Real World Brooklyn
This is the true story... of a 21-season-old reality show... getting picked up... for yet another four seasons. The Real World.
Yep, it's true. MTV has ordered four more installments of the 17-year-old docudrama, which will make it the network's longest-running series. There will also been four more ...
Friday Night Lights
Panther fans have something to celebrate: Friday Night Lights has scored a two-season pickup, securing the series for 26 more episodes.
NBC and DirecTV agreed to green light a fourth and fifth season, following this season's model in which DirecTV airs the episodes first, commercial-free, before they arrive on NBC, Variety says.
An NBC rep could not immediately be reached for comment.
The fate of the low-rated, critically acclaimed football drama has been in question since last year, when NBC — the show's original home — began looking for a network partner for it. Friday Night just concluded its third season.
Are you ready for some football?
The Big Bang Theory
CBS has renewed two hit comedy series for multiple seasons in one fell swoop.
The deal with Warner Bros. TV renews the tube's top-rated comedy, Two and a Half Men, through the 2011-2012 season, while Leonard & Co. will be geeking out for us at least through ...
Heroes, Knight Rider
Some of this TV season's "bubble shows" are starting to pop, while others continue to ride the fence — or even safely hop off.
Case in point: Despite sagging ratings and amid backstage upheavals, Heroes will fight another day. The Peacock's onetime pride and joy is likely to return in the fall for 18 to 20 episodes, NBC entertainment president Angela Bromstad told the Hollywood Reporter, though an actual pick-up order has yet to be placed.
One thing playing in Heroes' favor is ...
Looks like The Simpsons' new HD opening credits will be around for awhile.
Fox has ordered two more seasons of The Simpsons, which will bring the longest-running primetime show in history to a whopping 493 episodes. The show is currently in its 20th season.
The announcement ...
Jeff Probst might want to make more room in his Emmy cabinet.
CBS has ordered two more editions of Survivor, set to be broadcast during the 2009-2010 television season. The new cycles will extend broadcast TV's longest-running reality competition to its 19th and 20th editions.
Probst, who won the first reality-TV hosting Emmy ever, will continue his duties as emcee.
Chad Michael Murray, Tom Welling and Jensen Ackles
The CW has greenlit new seasons of Smallville (with Tom Welling on board), Supernatural, 90210, Gossip Girl and America's Next Top Model, the network announced on Tuesday afternoon
One Tree Hill also got picked up, though Chad Michael Murray's involvement in the seventh season is not ...
Army Wives — the most successful series in Lifetime's 25-year history and cable's No. 1-rated drama among the coveted Women 18-49 demo — has been renewed for a fourth season.
Eighteen new episodes have been ordered, to premiere in ...
Starz Entertainment has renewed Crash, its first original drama series, for a second season to air in the fall.
However, the series — which was inspired by the Oscar-winning film and is co-produced with Lionsgate — will get a "look under the hood" and reemerge with some modifications.
For starters, writer/producer Ira Steven Behr (The 4400) has been named executive producer/show runner ...
Ginnifer Goodwin, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Bill Paxton and Chloe Sevigny, Big Love
Though this season of Big Love earned little love in early ratings, HBO has ordered a fourth season of polygamist family drama.
The critical darling, which suffered a long hiatus due to the writers' strike, has rebounded from its slow ratings start, earning 1.5 million viewers on Sunday despite competition with Super Bowl XLIII. The show averages ...