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Manhatten canceled by WGN, No season 3
2016-02-04 by thepoperopeManhattandiscuss
thr reported

In a statement, WGN America president and GM Matt Cherniss called the move a "very difficult decision," saying: "We are proud of this critically acclaimed series, an extraordinary original drama, and are deeply disappointed that such a wonderful show could not find a larger audience. We thank the immensely talented Sam Shaw and Thomas Schlamme, along with the exceptional cast and crew and our great partners at Lionsgate and Skydance, for crafting a masterful series. We are equally grateful to the dedicated fans for their support over the last two seasons."

Added producer and Lionsgate TV chairman Kevin Beggs: "Sam Shaw and Tommy Schlamme gave us a tremendously powerful television series chronicling the lives of those immersed in the race to build an atomic bomb in the dog days of World War II. Their masterful depictions of small victories, devastating betrayals and the high price of freedom will never be forgotten - just as the monstrous power wrought by splitting the atom indelibly scarred our world forever. We are thankful to our partners at Skydance, WGN America, Tribune Entertainment and Hulu for making the series possible and to our many fans in the U.S. and across the globe for watching along with us."


Stan Lee's Lucky Man trailer & Introduction
2016-01-31 by thepoperopeStan Lees Lucky Mandiscuss
"That's the thing about luck. It balances out in the end."

Be careful what you wish for.

Stan Lee's #LuckyMan starring James Nesbitt is coming soon.



James Nesbitt stars as down on his luck cop DI Harry Clayton whose chance encounter with a mysterious woman and an ancient bracelet changes everything.





Fuller House Promo and Featurette
2016-01-31 by thepoperopeFuller Housediscuss
The house is full again. Fuller house is coming to Netflix February 26.





Finding Carter canceled by MTV
2016-01-30 by thepoperopeFinding Carterdiscuss
Zac Pullam (Grant Wilson) tweeted

"Sad to say it but if you don't already know, Finding Carter won't be returning for a season 3"


Billions renewed for season 2
2016-01-29 by thepoperopeBillionsdiscuss
Billions renewed for season 2 by Showtime, Snippets from the press release below

"SHOWTIME PICKS UP SECOND SEASON OF NEW HIT SERIES BILLIONS, THE NETWORK'S HIGHEST-RATED FRESHMAN SERIES PREMIERE EVER

NEW YORK, NY – January 26, 2016 – On the heels of delivering the biggest premiere week ever for the network, SHOWTIME has picked up its new critically-acclaimed drama BILLIONS for a second season. BILLIONS had the best series debut performance ever for a SHOWTIME original series with 6.5 million viewers, besting the series premiere of RAY DONOVAN by 7 percent (with 6.1 million viewers in June 2013). Starring Oscar® nominee and Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner Paul Giamatti and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis, BILLIONS airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President and CEO, Showtime Networks Inc.

BILLIONS is a bold, contemporary drama series that melds the worlds of ultra-wealth, influence and corruption as personified in two highly ambitious opposing figures: hard-charging, blue-blooded, politically connected U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades (Giamatti) and brilliant, calculating, blue-collar billionaire hedge fund king, Bobby "Axe" Axelrod (Lewis). Set amongst the Machiavellian machinations of New York City power politics and finance, BILLIONS weaves a complex, intricate narrative featuring a high-stakes game of predator-versus-prey. Maggie Siff, Malin Akerman, Toby Leonard Moore, David Costabile and Condola Rashad also star. BILLIONS is created, written and executive produced by Brian Koppelman and David Levien (Ocean's Thirteen, Rounders). The series is also created and executive produced by Andrew Ross Sorkin (Too Big To Fail)."


House of Cards renewed for season 5
2016-01-29 by thepoperopeHouse of Cardsdiscuss
thr reports that House of Cards is renewed for season 5 by Netflix.

Beau Willimon (Showrunner/Creator) will be leaving the show.

"Prior to its fourth-season premiere, Netflix and [producers] Media Rights Capital are thrilled to announce that House of Cards will return for a fifth season in 2017. Concurrent with the renewal, creator and showrunner Beau Willimon is departing the critically acclaimed series," Netflix said Thursday in a statement. "Netflix and MRC owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to Beau Willimon for his strong narrative vision for House of Cards over the show's first four seasons. As an Academy Award-nominated writer, he made his first foray into television and built a riveting and critically acclaimed series, establishing his place in TV history. The producers, cast and crew join us in wishing Beau the best in his next creative adventure."

Added Willimon: "I'm grateful to Netflix and MRC, my fellow executive producers, our two incandescent stars Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright, our talented writers, as well as the incredible cast and crew with whom I've had the privilege to work. After five years and four seasons, it's time for me to move on to new endeavors, but I'm supremely proud of what we've built together, wish the show much continued success, and leave it in the hands of a very capable team."


The 100 Recap of season 1 and 2
2016-01-20 by thepoperopeThe 100discuss
The 100 returns for Season 3 on Thursday, January 21st. The Fine Brothers present a recap of Seasons 1-2 so you can be fully caught up to watch and enjoy the Season 3 premiere with your friends and make them think you actually know the series when in reality you just spent 9 minutes watching this video.

Spoilers! Be warned!



Shades of Blue trailer
2016-01-19 by thepoperopeShades of Bluediscuss
Harlee Santos (Jennifer Lopez) is a charismatic single mother and resourceful detective at the heart of a tight-knit crew of Brooklyn detectives, led by enigmatic Lieutenant Matt Wozniak (Emmy Award winner Ray Liotta, "Goodfellas," "Field of Dreams"), who often leads the team to step outside the limitations of the law in order to effectively protect their precinct and their own.

As a big illegal job looms on the horizon, the FBI catches Harlee in the act and pits her against her own unit. As a newly turned informant, she struggles to safeguard her on-the-job family and avoid arrest in order to stay with her daughter. Harlee engages in a perilous dance with her FBI handler, Special Agent Stahl (Warren Kole), who develops an unhealthy obsession with her. Meanwhile, Wozniak, acting as the unit's patriarch, begins an all-consuming hunt for the informant. Pressure mounts as the crew struggles to perform their brand of street justice under FBI watch.

"Shades of Blue" is a production of Universal Television, Nuyorican Productions, EGTV, Ryan Seacrest Productions and Jack Orman Productions.



Billions trailer
2016-01-19 by thepoperopeBillionsdiscuss
BILLIONS is a bold, contemporary drama that melds the worlds of ultra-wealth, influence and corruption as personified in two highly ambitious opposing figures: hard-charging, blue-blooded, politically connected U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades (Giamatti) and brilliant, calculating, blue-collar billionaire hedge fund king, Bobby "Axe" Axelrod (Lewis). Set amongst the Machiavellian machinations of New York City power politics and finance, BILLIONS weaves a complex, intricate narrative featuring a high-stakes game of predator-versus-prey. Maggie Siff, Malin Akerman, Toby Leonard Moore, David Costabile and Condola Rashad also star. The pilot was directed by acclaimed director Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Divergent), who also serves as an executive producer.

The new SHOWTIME drama series BILLIONS will premiere Sunday, January 17th at 10PM ET/PT on-air, On Demand and over the internet. Starring Oscar® nominee and Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner Paul Giamatti (John Adams) and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis (Homeland), BILLIONS is a 21st-century examination of the profit and peril of chasing the American dream. BILLIONS is written and executive produced by Brian Koppelman and David Levien (Ocean's Thirteen, Rounders), and Andrew Ross Sorkin (Too Big To Fail).



Baskets trailer
2016-01-10 by thepoperopeBasketsdiscuss


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