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TV Ratings: ‘Diff’rent Strokes,’ ‘Facts of Life’ Redos Post Decent Numbers for ABC

The third Live in Front of a Studio Audience special on ABC came up short of its predecessors in the ratings, but it still led primetime Tuesday among adults 18-49 — and provided a decent launchpad for the network’s comedy Abbott Elementary. CBS’ FBI led the night in total viewers, and the People’s Choice Awards […]

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TV Ratings: ‘Diff’rent Strokes,’ ‘Facts of Life’ Redos Post Decent Numbers for ABC

The third Live in Front of a Studio Audience special on ABC came up short of its predecessors in the ratings, but it still led primetime Tuesday among adults 18-49 — and provided a decent…

‘The Upshaws’ Creator Teams With Obamas for Netflix Scripted Comedy

Netflix is expanding its relationship with The Upshaws creator Regina Hicks. Hicks has inked a multiyear overall deal with the streaming giant. As part of the pact, Hicks is teaming with…

‘Jeopardy!’: Mayim Bialik, Ken Jennings to Host Through Remainder of Season 38

Jeopardy!‘s temporary hosting solution is extending into the new year. Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings, who have been sharing hosting duties for season 38 following the Mike Richards debacle…

‘Invasion’ Renewed for Second Season at Apple TV+

Apple TV+ is hunkering down for a longer Invasion. The iPhone maker’s streaming platform has picked up a second season of the show, a sci-fi drama depicting characters from around the world…

‘Walker’ May Get a Prequel Series at The CW

The CW’s Walker may become the network’s latest franchise. The creative team behind the reboot of the Chuck Norris series starring Jared Padalecki is developing a prequel series, Walker…

Tyler Perry Sets ‘Sistas’ Spinoff at BET+

Tyler Perry continues to expand his BET slate. The multihyphenate has set Zatima, a spinoff of his popular drama Sistas, at streamer BET+. The 10-episode drama features Sistas fan favorites…

‘Mare of Easttown’ Director Craig Zobel Extends HBO Overall Deal

Mare of Easttown director Craig Zobel is extending his overall deal at HBO. Zobel has re-upped the deal he initially signed with WarnerMedia’s premium cable outlet in January 2020. The…

‘Power Book II: Ghost’ Renewed for Season 3 With New Showrunner

The Power franchise is alive and well at Starz. The Lionsgate-backed premium cable network has handed out a speedy season three renewal for the second spinoff in the franchise, Power Book II

‘Outer Banks’ Renewed for Third Season at Netflix

Netflix is headed back to the Outer Banks. The streamer has ordered a third season of the young adult drama, which has performed well in both Netflix’s internal metrics and in outside…

Henry Golding to Star in TV Adaptation of Dean Koontz’s ‘Nameless’

Henry Golding is headed for TV. The Crazy Rich Asians actor will star in and exec produce a TV adaptation of Dean Koontz’s Nameless for SK Global, which acquired the rights to the series of…

‘Sex Lives of College Girls’ Renewed at HBO Max

HBO Max is re-enrolling in College. The WarnerMedia-backed streamer has renewed dramedy The Sex Lives of College Girls for a second season, with the news coming ahead of Thursday’s final…

One and Not Done: ABC, NBC Execs on Hybrid Scheduling for First-Year Comedies

Tuesday night brings the premiere of ABC’s first-year comedy Abbott Elementary. A pair of NBC rookies, American Auto and Grand Crew, make their debuts the week of Dec. 13. After their…