This week’s TV news brings us some exciting resurrections and renewals, plus premiere and finale dates!
April 30th: American Crime
May 10th: black-ish
May 11th: The Catch
May 14th: Once Upon a Time
May 15th: Quantico
May 16th: The Middle, American Housewife, Fresh Off the Boat, Imaginary Mary, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
May 17th: The Goldbergs, Speechless, Modern Family, Designated Survivor
May 18th: Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal
September 3rd: Twin Peaks
BET has picked up VH1 shows Hit the Floor and The Breaks for new seasons.
Warner Bros and DC Entertainment are starting a DC-branded digital service, and the first live-action show ordered is Titans from Greg Berlanti and Akiva Goldsman.
There’s a Roseanne revival in the works.
The new season of Scream has found its new showrunner in Brett Matthews and will also be getting a new cast and executive producers.
ABC: Time loop mystery drama Echo Point
Bad Robot: Jesse Eisenberg job market comedy The Market
Buccaneer Media/RVK: Icelandic crime drama The Reykjavik Confessions
DiGa Studios: YA thriller adaptation Dreamfall
Fox: A family comedy from Erica Oyama
HBO: A Wag the Dog comedy
Hulu: Semi-autobiographical Ingrid Michaelson comedy The Way I Am
IM Global: Fantasy adaptation The Black Company starring Eliza Dushku
Paramount TV: An adaptation of Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles
Playground: Libor scandal expose adaptation The Spider Network
The Boondock Saints producers are working on (and crowdfunding) a prequel show.
Michael Mann and Michael De Luca are developing Tet Offensive miniseries Hue 1968.
Anika Noni Rose has optioned TV (as well as movie) rights to YA novel Shadowshaper.
And Mindy Kaling has optioned White House memoir Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?
Damien Chazelle is shopping musical TV project The Eddy.
Snoop Dogg and Daz Dillinger are shopping an autobiographical drama series.
Riverdale is recasting Reggie for Season 2 because of Ross Butler’s other commitments.
The Originals: Danielle Campbell
Condor: Kate Vernon
Future Man: Robert Craighead
I’m Sorry: Kathy Baker, Nelson Franklin, Judy Greer, Jason Mantzoukas, Martin Mull, Lyndon Smith, Gary Anthony Williams, Steve Zissis
Mayans MC: Carla Baratta, Maurice Compte
People of Earth: Nasim Pedrad
Riverdale: Mark Consuelos
Shooter: Patrick Sabongui, Troy Garity, Jaina Lee Ortiz
Singularity: Amanda Lund
Star Trek: Discovery: Kenneth Mitchell, Rekha Sharma, Damon Runyan, Clare McConnell
Strike Back: Nina Sosanya, Katherine Kelly, Trevor Eve
Suits: Dule Hill
Trust: Hilary Swank
Younger: Aasif Mandvi
(Image courtesy of AMC.)