Check back often, to this article, as news about your favorite TV shows develops.  Every month, TVEnthusiast will maintain an easy to read stream of news stories related to the television series that we cover.  If you find a story we missed, drop it in our comments.

March 31st, 2017

  • Alyssa Milano (Charmed) has joined the cast of The CW series Insatiable. – source:Deadline
  • Adrien Brody (King Kong) has been cast in season 4 of Peaky Blinders. – source:Deadline
  • Aidan Gillen (Game  of Thrones) has also been cast in season 4 of Peaky Blinders. – source:Deadline
  • John Leguizamo (John Wick) has been cast in the upcoming event series Waco. – source:Deadline
  • David Boreanaz (Angel) to lead the cast of CBS’s upcomming untitled Navy SEAL drama. – source:Deadline
  •  John Cho (Harold and Kumar) has been cast in season 3 of Hulu’s Difficult People. – source:Deadline
  • Raza Jaffrey (Homeland) has been cast in Netflix’s Lost in Space remake. – source:Deadline
  • Jacqueline Obradors (NYPD Blue) has joined the cast of FX’s Sons of Anarchy spin-off series, Mayans MC. – source:Deadline
  • Billy Eichner (Parks and Recreation) has joined the cast of American Horror Story for it’s 7th season. – source:Deadline
  • NBC has bought a script for Long Distance, a drama about a long distance relationship from Kerry Ehrin and Freddie Highmore (Bates Motel) – source:Variety
  • International production company Gaumont, has secured the rights to adapt The Star Shards Chronicles book trilogy into a TV series. – source:Variety
  • James Franco and Seth Rogen (The Pineapple Express) are developing a 1990s set teen drama from Author Kelly Oxford. – source:Variety
  • According to a Reddit AMA with Ubisoft’s Aymar Azaizia, an Assassin’s Creed television series is in development. – source:The Entertainment Reporter
  • Amazon is working on a Greatful Dead TV series from Straight Outta Compton‘s Jonathan Herman – source:Deadline
  • The movie Spring Breakers is being adapted as TV series for Blackpills, an upcoming streamign service. – source:Deadline
  • Harry and Jack Williams (The Missing) are developing a new series, The Widdow, for ITV. – source:Deadline
  • The once thought dead HBO anthology series True Detective will be getting a 3rd season, as David Milch (Deadwood) joins the creative team. – source:Entertainment Weekly
  • 12 Monkeys has been renewed for SyFy for a 4th, and final, season. – source:Deadline
  • The Santa Clarita Diet ahs been renewed for a second season by Netflix, will drop in 2018. – source:Deadline
  • Hulu has renewed Shut Eye for a second season, with John Shiban (Hell on Wheels) taking voer as Showrunner. – source:Variety
  • The Expanse has been renewed for a 3rd season by SyFy. – source:Deadline
  • FX has renewed Legion for a second season. – source:IGN
  • Cinemax has cancelled their turn of the century medical drama The Knick after 2 seasons. – source:TVLine
  • ABC has cancelled Time After Time after only 5 episodes. – source:The Hollywood Reporter
  • Fear the Walking Dead Showrunner Dave Erickson is stepping down after the 3rd season of the series, though he has signed a new deal with the show’s network, AMC. – source:Deadline

March 15th, 2017

  • The 100 has been renewed by The CW for a 5th season. – source:Deadline
  • Baskets has been renewed by FX for a 3rd season. – source:Hollywood Reporter
  • Crashing has been renewed by HBO for a 2nd season. – source:Deadline
  • Legion has been renewed by FX for a 2nd season. – source:Deadline
  • Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events has been renewed for a 2nd season. – source:Oficial Site
  • The Good Fight has been renewed by CBS All Access for a 2nd season. – source:Deadline
  • A Big Bang Theory spin-off series that focuses on Sheldon’s childhood has been ordered by CBS. – source:Variety
  • Joe and Anthony Russo (Captain America: Winter Soldier) are producing a TV adaptation of Valiant Comics’ Quantum and Woody. – source:Vulture
  • Gil Birmingham (Twilight), Irene Bedard (Pocahontas), and Chaske Spencer (Twilight) have been cast in lead roles on WGN’s adaptation of Scalped. – source:Deadline
  • Romany Malco (Mad Dogs) and Nishi Munshi (The Originals) have been cast in CBS comedy pilot Brothered Up. – source:Deadline
  • Christine Adams (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) has been cast in Black Lightning as the titular character’s ex-wife. – source:Deadline
  • Eddie Shin (Man in the High Castle) and Ben Lawson (The Deep End) have been cast in NBC’s What about Barb.sources:Deadline, Deadline
  • Marc Blucas (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) has been cast in The CW’s Searchers. – source:Deadline
  • David Giuntoli (Grimm) and Poppy Montgomery (Unforgettable) to lead the cast of CBS’ new drama pilot Mission Control. – source:Deadline
  • Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom) nabs the leading role in Hulu’s 9/11 drama series The Looming Tower. – source:Deadline
  • Rashida Jones (Parks and Recreation) to appear on Black-ish as Bow’s sister. – source:Entertainment Weekly
  • Khandi Alexander (CSI: Miami) has been cast in CBS’ upcoming drama pilot Instinct. – source:Deadline
  • Jay Harrington (Code Black) cast in S.W.A.T. remake from Shawn Ryan (The Shield). – source:Deadline
  • Hollywood legend Susan Sarandon (Feud) has joined the cast of season 5 of Showtime’s Ray Donovan. – source:Deadline
  • Rochelle Aytes (Misstresses) has been cast in ABC’s new drama pilot Doomsday.- source:Deadline
  • Elaine Tan has been cast in ABC’s Salamander (Hand of God), while Glynn Turman (House of Lies) has been cast in CBS Comedy Brothered Up. – source:Deadline
  • Netflix is producing a live action remake of 2016’s best anime Erased. – source:Anime News Network
  • Saycon Sengbloh (Scandal) and Griffin Freeman (Paper Towns) have been cast in Fox’s new Univeristy set thriller. – source:Deadline
  • CBS‘ new Navy Seal drama pilot has cast Toni Trucks (NCIS: New Orleans), Jessica Paré (Mad Men), and Jim Caviezel (Person of Interest). – sources:Deadline, Deadline, Variety
  • Nigel Thatch (Selma), Corbin Reid (How to Get Away with Murder), and Christina Ochoa (Animal Kingdom) have been cast in The CW’s Valor. sources:Deadline, Deadline
  • Christopher Gorham (Covert Affairs) has been cast in The CW’s Insatiable, while newcomer Jacob McCarthy has joined the cast of Seth Meyers yet untitled comedy at NBC. – source:Deadline
  • Fox’s previously untitled X-Men connected series from Bryan Singer (X-Men) and Matt Nix (Burn Notice) is currently going by the name Gifted. – source:Deadline
  • Bobby Cannavale (Boardwalk Empire) has joined the cast of Mr. Robot for its 3rd season, and Whiterose Actor BD Wong has been upped to series regular. – source:Deadline

March 10th, 2017

  • Coby Bell to reunite with his Burn Notice Showrunner Matt Nix after landing a major role on Fox’s upcoming X-Men connected series. – source:Deadline
  • Richard T. Jones (The Santa Clarita Diet) has been cast opposite Jeremy Piven(Enterage) in CBS pilot Wisdom Of The Crowd. – source:Deadline
  • Alan Powell (The Song) has joined the cast of NBC’s Redliners, while Sofia Pernas (Jane the Virgin) has landed a role in For God And Country at the peacock network. – source:Deadline
  • Dallas Roberts (The Good Wife) has claimed the lead role in The CW’s Insatiable, Comedian Sarah Colonna (Chelsea Lately) will also appear in the series. – source:Deadline
  • Shanley Caswell (The Conjuring), Adrienne Warren (Point of Honor), and Stephanie Szostak (Satisfaction)  have joined the cast of CBS’ legal drama Perfect Citizen. – source:Deadline
  • Kristin Chenoweth (American Gods) has also been cast in the CBS pilot for Perfect Citizen. – source:Deadline
  • Erin Moriarty (Jessica Jones) has been cast in Fox’s yet to be titled thriller pilot from Sheldon Turner (Up in the Air). – source:Deadline
  • Roslyn Ruff (The Family) has been cast in ABC’s yet to be titled pilot from Marc Cherry (Desperate Housewives), while Dana Powell (Modern Family) has been cast in Unit Zerosource:Deadline
  • Laverne Cox (Orange is the New Black) to co-lead ABC’s pilot The Trustee. source:Deadline
  • Patricia Clarkson (Six Feet Under) cast opposite Amy Adams (Arrival) in HBO’s Sharp Objects. – source:Deadline
  • Glenn Howerton (Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia) and Patton Oswalt (Agents of SHIELD) have been cast in NBC’s yet untitled new comedy pilot from Seth Meyers, Mike O’Brien and Lorne Michaels (Saturday Night Live) – source:Deadline
  • Steve Zahn (Mad Dogsand Rob Campbell (The Seagull) cast in ABC’s drama pilot The Crossing. – source:Deadline
  • Josh Radnor (How I Met Your Mother) and Damon Gillespie (Aladdin) have been cast in NBC’s Drama High. – source:Deadline
  • Noah Taylor (Game of Thrones), Pip Torrens (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), and Julie Ann Emery (Better Call Saul) have been cast as series regulars, while Malcolm Barrett (Dear White People), Ronald Guttman (Homeland), and Justin Prentice (13 Reasons Why) have been cast in recurring roles in Preacher‘s second season. – source:Deadline
  • Sean Astin (The Goonies) has been cast as Theodore Roosevelt in TNT’s The Alienist. – source:Hollywood Reporter
  • Sarah Bolger (Into the Badlands) has been cast in FX’s Sons fo Anarchy spinoff Mayans MC. source:Deadline
  • Rachel Crow (Rio 2) and Summer Parker (Saints & Sinners) have been cast in The Goldbergs‘ yet untitled spinoff at ABC. – source:Deadline
  • Larenz Tate (House of Lies) has been cast in the lead role of ABC’s Salamander, Neil Sandilands (The 100) has also landed a role in the series. – source:Deadline
  • Newcomer John Berchtold has been cast in Discovery’s Manhunt: The UNABOMer, while Mena Massoud (Open Heart) has been cast in Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan series at Amazon. – source:Deadline
  • CBS drama pilot Mission Control has cast Levi Fiehler (The Fosters), while Adeel Akhtar (The Night Manager) has been cast in Ghosted at Fox. – source:Deadline
  • Andrew J. West (The Walking Dead) has been cast in Once Upon A Time at ABC. – source:Deadline
  • Amazon developing new series with Jill Soloway (Transparent) about an all-girl rodeo. – source:Deadline
  • NBCUniversal is developing a new TV series adaptation of Hana with David Farr (The Night Manager). – source:Deadline
  • FX’s Taboo has been renewed for a secon season. – source:Radio Times
  • Showtime has renewed its critical darling financial drama Billions for a 3rd seeason. – source:Variety
  • The Night Manager COULD see a second season, nothing has been ruled out, according to executive producer Stephen Garrett. – source:Deadline
  • Netflix is developing a technology to allow viewers to decide the path of a series they watch, like a choose your own adventure book.  – source:Daily Mail

March 7th, 2017

  • The Main cast of Marvel’s Inhumans has been set, with Anson Mount (Hell on Wheels) set as Black Bolt, Serinda Swan (Graceland) as Medusa, Ken Leung (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) as Karnak, Eme Ikwuakor (Concussion) as Gorgon, Isabelle Cornish (Australia Day) as Crystal, Mike Moh (Empire) as Triton, Sonya Balmores (Soul Surfer) as Auran, and Ellen Woglom (Californication) in a yet unnamed role which seems to be human. – source:Hollywood Reporter
  • Amy Acker (Angel) has been cast in a lead role on Fox’s yet to be titled X-Men connected series.  Sean Teale (Incorporated), Natalie Alyn Lind (The Goldbergs), and Percy Hynes White (11.22.63.) have also been cast.  All 4 will be playing new characters.  meanwhile, Emma Dumont (Bunheads) will be portraying Polaris in the series. – sources:Hollywood ReporterDeadline, Deadline, ComicBook
  • Rahul Kohli (iZombie) will portray Jack Spheer (potentially Biomax) in an upcoming episode of Supergirl. – source:Entertainment Weekly
  • Nafessa Williams (Code Black) and China Anne McClain (House of Payne) have been cast in The CW’s new Arrow-verse show Black Lightning as the titular characters daughters, who also take on superhero mantles in the comics.  souce:ComicBookMovie
  • Jason Isaacs (The OA) has joined the cast of CBS All Access’ Star Trek: Discovery as the Captain of the Discovery. – source:Hollywood Reporter
  • Richard Cabral (Lethal Weapon) has joined the cast of Mayans MC as Johnny “El Coco” Cruz, a full patch member of the Mayans – source:Deadline
  • Michael Gaston has been upped to series regular in his role as Mark Sampson on The Man in the High Castle.  – source:Deadline
  • Gina Torres has signed a deal to potentially star in and produce a spin-off of Suits featuring her character form the series. – source:Deadline
  • Elliot Knight (American Gothic) has been cast in The CW’s Life Sentence, while Justin Chon (Gook) has found work in ABC’s Deceptionsource:Deadline
  • Tay Diggs (Empire) and Claire Holt (Aquarius) have been cast in ABC’s upcomming thriller Doomsday. – sources:Variety, Deadline
  • John Leguizamo (John Wick) has been cast in a lead role in ABC’s adaptation of the Belgian series Salamander.  – source:Deadline
  • Bobby Moynihan (Saturday Night Live) to star in CBS coemdy pilot Me, Myself and I. – source:Variety
  • Jeremy Piven (Entourage) to star in CBS procedural Wisdom Of The Crowd. – source:AV Club
  • Nestor Carbonell (LOST) and Colm Feore (House of Cards) have been cast in Fox’s adaptation of Behind Enemy Lines. – source:Variety
  • Chace Crawford (Gossip Girl) has joined the cast of Hulu’s Casual for its upcoming 3rd season. – source:Deadline
  • Ally Walker (Sons of Anarchy) to lead cast of Fox’s comedy pilot Ghosted. – source:Deadline
  • Lina Esco (Kingdom) and Kenny Johnson (Bates Motel) bost cast in CBS’ SWAT. – source:Deadline
  • Ian Gomez (The Big Bang Theory) cast in CBS comedy pilot Living Biblically, while Grace Rex (The Good Wife) cast in untilted CBS drama from Jenny Lumet (Valley Girl). – source:Deadline
  • Leah Remini (King of Queens) to star in NBC comedy pilot What About Barb? as Suzanne, a Psychotherapist who treats the titular character.  The series is an adaptation of the the movie What about Bob?source:Entertainment Weekly
  • Alexander Siddig (Game of Thrones) cast in Fox’s Gotham as Ra’s Al Ghul. – source:Deadline
  • Peter Fonda (Easy Rider) has been cast in Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan series from Amazon. – source:Deadline
  • Zach Gilford (Friday Night Lights) and Sydney Park (The Walking Dead) to lead cast of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s (Ballers) upcoming YoouTube original series Lifeline. – source:Deadline
  • Adam West (Batman) to guest star on NBC’s DC comics related series Powerless. – source:Entertainment Weekly
  • Eyewitness cancelled by USA after 1 season. – source:Deadline
  • DuckTales has been renewed for a second season ahead of it’s series premiere. – source:TVline
  • Riverdale renewed by The CW for a second season. – source:Variety
  • One Day at a Time renewed for a second season by Netflix – source:Deadline
  • Amazon has revealed it’s upcoming pilot season slate for March 17th, 2017.  New pilots include The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel from Amy Sherman-Palladino, Oasis, based on the novel The Book of Strange New Things, and starring Richard Madden (Game of Thrones), The New V.I.P.’s, an adult targeted animated comedy, dark comedy vigilante series The Legend of Master Legend, and marijuana comedy Budding Prospects. – source:Variety
  • HBO and BBC 1 have ordered Shibden Hall, a new series from Sally Wainwright (Happy Valley). – source:Variety
  • Netflix to produce South Korean zombie series Kingdom from Director Kim Seong-hun (Tunnel). – source:Variety

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Tyson wrote for Nintendo Enthusiast before being promoted as the first Editor in Chief of TVEnthusiast. He watches more television and anime than he should have any time for.