CBS cancels Kevin Can Wait

CBS cancels Kevin Can Wait

Kevin Can Wait was canceled by CBS after a second season that saw a ratings decline from the comedy’s strong debut. “I wouldn’t trade this experience for anything in the world,” tweeted series star Kevin James. “Okay, maybe a season 3.”

NBC rescues Brooklyn Nine-Nine

NBC rescues Brooklyn Nine-Nine

NBC came to the rescue for Brooklyn Nine-Nine, hours after it was canceled buy Fox. “Ever since we sold this show to Fox I’ve regretted letting it get away, and it’s high time it came back to its rightful home,” said Robert Greenblatt, chairman of NBC Entertainment. “We’re all thrilled that one of the smartest, […]

Daniels’ Star continues to rise at Fox

Daniels' Star continues to rise at Fox

Ahead of its Upfront next week, Fox is cleaning house. The network gave a season 3 renewal to music-centric series Star, co-created and exec-produced by Lee Daniels and Tom Donaghy. Series is produced by 20th Century Fox TV in association with Lee Daniels Entertainment. But it’s the end of the line for two series: Brooklyn […]

MTV Movie & TV Awards to honor Pratt

MTV Movie & TV Awards to honor Pratt

The 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards will honor Chris Pratt with this year’s Generation Award, an award given each year to one outstanding talent for their noteworthy contributions for film and TV. Awards will air Monday, June 18 at 9p.

Starz orders seasons 5 and 6 of Outlander

Outlander is in for the long haul at Starz

Ahead of the November season four premiere of Outlander, Starz renewed the drama for seasons five and six. “Fans can rest assured their beloved Claire and Jamie will be back facing new challenges,” said Starz president and CEO Chris Albrecht.

CBS orders Damon Wayans Jr. comedy

CBS orders Damon Wayans Jr. comedy

CBS gave series orders to comedies starring Damon Wayans Jr. and Cedric the Entertainer. The untitled Wayans show focuses on a couple who reconnect with their younger, hipper selves when an emerging pop star moves in, while Welcome to the Neighborhood follows a nice guy from the Midwest who moves into a rough LA area […]

The CW cancels Valor and Life Sentence Valor

The CW cancels Valor and Life Sentence.

It’s one and done for Valor. The CW has officially canceled the military drama starring Matt Barr, which underperformed in ratings and failed to receive a back-nine order. The network has also pulled the plug on midseason dramedy Life Sentence, opting not to renew it for a sophomore season. Star Lucy Hale shared the news […]

PBS launching new late-night show Christiane Amanpour

CNN and PBS launching late-night series Amanpour & Company.

CNN and PBS are launching new late-night public affair series Amanpour & Company in July on PBS (check local listings). Christiane Amanpour will lead the conversation with contributions from Walter Isaacson, Michel Martin, Alicia Menendez and Hari Sreenivasan, featuring in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world.

Snapchat’s Phone Swap gets a call from Fox TV Stations

Fox Stations order Snapchat series, Phone Swap

Fox Television Stations ordered a TV version of Snapchat dating show Phone Swap to air on select Fox stations this summer. In the series, strangers check out what’s on each other’s phones before deciding whether to go on a date. Vertical Networks, founded by daughter-of-Rupert Elisabeth Murdoch, will produce.