Don't renew me, see what happens!!!
Fantastic Beasts 2 has wrapped on production. The official title is Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. (Yea, I know it's not TV news, but I thought you'd want to know.) It's due out in under a year, on November 16th, 2018.
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Big Little Lies was renewed by HBO for a second season.
Dark has been given a second season by Netflix.
The Punisher did get renewed for a second season from Netflix.
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TV SCHEDULE CHANGE UP
On the CW, after the mid-season break, Supergirl will return for four weeks, and then Legends of Tomorrow will take over her time slot, until April 16th, when it returns. The season finale of Supergirl will air on April 9th.
In theory, this is due to their new series, Black Lightning getting shoved into Legend's time slot but...
You know, I'm not sure who that bodes ill for? Is Supergirl doing so poorly that they readily shove her out of her own time slot to run out a different show that I guess, might be doing better? Supergirl is pulling a 6.5 on IMDb, averaging 1.9M viewers, versus Legends pulling a 7 on IMDb, averages 1.6M per episode, even despite having one of its characters running around with her chest hanging out!
Eh, that makes sense. People love a show but quit tuning in, which then dooms it.
Huh, I have to wonder if they're just running out Legends before dumping it next year? As I always say, we'll see!
Ratings via this great TV site that tells it as it is with regards to ratings numbers, TV Series Finale. They don't dick you around with superfluous info, they just deal it straight up!
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SAD/BAD TV NEWS
NewsOne Now's last telecast on TV One will be Thursday, December 21st.
The Tavis Smiley talk show was pulled by PBS after multiple, credible allegations of misconduct by its host. Smiley sent out a message on his Facebook page saying he “never groped, coerced, or exposed myself inappropriately to any workplace colleague in my entire broadcast career..." We'll see what comes of what.
The Great American Baking Show was pulled abruptly from ABC's schedule after sexual harassment allegations have surfaced involving judge Johnny Iuzzini.
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TV PREMIERE DATES TO MARK ON YOUR CALENDAR
Fuller House second half of its third season returns to Netflix on December 22nd.
Catfish: The TV Show returns on MTV on January 3rd.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine's first five seasons will start airing on TBS on January 4th. The show will air consecutive episodes every Thursday from 7-11 p.m.
My 600-Pound Life returns to TLC on January 10th.
Lip Sync Battle Live: A Michael Jackson Celebration premieres January 18th, on the Paramount Network (formerly Spike TV).
High Maintenance second season premieres on HBO on January 19th.
Jessica Jones second season will return for streaming on Netflix, on March 5th, 2018.
The 53rd “Academy of Country Music Awards will air on April 15th from Las Vegas, live.
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