In more Netflix news, the streamer canceled two comedy talk shows, The Break with Michelle Wolf and The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale. McHale debuted in February; Wolf premiered in May. Netlfix isn’t giving up on launching new efforts – Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, Norm Macdonald Has a Show, and panel show The […]
New animated series Star Wars Resistance debuts with a one-hour premiere Sunday, October 7 at 10p on Disney Channel, DisneyNOW and Disney Channel VOD, with subsequent airings on Disney XD. Disney Channel’s new live action family comedy, Coop & Cami Ask the World, arrives five days later, on Friday, October 12 at 8:30p.
E! has opted not to renew The Royals. However, according to Deadline, the network’s only remaining scripted series is being shopped by its leading producing studio, Lionsgate TV, and talks are underway with Pop for a possible fifth season pickup.
HGTV picked up a second season of Boise Boys. The series delivered solid ratings in its freshman run, helping the network consistently rank as the #1 cable network among upscale women 25-54 in its Thursday 11p timeslot.
USA Network is not picking up Shooter for a fourth season. Currently in season three, the drama is averaging 471,000 viewers A18-49 and 1.5 million total viewers in Live+3 Nielsens. The show, based on the novel Point of Impact, has had its challenges, including a delayed debut prompted by real-life shootings, and a shortened second […]
From Aug 5-8 at 9p, Nat Geo’s Yellowstone Live attracted 13 million total viewers across National Geographic and Nat Geo WILD during its multi-platform run. The first night on National Geographic, Yellowstone Live ranked as one of the top 10 most-watched shows on ad-supported cable for all key demos, including P25-54 (578,000), M25-54 (329,000), and […]
A reboot of CBS sitcom Designing Women (1986-1993) is in the works at Sony Pictures Television, with series creator Linda Bloodworth-Thomason onboard, reports TVLine. The studio will soon be shopping for a home for the comedy about four women working at an interior design company.
CBS All Access tapped Ethan Peck (10 Things I Hate About You) to portray Spock in Season 2 of Star Trek: Discovery.
History greenlit season two of Knights Templar drama series Knightfall, with Mark Hamill (Star Wars) joining the cast and Aaron Helbing (The Flash) onboard as showrunner and executive producer. Eli Lehrer, EVP of programming, promised a “grittier, darker” show this time around.
Smithsonian Networks is ready to creep viewers out with Bug Bites, a six-part short-form series exploring the art of cooking and consuming insects (they’re nutritious!). Streaming begins on Smithsonian Earth and Smithsonianchannel.com on Monday, August 27.