|Best recap of House of Cards season 1 and 2|
|2015-02-25 by thepoperope||House of Cards||discuss|
|Beauty And The Beast renewed for season 4 by CW|
|2015-02-14 by thepoperope||Beauty and the Beast||discuss|
|THE THIRD SEASON OF "Beauty And The Beast" PREMIERES THURSDAY, MAY 21 ON THE CW|
The CW Orders a Fourth Season of "Beauty And The Beast" for 2015-16
February 13, 2015 (Burbank, CA) - The third season of fan favorite drama Beauty And The Beast will begin its 13-episode run on Thursday, May 21 (8:00-9:00 pm ET) on The CW Network. In addition, The CW announced today that Beauty And The Beast has also been renewed a fourth season, which will air later the 2015-2016 season.
As season three begins, Cat (Kristin Kreuk) and Vincent (Jay Ryan) are able to focus on their love, finally free from Muirfield, manhunts and beasts. However, that love will be tested as new and more dangerous threats await. When they learn that innocent victims are being used to test the boundaries of the impossible, Cat and Vincent will uncover a deeper conspiracy, one which Vincent can fight only by turning to the beast he carries within. But unleashing the beast will risk Vincent's life along with his and Cat's love as they struggle to build a normal life together.
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Take 5 Productions/Whizbang Films with executive producers Brad Kern ("Charmed"), Bill Haber ("Rizzoli & Isles," "Thurgood"), Paul J. Witt ("A Better Life") & Tony Thomas ("A Better Life"), Ron Koslow ("Moonlight"), Frank Siracusa ("The Yard") and John Weber ("The Borgias"), with Sherri Cooper ("Brothers and Sisters") & Jennifer Levin ("Without A Trace," "Felicity") as consultants.
|Banshee renewed for season 4 by Cinemax|
|2015-02-13 by thepoperope||Banshee||discuss|
|EMMY®-WINNING SERIES BANSHEE TO RETURN TO CINEMAX FOR ITS FOURTH SEASON IN 2016|
NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2015 The hit action series BANSHEE will return to CINEMAX in 2016 for a fourth season of eight episodes, which will shoot in Pittsburgh, Pa., it was announced today by Kary Antholis, president, HBO Miniseries and Cinemax Programming. The Emmy®-winning show is currently in its third season, with episodes debuting Fridays at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT). BANSHEE's fourth season will be executive produced by Alan Ball, Greg Yaitanes, Jonathan Tropper, Peter Macdissi, Adam Targum and Ole Christian Madsen.
Returning cast and crew will be announced when they are confirmed.
BANSHEE's third season launched last month to rave reviews. Yahoo! called the show "wildly witty," and the Huffington Post described BANSHEE as "one of TV's most reliable pleasures," while the A.V. Club noted, "The BANSHEE team remains in full command of their instrument." TV Guide has described BANSHEE as "addictively entertaining" and Grantland said the show is "a whole hell of a lot of fun."
Debuting in Jan. 2013, BANSHEE stars Antony Starr ("Wish You Were Here") as Lucas Hood, an ex-con and master thief who assumes the identity of the sheriff of Banshee, Pa., where he continues his criminal pursuits while enforcing his own code of justice.
In addition to Starr, season three stars include Ivana Milicevic ("Untitled Cameron Crowe Project," HBO's "Mind of the Married Man") as Carrie Hopewell, a notorious jewel thief who lives in Banshee under an assumed identity with her family, which has recently learned of her criminal past; Ulrich Thomsen ("The Celebration") as Kai Proctor, an intimidating, wealthy businessman who believes he is above the law; Frankie Faison ("The Good Wife," HBO's "The Wire") as Sugar Bates, a powerful and wise former boxer and ex-con who is now the owner of the local watering hole; and Hoon Lee ("The Blacklist") as Job, a dangerous transvestite computer hacker who assists Lucas and Carrie in their criminal enterprises.
In Sept. 2013, BANSHEE received a Primetime Emmy® Award for Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role.
Season three credits: BANSHEE was created by Jonathan Tropper and David Schickler; executive producers, Alan Ball, Greg Yaitanes, Jonathan Tropper and Peter Macdissi; producer, Robert F. Phillips.
|The Librarians renewed for season 2 by TNT|
|2015-02-13 by thepoperope||The Librarians||discuss|
|TNT Opens the Book on a Second Season of The Librarians|
Cable's Hot New Fantasy-Adventure Show Reaches 11.4 Million Viewers Each Week
TNT has renewed its hit fantasy-adventure The Librarians. One of the hottest new shows on cable, The Librarians burst onto the scene with a chart-topping launch in December and went on to finish the year as basic cable's #2 new series of 2014, second only to TNT's The Last Ship.
The show's success extends across TNT's multiple platforms, with each week's episode reaching an average of 11.4 million viewers through linear telecasts, DVR playback and VOD, digital and mobile viewing. TNT has ordered 10 episodes for the second season, which is slated to launch later this year.
Based on TNT's hit movie franchise, The Librarians centers on an ancient organization hidden beneath the Metropolitan Public Library dedicated to protecting an unknowing world from the secret, magical reality hidden all around. Rebecca Romijn (X-Men), Christian Kane (TNT's Leverage, Angel), Lindy Booth (Dawn of the Dead, The Philanthropist) and John Kim (Neighbors, The Pacific) star in the series as the newest protectors of the world's mystical treasures, with Emmy® winner John Larroquette (Night Court, Deception) as their reluctant caretaker. Noah Wyle (Falling Skies, ER) recurs as Flynn Carsen, the role he played in TNT's movie trilogy.
The Librarians is produced by Electric Entertainment, with executive producers Dean Devlin, John Rogers, Marc Roskin and Noah Wyle.
|Unforgettable season 4 picked up by A&E|
|2015-02-06 by thepoperope||Unforgettable||discuss|
|The CBS canceled show Unforgettable has been picked by A&E for season 4.|
|Law and Order SUV renewed for season 17 by NBC|
|2015-02-05 by thepoperope||Law and Order SVU||discuss|
|The longest-running drama on television set to enter its 17th season in the fall, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" is averaging a 2.5 rating, 7 share in 18-49 and 9.5 million viewers. That matches the show's highest 18-49 rating at this point in the season in four years (since earning a 2.8 in 2010-11). In total viewers, "Law & Order: SVU" is up +10% this season versus last (9.5 million vs. 8.7 million), and is delivering its biggest overall audience at this point in the season in six years (since averaging 10.5 million in 2008-09).|
Also from Universal Television and Wolf Films, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," chronicles the life and crimes of the Special Victims Unit of the New York City Police Department, an elite squad of detectives who investigate sexually based crimes.
The series stars Emmy and Golden Globe winner Mariska Hargitay as Sgt, Olivia Benson, acting commander of the SVU. Also starring are Ice-T, Danny Pino, Kelli Giddish, Raúl Esparza and Peter Scanavino.
|Chicago Fire renewed for season 4 by NBC|
|2015-02-05 by thepoperope||Chicago Fire||discuss|
|At 10 p.m. Tuesdays, "Chicago Fire" is delivering a 2.8 rating, 9 share in adults 18-49 and 10.1 million viewers overall this season, making it NBC's #2 drama in both measures. "Chicago Fire" has ranked #1 or tied for #1 in 18-49 among the time period's dramas on ABC, CBS and NBC through 11 of 13 original telecasts so far this season.|
From Emmy winner Dick Wolf, "Chicago Fire" is an edge-of-your-seat view into the lives of everyday heroes committed to one of America's noblest professions. For the firefighters, rescue squad and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51, no occupation is more stressful or dangerous, yet so rewarding and exhilarating. These courageous men and women are among the elite who forge headfirst into danger when everyone else is running the other way and whose actions make the difference between life and death.
The series, from Universal Television and Wolf Films, also stars Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Eamonn Walker, Monica Raymund, Kara Kilmer, Charlie Barnett, David Eigenberg, Yuri Sardarov, Joe Minoso and Christian Stolte.
|Chicago PD renewed for season 3 by NBC|
|2015-02-05 by thepoperope||Chicago PD||discuss|
|Airing at 10 p.m. Wednesdays, "Chicago P.D." is earning a 2.3 rating, 7 share in adults 18-49 and 9.4 million viewers overall this season, for gains versus last season of +10% in 18-49 and +14% in total viewers. "Chicago P.D." has finished #1 or tied for #1 among ABC, CBS and NBC in the time period with five of its last six original broadcasts through Feb. 2.|
From Dick Wolf and the team behind the hit series "Chicago Fire," 'Chicago P.D." is a riveting police drama about the men and women of the Chicago Police Department's elite Intelligence Unit, combatting the city's most heinous offenses organized crime, drug trafficking, high-profile murders and beyond.
The series, from Universal Television and Wolf Films, stars Jason Beghe as gritty and determined Det. Sgt. Hank Voight. Also starring are Jon Seda, Jesse Lee Soffer, Sophia Bush, Elias Koteas, Patrick John Flueger, LaRoyce Hawkins, Marina Squerciati, Amy Morton and Brian Geraghty.
|Grimm renewed for season 5 by NBC|
|2015-02-05 by thepoperope||Grimm||discuss|
|A Friday night success story, "Grimm" has averaged a 2.1 rating, 7 share in adults 18-49 and 7.2 million viewers overall so far this season, making it Friday's #1 scripted series in 18-49 on the Big 4 networks. "Grimm" is one of the most time-shifted shows on broadcast television, with its originals growing by an average of +83% going from "live plus same day" Nielsens to "live plus seven day."|
"Grimm" is inspired by the classic Grimm Brothers' fairy tales. The series stars David Giuntoli as Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt, who discovers he's descended from an elite line of criminal profilers known as Grimms and increasingly finds his responsibilities as a detective at odds with his new responsibilities as a Grimm.
The series, from Universal Television and Hazy Mills Productions, also stars Russell Hornsby, Bitsie Tulloch, Silas Weir Mitchell, Reggie Lee, Sasha Roiz, Bree Turner and Claire Coffee.
|The Blacklist renewed for season 3 by NBC|
|2015-02-05 by thepoperope||The Blacklist||discuss|
|"The Blacklist," which is moving to its new 9 p.m. Thursday timeslot this week, is averaging a 5.1 rating, 15 share in adults 18-49 and 17.4 million viewers so far this season, according to "most current" averages from Nielsen Media Research. Boosted by its Feb. 2 post-Super Bowl telecast, "Blacklist" currently ranks #2 among Big 4 entertainment program this season in adults 18-49 behind only CBS's "Big Bang Theory" and is the #4 entertainment series in total viewers. "The Blacklist" delivers the biggest average increase in television of time-shifted viewers going from next-day "live plus same day" ratings to "live plus seven day" results, increasing by 6.3 million viewers.|
"The Blacklist" stars Emmy Award winner James Spader as ex-government agent Raymond "Red" Reddington, formerly one of the FBI's Most Wanted fugitives. Brokering shadowy deals for criminals across the globe, Red was known by many as "The Concierge of Crime" and now the FBI work for him as he identifies a "blacklist" of politicians, mobsters, spies and international terrorists. He will help catch them all
with the caveat that Elizabeth "Liz" Keen (Megan Boone) continues to work as his partner.
"The Blacklist, from Sony Pictures Television and Davis Entertainment, also stars Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix, Ryan Eggold, Amir Arison and Mozhan Marno.