You can thank the premature death of Luck for the quick renewals — and returns of Girls and Enlightened. (Both will return in January 2013.) "When we made the decision to pull the plug on Luck while they were in production on the second season, we did not have a backup plan," Michael Lombardo, HBO's president of programming, told reporters at Television Critics Association fall TV previews on Wednesday. "We have new shows coming up next year, but we did not have anything ready for that period." Both series will air their 10-episode second seasons with originals running through March.
HBO also came loaded with plenty of other announcements, including a film starring Larry David, a Rolling Stones documentary and the future of True Blood and Game of Thrones. Check it out:
NBC issued an apology Tuesday after accidentally revealing a huge spoiler Monday night. A promo for the Today show that ran Monday night revealed that Missy Franklin had won the 100-meter backstroke... before the race had actually been telecast.
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The Brady Bunch
One of television's most famous families may be returning!
CBS is developing a reboot of The Brady Bunch produced by Vince Vaughn, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
The original series...
Jennifer Carpenter and Michael C. Hall
Now that Deb knows her brother's big secret on Dexter — that Michael C. Hall's titular character is a serial-killing blood spatter analyst — it's the beginning of the end for the Showtime series.
At Monday's Television Critics Association fall TV previews, Hall reiterated what executive producer Sara Colleton told TVGuide.com earlier this summer: The eighth season of Dexter will be its last. (Earlier in the day, Showtime chief David Nevins insisted there was still a possibility of the series carrying on.)
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"[Deb] finding out does make an endgame feel a little more palpable and imminent," Hall said. "The plan is to...
It's only been a year since Justin Hartley fought villains alongside Smallville's Tom Welling as Oliver Queen, aka the Green Arrow. But the CW is ready to introduce a new Oliver Queen on Arrow, a new fall drama.
In CW's version...
Thanks in part to Ryan Lochte's gold medal win, the first night of Olympic competition in London became the most-watched summer Olympics opening night on record, NBC announced Sunday.
An average of 28.7 million viewers tuned in for the opening night, nine million more viewers than Athens'opening night in 2004 (19.8 million) and nearly 5 million more than Beijing in 2008 (24.0 million).
London Olympics opening ceremony scores ratings high
The numbers bring...
Zack Morris is officially off the market.
Mark-Paul Gosselaar took his second trip down the aisle on Saturday, People reports.
The Saved By the Bell alum wed girlfriend Catriona McGinn at the Sunstone winery in Santa Ynez, Calif. Gosselaar, 38, proposed last year. The couple will head to...