The reality series hosted by Jeff Probst has been renewed for 29th and 30th seasons, CBS announced Thursday. Season 28, which was shot last summer in the Philippines and will premiere in spring 2014.
Nina Tassler, President, CBS Entertainment, said in a statement: “”Survivor” continues to set the bar for outstanding production values, compelling storytelling while delivering fresh new adventures every season. The show’s enduring success is a testament to the creativity and passion of Mark Burnett and Jeff Probst, and an amazing production team. We’re proud to continue this incredible journey together.”
ABC cancelled comedy series “Happy Endings” is heading to VH1. VH1 has picked up all 57 episodes and will air the episodes on Tuesday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. Then the series moves to Wednesdays beginning Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
NBC will re-air the musical, “The Sound of Music Live” on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 8/7c p.m.
Comedy Central renews ‘Tosh.O” for three more season. [Time]
“Portlandia” season 4 will premiere on Thursday, Feb. 27 on IFC, with guest appearance by Vanessa Bayer, Kirsten Dunst, Maya Rudolph, Olivia Wilde, Steve Buscemi and, Kyle MacLachlan.
Divorce Court has been renewed through 2015 by Fox TV Stations.
Showtime has renewed “Inside Comedy” for a third season, which will debut on Sunday, Feb. 2, with guest stars Jimmy Fallon, Zach Galifianakis, Jonah Hill, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Bette Midler and Dick Van Dyke.
Louis C.K., the star of “Louie” has signed an overall deal with FX Productions, which the comedian will develop and exec-produce pilots for both FX and FXX, with an option to write or direct the projects. [Variety]
Bret Michaels will play a post-apocalyptic version of himself on “Revolution.” [EW]
“Sleepy Hollow” books Victor Garber as Ichabod Crane’s father. [TVLine]
“The Walking Dead” is set to return Feb., 9 on AMC.
“The Real World: Ex–Plosion” doesn’t premiere until Jan. 15 on MTV. Watch the explosive trailer here.
A&E to air “Wahlburgers,” a reality series following the Wahlberg brothers.
Mark and Donny Wahlberg will executive-produce and appear in a new reality series along Paul Wahlberg, the cabler announced Tuesday. The series, “Wahlburgers,” centers on the stars’ family-owned Massachusetts restaurant of the same name.
“We’re thrilled to partner with the entire Wahlberg family as they graciously lift the curtain to share this new side of their story,” said David McKillop, Executive Vice President and General Manager of A&E Network. “This series offers viewers a new take on the celebrity reality series showcasing one of America’s favorite families.”
“Wahlburgers” will debut on A&E on Jan. 22 at 10:30 p.m.