The CW is bringing back the majority of its current slate next season after making a bumper renewal order including a second season of Walker. The network has made the early decision to hand renewals to 12 current series with Mark Pedowitz sticking with stability as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have an impact on network’s schedules, the development process and pilot season. All American, Batwoman, Charmed, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Dynasty, The Flash, In The Dark, Legacies, Nancy Drew, Riverdale, Roswell, New Mexico and Walker will all return for the 2021-22 season.
The broadcaster has renewed the unscripted series hosted by Ken Jeong following a solid debut run in the fall. Jeong, who’s also an executive producer, and judges Cheryl Hines and Adrienne Bailon-Houghton are set to return.
NBC has renewed The Blacklist for a ninth season, the network announced today. The James Spader-led drama is currently airing its eighth season, with the upcoming Jan. 29 episode set to finally reveal the top name on Raymond Reddington’s infamous blacklist.
NBC has ordered 13 more episodes, with production set to begin later this year. Jane Lynch will return to host the series, which sees contestants answer general knowledge questions to bank prize money across multiple rounds. At the end of each round, the contestants vote out who they perceive to be the “Weakest Link” remaining.
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The period drama based on Julia Quinn’s best-selling novels marks Shonda Rhimes’ first series for the streaming giant.
The day after The Flight Attendant season finale premiered on HBO Max, the streaming service announced Friday it was renewing the Kaley Cuoco-starring series, which appears to be one of the nascent streaming service’s first-word-of-mouth hits. The stylish, eight-episode dramedy thriller premiered to strong reviews on Nov. 26, and ended its first season by tying up its central mystery, while also setting the table for further adventures for its lead character, Cassie Bowden (Cuoco).
Samantha Bee will have another year to vent to her heart’s delight on her TBS program, Full Frontal. The WarnerMedia-backed network will renew Bee’s satire-and-talk show for a sixth season, which will debut on Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 10:30 p.m. ET.
The Emmy Award-winning syndicated talker and highest-rated talk show to debut in seven years gets picked up for two additional seasons.
NBC has ordered a second season of hit Canadian medical drama Transplant. The network acquired the drama series in May, weeks into the Covid-19 production shutdown, and it has been a huge success ratings-wise since debuting Sept. 1.
Picked up through season 18, the series tops Ozzie and Harriet as the longest-running live-action scripted comedy in TV history.
The CW has picked up two of its unscripted series for new seasons. Both Penn & Teller: Fool Us and World’s Funniest Animals have been renewed, the former for an eighth cycle and the latter for a second cycle.
To the surprise of no one, Fox has renewed The Masked Singer for a fifth season, set to air in 2021. The announcement comes just hours ahead of the Season 4 semifinals, airing tonight at 8 p.m. ET.
25 Words or Less, Divorce Court and Dish Nation get green lights through the 2022-23 season.
Will Arnett will return as host and exec producer of the competition series.
CBS has renewed its venerable summer reality hit Big Brother for its 23rd season to air in summer 2021. Julie Chen Moonves, whose previous contract was through this year’s summer/fall all-star edition, has signed a new deal to return as host. She has hosted Big Brother since the show’s launch on CBS in 2000.
The Starfleet crew clearly has more work to do. A day after its Season 3 premiere, CBS All Access announced it has renewed Star Trek: Discovery for a fourth season, with production set to begin on Nov. 2.
The CW has picked up an additional 13 episodes of fantasy-adventure series The Outpost ahead of the launch of its third season. Series regular Anand Desai-Barochia, who plays Janzo in the series, has also been promoted to associate producer for the fourth season.
Walt Disney Television has renewed the nationally syndicated daytime talk show Tamron Hall for a third season. Hall is expected to announce the pickup at her show this morning.
Season 4 of The Wall will span 20 episodes, and Chris Hardwick will once again be back as host. Airing quite intermittently since mid-March (including a three-month gap between its two most recent episodes), The Wall Season 3 has averaged 3.1 million total viewers and a 0.52 demo rating in Live+Same Day numbers.
Fox’s animation will be dominating for the foreseeable future: Sunday-night staples Family Guy and Bob’s Burgers have each been renewed for two more seasons, the network announced Wednesday. Family Guy has been picked up for Seasons 20 and 21, while Bob’s Burgers will be back for Seasons 12 and 13. Each show will now run through at least 2023.
Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group division Entertainment Studios today renewed its court series Justice for All with Judge Cristina Perez for seven more seasons, through fall 2027. Originally launched in September 2012, Justice for All with Judge Cristina Perez began airing in its ninth season earlier this month. The daily half-hour syndicated courtroom series has clearances on both […]
Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group division Entertainment Studios has renewed its court series America’s Court with Judge Ross for seven more seasons. The show was nominated for a Daytime Emmy in 2012 for Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program. Originally launched in September 2010, America’s Court with Judge Ross begins its 11th season this week. Featuring former Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Kevin A. Ross, […]
The network has handed out a speedy second-season renewal for the reality competition series from The Amazing Race‘s Phil Keoghan.