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The fresh western is working: AMC has given a second season order to Hell on Wheels, its post-Civil War drama.
The freshman series premiered to 4.4 million viewers on Nov. 6. Granted, the show had an even bigger lead-in from The Walking Dead (6.3 million), but hey — every little bit helps. That was the first time AMC has been able to use… Continue reading AMC orders second round of ‘Hell on Wheels’
In a move I certainly didn’t see coming at the beginning of the fall season (the show was one of my Dead Pool entries), NBC has ordered a full season of Grimm, according to Entertainment Weekly. With a full 22-episode order, it’s the network’s only new hour-long drama to receive a full-season pickup.
NBC will also try out the show on Thursday, December 8 in the 10pm slot in an attempt… Continue reading NBC Orders a Full Season of Grimm
… We’re closer to a happy ending for fairy-tale procedural Grimm! NBC has ordered two more scripts of the freshman series, a medium-sized good sign that the network is considering picking up the show for more episodes. So far, Grimm has been a quiet surprise for NBC, ranking near the top of its highest rated series in the 18-49 demo. [Deadline Hollywood]
… NBC is thinking of adding more spooks… Continue reading News Briefs: NBC Orders More Grimm Scripts
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… CBS has made a decision on the supernatural medical drama A Gifted Man, or at least it’s made a third of a decision. The network has ordered three more episodes, bringing the show’s first-season total to 16. Typically networks order the “back 9″ episodes of a new series to give it a full season, but CBS said, “Screw it. We’re CBS, we can do what we want.”… Continue reading News Briefs: CBS Orders More (But Not That Much More) of A Gifted Man
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There are questionable full-season pickups and then, there are the no-brainers. This one is the latter: CBS has picked up the back nine episodes of Person of Interest, the network’s latest procedural that stars Michael Emerson and Jim Caviezel.
The drama about a former CIA agent and mysterious billionaire who attempt to prevent violent crimes has averaged a 3.0… Continue reading CBS gives full-season orders to ‘Person of Interest’ and ‘Unforgettable’