Hulu continues to expand its programming, launching the new parody The Hotwives of Orlando plus bringing back the teen drama East Los High and Seth Meyers' animated superhero comedy The Awesomes for additional seasons. Also returning: The Western farce Quick Draw, starring John Lehr (10 Items or Less) as a Harvard grad practicing criminology and forensics in the Wild West town of Great Bend, Kan. Lehr and Nancy Hower, who executive produce with Keith Raskin, filled out our TV Guide Magazine showrunner survey to explain why we should saddle up to Quick Draw.
Little Women: LA
Lifetime has big plans for Little Women: LA. The reality show, which documents the lives of a group of outgoing women who happen to be little, may now expand to other cities.
The Force continues to be with Disney Channel and Disney XD series. Next up: Disney XD's martial arts comedy Kickin' It will debut a Star Wars-themed episode on Monday, Aug. 4 at 7/6c.
In the episode, Jack (Leo Howard) dreams that he's in a battle with various stormtroopers. Characters dressed like Darth Vader, C-3PO and Obi-Wan Kenobi also make an appearance in the episode.
The mysterious and quirky world of Gravity Falls is finally back for another season after a year-long break. The Disney XD animated cult fave picks up where Season 1 left off, as nemesis Lil' Gideon has been defeated and the Pines family looks to return things to normal.
In the Season 2 opener "Scary-oke," Grunkle Stan, Dipper and Mabel Pines throw a "Mystery Shack is Back" party — but then some unwelcome guests crash it. The episode premieres on Friday, Aug. 1 at 9/8c on Disney Channel, before moving to its regular home, Disney XD, on Monday, Aug. 4 at 9/8c.
Immediately following the Monday airing, at 9:30/8:30c, Disney XD will air another episode, "Into the Bunker." The episode follows Dipper as his secret journal pages lead him to the author's hidden bunker — where they meet a mysterious Gravity Falls figure.
Tom Ellis and Jesse Luken
Writer/director Jonathan Levine, known for the indie feature The Wackness and the zombie romance Warm Bodies, heads to TV with USA's new medical drama Rush. The show stars Tom Ellis as a renegade doctor who provides discreet medical care to the rich and famous. Levine explains why Rush is worth a prescription...
Terry Crews is keeping plenty busy. The former pro footballer — who plays Sgt. Jeffords on Fox's Brooklyn Nine-Nine, stars in The Expendables 3 (out August 15) and is Old Spice's commercial spokesman — can now add game-show host to his résumé. The actor will emcee 170 episodes of the syndicated Who Wants to Be a Millionaire next season. Crews explains how he's juggling his moonlighting gig.
The jury's in on Crackle's new legal thriller Sequestered, which stars Summer Glau (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles) as a juror forced to choose between her beliefs and the safety of her family.
Missi Pyle, Jaime Pressly
In TV Land's first original single-camera comedy, Jennifer Falls, Jaime Pressly (My Name is Earl) plays Jennifer Doyle, a single mother who must move back in with her mom (Jessica Walter) after she loses her job. She's then forced to take a job at the bar owned by her brother Wayne, played by Pressly's Earl co-star Ethan Suplee. Creator Matthew Carlson, whose credits include pioneering single-camera comedies The Wonder Years and Malcolm in the Middle, filled out our showrunner survey to explain why Jennifer is worth falling for.
Rob Lowe has appeared on Lifetime playing a murderer (Drew Peterson: Untouchable) and as a Florida prosecutor taking on an accused murderer (Prosecuting Casey Anthony). But next up, he's the one getting killed.
Lowe has signed on to star in the Lifetime movie Beautiful and Twisted, playing...
Two U.S. dramas shooting in Israel are exploring their contingency options given the region's current turmoil. FX's Tyrant, which is shooting in Tel Aviv, has temporarily relocated to Turkey, while USA's Dig, which shoots in Jerusalem, has been on a previously scheduled hiatus for the past week. That break will now continue for a few more days.