale, show creator James Roland broke the news that Syfy is cutting the grindhouse-style drama's run short, cancelling the series after its first 13 episodes.
Roland posted a blog entry on midnightgrindhouse.com to let fans know that tonight would be the final episode, expressing sadness that his vision for Season 2 might never be realized. He remained optimistic, though, that NBC Universal might find a new home for the series.
Set in a dystopian future of 1999 Los Angeles where crime is commonplace, Blood Drive follows the city's last good cop who runs afoul of the dirtiest underground car rally in the world. Its a race where the master of ceremonies is a vaudevillian nightmare, the cars run on human blood, and the drivers are homicidal deviants. His only chance to survive is to partner up with a dangerous femme fatale on the twisted cross-country death race.
Arrow casts Slade Wilson's son (2 weeks ago)
Camp and Lucifer alum Liam Hall has been tapped to play the son of Manu Bennett’s reformed villain, who will appear in the two-part Slade Wilson adventure first teased at Comic-Con.
The son of one of the Green Arrow’s greatest foes, Joe Wilson has followed in his father’s footsteps by joining the secret Australian military agency, A.S.I.S. After years of brutal combat, Joe now finds himself in a remote Kasnian prison under the alias, Kane Wolfman, fighting for his life.
Stephen Moyer is stepping into Christopher Eccleston’s shoes in the second series of ITV drama Safe House. Season two of the series centers around ex-police officer Tom Brook, who runs a safe house by the sea in wild and beautiful Anglesey. He’ll have his own thrilling tale to tell, as a case he spent many years working on comes back to haunt him. (3 weeks ago)
"Dark Matter" Canceled After Three Seasons (3 weeks ago)
The SyFy Channel has canceled "Dark Matter" after three seasons, citing low ratings.
"Killjoys" Renewed for Season Four and Five, at When it Will End (3 weeks ago)
The SyFy Channel announced today that "Killjoys" has been renewed for two more seasons, and will end after season five.
'Bunk'd' Renewed For Season 3 (3 weeks ago)
Disney Channel announced today that Bunk'd has been renewed for a third season. The live-action kids comedy starring Peyton List premiered in 2015 as a spin-off of Jessie, which ran for four seasons on the cable network.
Bunk'd stars List as Emma Ross, who along with her adoptive brother and sister, leave their swanky New York digs to attend Camp Kikiwaka in Maine, where their parents had met when they were teenagers. Along with their newfound friends, the trio try to adapt to their new lives at summer camp.
Production on Season 3 of Bunk'd is scheduled to begin later this year for an expected premiere in 2018. The third season finds the Ross kids back at Camp Kikiwaka after some of its cabins were destroyed in a fire. After learning the camp's owner fled with the insurance money, the kids dig deep into their wealthy parents' pockets to help save their beloved home away from home.
'Stuck In The Middle' Renewed For Season 3 (3 weeks ago)
Disney Channel announced today that Stuck in the Middle will be returning for a third season. The sophomore comedy has continued its popularity across linear and digital platforms, reaching 65 million total TV viewers over the past year and ranking #1 in its time slot so far in Season 2.
The series stars stars Jenna Ortega as Harley, the middle child in the Diaz family who lives in Massachusetts. The large clan of nine people each have their own unique personalities and conflicting schedules, and Harley - the fourth of the kids - is stuck right in the middle.
Season 2 will continue with new episodes beginning on Friday, September 15 at 8:30pm on Disney Channel and VOD. As for Season 3, production is slated to begin later this year for an expected premiere in 2018.
'True Detective' Renewed For Season 3 (3 weeks ago)
It has been talked about for months, and today HBO finally made it official: True Detective will be returning for a third season. The crime anthology series from Nic Pizzolatto last aired a new episode over two years ago, and its future had been in doubt after an uneven second season drew mixed reviews following a widely-acclaimed debut outing.
Pizzolatto, who is currently working on writing Season 3, will be making his directorial debut for the show's next season. What we know about the premise so far is that a macabre crime takes place in the Ozarks and the ensuing mystery will deepen across multiple decades. Oscar winner Mahershala Ali has been cast in the lead role as a police detective from Northwest Arkansas.
No time frame has been set for Season 3 of True Detective, though sometime in 2018 appears likely.
ShareTV® - The Online Television Community