Yellowstone and Cloak & Dagger Renewed, Colony Cancelled, & More TV Show News
Yellowstone, Cloak & Dagger, Wynonna Earp, Colony, and numerous other TV shows have recently been renewed and cancelled. These TV shows air on: Amazon, USA, Syfy, Nickelodeon, Global, CBS, FX, Netflix, Starz, and Freeform.
*Update – Yellowstone
Yellowstone (Paramount Network)
Yellowstone has been renewed for a second season.
Yellowstone has been averaging a “0.4 rating in adults 18-49 and 2.4 million viewers an episode in the Nielsen Live+Same Day ratings after five episodes. The series has also seen significant lift in delayed viewing, with the premiere alone rising from 2.8 million viewers to 5.3 million in Live+7.”
Yellowstone‘s plot synopsis: “Yellowstone is a drama series that follows the Dutton family, led by patriarch John Dutton (Kevin Costner). The Duttons control the largest contiguous ranch in the U.S. and must contend with constant attacks by land developers, clashes with an Indian reservation and conflict with America’s first national park.”
Yellowstone stars Kevin Costner, Wes Bentley, Kelly Reilly, Luke Grimes, Danny Huston, Cole Hauser, Gil Birmingham, Kelsey Chow, Dave Annable, Gretchen Mol, Jill Hennessy, Patrick St. Esprit, and Josh Lucas.
The Man in the High Castle (Amazon Prime Video)
The Man in the High Castle has been renewed for a fourth season.
The Man in the High Castle‘s plot synopsis: “Based on Philip K. Dick’s Hugo Award-winning 1962 alternative history, The Man in the High Castle considers the question of what would have happened if the Allied Powers had lost World War II. Some 20 years after that loss, the United States and much of the world has now been split between Japan and Germany, the major hegemonic states. But the tension between these two powers is mounting, and this stress is playing out in the western U.S. Through a collection of characters in various states of posing (spies, sellers of falsified goods, others with secret identities), The Man in the High Castle provides an intriguing tale about life and history as it relates to authentic and manufactured reality.”
The Man in the High Castle stars Alexa Davalos, Rupert Evans, Luke Kleintank, DJ Qualls, Joel De La Fuente, Brennan Brown, Bella Heathcote, Callum Keith Rennie, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, and Rufus Sewell.
Wynonna Earp (Syfy)
Wynonna Earp has been renewed for a fourth Season 4.
Wynonna Earp: Season 3’s plot synopsis: based on the IDW Publishing comic book by Beau Smith, [Wyonna Earp: Season 3] will return with reckless and reluctant warrior hero Wynonna (Scrofano) leading her team of outmatched outsider[s] to face monsters, revenants, and their biggest fears as they fight to take down Bulshar before he destroys the Ghost River Triangle – and the world.”
Wynonna Earp star Melanie Scrofano, Tim Rozon, Katherine Barrell, Megan Follows, and Jann Arden., Chantel Riley, Dominique Provost-Chalkley, Shamier Anderson, and Katherine Barrell.
Wynonna Earp will return for 10 new episodes sometime in 2019.
Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures has revived Rugrats with a 26-new-episode order of the animated TV series.
Rugrats focused on the troupe of babies including Tommy Pickles, Chuckie Finster, twins Phil and Lil, and Tommy’s cousin Angelica.
A CGI, live-action film version of the Rugrats is currently in production. David A. Goodman is writing the screenplay for the film.
The Rugrats movie will premiere in U.S. through Paramount Pictures on November 13, 2020.
Ransom (Global, CBS)
Ransom has been renewed for a third season. The thirteen episode season three will begin shooting in October in Budapest, Hungary.
Ransom‘s plot synopsis: “Ransom is inspired by the professional experiences of crisis negotiator Laurent Combalbert, who, along with his partner, Marwan Mery, are among the top negotiators in the world. They travel the globe to help multinational corporations and government agencies with complex negotiations and conflict resolution. Season 3 follows the world of international crisis and hostage negotiating with Eric Beaumont (Roberts) and his elite team as they save lives when no one else can. Eric understands criminals better than they understand themselves and uses his insight into human behavior to resolve the most difficult kidnap and ransom cases.”
Ransom stars Luke Roberts, Brandon Jay McLaren, Nazneen Contractor, and Karen LeBlanc.
Pose has been renewed for a second season. “The first season…garnered solid ratings for a cable series over the summer, averaging about 600,000 viewers per episode.”
Pose‘s plot synopsis: “Set in the 1980s, Pose explores the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York: the ball culture world, the rise of the luxury Trump-era universe and the downtown social and literary scene. Evan Peters and Kate Mara play New Jersey couple, Stan and Patty, who get sucked into the glamour and intrigue of New York City in the 1980s. James Van Der Beek plays Peters’ financial kingpin boss Matt.”
Queer Eye (Netflix)
Queer Eye has been renewed for a third season, which will find the guys heading to Kansas City.
“The eight-episode third season begins production on July 16 in Kansas City, Missouri, with co-hosts Antoni Porowski (Food & Wine), Bobby Berk (Interior Design), Karamo Brown (Culture), Jonathan Van Ness (Grooming), and Tan France (Fashion).”
Queer Eye season three will premiere in 2019.
Sweetbitter has been renewed for a second season. Each of the ten episodes will be half an hour long.
Sweetbitter‘s plots synopsis: based on the book by Stephanie Danler, “SWEETBITTER tells the story of Tess (Ella Purnell), a 22-year-old who arrives in New York City ready to pursue a new life. When she finds herself interviewing for a position at one of the best restaurants in the city, she thinks she’s found a steady income and a safe place to wait. But Tess is quickly intoxicated by the chaotic, adrenalized world behind-the-scenes, tasting expensive wine, exploring dive bars, and learning who she can trust.
SWEETBITTER illuminates the sensory journey of developing a palate. How the sweet, sour, salt, bitter, and umami threaten, complement and ultimately need each other so that we can learn to taste. SWEETBITTER is a show about the life that happens to you while you’re waiting.”
Starz CEO Chris Albrecht had this to say about season two of Sweetbitter: “The immersion of the audience into the world in and around the restaurant will deepen as the series looks further into the complexities of Tess’ awakening and the lives of her new friends and colleagues in the second season.”
Sweetbitter: Season 1 starred Ella Purnell, Caitlin FitzGerald, Tom Sturridge, Evan Jonigkeit, Paul Sparks, Eden Epstein, Katerina Tannenbaum, Miguel Antonio Benitez, Julio Lopez Jr., Michael Anthony Newman, Rafa Beato, and Gabriel Gutierrez.
Cloak and Dagger (Freeform)
Cloak & Dagger has been renewed for a second season. Season 2 of Cloak & Dagger will be ten episodes long.
Cloak & Dagger‘s plot synopsis: “‘Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger’ is the story of Tandy Bowen (Olivia Holt) and Tyrone Johnson (Aubrey Joseph) — two teenagers from very different backgrounds, who find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers which are mysteriously linked to one another. Tandy can emit light daggers and Tyrone has the ability to engulf others in darkness. They quickly learn they are better together than apart, but their feelings for each other make their already complicated world even more challenging.”
Cloak & Dagger stars Olivia Holt, Aubrey Joseph, Deric Augustine, Noëlle Renée Bercy, Marqus Clae, Mitch Craft, Ainsley Reagan Dobbs, Mike Donovan, J.D. Evermore, Bryan Michael Hall, and Jim Klock.
Season 2 of Cloak & Dagger will premiere on Freeform in 2019.
Colony has been cancelled after a three season run on USA. “The series…has seen viewership declines through its third season.”
Colony‘s plot synopsis: “The series revolve[s] around a family trying to survive after an alien invasion of Earth forces them into an underground resistance movement.”
The science fiction TV series starred Josh Holloway and Sarah Wayne Callies.
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