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'That '90s Show’ Renewed at Netflix

The generational sequel to 'That '70s Show' is set for a second season on the streamer.

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‘That ’90s Show’ Renewed at Netflix

Keep the car CD changer handy and a case of Surge on ice: That ’90s Show is rolling into a second season. Netflix has renewed the generational sequel to That ’70s Show for a second season, the streamer announced via social media on Friday. The renewal is a relatively quick one for Netflix, coming just […]

‘Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches’ Renewed at AMC

The Anne Rice universe at AMC will continue to grow. The cable outlet has picked up a second season of Mayfair Witches, based on Rice’s trio of novels about a doctor (Alexandra Daddario) who discovers she is the heir to a family of witches. The renewal comes midway through the show’s first season and follows […]

‘1923’ Lands Season 2 Renewal at Paramount+

Paramount+ is continuing its Dutton family origin story. The streamer has renewed Yellowstone prequel 1923 for a second season after the drama’s record-breaking first season, where the premiere became the most watched series premiere on cable in 2022. Taylor Sheridan’s series follows the ancestors of the current Dutton clan of Yellowstone and is led by […]

Peacock/NBC Chief on Streamer’s ‘Poker Face’ Hot Streak, Ad Tier Changes and Lessons From ‘Vampire Academy’

Welcome to the 200th episode of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter’s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the latest TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners, executives and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as […]

Sarah Shahi Is Done Sleepwalking Through Life in Steamy Trailer for ‘Sex/Life’ Season 2

Billie Connelly is done sleepwalking through life in the new teaser for Sex/Life season two. The Netflix drama series follows Sarah Shahi’s Billie as she enters into a love triangle with her reliable, suburban husband Cooper (Mike Vogel) and her “sexy ex-boyfriend” Brad (Adam Demos), whom she dated during her once-wild, free-spirited youth in New […]

The CW Guts Development, Current Departments in Latest Shift Away From Scripted Originals (Exclusive)

The CW, in its latest shift away from scripted originals, is dismantling its current programming department. Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that exec vp current programming Michael Roberts and exec vp development Gaye Hirsch — two of The CW’s remaining most important scripted executives — are among those who were let go Thursday. An exact […]

Judith Light on Doing Her Own Stunts and Fighting Natasha Lyonne in ‘Poker Face’

[This story contains spoilers from the fifth episode of Poker Face, “Time of the Monkey.”] Irene Smothers and Joyce Harris finally brought Judith Light and S. Epatha Merkerson together. The two screen and stage legends had admired each other for years, but they’d never crossed paths on a project. Not until they were cast as […]

‘Night Court’ Earns Quick Season 2 Pickup at NBC

Following a strong start, Night Court is staying in session at NBC. The network has picked up a second season of the comedy, a sequel to the 1984-92 series that stars The Big Bang Theory alum Melissa Rauch and John Larroquette. The show’s premiere delivered NBC’s biggest comedy audience in more than five years, and […]

‘Ginny & Georgia’ Soars to No. 1 on Streaming Chart

Netflix’s Ginny & Georgia debuted at the top of the streaming rankings for the first week of 2023, and the streamer’s Kaleidoscope also had a strong showing. Ginny & Georgia, whose second season debuted on Jan. 5, amassed 2.52 billion minutes of viewing time for the week of Jan. 2-8. That’s more than double the […]

‘So Help Me Todd’ Renewed for Second Season on CBS

CBS is adding another early series to its roster for the 2023-24 season. The network has renewed its first-year drama So Help Me Todd for a second season. The CBS Studios series starring Skylar Astin and Marcia Gay Harden has been a consistent performer for CBS on Thursday nights so far, averaging 6.3 million viewers […]

‘The Traitors’ Nabs Second Season at Peacock

Peacock is forging ahead with more of its breakout unscripted series The Traitors. The streamer has picked up a second season of the competition series, hosted by Alan Cumming. While per usual with streaming services, Peacock doesn’t share ratings data for its shows, The Traitors has scored positive critical reviews and strong word-of-mouth since its […]

Sylvester Stallone Reality Show Confirmed, Teaser Trailer Released

It’s official: Sylvester Stallone is going Kardashian with a Paramount+ reality series following the iconic action star and his family. The Family Stallone is a docuseries about the iconic action star, his wife Jennifer Flavin Stallone and daughters Sophia, Sistine and Scarlet. Touts the description of the eight-episode series: “Stallone is ready to give cameras […]

‘Outer Banks’: Season 3 Trailer Teases Violence and Surprising Romance Amid New Treasure Hunt

The Pogues just can’t manage to stay out of trouble, as seen in the first trailer for Outer Banks season three. The Netflix drama series’ upcoming third season, debuting Feb. 23, involves the underdog clique discovering that a peaceful life on their newfound desert paradise, nicknamed “Poguelandia,” won’t last long. With a coveted golden idol […]

‘The Cleaning Lady’ Renewed for Third Season at Fox With New Showrunner

The Cleaning Lady will remain on call at Fox. The network has renewed its drama series for a third season. The pickup for the series, produced by Warner Bros. Television and Fox Entertainment, comes seven weeks after The Cleaning Lady wrapped its 12-episode second season. Season three will also bring a new co-showrunner to The […]

DC Drama ‘Pennyworth’ Canceled at HBO Max

HBO Max is clearing out all of its live-action DC Comics scripted original series. The Warner Bros. Discovery-backed streamer has canceled Pennyworth, the prequel show about Batman’s famed butler. The series wrapped its third and now final season Nov. 24. The drama starring Jack Bannon as Alfred Pennyworth was created by Gotham creator Bruno Heller […]

Lil Rel Howery on Playing the Bad Guy in ‘Poker Face’

[This story contains spoilers to Poker Face‘s third episode, “The Stall.”] By the third episode of Poker Face, viewers get a better understanding of Natasha Lyonne’s special skill. In the Peacock series created by Rian Johnson, Lyonne plays Charlie Cale, the show’s protagonist who anchors the howcatchem standalone stories that will play out across 10 episodes. […]