Hemlock Grove, Glee, Heroes Digital Series, and much more!

TONIGHT ON TV April 15, 2014:

  • The Mindy Project (regular time slot return) on Fox at 9 pm
  • Fargo series premiere on FX at 10 pm
  • Celebrity Wife Swap season 9 premiere on ABC at 10 pm
  • Awkward season 4 premiere on MTV at 10 pm (1 hour episode)

-Andrew Garfield will host Saturday Night Live with 5-time musical guest Coldplay on May 3. http://tvline.com/2014/04/12/saturday-night-live-host-andrew-garfield-coldplay/

-USA has already renewed the new reality show Chrisley Knows Best for a second season that will consist of 12 episodes. The first season ends on April 22. Chrisley Knows Best airs Tuesdays at 10/9c on USA. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/usa-renews-chrisley-knows-best-695552

-Netflix has announced the second season premiere date for Hemlock Grove. 10 hour-long episodes will air on Friday, July 11 at 12:01 am PT. Season 2 will pick up with the town’s reaction to the massacre that ended season 1 as well as a lot of family drama. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/04/14/netflix-hemlock-grove-second-season/

-Nazneen Contractor will join Covert Affairs for its fifth season as a recurring character on the USA show. She will play Sydney, a new love interest for Calder Michaels (Hill Harper). Still no word yet on a premiere date for the fifth season. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/covert-affairs-24-alum-joins-695572

-Laura Benanti will play a recurring character on Showtime’s Nurse JackieShe wil portray Mia, who is described as “the fiancé to Jackie’s ex-husband, who starts to develop a close relationship with Jackie’s daughters.” Nurse Jackie airs Sundays at 9 pm ET/PT on Showtime. http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Laura-Benanti-Heads-to-Showtimes-NURSE-JACKIE-as-Recurring-Guest-20140414#.U03FsOZdVmh

-Apparently the 6th and final season of Glee will be set in an undisclosed location (Not NYC) and will focus on the original people and what happens to them and how they give back. It’ll revisit some of the new kids and there will be a big return of Sue Sylvester (Jane Lynch) and Will Schuester (Matthew Morrison). The last season will consist of 24 episodes (two carried over from the current season). “It will be a celebration of how far all those characters have come.” Glee airs Tuesdays at 8/7c on Fox. http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/glees-final-season-to-have-new-location-final-scene-about-rachel-will-schuester/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

-CBS has announced that Stephen Colbert will be visiting Late Show with David Letterman on Tuesday, April 22. http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/stephen-colbert-david-lettermans-show-next-tuesday/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

-NBC has added a new show, but this time its online. Heroes Reborn: Digital Series is an online prequel that will serve with the new Heroes miniseries. You can watch the series on NBC.com, Hulu, and video-on-demand. More digital online projects are in talks at NBC including Tesla and Twain and Last Single Girl.http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/04/15/heroes-digital-series-nbc/

-Maya Rudolph is returning to NBC (for one night) with a variety show. The Maya Rudolph Show will air on May 19 at 10/9c. Some of the stars that will be joining her include Andy Samberg, Kristen Bell, Fred Armisen, Chris Parnell, Craig Robinson, and Sean Hayes. http://tvline.com/2014/04/15/the-maya-rudolph-show-nbc-may-19/

 

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Amazon shows, Nurse Jackie, new reality shows, and The Voice!

SEASON FINALES, March 31 2014:

  • How I Met Your Mother (One-hour series finale, 8 pm, CBS)
  • Intelligence (Season 1 finale, 10 pm, CBS)
  • Chozen (Season 1 finale, 10:30 pm, FX)

-Amazon has renewed Alpha House for a second season. They have also cancelled Betas and given 6 different pilots series orders. The 6 pilots are The AfterBoschMozart in the JungleTransparentGortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street, and Wishenpoof!.  http://tvline.com/2014/03/31/alpha-house-season-2-renewal/

-Michael Chiklis joins the cast of American Horror Story: Freak Show. Chiklis will be playing Evan Peters’ character’s father and Kathy Bates’ ex-husband. Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Angela Basset, and Frances Conroy will all be returning for the fourth season. The new season will be set in Jupiter, Florida, in 1950 and feature Jessica Lange as a German ex-pat managing on of the last freak shows in the U.S. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/03/28/chiklis-ahs-freak-show/

-Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino (from the hit show Jersey Shore) will be in a new reality show called The Sorrentinos which will air on the TV Guide Network. The show will focus less on partying and more on “The Situation” spending time with his New Jersey family. No premiere date has been set yet. A little promo was shot for the network and can be found in the video.  http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/03/31/sorrentinos-the-situation-reality-series/

-Nicole Richie’s new show #CandidlyNicole has gotten a series order from VH1 for eight episodes that is supposed to premiere July 17. The show will be based on Richie’s popular AOL online series which was in turn based on Richie’s irreverent Twitter feed. It will “detail her daily adventures and give insight into her decisions on style, relationships, her work life, and her journey to adulthood” according to VH1. http://www.deadline.com/2014/03/nicole-richie-heads-to-vh1-with-tweet-based-reality-series/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

-Showtime has renewed Nurse Jackie for a seventh season. Production is supposed to begin later this year in New York. Peter Facinelli (Dr. Fitch Cooper), however, is not returning for the new season. Showrunner Clyde Phillips said “Peter asked to be released from his contract to pursue new creative challenges.” The sixth season premieres April 13 at 9/8c. http://tvline.com/2014/03/31/inurse-jackie-season-7-renewal-showtime/

-Pharrell Williams is joining The Voice apparently as a new coach. He will be taking over Cee Lo Green’s seat for the upcoming season 7. http://tvline.com/2014/03/31/pharrell-williams-new-the-voice-coach-replacing-cee-lo/