Lifetime has ordered a second season of Devious Maids, the latest drama from Marc Cherry about a close-knit group of maids in Beverly Hills. The network ordered another 13 episodes of the drama that stars Ana Ortiz, Dania Ramírez, Roselyn Sánchez, Edy Ganem and Judy Reyes.
The series that first bowed June 23 has averaged nearly 23 million viewers this summer — Lifetime’s fasting-growing drama ever. It also stars Susan… Continue reading Lifetime renews ‘Devious Maids’
As expected, CBS has renewed Two and a Half Men for the fall season.
Warner Bros. TV, which produces the hit sitcom for CBS, has already inked deals with stars Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer and Angus T. Jones.
Men wraps its ninth season this month. It is averaging 15.0 million viewers, up 13% from last season, and a 5.2/13 in adults 18-49, up 27%.
Men is CBS’s fifth comedy and… Continue reading CBS renews ‘Two and a Half Men’
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The BBC is conjuring up another season of Being Human for 2013. The show — which hinges on a vampire, a werewolf, and a ghost living together — lost two of its original leads following season 3, leaving only ghost Lenora Crichlow. But promoting frequent guest werewolf Michael Socha (This is England) to the main cast and adding unknown Damien… Continue reading BBC renews ‘Being Human’ for a fifth season
… Last year, Starz announced a second season of Spartacus: Blood and Sand before the show’s most recent chapter (the prequel Spartacus: Gods of the Arena) ever aired. In September, the network renewed Boss for a second season prior to that show’s October debut. So it shouldn’t be too surprising that Starz has once again made a wacky super-early renewal, this time okaying a third season of the Spartacus
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… The Simpsons has been renewed for Seasons 24 and 25 now that a tiff between the voice cast and 20th Century Fox has been resolved. You didn’t really think it would be canceled, did you? The show was never truly in danger of being axed. It was just a pissing contest between the two sides to try and make more money. [Fox… Continue reading News Briefs: Fox Resolves Its Simpsons Standoff, Renews the Show for Two More Years