|Zoo renewed for season 3 by CBS|
|2016-08-28 by thepoperope||Zoo||discuss|
|CBS announced today the third season renewal of the hit series ZOO for broadcast during summer 2017. Currently in its second season, ZOO is this summer's second most-watched original scripted broadcast.|
The two-hour second season finale of ZOO airs Tuesday, Sept. 6 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT).
ZOO joins the next edition of the summer reality hit BIG BROTHER on CBS's 2017 summer line-up. As previously announced, BIG BROTHER was picked up for two more editions, for summer 2017 and 2018.
Based on the #1 bestseller by James Patterson, ZOO is a global thriller about a wave of violent animal attacks against humans across the planet. ZOO is produced by CBS Television Studios. The series is distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and worldwide by CBS Studios International. Jeff Pinkner, Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec, Scott Rosenberg, Michael Katleman, James Mangold, Cathy Konrad, James Patterson, Bill Robinson, Leopoldo Gout and Steve Bowen are executive producers.
The first season of ZOO is now available on Netflix in the U.S. Season two will be available Sept. 14, 2016.
|Ray Donovan renewed for season 5 by Showtime|
|2016-08-28 by thepoperope||Ray Donovan||discuss|
|SHOWTIME(R) ORDERS "RAY DONOVAN" SEASON 5|
The Hit Drama Series, Led by Two-Time Emmy(R) And Three-Time Golden Globe(R) Nominee Liev Schreiber, Will Begin Production Next Year
LOS ANGELES, CA August 11, 2016 On the heels of RAY DONOVAN scoring five Emmy nominations for its third season, SHOWTIME has ordered a fifth season of its hit drama series. Production on season five's 12, one-hour episodes will begin next year. One of the top-rated drama series on premium television this summer, RAY DONOVAN returned for its fourth season up double digits year over year and continues to air on Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President and CEO, Showtime Networks Inc. at the 2016 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour.
The 2016 Emmy nominations mark the most nominations for RAY DONOVAN to date - Liev Schreiber picked up his second consecutive nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor, Jon Voight earned his second for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and Hank Azaria was also nominated for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series. Series executive producer and showrunner David Hollander was recognized with his first ever Emmy nomination for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for the season three finale. And, Robert Edmondson, R. Russell Smith and Harrison 'Duke' Marsh were honored with nominations for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour).
This season, Ray's second chance at redemption is tested when he meets professional boxer Hector Campos (Ismael Cruz Cordova) and his volatile sister Marisol (Lisa Bonet), who harbor a dangerous secret. Wealthy art dealer Sonia Kovitzky (Embeth Davidtz) draws Ray further into her Russian mob operation. Meanwhile, Mickey (Jon Voight, in his Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe-winning role) whose scam in Primm, Nevada went sideways, decides to turn himself in for the Minassian shootout in order to protect Ray. Bunchy (Dash Mihok) comes to terms with his new wife Teresa's (Alyssa Diaz) postpartum depression after having their baby girl and relies on Abby's help. When Hector and Damon (Dominique Columbus) become fixtures at the Fite Club, Terry (Eddie Marsan) sees renewed interest in the gym, while Daryll (Pooch Hall) becomes a more integral part of the family when Ray enlists him to handle a job. Abby (Paula Malcomson) receives shocking medical news that leaves her questioning her role as a wife and mother. A newly independent Bridget (Kerris Dorsey) provides comfort and support during this tumultuous time as Conor (Devon Bagby) begins to assert his autonomy with disastrous results. This season's eclectic line-up of guest stars features Emmy nominee Lisa Bonet, Golden Globe winner Stacy Keach, Oscar(R) nominee Diane Ladd, Golden Globe winner Dabney Coleman, Embeth Davidtz, Ted Levine, Gabriel Mann, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Chris Coppola and Billy Lush. A SHOWTIME production, RAY DONOVAN is executive produced by David Hollander, Mark Gordon, Bryan Zuriff and Lou Fusaro and was created by Ann Biderman.
|Mr Robot renewed for season 3 by USA|
|2016-08-28 by thepoperope||Mr. Robot||discuss|
|USA NETWORK'S EMMY(R) NOMINATED DRAMA "MR. ROBOT" RENEWED FOR THIRD SEASON|
Golden Globe(R) and Peabody Award-Winning Series Hails from Universal Cable Productions
NEW YORK August 16, 2016 USA Network today announced a third season pickup of the original drama series MR. ROBOT. From Universal Cable Productions, the second season of the buzzy series, which was recently nominated for six Primetime Emmys, is currently airing all-new episodes Wednesdays at 10/9c. MR. ROBOT Season 3 is slated for 2017.
"We couldn't be more proud of MR. ROBOT, a series that has pushed boundaries, captured the cultural zeitgeist, and been honored as one of the best dramas on television," said Chris McCumber, President, Entertainment Networks for NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. "Midway through its second season, MR. ROBOT continues to break new ground and open up new opportunities for the network. We can't wait to see where Sam Esmail and the entire brilliant ROBOT team take us next."
"Being the home studio for this wonderful, completely original show is an exhilarating experience. Sam and company just keep taking it to another level," said Jeff Wachtel, Chief Content Officer, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment and President, Universal Cable Productions. "We can't wait to get going on Season 3
as soon as we finish Season 2!"
In addition to new episodes every Wednesday on USA Network, MR. ROBOT can be experienced anytime, in multiple ways. Catch up on Season 2 on demand or at USANetwork.com; put yourself in the middle of a pivotal scene from Elliot's past, via an original, 12-minute virtual reality experience written by Esmail; dig deep into clues and uncover Easter Eggs from the series at whoismrrobot.com; preorder the book from Esmail and series writer Courtney Looney; and join the 30 million people who watched Season 1 by discovering (or re-watching) MR. ROBOT on Amazon Prime.
MR. ROBOT follows Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek, "The Pacific"), a cyber-security engineer who becomes involved in the underground hacker group fsociety, after being recruited by their leader (Christian Slater, "Nymphomaniac"). Following the events of fsociety's five/nine hack on multi-national company Evil Corp, the second season explores the consequences of that attack as well as the illusion of control.
|Wynonna Earp renewed for season 2 by Syfy|
|2016-08-28 by thepoperope||Wynonna Earp||discuss|
|Syfy Renews Wynonna Earp from SEVEN24 Films and IDW Entertainment|
Season Two Picked Up For 10 One-Hour Episodes
SEVEN24 Films and IDW Entertainment, a subsidiary of IDW Media Holdings (OTC PINK: IDWM), today announced that Syfy has renewed Wynonna Earp for a second season. The announcement came during the Wynonna Earp panel at Comic Con International in San Diego where the full cast appeared as guests. The freshman series scored big with both critics and fans, becoming a hit on social media, spawning hashtags, and trending weekly with each new episode. It recently nabbed the E! News TV Scoop Award for Best New Series of 2016.
Developed by Showrunner and Executive Producer Emily Andras, the series stars Melanie Scrofano, Shamier Anderson, Tim Rozon, Dominique Provost-Chalkley, and is based on the IDW Publishing comic book series created by Beau Smith.
"In just one season, Wynonna Earp has struck a chord with the fans," said IDW Entertainment President David Ozer. "We look forward to continuing this epic journey."
"I'm absolutely thrilled we have the opportunity to deliver more of our witty, female-led, kickass, diverse supernatural series to our passionate fan base around the world," said Emily Andras.
"The strong female characters in this series have turned viewers into passionate fans," said SEVEN24 Films' Jordy Randall. "We can't wait to see our amazing cast back in the roles that Emily has crafted for them."
SEVEN24's Jordy Randall and Tom Cox, IDW's Ted Adams and David Ozer, Banditos Yanquis' Todd Berger, and Circle of Confusion's Rick Jacobs will all serve as Executive Producers.
Season two is set to air on Syfy in 2017.
Emily Andras is represented by Jeff Alpern of The Alpern Group, Melanie Scrofano is represented by David Ritchie of Ambition Talent, Shamier Anderson is represented by Douglas Patterson of Patterson Talent Management, Tim Rozon is represented by Paul Hemrend at Edna Talent Management, and Dominique Provost-Chalkley is represented by David Ritchie of Ambition Talent and Meg Mortimer of Authentic Management. (IDW)
|Turn: Washingtons spies renewed for final season 4 by AMC|
|2016-08-28 by thepoperope||Turn: Washingtons spies||discuss|
|AMC'S REVOLUTIONARY WAR DRAMA "TURN: WASHINGTON'S SPIES" TO CONCLUDE WITH FOURTH AND FINAL SEASON|
Third Season Attracted an Average 1.2 Million Viewers Per Episode, Show Remains One of TV's Most Upscale Dramas
Executive Producer and Showrunner Craig Silverstein Renews
Overall Development Deal with AMC
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 26, 2016 - AMC today announced that "TURN: Washington's Spies" will be returning for a fourth and final season with 10 episodes. The new episodes will air in 2017. The third season of "TURN: Washington's Spies" averaged 1.2 million viewers per episode and nearly 600K adults 25-54. The series remains one of the top 10 most affluent scripted dramas for adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 and one of the top five in ad-supported cable. Season three concluded with four successive weeks of ratings growth in total viewers, increasingly rare in today's environment.
The network also announced "TURN: Washington's Spies" executive producer and showrunner, Craig Silverstein ("Nikita"), has renewed his overall development deal. Under this two-year agreement, Silverstein will return as showrunner for season four and develop new projects for AMC.
"'TURN: Washington's Spies' has always had a lofty goal to tell the real story of the American Revolution from the ground up. To capture the truth about the choice regular people had to make to support what has become the United States of America. It frequently involved turning against friends and family, and it always involved risking everything," said Joel Stillerman, president of original programming and development for AMC and SundanceTV. "Craig Silverstein, Barry Josephson, and their incredible team introduced us to the Culper Ring who have reminded us that without human intelligence, the war may have had a very different outcome. We are excited to see this story of betrayal and rebellion, and the sacrifices therein, through to completion in a fourth season."
"I am so pleased to be able to bring the story of the Culper Ring to its epic conclusion, at the point where the revolutionary war ends and the great American experiment truly begins," said Silverstein. "This series has been a joy to work on thanks to Barry Josephson, Alexander Rose, our sexy writing staff, brilliant crew, and dream team cast. I am also thrilled to continue to work with AMC, who had the passion and courage to put "TURN: Washington's Spies" on the air and support our effort. I eagerly look forward to our future adventures together."
"When Craig Silverstein first developed the story of America's first spies, I had hoped he'd be able to tell the complete core story. He has masterfully done that, and I'm excited that he'll continue," said Barry Josephson, executive producer. "We owe a tremendous debt to our magnificent cast, talented writing staff and hardworking crew, and greatly appreciate our location and government partners in the state of Virginia. AMC's support has been as unwavering. Thanks to all at AMC and AMC Studios for taking 'TURN: Washington's Spies' all the way!"
"As a history buff and a supporter of Virginia's film industry, I am excited to welcome 'TURN: Washington's Spies' back for a fourth season of filming," said Governor Terry McAuliffe. "This is a great show, with plenty of action, memorable performances by a fantastic cast, and vivid recreations of an important chapter in our history. We can always count on AMC for high-quality programming, and we are proud to continue our partnership as we work to build a new Virginia economy."
A character-driven drama set during the Revolutionary War, "TURN: Washington's Spies" takes us behind the battlefront, to a shadow war fought by everyday heroes who vowed to keep their heroics a secret. Based on Alexander Rose's book "Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring," "TURN: Washington's Spies" centers on Abe Woodhull, a farmer living in British-occupied Long Island, who bands together with a disparate group of childhood friends to form the Culper Ring. Together they risked their lives and honor, and turned against family and King, for a fight they believed in passionately, ultimately helping George Washington turn the tide of the Revolutionary War in favor of the rebels. Their daring efforts also revolutionized the art of espionage, giving birth to modern tradecraft as we know it today, along with all of the moral complexity that entails.
|2016-08-26 by thepoperope||APB||discuss|
|Police work isn't rocket science. It's harder. Inspired by true events, APB is a new police drama with a high-tech twist from executive producer/director Len Wiseman ("Lucifer", "Underworld") and executive producer/writer Matt Nix ("Burn Notice"). Sky-high crime, officer-involved shootings, cover-ups and corruption: the over-extended and under-funded Chicago Police Department is spiraling out of control. Enter billionaire engineer GIDEON REEVES (Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominee Justin Kirk, "Tyrant," "Weeds").|
After his best friend is murdered in a botched attempted robbery, and the killer remains at large, Gideon demands justice. Putting up millions of dollars of his own money, he makes an unprecedented deal to take over the troubled 13th District and reboot it as a private police force: better, faster and smarter than anything seen before. With cutting-edge technology created by Gideon himself, this eccentric yet brilliant outsider challenges the city's police force to rethink everything about the way they fight crime. But the near-overnight transition to the city's most advanced police district doesn't sit well with all of its members. Gideon knows if he's going to change anything, he needs an ally, whom he finds in OFFICER THERESA MURPHY (Natalie Martinez, "Kingdom," "Under the Dome"), an ambitious, street-smart cop who is ready to embrace Gideon's technological changes. With the help of Gideon's gifted tech officer, ADA HAMILTON (Caitlin Stasey "Reign"), he and Murphy embark on a mission to turn the 13th District including a skeptical SGT. NED CONRAD (Ernie Hudson, "Grace and Frankie," "Ghostbusters"), and determined OFFICERS NICHOLAS BRANDT (Taylor Handley "Vegas," "Southland") and TASHA GOSS (Tamberla Perry "Boss") into a dedicated crime-fighting force of the 21st century.
|2016-08-26 by thepoperope||Conviction||discuss|
|Lawyer and former First Daughter Hayes Morrison (Hayley Atwell, "Marvel's Agent Carter") is about to accept a job offered from her sexy nemesis, NY District Attorney Wayne Wallis, to avoid jail time for cocaine possession and avoid hurting her mother's Senate campaign. Working with his team at the new Conviction Integrity Unit will let her use her brilliant mind to turn over cases, where there is credible suspicion of wrongful conviction, and give her a chance to turn things around with her high-powered political family.|
|2016-08-26 by thepoperope||Speechless||discuss|
|Maya DiMeo (Minnie Driver) is a mom on a mission who will do anything for her husband Jimmy, her kids Ray, Dylan, and JJ, her eldest son with cerebral palsy. As Maya fights injustices both real and imagined, the family works to make a new home for themselves, and searches for just the right person to give JJ his "voice."|
Speechless stars Minnie Driver as Maya DiMeo, John Ross Bowie as Jimmy DiMeo, Mason Cook as Ray DiMeo, Micah Fowler as JJ DiMeo, Kyla Kennedy as Dylan DiMeo and Cedric Yarbrough as Kenneth.
|MacGyver 2016 trailer|
|2016-08-26 by thepoperope||MacGyver||discuss|
|MACGYVER, a reimagining of the classic series, is an action-adventure drama about 20-something Angus "Mac" MacGyver, who creates a clandestine organization within the U.S. government where he uses his extraordinary talent for unconventional problem solving and vast scientific knowledge to save lives. Joining his team on high-risk missions around the globe is maverick former CIA agent Jack Dalton and Patricia Thornton, ex-field agent turned director of operations and Riley Davis, an unpredictable computer hacker with a chip on her shoulder. At home, MacGyver is entertained by his ambitious roommate, Wilt Bozer. Under the aegis of the Department of External Services, MacGyver takes on the responsibility of saving the world, armed to the teeth with resourcefulness and little more than bubble gum and a paper clip.|
|The flash season 1 and 2 Recap|
|2016-08-06 by thepoperope||The Flash||discuss|