The TV Round-Up

With so many developments in the TV business today, click on the links and catch up on the news in this edition of The TV Round-Up:

Erica Kane Doesn’t Quit: Susan Lucci may follow “All My Children” as it makes its way to the internet.

Cable Premieres: Click on the links to find out the fall/winter premiere dates for USA, TNT, and Syfy.

Picture Preview: Check out the first pictures from “Hawaii Five-0” season 2, which sees McGarrett in the slammer.

“90210” The College Years: Naomi will buy a mansion to start her own sorority, and Cobra Starship will perform.

Bring on the falsies: TLC orders 4 more episodes of “Toddlers & Tiaras” for the fall.

 


The TV Round-Up: Development Edition

The fall TV season hasn’t even begun yet, and the networks are already plotting their next moves. Take the links to see more of what’s in development for next season and beyond:

Sea-S-I: ABC has picked up “CSI” producer Jerry Bruckheimer’s drama pilot about Navy Seals and their families.

Bidding War: After fielding several offers, NBC has won out in the fight for Sarah Silverman’s pilot in which she would play a woman stepping back into the dating pool after a long-term relationship.

Fashion Monsters: “Angel” and “Dollhouse writers have sold “Beautiful Girls” to FOX, which is soap set in the world of the cosmetics industry.

Strong Females: FOX has also given a put pilot order to a new female-led spy drama, which hails from “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles” creator Josh Friedman. The network recently passed on his pilot “Locke & Key.”

Back on the Small Screen: Steve Harvey is developing a talk show based on his recently published self-help book.

The Old West: TNT has picked up a new drama pilot “Gateway,” about a small town dealing with a corrupt cattle baron in 1880s Colorado, on a cast-contigient basis.


The TV Round-Up

With so many developments in the TV business today, click on the links and catch up on the news in this edition of The TV Round-Up:

Cancellations: TLC announces that this is the final season of Kat von D’s “LA Ink”.

Reality News: All of last season’s “American Idol” judges, including Jennifer Lopez, will return next season, while Mariah Carey is finalizing a deal to mentor the contestants on “The X Factor” this fall.

Boys Will Be Boys: An early 8th season episode of “Grey’s Anatomy” will be told from the perspective of the male cast members, including the opening voiceover.

Crossover Buzz: “NCIS: LA”‘s Daniela Ruah will venture to the islands in a crossover with “Hawaii Five-0.”

Can Rosie O’Donnell Give OWN A Boost? The Oprah Winfrey Network announces its fall primetime schedule, complete with “The Rosie Show” and “Oprah’s Lifeclass.”

Picture Preview: See a preview of the “How I Met Your Mother” cast at a wedding in the upcoming season premiere, as well as the key art for “Person of Interest.”


The TV Round-Up

With so many developments in the TV business today, click on the links and catch up on the news in this edition of The TV Round-Up:

Renewals: “Breaking Bad” has been renewed for a final season, while Adult Swim renews “Childrens Hospital for its 4th season.

Cancellations: TLC cancels “Kate Plus 8” after more than 150 episodes including “Jon & Kate Plus 8.”

Picture Preview: See the posters for NBC’s new fall series, as well as a first look at “7th Heaven” star David Gallagher on “The Vampire Diaries.”

Cast Shake-Up: “The Talk”‘s Leah Remini and Holly Robinson Peete will exit the daytime series after its 1st season.

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past: It seems that the ghosts of Jeremy’s ex-girlfriends Vicki and Anna will actually be fighting against one another on “The Vampire Diaries.

Bye, Bye Cindy Lou: Not only has Taylor Momsen left “Gossip Girl,” but the “Grinch” star said that she  never plans to act again.


The TV Round-Up: Development Edition

The fall TV season hasn’t even begun yet, and the networks are already plotting their next moves. Take the links to see more of what’s in development for next season and beyond:

From “The Help” to Headmaster: Viola Davis will  likely star in an HBO half-hour series about a woman running an exclusive prep school who has greater ambitions.

My Two Dads: Former “Will & Grace Star” Sean Hayes will star in an NBC comedy pilot as one-half of a gay couple raising a child together.

No Love for “Big Love” Star: Bill Paxton has joined the History miniseries “The Hatfields and the McCoys” as the patriarch of the McCoy family and the nemisis of Costner’s character.

Teen Drama: The CW may be taking a stab at adapting the “Sex and the City” prequel series, “The Carrie Diaries,” for television. Meanwhile, ABC Family is developing a series based on the Mexican drama Terminales, about a young publicist who is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Talk About An Awkward Reunion: The creators of “Drop Dead Diva” and “Rescue Me” are developing a new drama series for ABC about an FBI agent who gets partnered with her former fiance, who came out of the closet on the day of their wedding.

No Longer “According to Jim”: Jim Belushi is working on a new comedy series about a single father raising a teenager with the creator of “Murphy Brown.”


The TV Round-Up: Development Edition

The fall TV season hasn’t even begun yet, and the networks are already plotting their next moves. See what’s in development for next season and beyond:

Wedding Jitters: The creators of the recently cancelled “Detroit 1-8-7” are now working on a new project about a woman on her wedding day wondering if she should get married or not and follows her on both paths.  [Deadline]

Puppet Pals: Production company Bunim/Murray is developing a satirical take on history using puppets and shopping it to networks like VH1 and History. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Going Viral: Comedy Central is producing a pilot centered around the Gregory brothers, best known for their “Auto-tune the News” videos. [The Futon Critic]

Ranger Danger: The animated pilot “Brickleberry,” produced by Daniel Tosh (“Tosh.0”), has been picked up for 10 episodes to air in 2012 on Comedy Central. The series follows forest rangers facing a park shutdown. [Critics Choice]

Animation Domination: Adam Carolla is developing a new series for FOX about a cynical woodshop teacher. [TVGuide]


The TV Round-Up

With so many developments in the TV business today, catch up on the news in this edition of The TV Round-Up:

Renewals: Syfy renews “Warehouse 13” for a 4th season, TNT renews “Leverage” for season 5, and USA’s “In Plain Sight” gets an 8-episode final season.

Cancellations: MTV will not move forward with a third season of “The Hard Times of RJ Berger.”

Picture Preview: Take the links to see new posters for “Dexter” season 6 and “The Good Wife” season 3, as well as your first look at “Modern Family”‘s new baby Lily.

“Psych” fans rejoice: the hit USA series finally gets a premiere date. The 6th season will premiere on Wednesday, October 12 at 10. [Inside TV]

Ripped from the headlines: “Law & Order: SVU” will take on Dominique Strauss-Kahn in its upcoming season. [NY Mag]