×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

TV News Roundup: ‘Westworld’ Season 2 Reveals First Poster

In today’s roundup, HBO released the first poster for “Westworld” Season 2 and YouTube Red unveiled the first trailer for Doug Liman’s “Impulse” 

FIRST LOOKS

WGN America is welcoming NBA All-Star player Jamaal Magloire and Barenaked Ladies frontman Ed Robertson as guest stars in the Friday, March 23 episode of “Shoot the Messenger” airing at 12/11c. Magloire plays a professional basketball player, while Robertson plays his agent. Watch an exclusive clip from the episode below.

YouTube Red released a teaser trailer for Doug Liman’s action-thriller “Impulse,” which is set to bow this summer. Watch the trailer, set to a remix of Blondie’s “Heart of Glass,” below.

Westworld shared new key art for the second season of the hit HBO original series, which returns Sunday, April 22 at 9 p.m.

RENEWALS

Hallmark Channel announced at Crown Media Family Network’s upfront event that family reality series, “Meet the Petes” is set to return for Season 2 in 2019. Additionally, original, primetime drama series “When Calls the Heart” starring Erin Krakow (“Army Wives”) and Lori Loughlin (“Fuller House”) has been renewed for a sixth season.

DATES

CBS announced the season finale dates for several shows, including “Scorpion” on April 16, “Criminal Minds” on April 11, and “The Big Bang Theory,” “Young Sheldon,” and “Mom” on May 10. “NCIS: New Orleans” will have a two-hour season finale on May 15, “Hawaii Five-0” will end its eighth season on May 18, and “Survivor” will air its finale on May 23 with a live reunion show to follow.

Netflix announced that new, young adult thriller “The Rain” will debut on May 4. The post-apocalyptic series will be the first Danish original for the streaming service. Watch the teaser below.

GREENLIGHTS

Young Hollywood debuted the trailer for their newest short-form digital docu-series, “Rookie On the Rise,” featuring Utah Jazz Star Donovan Mitchell. The series will launch on April 3 and will include fifteen episodes, with three launching every Tuesday. Watch the trailer here.

DEVELOPMENT

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries has announced three whodunit movies coming up. The lineup includes “The Chronicle Mysteries” with Alison Sweeney, “Picture Perfect” with married couple Alexa PenaVega and Carlos PenaVega, and “Crossword Mysteries,” which reunites Lacey Chabert with Brennan Elliott.

EXECUTIVE NEWS

CMT elevated Morgan Selzer to SVP of Development. She was previously Vice President of Development, a position she held since 2014. Keith Cox, President of Development for Paramount Network, TV Land, and CMT said “During her tenure at CMT, she’s delivered the network’s biggest hits and has a clear, creative vision to elevate the brand to new creative heights.”

Amazon Studios inked a first-look deal with Mythos, a new company from producers Sean Daniel, Jason Brown, and Kathy Lingg. Mythos will focus on talent and content from the world of fiction, video games, comic books, and anime.

BEHIND THE SCENES

Alyssa Feller, Jonathan Giles, Michael Hartney, John Mahone, Cameron Smith, Natasha Vaynblat, and Bryan Yang were inducted into the new class of NBC’s “Late Night Writer’s Workshop,” its program dedicated to discovering and developing late night and sketch comedy writers of diverse backgrounds.

More TV

  • Beta Drops Trailer, Closes Major Sales

    Beta Drops Trailer, Closes Major Sales on Berlinale Series Title ‘M’ (EXCLUSIVE)

    Beta Film has rolled out its first major territory sales on drama series “M – Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder” (“M – A City Hunts a Murderer”), which has just been confirmed by the Berlin festival as one of seven shows selected for its TV strand, Berlinale Series. Viasat has licensed pay-TV rights for Russia [...]

  • Joel Kinnaman Mireille Enos Esme Creed

    Amazon's 'Hanna,' New Season of 'False Flag' Lead Strong Berlinale Series Lineup

    Amazon Prime Video’s upcoming high-concept thriller “Hanna” will debut at the 2019 Berlinale Series, with its stars – Esme Creed-Miles, Joel Kinnaman and Mireille Enos – expected in Berlin for its premiere. Netflix also features in the lineup and will debut “Quicksand,” its first Swedish original. A roster of seven shows also includes big-ticket Sky [...]

  • China’s ‘Boonie Bears’ Reach Korea With

    China’s ‘Boonie Bears’ Reach Korea With Animated Series and Movie

    Two seasons of the hit Chinese animation series “Boonie Bears” have been licensed for release in South Korea. The deal was struck by animation studio Fantawild with content distributor Media to Media. The broker has acquired IPTV and VOD rights to “Boonie Bears: Four Seasons” and “Sunsational Summer and Snow Daze,” a total of 104 [...]

  • Mike Royce24th Annual Critics' Choice Awards,

    CBS Orders Comedy Pilot 'Story of Us' From 'One Day at a Time' Co-Creator Mike Royce

    CBS has ordered a pilot for the comedy “The Story of Us” from writer and executive producer Mike Royce. The hybrid comedy tells the story of how an unlikely couple becomes a family through interviews and vignettes spanning 10 years. In addition to Royce, Nick Stoller and Conor Welch will serve as executive producers. Sony [...]

  • 'Schitt's Creek' Stars Reveal Dream Guest

    'Schitt's Creek' Cast Reveals Dream Guest Stars: Oprah, Beyonce and ...

    “Schitt’s Creek” has big dreams. Dan Levy, who stars as David on the series, says his wish list of guest stars includes Oprah, Beyonce, Mariah Carey and Gwyneth Paltrow. “All for different reasons, none of whom we’ll get,” he cracked at the Critics’ Choice Awards. For those who haven’t caught on to the “Schitt’s Creek” [...]

  • Bob Costas Olympics Mike Tirico

    Bob Costas Officially Out at NBC After Nearly 40 Years

    Bob Costas has formally parted ways with NBC after nearly 40 years as a sportscaster for the Peacock. Costas and NBC have been negotiating an exit agreement for months. Word surfaced last summer that he was preparing to end his tenure with the network. Costas confirmed the news in an interview with the New York [...]

  • Happy

    TV Roundup: Syfy Drops First Trailer for Season 2 of 'Happy!'

    In today’s TV News Roundup, Syfy drops the first trailer for the second season of “Happy!” and Imagine Kids & Family sets a partnership with Four M Studios.  FIRST LOOKS Syfy has dropped the first trailer for season two of “Happy!” starring Christopher Meloni and Patton Oswalt. The new season premieres Wednesday, March 27 at 10/9c [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content