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Starz Renews 'Survivor's Remorse' For Second Season

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Only a week after the series debuted on Starz, the network made an announcement today about its immediate future.

Starz announced today a season two pick up of the critically acclaimed slam dunk STARZ Original Series “Survivor’s Remorse” from executive producers Tom Werner, Maverick Carter, LeBron James, Mike O’Malley, Paul Wachter and Victor Levin. The sophomore season of the half-hour scripted comedy series will feature 10 episodes – up from its six-episode first season.

The first episode of “Survivor’s Remorse” debuted on October 4 on STARZ with a multiplatform performance of 1.3 million viewers in the first week.*

“We’re thrilled with the overwhelming critical acclaim ‘Survivors Remorse’ has received and we look forward to continuing our partnership with such an all-star team,” said Chris Albrecht, CEO of Starz.

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ABC Gives Full Season Orders To 'How to Get Away With Murder', 'black-ish'

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Shonda Rhimes continues to have the magic touch over at ABC. The network just announced it was giving a full season order to the series How to Get Away With Murder. Also announced, the network has given a full season order to its freshmen comedy series black-ish starring Anthony Anderson. The announcement was made today by Paul Lee, President, ABC Entertainment Group.

“How to Get Away with Murder” was television's top series debut of the season and the biggest 10 p.m. drama debut in two years in Adults 18-49. “black-ish” opened as the #2 series debut and the #1 comedy debut on television by the same metric. Additionally, “black-ish” had the best-ever viewer retention out of “Modern Family” for any comedy debut.

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Syfy Sets January 16th Premiere Date for '12 Monkeys'

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Syfy’s anticipated adventure thriller 12 Monkeys will make its series premiere on Friday, January 16 at 9pm ET/PT. Inspired by the classic blockbuster film, which commemorates its 20th anniversary next year, 12 Monkeys explores the provocative story of a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will all but annihilate the human race. The series is produced by Universal Cable Productions in association with Atlas Entertainment, producer of the original theatrical film.

12 Monkeys stars Aaron Stanford (as time-traveler Cole), Amanda Schull (Dr. Cassandra Railly), Kirk Acevedo (Ramse), Barbara Sukowa (Jones) and Noah Bean (Aaron Marker). Additional key recurring roles include Tom Noonan (Damages, Hell on Wheels) as a mysterious villain and Emily Hampshire (Rookie Blue) as mental patient Jennifer Goines.

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CBS Renews 'Under the Dome', 'Extant'; Cancels 'Reckless'

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The ruling has come down for several summer series for the CBS. The network has decided to renew Under the Dome and Extant, while cancelling freshman series Reckless.

"We're committed to delivering our viewers and advertisers year-round programming with a wide variety of storytelling," said Nina Tassler, Chairman, CBS Entertainment. "We continue to see summer as a great place for unique concepts, innovative business models and passionate television audiences."

The successful second season of UNDER THE DOME was the summer’s top scripted series, with 11 million viewers, 2.7/08 in adults 18-49 and 3.6/10 in adults 25-54. EXTANT, starring Academy Award winner Halle Berry, won its 10:00 PM time period with 8.64 million viewers, 1.7/06 in adults 18-49 and 2.3/07 in adults 25-54. In addition to their broadcast on the Network, UNDER THE DOME and EXTANT had additional viewing on Amazon’s Prime Instant Video, which provided exclusive online subscription streaming four days after the airing on CBS.

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Amazon Orders Second Season Of 'Transparent'

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Amazon Original Series Transparent is already breaking records. In just over a week since its debut, the critically acclaimed dark comedy, created by Jill Soloway (Afternoon Delight, Six Feet Under) and starring Jeffrey Tambor (Arrested Development), Judith Light (Dallas), Gaby Hoffmann (Girls), Amy Landecker (Louie) and Jay Duplass (Togetherness), is the no. 1 ranked series on Prime Instant Video since the show’s launch. Also proving popular among critics, the new show clocked in a near-perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes with a 98 percent critic rating, and a 91 metascore on Metacritic, making Transparent one of TV’s top three highest ranked, currently airing shows. Due to the overwhelming success of the show, and the incredibly positive viewer response, Amazon Studios has greenlit a second season of Transparent, to air in 2015.

Prime members are finding it very hard to step away from all ten episodes of Transparent. Since its debut, Transparent is the most binge-watched TV series on Prime Instant Video with nearly 80 percent of all viewers bingeing on two or more episodes of the series in the same day. This makes Transparent’s binge-factor higher than any of the other Prime Instant Video binge leaders in the past.

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USA Network Sets March Premiere Date For 'Dig'; Orders Four Additional Episodes

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USA Network has ordered four additional episodes of the highly anticipated event series DIG, bringing the series to a total of 10 episodes. Additionally, the network announced that the thriller will premiere on Thursday, March 5. DIG is executive produced by powerhouse auspices Tim Kring ("Heroes") and Gideon Raff ("Homeland"), and comes from Universal Cable Productions. The pilot was shot in Israel, and subsequent episodes are being shot in Croatia and New Mexico.

“We knew when we saw the exceptional pilot and immersed ourselves into the incredible world of intrigue that Tim and Gideon have created with DIG that we wanted more,” said McCumber. “With its multi-layered story, international locations, cinematic production and immensely talented cast -- DIG promises to be a must-watch event series.”

"DIG is not only a major event series, it's also a major event for our studio. Tim and Giddy, Gail and Avi have been spectacular partners who are creating a great show under extraordinary circumstances,” said Jeff Wachtel, President and Chief Content Officer, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. “And it's always a pleasure to work with the wonderful team at USA."

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VH1 Cancels 'Single Ladies'

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After three seasons of sex, love, betrayal and romance, VH1 had decided to cancel its first hour-long scripted series after 3 seasons.

"Although we've decided not to move forward with another season, we hope to work again with the talented cast, creatives and producers as well as our partners at Flavor Unit Entertainment in the near future. We also thank the show's fans for their support since the premiere in 2011."

"We've been proud to deliver three seasons of the drama, romance and style that engaged viewers in each episode of 'Single Ladies,' " said VH1.

The series is averaging 2.2 million viewers so far in its third season and each season premiere had outperformed the previous season premiere.

The series was executive produced by Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit Entertainment.

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The CW Sets Fall Finale Dates, Premiere Date For 'Labyrinth'

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The CW is first out of the gates to announce the finale dates for their primetime lineup. The network also announced the premiere date for its highly anticipated Ridley Scott produced mini-series Labyrinth which will debut on Thursday May 22nd at 8/7c and ending the following night.

Monday, May 5th

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Monday, May 12th

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Syfy Cancels 'Being Human', Will End After Season 4

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Being Human will end its run on the Syfy channel after the final episodes for the second half of Season 4 are done.

"Showrunner Anna Fricke and the talented producers, writers, cast and crew have done an amazing job bringing this show to life over the past four seasons and we sincerely thank them and the series’ production company Muse Entertainment for their hard work. They’ve saved the best for last with the final six episodes that revisit the story’s beginning, leading to a not-to-be-missed send-off for Aidan, Sally, Josh and Nora"

The series finale will air on Syfy, Monday, April 7th. The cast have recorded a message for the fans thanking them for their support of the show.

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Heroes: Reborn Event Series Coming To NBC In 2015

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An iconic series that still commands a rabid fan base
“Heroes” will return to the network in 2015 as an event miniseries with original creator and executive producer Tim Kring at the helm, it was announced today by NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke.

NBC has ordered 13 episodes for a new stand-alone story arc entitled “Heroes Reborn,” with all details of storylines and characters being kept under wraps.

“The enormous impact ‘Heroes’ had on the television landscape when it first launched in 2006 was eye-opening,” said NBC Entertainment  President Jennifer Salke. “Shows with that kind of resonance don’t come around often and we thought it was time for another installment. We’re thrilled that visionary creator Tim Kring was as excited about jumping back into this show as we were and we look forward to all the new textures and layers Tim plans to add to his original concept. Until we get closer to air in 2015, the show will be appropriately shrouded in secrecy, but we won’t rule out the possibility of some of the show’s original cast members popping back in.” The original series chronicled the life-changing stories of a series of unrelated ordinary people who discovered they had superhuman abilities. As the saga unfolded, they learned they were part of a grand plan that brought them together to change the world.

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