HI! There’s been a TON of TV news over the past 24 hours, and I started to make this post mostly about the Upfronts, but then it became a whole exhausting thing. So if you want to know about all of the cancellations and renewals and series pickups that have happened in the last 24 hours, of which there have been SO MANY, may I direct you here.
In Other TV News
Steve Harvey seems like a nice boss.
When this week began I was actually a little worried that Sean Spicer hadn’t given Melissa McCarthy much to work with for this week’s Saturday Night Live. Can you even imagine?
Chris Pratt has a suggestion for a Comey replacement:
Is Trump now getting the “loser edit?” GOOD. IT’S ABOUT DAMN TIME.
Not everyone is thrilled about American Idol‘s return, mostly other TV writers and producers.
As noted in my upfronts post, Last Man Standing was cancelled yesterday. Was Tim Allen’s dumb Nazi joke the final straw? We can hope!
Sue ’em, Danno. An extra on Hawaii Five-0 is suing CBS after being hit by a car.
This is actually an interesting piece about the best part of Riverdale: those gorgeous costumes.
- Marvel’s Deadpool animated series from Donald Glover has been ordered to series by FXX.
- It looks like the black-ish spinoff will be on Freeform.
- Syfy has ordered Krypton to series, and they are developing George R.R. Martin’s novella Nightflyers.
- Netflix ordered Osmosis, a French sci-fi series.
- Amazon has ordered Carnival Row, a new fantasy series.
- A Judge Dredd show is happening?
- Cartoon Network has greenlit The Jellies, a series from rapper Tyler the Creator.
- The Left Hand of Darkness, a 1969 sci-fi classic, is being turned into a limited series.
- Oxygen has ordered Criminal Confessions, a reality series from Dick Wolff.
- Oxygen has also ordered a bunch of other true crime shows, including shows from Ice-T, Soledad O’Brien Nancy Grace, and Buzzfeed.
- Unikitty from The Lego Movie is getting her own series on Cartoon Network.
- Shannara Chronicles is moving from MTV to Spike.
- Venus Williams is developing a documentary series, Deals in Heels.
- The world of Andy Cohen is expanding: Watch What Happens Live is going to have a summer off-network syndication test run.
- Netflix has ordered The Who Was? Show, based on the children’s book series Who Was?
- Suite Française, a World War II drama starring Michelle Williams, will debut on Lifetime.
- Room 104, the Duplass brothers comedy, will debut on HBO on July 28.
- Jennifer Hudson is going to be a judge on The Voice, which I am guessing hurried to lock her down after the American Idol news broke.
- Meanwhile, no duh.
- John Noble will be in the fourth season of The Librarians.
- André Holland (Moonlight) will star in Castle Rock at Hulu.
- Tiffany Haddish will co-star in the Tracy Morgan comedy.
- Ana de la Reguera (Narcos) will be in Goliath, season 2.
- Ben Whishaw, Alan Cumming and Russell Tovey will headline Queers on BBC.
Michael Parks, Actor in Twin Peaks and over 100 other roles
Supernatural: Hunters are being killed in “accidents” all over the country. 78 p.m., The CW
The Big Bang Theory: Sheldon’s admirer returns in the season finale. 7 p.m., CBS
Riverdale: Archie and Veronica continue to grow closer in the season finale. 8 p.m., The CW
Mom: Bonnie gets in trouble with the IRS in the season finale. 8 p.m., CBS
Life in Pieces: Colleen and Matt’s wedding faces a few wacky hiccups in the season finale. 8:30 p.m., CBS
The Catch: A shocking betrayal potentially changes everything in the season, possibly series finale. 9 p.m., ABC
Chicago Med: Season finale. 8 p.m., NBC
Late Night: Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Michelle Pfeiffer, Kyle MacLachlan, Mark Normand Late Night with Seth Meyers: Aziz Ansari, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Lany, Thaddeus Dixon The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Mayim Bialik, Andy Karl, Ramy Youssef The Late Late Show with James Corden: Goldie Hawn, Kevin Bacon, Dreamcar Jimmy Kimmel Live: Ewan McGregor, Katie Lowes, At the Drive-In Conan: Charlie Hunnam, Kristen Schaal, Narek Margaryan & Sergey Sargsyan The Daily Show: D.L. Hughley Watch What Happens Live: Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn
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