Another ’90s favorite may be getting a reboot! Deadline reports that Roseanne will come back as an eight-episode limited series, with Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Sara Gilbert and Laurie Metcalf joining them. The revival is reportedly being bid upon by original home ABC and Netflix among other networks.
With Feud: Betty and Joan doing so well, creator Ryan Murphy has revealed the plans for Season 2. Like American Horror Story, there will be a fresh slate of sorts with each season. The next season centers on the split of Prince Charles and Princess Diana. The show has already been picked up for Season 2 and Season 3.
Having recently revealed Season 11 and 12 pickups, it’s been revealed that Big Bang Theory actresses Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch received significant raises, making $500K per episode rather than the $175K-$200K they’ve been making during the current season.
TBS has ordered a third season of the Jason Jones/Natalie Zea-starring comedy The Detour. The show’s second season finale aired earlier this week.
Showtime has announced that Season 5 of Ray Donovan will start Aug. 6 as a Twin Peaks lead-in. Meanwhile, the fifth and final season of the Matt LeBlanc-starring Episodes kicks off Aug. 20.
AMC has given a third season pickup to its strong performing sophomore series Into the Badlands. Look for an expanded 16-episode Season 3 to start in 2018. Meanwhile, also at AMC, Turn will return for a fourth and final season with a two-hour premiere on June 17.
The power is out at NBC. The network has pulled the comic-book themed Powerless sitcom from its Thursday lineup with no announcement of when the remaining episodes might turn up. But the power is on at Starz! The cable network has slotted in the fourth season of Power for a June 25 premiere.
HGTV has revealed that Flip or Flop stars Tarek and Christina El Moussa will return for a 20-episode Season 7. There had been speculation of whether or not the show would continue after the real life couple revealed their separation last year. Deadline reports the new season will start in December.
Ron Howard tells TV Guide that it’s possible that a Dark Tower adaptation will eventually land at Hulu. The film version of Stephen King‘s story is set to hit theaters on Aug. 4, and Howard revealed that there was talk of a TV component. However, the producer added, “That’s not a commitment on the television side, but creatively it could work very well, hand in hand, with what we’d like the movies to be.”
With Veep getting some age on it, HBO is moving to make sure they stay in the political arena. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the network is teaming with Barry Levinson to develop a TV series adaptation of his 1997 film Wag the Dog. The original film centered on a political strategist tasked with creating a fictional war to distract from a politician’s sexual harassment scandal.
Jesse Eisenberg is taking an active role in a new half-hour comedy series project called The Market. Deadline reports that the actor will write, star in and direct the TV series for J.J. Abrams‘ Bad Robot. The show centers on a recently widowed man who moves to Pittsburgh to live with his adult son just as both men simultaneously lose their jobs and must hit the job market.
Jason Alexander is set to return to TV with a new 10-episode comedy series called Hit the Road for the AT&T Audience Network. According to Deadline, Alexander will also executive produce the show, which is based on a highly dysfunctional family band who traverse the country in a cramped tour bus.
Hilary Swank has joined the cast of FX’s J. Paul Getty limited edition series Trust. Deadline reports that she’ll portray Gail Getty, the mother of J. Paul Getty III, in the story about his kidnapping. Donald Sutherland has been cast as the elder Getty, the founder of the family dynasty.
Dule Hill has landed a new gig at USA. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Psych alum will have a season-long arc on the seventh season of Suits. The actor will portray Alex Williams, a longtime friend of Harvey (Gabriel Macht), who is a senior partner at a rival law firm. Season seven returns on July 12.
Is Mark Consuelos moving from Oceanside to Riverdale? The actor, currently cast on the in limbo FOX San Diego-set series Pitch, has agreed to take on the role of Hiram Lodge, a charismatic, ruthless businessman returning home to reconnect with his wife and daughter in the second season of CW’s Riverdale series. According to TV Line, the casting is in second position should Pitch get picked up for Season 2.
While New Girl‘s fate remains unclear, Nasim Pedrad has lined up a new gig as a series regular for Season 2 of TBS’ People of Earth, which returns to the airwaves this summer. According to Deadline, Pedrad will play Special Agent Alex Foster who is on the hunt for newspaper owner Jonathan Walsh (Michael Cassidy), who is wanted for white collar crimes.
TruTV is moving ahead with casting for I’m Sorry, a comedy starring Funny Or Die favorite Andrea Savage as a comedy writer, wife and mother. Also cast are Tom Everett Scott as her straightaced husband Mike, Olive Petrucci as her inquisitive daughter, Jason Mantzoukas as her writing partner Kyle, Nelson Franklin as her brother and Martin Mull and Kathy Baker as her divorced parents. Judy Greer, Lyndon Smith, Gary Anthony Williams and Steve Zissis are also set for recurring roles on the show, with John Ross Bowie, Lizzy Caplan, Jamie Denbo, Rebecca Henderson, Nick Kroll, Paul Scheer, June Squibb, Gillian Vigman and Kulap Vilaysack all set for guest star turns.
Aasif Mandvi has landed a recurring role on the fourth season of TV Land’s Younger. Deadline reports that Mandvi will play an editor with a great sense of humor whom Liza meets at a conference and approaches her to run a millennial-focused imprint.