Happy Emmy Day! I’ll be liveblogging tonight right here at TheTelevixen.com, starting with the red carpet at 6/5c. But first, we have tons of news . . .
Treme has been renewed for a shortened fourth and final season.
Royal Pains is going to air a special December TV movie about Evan and Paige’s wedding. Wheee!
Also renewed: Army Wives.
ABC is reviving Super Fun Night and recasting two of the leads. They’re using the word “funcomfortable,” so I hate it already.
ABC has an immigrant family comedy, a Ron Moore adaptation of A Knight’s Tale (this does not SEEM to be a joke), comedy Party Girls, a steampunk drama, actor comedy Please Knock from Ben Stiller, The Notorious Mollie Flowers from same, mom comedy Middle Age Rage, a David Shore legal drama, an adaptation of British comedy Pulling, a Josh Friedman family drama, a beauty empire family soap, and comedy Fat, Forty and Fired.
ABC Family bought two comedies and a terminal illness drama, to fill your quota of emotional whiplash.
CBS has comedies Friends With Better Lives and Wake Up Call, a north/south legal drama, scifi procedural Intelligence, a cancer research drama, and a Jim Gaffigan comedy.
The CW has a high school alien drama, a modern Alice in Wonderland procedural, and supernatural drama Embrace.
FOX has a modern political drama based on Hamlet. Intriguing. Also: a comedy about a man wanting to settle down, a Zooey Deschanel sister comedy, a live (!) family comedy, a comedy about men moving in with their adult sons, a Chelsea Handler family comedy (um?), a superhero police drama, an FBI drama, a playdate comedy, a startup comedy, and a CIA family adventure series.
FX has a murder/cover-up thriller and a vampire drama from Guillermo del Toro and Carlton Cuse.
HBO has a Guillermo del Toro series about a 1950s housewife solving crimes and Criminal Justice pilot starring James Gandolfini.
NBC has a drama from Alfonso Cuaron and J.J. Abrams, an adaptation of comic Midnight, Mass., a military comedy, a comedy from Ellen DeGeneres, a workplace comedy about an assistant, a comedy from Bill Lawrence and Ali Wentworth, and spy drama M.I.C.E.
USA Network has an Elmore Leonard drama.
1600 Penn: Missi Pyle
Banshee: Anastasia Griffith
The Big Bang Theory: Ken Lerner
Body of Proof: Tim DeKay
Castle: Ed Quinn
Community: James Brolin
CSI: Bryan Callen
CSI: NY: Kathleen York, Niko Nicotera, Tara Summers, Jake Thomas
Grey’s Anatomy: Adina Porter
Happily Divorced: Florence Henderson
Happy Endings: Christopher McDonald, Julie Hagerty
HIMYM: Joe Lo Truglio
Hot in Cleveland: Eddie Cibrian
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Sean Combs
Law & Order: SVU: Tom Sizemore, Hamish Linklater, Alex Karpovsky
Men at Work: Ben McKenzie
Mistresses: JoBeth Williams
Modern Family: Matthew Broderick
NCIS: Brad Beyer
NCIS: LA: Rachel Ticotin
New Girl: Carla Gugino, Jamie Lee Curtis, Rob Reiner
The New Normal: Leisha Hailey, Constance Zimmer, John Benjamin Hickey
Nikita: Isaiah Mustafa
The Office: Stephen Colbert
Psych: Anthony Michael Hall
Revolution: Mark Pellegrino, Todd Stashwick, Colin Ford
Scandal: Tom Amandes
Supernatural: Mike Farrell
The Vampire Diaries: Gabby Douglas
Whitney: Dean Norris
90210: Natalie Morales
Animal Practice: Annie Potts
Arrested Development: Isla Fisher, Terry Crews
Arrow: Jeffrey Nordling, Tahmoh Penikett
Banshee: Harrison Thomas
Bates Motel: Nicola Peltz, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, Olivia Cooke
The Big Bang Theory: Margo Harshman
The Bridge: Diane Kruger
Cinnamon Girl: Allie MacDonald, Alexis Knapp, Brooke Anne Smith, Jade Bartlett, Sebastian Piggott
Friend Me: Amanda Lund
The Goodwin Games: Adam Rodriguez
Grey’s Anatomy: Andrew Leeds
Happy Endings: Matthew Del Negro, Kulap Vilaysack
Homeland: F. Murray Abraham
The Khouris: Rizwan Manji
Magic City: Sherilyn Fenn, James Caan, Esai Morales, Jamie Harris
The Neighbors: Stacy Keach
Orange Is the New Black: Laura Prepon, Yael Stone
Orphan Black: Tatiana Maslany
Paging Dr. Freed: Leslie Grossman, Annie Potts, Dorian Missick
Peaky Blinders: Annabelle Wallis
Private Practice: Charlie Hofheimer
Shameless: Jake McDorman
Smash: Nikki Blonsky
Socio: Maddie Hasson, Kylie Bunbury
Supernatural: Amanda Tapping
Vegas: Jonathan Banks
Witches of East End: Rachel Boston, Jenna Dewan, Patrick Heusinger
Zero Hour: Grace Gummer, Amy Irving, Ken Leung
Untitled AMC legal drama: Aunjanue Ellis
(Photo courtesy of Showtime.)