Amazon Pilot season, Marco Polo, The Blacklist, Full House, and so much more!

A look at what is coming to Netflix Instant for September 2014 http://www.thetvaddict.com/2014/08/28/new-on-netflix-september-2014/

-Netflix has announced that its new original series Marco Polo will have a December 12 premiere date for all 10 episodes. The series is a historical saga which focuses on Polo’s sojourn into 13th-century China, then ruled by Kublai Khan. They also released 5 sneak peek photos which you can check out in the link below. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/08/28/netflix-marco-polo-premiere/

-Amazon has debuted their third pilot season, where the consumer can screen and then vote on a total of five new projects that are happening. The pilots are now online through Amazon Instant Video. The brief summaries of the five new shows (ReallyHand of GodThe CosmopolitansHysteria, and Red Oaks) are in the link below. http://tvline.com/2014/08/28/amazon-debuts-its-five-new-pilots-watch-the-trailer-watch-them-now/

-Netflix has acquired the streaming rights for The Blacklist at $2 million per episode. Season 1 of the NBC show is expected to debut September 7th on the site. http://deadline.com/2014/08/the-blacklist-netflix-deal-2-million-825836/

-Warner Bros. TV is eyeing a possible revival of the hit show Full House. The show may return with some of the original cast intact, including John Stamos, who is actively working to get the show back on the air. The show’s creator Jeff Franklin would pen the revival, with cast members Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, and Andrea Barber each playing a role in the project. Bob Saget and Dave Coulier would also be involved, though it’s unclear in what capacity. There is no network attached yet, and the project is in very early stages of pre-production. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/08/26/full-house-revival/

-Steve Zahn (Treme, Mind Games, Joy Ride) has joined Modern Family for its sixth season in a key role as the Dunphy’s horrible new neighbor. He will play “Ronnie,” the husband of an annoying family that moves in next door to the Dunphys. It is described as a recurring guest-star role. Modern Family returns to ABC on Wednesday, September 24. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/08/25/modern-family-steve-zahn/

-Matt Bomer (White Collar) is set to sguest star on an episode of American Horror Story: Freak Show. No idea who he will play in the role. American Horror Story premieres on FX on Wednesday, October 8th. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/08/24/matt-bomer-american-horror-story-freak-show/

-Niecy Nash (Reno 911!, Getting On) has joined The Mindy Project as Mindy Lahiri’s nemesis who also happens to be a lesbian. Nash will play a recurring character Dr. Jean Fishman, who is the new cheif of Shulman & Associates’ admitting hospital. She is described as a tough physician from Boston who is a take-no-prisoners type and puts up with no nonsense whatsoever. The Mindy Project returns to Fox on Tuesday, September 16. http://www.eonline.com/news/572073/niecy-nash-is-joining-the-mindy-project-as-a-lesbian-nemesis-and-just-so-much-yes

-Rachel Dratch (Saturday Night Live) has joined Parks and Recreation for at least one episode (possibly more) during its final season. She will play the nanny to Leslie and Ben’s triplets. The seventh and final season of the show is expected to premiere in 2015. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/08/22/parks-recreation-rachel-dratch/

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Simpsons/Family Guy crossover, trailers for new shows, and more!

TONIGHT on TV–May 14, 2014:

  • Arrow season 2 finale (8pm, The CW)
  • Revolution season 2 finale (8pm, NBC)
  • Suburgatory season 3 finale (8:30pm, ABC)
  • Nashville season 2 finale (10pm, ABC)
  • Criminal Minds season 9 finale (9pm, CBS)
  • Legit series finale (10pm, FX)
  • The Soul Man season 3 finale (10:30pm, TV Land)

-The final season of Parks and Recreation will consist of 13 episodes. http://www.hitfix.com/whats-alan-watching/parks-and-recreation-parenthood-to-conclude-after-next-season

Two and a Half Men will end after next season. http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/itwo-and-a-half-men-final-season-cbs/

-ABC has changed Rookie Blue’s premiere date to June 19 at 9/8c instead of July 17 at 10pm. http://www.enstarz.com/articles/37803/20140512/watch-rookie-blue-season-5-premiere-sneak-peak-video-sam-recovers-from-surgery-while-andy-decides-between-him-nick.htm 

-The coveted after Superbowl show will be The Blacklist on Feb 1. The episode will be a two-parter and the second part will air on Feb 5 when the drama moves permanently to Thursday. http://www.digitalspy.com/tv/news/a570622/the-blacklist-lands-post-super-bowl-slot-on-nbc-for-2015.html#~oEhq9TPHA6q6hg

-Jane Krakowski has joined the cast of the new NBC comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt in a recurring role. She will play a wealthy Upper West Side woman who hires Kimmy (Ellie Kemper) as a nanny. http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/jane-krakowski-tina-fey-robert-carlock-comedy-nbc/

-Cory Michael Smith (Edward/Nygma), Victoria Cartagena (detective Renee Montoya) and Andrew Stewart-Jones (detective Crispus Allen) have all been promoted to series regulars on Fox’s new show Gothamhttp://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/foxs-gotham-promotes-three-series-703147

The Simpson and Family Guy will have a crossover episode called “The Simpsons Guy.” and will be an hour long episode airing in September. http://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/shortcuts/2014/may/14/simpsons-family-guy-crossover-episode 

-TBS has renewed Conan through 2018. http://tvline.com/2014/05/14/conan-obrien-tbs-talk-show-renewed-through-2018/

Trailers for new shows have been released:

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-Dex 

 

SNL 40th Anniversary Special, new shows, renewals, cancelations, and much more.

Tonight on TV–May 12, 2014:

  • Star-Crossed season 1 finale (8pm, The CW)
  • Bones season 9 finale (8pm, Fox)
  • Castle season 6 finale (10pm, ABC)
  • The Blacklist season 1 finale (10pm, NBC)
  • 24: Live Another Day regular time slot premiere (9pm, Fox)

-ABC has ordered nine shows to its fall 2014-2015 schedule: American CrimeBlack-ish, Forever, Galavant, How to Get Away With Murder, Manhattan Love Story, Marvel’s Agent Carter, Secrets & Lies, Selfie, and The Whispers.For more info on any of the shows check out the link or my page “Pilots to Series” http://tvline.com/2014/05/08/abc-new-series-fall-2014-how-to-get-away-with-murder/

-CBS has picked up nine new shows to its fall 2014-2015 schedule: NCIS: New Orleans, Stalker, Scorpion, Madam Secretary, Battle Creek, CSI: Cyber, The Odd Couple, and McCarthy’s. For more info on any of the shows check out the link or my page “Pilots to Series” http://www.eonline.com/news/540579/cbs-picks-up-8-new-shows-starring-matthew-perry-katharine-mcphee-maggie-q-and-more 

-ABC’s Nashville has been renewed for a third season. http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/nashville-renewed-season-3-abc/

-CBS’s The Mentalist has been renewed for season 7. http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/mentalist-renewed-seventh-season-last-cbs/

-CBS has canceled The Crazy OnesFriends With Better LivesBad TeacherIntelligence, and Hostageshttp://www.deadline.com/2014/05/crazy-ones-cbs-cancelled-bad-teacher-hostages-bad-teacher/

-TBS has renewed Cougar Town for a sixth and final season. http://www.eonline.com/news/540786/cougar-town-renewed-for-sixth-and-final-season

-NBC has renewed Parenthood for a sixth and final season which will consist of 13-episodes. Parks and Recreation will also have its final season this fall. It has not, however, been added to the NBC schedule so it may be a midseason run. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/05/11/parenthood-renewed-nbc/

-TBS has canceled Men at Work. http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/men-at-work-cancelled-tbs/

-Fox has ordered a New Year’s Eve Special Pitbull’s New Year’s Revolution. The special will air on Wednesday from 8-10pm ET live (CT/MT/PT tape-delayed) and is trying to compete with ABC’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest and NBC’s New Year’s Eve with Carson Dalyhttp://www.deadline.com/2014/05/fox-endemol-team-with-pitbull-on-miami-set-new-years-eve-special/

-NBC has set Saturday Night Live’s 40th Anniversary Special which will air on Feb 15 during the February sweep. It will include highlights from the four decades of SNL and will feature a slew of alumni stopping by. http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/nbc-sets-saturday-night-live-40th-anniversary-special/

-Larry Wilmore will succeed Stephen Colbert in a Jon Stewart-produced show on Comedy Central. The show will be called The Minority Report and will launch in January 2015. http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/larry-wilmore-succeeds-stephen-colbert-show-jon-stewart-produces-comedy-central/

Parks and Recreation, The Flash, How I Met Your Mother, and more!

-First Lady Michelle Obama will appear on the season 6 finale of Parks & Recreation airing Thursday April 24. The episode will be an hour long btw. If you don’t watch the show, then you need to put it at the top of your list as must see TV. You can catch up since Netflix has the first 5 seasons.  http://tvline.com/2014/02/27/parks-and-recreation-michelle-obama-season-finale/

-CW released the first image of what Grant Gustin will look like in his new mask for The Flash. It is set to premiere in Fall 2014.  What do you think of the look? Let me know in the comments!

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-Neil Patrick Harris (aka Barney Stinson) shot his final scene for How I Met Your Mother yesterday. The first 8 seasons (out of 9) are on Netflix if you want to check them out, it’s a great show! The series finale episode is March 31, 2014.

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-Showcase has announced that they will renew Lost Girl for a fifth season consisting of 13 episodes. It’s set to air the new season in Fall 2014. Right now, they are in production. http://www.thetvaddict.com/2014/02/27/lost-girl-renewed-fifth-season/

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-Dex