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It's been mostly good news for Fox lately, with the exception -- of course -- of the recent cancellation of their promising sci-fi series Almost Human. While the futuristic drama won't be going forward, the network is looking to expand on its plans for Season 2 of Sleepy Hollow, as the second season will reportedly have more episodes than the first.
The crime procedural and television go together like peanut butter and jelly, or green eggs and ham. Or, like a serial killer and a jail cell — which is probably why they’re so darn popular. For over fifty years, the crime procedural has dominated television: from Dragnet to Columbo, 21 Jump Street to Law & Order and beyond — all of these iconic procedural dramas made the case for, and canonized, the methodology behind the madness, now and forevermore. In fact, crime procedurals are the number one US television export. We seem to really love them, huh?
Sleepy Hollow’s been on hiatus for the last couple of weeks, but the Fox drama returns tonight, and based on the 8-minute preview, the series isn’t the only thing returning. Spoiler alert: Read and watch no further if you don’t want any spoilers for tonight’s episode of Sleepy Hollow!
Anyone who has been paying attention to The Big Bang Theory over the past several years should know that show crushes in the ratings. The higher the rating for a series the better its ad revenue typically is, and The Big Bang Theory is topping the list of programs where money raked in from advertisements is concerned.
One of the most impressive debuts this fall was Sleepy Hollow, Fox’s new supernatural series which takes the Ichabod Crane and headless horseman readers may be familiar with from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and throws them into the modern-day world. The first three episodes have done well at the network and now Fox has made the quick decision to bring the series back for Season 2.
By episode 3 Sleepy Hollow has turned into a witty and dramatic cross between a seriously creepy horror film and a campy episode of Buffy, set to spectacular original music. Here’s how Sleepy Hollow became even more of a hodgepodge last night.
If you caught and loved the first episode of Sleepy Hollow this week or if you were a fan of Fringe when it aired, there is good news on the horizon. John Noble, who formerly starred in Fringe, has now signed a deal to appear in the first season of Sleepy Hollow. We’re talking a major storyline and a recurring role.
Fox debuted their exciting new series Sleepy Hollow last night. The drama appears to be a mix of genres, with horror, adventure and mystery all worked into one, not to mention a side of history. The preview for Episode 2's "Blood Moon" looks just as exciting, glimpsing new flashbacks, witches, and some pretty scary looking creatures serving as the Horseman's army.
While the flood of new and returning TV series doesn't really get started until next week, Fox is getting the ball rolling on a few of their new shows this week, with Sleepy Hollow set to debut tonight, and the arrival of new comedies Dads and Brooklyn Nine-Nine lined up for tomorrow. Catch the trailers for this week's newbie series ahead.
While Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman have worked together on numerous TV projects over the years, they haven't teamed with Underworld director Len Wiseman since Hawaii Five-0. That turned out to be a winning combination for CBS, and based on the first episode of Sleepy Hollow, it looks like it may be again, except this time around it's for Fox. Co-created by Kurtzman, Orci, Wiseman and Phillip Iscove, Sleepy Hollow throws a modern-day twist onto Washington Irving's short story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
Fox is the fourth of the five major networks to announce their Fall 2013 premiere schedule, and for the network that recently brought us American Idol, there's a lot of X Factor on the menu. Fortunately for those who aren't looking for more singing, there are some returning dramas and comedies, and some promising looking new programs joining the lineup later in September.
While Hollywood continues to mine the more popular young adult series for feature adaptations, TV seems keen on digging into the archives to toy with the classics. NBC has Draculapaired with Grimm on Friday nights this fall, and over at Fox, Alex Kurtzman and Robert Orci, along with Phillip Iscove and Len Wiseman, have resurrected Ichabod Crane and the infamous Headless Horseman from Washington Irving's classic tale.
Fox announced their 2013-2014 lineup this morning, along with the planned schedule, which sets up new comedies on Tuesday nights and adds a number of other new series to the schedule, along with the returning shows. Among the new series is J.J. Abrams' sci-fi cop series Almost Human, Seth MacFarlane's new live-action comedy Dads and new animated comedy Murder Police.
After months of pilot orders and casting news, we're now starting to learn the fate of the pilots in development for the 2013-2014 season. Earlier, we shared word that NBC was passing on a number of pilots, including the modern-day Hatfields & McCoys drama, and tonight brings word of a number of pickups over at Fox, among which is the Sleepy Hollow drama from Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, as well as the robot-cop drama from Fringe's J.H. Wyman and J.J. Abrams, Almost Human.
Fox has found its Ichabod Crane for the Sleepy Hollow pilot in British actor Tom Mison. He’ll be taking on a new twist on the famous role of the scientifically-minded investigator sent to a small town to investigate murder; Fox has Mr. Crane time-travelling.