This week’s TV news brings us lots of pilot order for next season, plus premiere dates, casting, and more!
ABC miniseries When We Rise is having its schedule shifted due to a presidential address.
Freeform has ordered five additional episodes of Young and Hungry.
Once Upon a Time is reportedly planning a musical episode for spring.
Ellen Pompeo is directing an episode of Grey’s Anatomy.
Bryan Singer will direct Matt Nix’s Marvel pilot.
ABC: Medical drama The Good Doctor, disaster think tank drama Doomsday, Zach Braff comedy Start-Up, a political comedy from Daveed Diggs, Elizabeth Banks female buddy cop comedy The Trustee, drama The Gospel of Kevin
CBS: CIA/serial killer drama Killer Instinct starring Alan Cumming, NSA whistleblower legal drama Perfect Citizen, journalism drama The Get, a Navy SEAL drama
The CW: A Dynasty reboot, action/adventure drama Searchers
FOX: A Marvel mutant drama from Matt Nix, workplace comedy Linda from HR, ghost hunter comedy Ghosted starring Adam Scott and Craig Robinson, Justin Cronin vampire drama The Passage, a Behind Enemy Lines adaptation with McG directing
NBC: Virtual reality crime drama Reverie, a high school teacher comedy from Seth Meyers, Mike O”Brien, and Lorne Michaels, comedy What About Barb? based on movie What About Bob?, a family comedy from Mindy Kaling, Tina Fey comedy The Sackett Sisters, Bill Lawrence workplace comedy Spaced Out, sibling comedy Happy Peppers, a real-time hurricane medical drama
ABC: A bachelor comedy starring Gabriel Iglesias
Amazon is not moving forward with Sacha Baron Cohen comedy Highston.
Roadside Picnic is not going forward at WGN America.
Promoted to series regular:
Nightcap: Lauren Blumenfeld, Don Fanelli
The Blacklist: Melora Hardin
Chicago Justice: Chris Payne Gilbert
The Flash/Supergirl crossover: Darren Criss
Hawaii Five-0: Darius Rucker
Star: Missy Elliott, Rickey Smiley
This Is Us: Amanda Warren
Upstart Crow: Emma Thompson
The Vampire Diaries: Nina Dobrev
The Bay: Victoria Rowell
Channel Zero: No-End House: Aisha Dee
The Chi: Jacob Latimore, Yolonda Ross
Counterpart: Nolan Gerard Funk
The Crown: Matthew Goode
The Girlfriend Experience: Anna Friel, Louisa Krause, Bria Jones
Good Girls: Manny Montana
The Haunted: Liam McIntyre
The Last Man on Earth: Kristen Wiig
Libby & Malcolm: Sayeed Shahidi, Jahi Winston
The Looming Tower: Tahar Rahim
Manifesto: Mark Duplass, Jeremy Bobb, Lynn Collins, Katja Herbers, Brian F. O’Byrne
Mr. Mercedes: Mary-Louise Parker, Justine Lupe, Breeda Wool
Shadowhunters: Will Tudor
Snowfall: Justine Lupe
Somewhere Between: Paula Patton
Ten Days in the Valley: Emily Kinney, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Francois Battiste, Currie Graham, Nelson Lee, Abigail Pniowsky, Josh Randall, Ali Stroker, Ella Thomas, Beth Triffon, Mark L. Young
There’s… Johnny!: Tony Danza, Ian Nelson, Jane Levy, Roger Bart, T’Keyah Crystal Keymah, Nate Smith, David Hoffman, Daniel Strauss, Andrew Schulz
Underground: Bokeem Woodbine
UnREAL: Kassandra Clementi, Jaime Callica, Bart Edwards, Alex Hernandez, Adam Demos, Alex Sparrow, Joe Abraham, Tyler Hines, Marcus Rosner, Cameron Bancroft, Terry Chen, Melvin Gregg
Untitled Daveed Diggs pilot: Brandon Michael Hall
Untitled Reba McEntire drama: Amanda Detmer
(Image courtesy of Netflix.)