FX has ordered 13 episodes of Lawman, a new drama starring Timothy Olyphant as a modern-day lawman with a 19th century attitude.
The show is based around U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, a character in the Elmore Leonard short story "Fire in the Hole." The show was developed by ...
Terry Crews, Ice Cube
TBS has ordered 10 episodes of a new series based on the big-screen comedy Are We There Yet?
A breakout hit in 2005, Are We There Yet? starred Ice Cube as Nick, a player who tries to woo a divorcee by shuttling around her two hard-to-handle kids. Having grossed $82 million, the comedy begat the 2007 sequel Are We Done Yet? — and apparently the answer was no!
TBS' Are We There Yet? series has Terry Crews (Everybody Hates Chris' dad) stepping in ...
Edie Falco and Merritt Wever
Showtime has green-lit a second season of Nurse Jackie.
Monday's premiere of the Edie Falco medical dramedy nabbed 1 million viewers, the cable network's highest-rated premiere audience ever. In addition, 350,000 people watched the premiere's encore presentation — for a total of 1.35 million same-day viewers.
Showtime has ordered up 12 new episodes, but has yet to schedule an air date for them.
This, without a doubt, is Bender's biggest score. Comedy Central has ordered 26 new episodes of Futurama, the animated comedy that ran from 1999 to 2003 on Fox.
Series creators Matt Groening and David X. Cohen are currently working on scripts for the new episodes, which will premiere on the cabler in mid-2010 and be dispersed over two seasons.
Strong DVD sales of the first four seasons plus a quartet of made-for-DVD movies — coupled with solid ratings from Comedy Central-aired reruns — are to credit for the toon's revival.
Citing the studio's previous success in plucking Family Guy from the ashes, 20th Century Fox TV chairman Gary Newman told the Hollywood Reporter, "Futurama was another series that fans ...
Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato
Two of the Disney Channel's teen queens will continue their reigns: The cabler has ordered new seasons of Hannah Montana and Sonny with a Chance.
Hannah Montana, starring Miley Cyrus, will begin production on Season 4 early next year. Coming off of this season's upcoming cliff-hanger, the next cycle will find the Stewart clan struggling to say goodbye to their Malibu home.
"Hannah Montana has become one of the most iconic series in television history," Disney Channel president Gary Marsh said in announcing the pick-up. "Miley and the producers have proposed a change ...
Kate Gosselin and the sextuplets
Jon & Kate Plus 8 isn't going anywhere, TLC says.
Some people complain that the stars' marital troubles have become painful to watch, but despite (or because of) those troubles, the fifth-season premiere earned monster ratings.
"The show's ratings have grown consistently, as there has been interest in these real-life issues of this real-life family," TLC said in a statement to E! News. "We will continue...
Joseph Fiennes in Flash Forward
Marking its second fall season pick-up in as many days, ABC has granted a 13-episode order to Flash Forward, an action-drama based on Robert J. Sawyer's novel of the same name.
Starring Joseph Fiennes (Shakespeare in Love), Flash Forward chronicles the aftermath of a global event in which everyone in the world blacks out for ...
ABC, which already has renewed a dozen series, has taken another small step toward filling out its fall schedule by granting a 13-episode order to Modern Family, a new mockumentary-style comedy.
Described as "a look at the complications that come with being a family" in today's times, the series boasts an ensemble that includes ...
Joshua Jackson, Anna Torv and John Noble
Fox has renewed Fringe for a second season, the network announced Monday.
The renewal isn't exactly a surprise. Fringe has consistently posted decent ratings, and Fox boasts that it's the No. 1 new series among the prized adults 18-to-49 demographic.