‘Outlander’ Renewed For Second Season

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Starz renews “Outlander” for a second season.

The upcoming season will be based on Diana Gabaldon’s second novel “Dragonfly in Amber,” the network revealed Friday.

“The overwhelming support Outlander has received from the fans, viewers and critics made the decision for us to go ahead with the second book a very easy one,” said Starz CEO Chris Albrecht in a statement. “With an incredible artist such as Ronald D. Moore at the helm and a cast as spectacular as this, we look forward to continue this spell-binding journey with Claire, Jamie, Frank, Brianna, Roger and everybody over the centuries.”

The pickup announcement of 13-episodes after the past week series debut.

Creator Ron Moore added, “I’m thrilled at the prospect of doing another season of this show for Starz. This project has been a labor of love from the very beginning and it’s incredibly gratifying to see it succeed with viewers and critics alike.”

“Outlander” airs Saturdays at 9 p.m. on Starz.

 

‘Married at First Sight’ Receives Sophomore Season

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FYI has renewed one of its first original documentary series.

“Married at First Sight” follows individuals has they seek  the help of professionals to choose his or her life long partner before he or she walk down the aisle.

“Married at First Sight” has truly captured viewers’ attention and garnered awareness for FYI following our successful rebrand,” said FYI and LMN president Jana Bennett. “The series reflects the authentic, relatable and universal journey — our search for true love. The quest will continue anew next year.”

The second season is set to debut in 2015 with eleven episodes.

“Married at First Sight” airs Tuesdays at 9/8c p.m.

 

‘Falling Skies’ Renewed For Final Season

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TNT renews three drama series, including “Falling Skies.”

In addition, freshman drama series “The Last Call” has been picked up for second season of 13 episodes. And “Major Crimes” has been renewed for a fourth season of 15 episodes.

Meanwhile, the sci-fi, series “Falling Skies,” has been renewed for a fifth and final season of ten episodes.

“TNT’s refreshed and recharged drama brand is soaring this summer, and that is due in large part to these three enormously popular dramas,” said Michael Wright, president, head of programming for TNT. “”The Last Ship” has become this summer’s top drama among key adult demos with its epic scale and visceral storytelling. “Major Crimes” continues to be one of the most enduring and popular crime-drama franchises on television. And “Falling Skies” has begun an ambitious and thrilling story arc this summer as it sets the stage for next year’s climactic final season.”

HBO to Air Beyonce and Jay Z: On The Run Concert, ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Final Season Debut Revealed

Beyonce is set to return to HBO, with husband Jay Z.

HBO will premiere “On the Run Tour: Beyonce and Jay Z,” which will feature the couple in their first collaborative tour, in September, the network announced Thursday at the Television Critics Assn. summer press tour.

The special will tape Sept. 12 and 13 at Stade de France in Paris on the only international leg of the married couple’s current tour.

“This is a major musical event that belongs on HBO,” said HBO programming president Michael Lombardo. “It’s going to be a night to remember.”

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More HBO news, “Boardwalk Empire‘s” eight-episode fifth and final season will premiere Sunday, Sept. 7.

Set in Depression in 1931, the season follows Nucky planning for his his post-Prohibition future.

Can’t wait for the final season? Watch the teaser below.

NBC Renews ‘America’s Got Talent,’ ‘Last Comic Standing’ & ‘American Ninja Warrior’

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NBC renews three summer reality competition series.

The network has picked up “America’s Got Talent” for a 10th season, “Last Comic Standing” for a 9th season and “American Ninja Warrior” for a  7th season.

The news was announced Sunday by NBC chiarman Robert Greenblatt during the executive session at the Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills on Sunday.

‘Strike Back’ Final Season Delayed, ‘The Knick’ Renewed For Season 2

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Cinemax delays “Strike Back‘s” fourth and final season, the network revealed Thursday at the Television Critics Association summer press tour.

The action series will air its final sometime in 2015, due to an injury off-set. Production on the final season have been pushed back since actor Sullivan Stapleton, who plays Sgt. Damien Scott, sustained a serious, injury off-set in February.

“Production … will be on hiatus to allow him time to recover,” the cabler said at the time in a statement. “We plan on resuming production in the fall.”

In other Cinemax’s news, the network has picked up a ten-episode second season of “The Knick” ahead of the series debut on August 8.

Set in downtown New York circa 1900, “The Knick” follows Knickerbocker Hospital’s surgeons, nurses and staff who push the bounds of medicine in the time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibotics.

“The Knick” stars Clive Owen, Andre Holland, Eve Hewson, Juliet Rylance, Jeremy Bobb and Michael Angarano.

FOX Fall TV Lineup: ‘Utopia’ Receives Three-Night Premiere

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Fox unveils 2014 Fall lineup.

The network is kicking off its fall season with a three-night series premiere of reality series “Utopia.”

“Utopia” follows fifteen strangers as they leave their everyday lives and move to an isolated, undeveloped location – for an entire year – where they are challenged to create their own civilization from scratch.

Meanwhile, “Red Band Society” debuts Sep. 17, while “Gotham” premieres Mon., Sep. 22.

Below is the full schedule:

Sunday, Sept. 7
8:00-10:00 PM UTOPIA (Series Premiere, Part One)

Tuesday, Sept. 9
8:00-9:00 PM UTOPIA (Series Premiere, Part Two / Time Period Premiere)

Wednesday, Sept. 10
8:00-10:00 PM HELL’S KITCHEN (Season 13 Premiere)

Friday, Sept. 12
8:00-9:00 PM UTOPIA (Series Premiere, Part Three / Time Period Premiere)

Tuesday, Sept. 16
8:00-9:00 PM UTOPIA (All-New)
9:00-9:30 PM NEW GIRL (Season Premiere)
9:30-10:00 PM THE MINDY PROJECT (Season Premiere)

Wednesday, Sept. 17
8:00-9:00 PM HELL’S KITCHEN (All-New / Time Period Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM RED BAND SOCIETY (Series Premiere)

Monday, Sept. 22
8:00-9:00 PM GOTHAM (Series Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM SLEEPY HOLLOW (Season Premiere)

Thursday, Sept. 25
8:00-9:00 PM BONES (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM SLEEPY HOLLOW (Encore of Season Premiere)

Sunday, Sept. 28
8:00-8:30 PM THE SIMPSONS (Season Premiere)
8:30-9:00 PM BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM FAMILY GUY (One-Hour “The Simpsons Guy” Season Premiere Crossover Event)

Thursday, Oct. 2
8:00-9:00 PM BONES (All-New)
9:00-10:00 PM GRACEPOINT (10-Part Mystery Event Series Premiere)

Sunday, Oct. 5
7:00-7:30 PM THE SIMPSONS (Encore)
7:30-8:00 PM BOB’S BURGERS (Season Premiere)
8:00-8:30 PM THE SIMPSONS (All-New)
8:30-9:00 PM BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (All-New)
9:00-9:30 PM FAMILY GUY (All-New)
9:30-10:00 PM MULANEY (Series Premiere)

Friday, Nov. 7
8:00-9:00 PM MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (Season Premiere)

‘Orphan Black’ Renewed For Season 3

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“Orphan Black” has been renewed for a third season.

The series starring Tatiana Maslany as multiple clones has been picked up for a season of ten episodes.

The series is set to return in spring 2015. The pick up news was announced Wednesday at the TCA summer press tour in Beverly Hills.

Fall TV: NBC Sets Premiere Dates For ‘Blacklist,’ ‘Voice’ and More

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The Voice

The Peacock network revealed its 2014 all lineup earlier today.

The second season premiere of NBC’s “The Blacklist” debuts Mon., Set 22 following the season premiere of “The Voice.” “The Voice” later moves to its regular time slot on Tues., Oct 14.

Meanwhile, new series “Constantine” doesn’t bow out until October 24, following “Grimm” season debut.

Check out the premiere dates below.

Thursday, Sept. 4

8:00-11:00      SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Sunday, Sept. 7

7:00-8:20        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA

8:20-11:30      SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

 Thursday, Sept. 11

8:00-10:00      THE BIGGEST LOSER

 Monday, Sept. 22

8:00-10:00      THE VOICE

10:00-11:00    THE BLACKLIST

 Tuesday, Sept. 23

8:00-10:00      THE VOICE

10:00-11:00    CHICAGO FIRE

 Wednesday, Sept. 24

8:00-9:00        THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA

9:00-10:00      LAW & ORDER: SVU

10:00-11:00    CHICAGO P.D.

Thursday, Sept. 25

10:00-11:00    PARENTHOOD

Friday, Sept. 26

9:00-11:00      DATELINE NBC

Thursday, Oct. 2

8:00-9:00        THE BIGGEST LOSER (TIME PERIOD PREMIERE)

9:00-9:30        BAD JUDGE

9:30-10:00      A TO Z

Tuesday, Oct. 14

8:00-9:00        THE VOICE (TIME PERIOD PREMIERE)

9:00-9:30        MARRY ME

9:30-10:00      ABOUT A BOY

 Friday, Oct. 24

8:00-9:00        DATELINE NBC (TIME PERIOD PREMIERE)

9:00-10:00      GRIMM

10:00-11:00    CONSTANTINE

 Monday, Nov. 17

10:00-11:00    STATE OF AFFAIRS

‘White Collar’ to End After Season 6

“White Collar” has been renewed for a shorter sixth season, according to Deadline.

The crime series starring Matt Bomer as Neal Caffrey, a con artist-turned FBI informant and Tim DeKay, as Cafffrey’s handler has been picked up for a sixth season of six episodes, the site reports.

Will you miss “White Collar?”

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