While we might have expected renewals for shows like Grey's Anatomy, Scandal and Modern Family, the fate of some of ABC's new series was a bit less certain. But word is coming down the pipeline for many of them, and it's good news for Resurrection and The Goldbergs, which join Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. among ABC's freshman series that will be back for Season 2 in the 2014-2015 season.
The end is near! Scandal, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Castle and other ABC series' season finales have been scheduled. ABC announced the finale dates today, starting with The Neighbors, which will wrap up its second season in April. The finales that follow include Scandal, Last Man Standing, Resurrection and Once Upon a Time.
ABC fell a couple of weeks behind the other major networks in getting us the their Fall 2013 premiere schedule, but with months to go, that's kind of ok. All the same, it's exciting to get to see when the network's new and returning series will debut this fall. For ABC, that includes the highly anticipated Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and new 80s-set comedy The Goldbergs, which looks like it could be a winner.
ABC has posted their 2013-2014 line-up of new and returning series, which gives us a look at the plan for the network's schedule for the fall. The network has moved The Neighbors over to Friday nights, to join Last Man Standing, and fill the gap left by Malibu Country. Meanwhile, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will air on Tuesday nights, ahead of new comedies The Goldbergs and Trophy Wife, which are sandwiched between another new drama, Lucky 7.
ABC just dropped the ax on a number of series, but there's good news for others, including some of their soapier offerings. Scandal, Grey's Anatomy and Nashville have all been renewed for new seasons, as well as Castle. And on the comedy front, Modern Family, The Middle, Suburgatory and Last Man Standing will return as well.
It's usually little more than a case of bad timing, but it seems like there's always at least one TV or movie-related item that needs to be rescheduled due to a tragic event and its subject matter coincidentally hitting a bit too close to home in the wake of the tragedy. Such is the case for this Monday night's Castle episode, which has been rescheduled to air later this month in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Surprisingly, ABC’s Castle hasn’t been on completely solid ground throughout Season 5. New episodes of the series have not been doing quite as well in the ratings on Mondays, although the numbers have still been pretty good. Today, however, the Disney-owned network has shown a leap of faith in its procedural series, which stars Firefly alum Nathan Fillion. The network has ordered an additional episode for Castle’s fifth season run.
Two people were injured on the set of Castle last night, one of whom has since been released from the hospital but is reportedly in a lot of pain. The other, a stuntman, is said to be in serious condition due to a head injury sustained during shooting.
Since Firefly became such a cult phenomenon, Gina Torres and Nathan Fillion should have had plenty of excuses to run into one another at conventions and the like. However, now the two will meet back up on the small screen, with Torres joining Fillion’s starring vehicle, Castle, for a special episode. I hope the two characters will maintain the verbal report they had on the series, but one thing’s for certain, Torres will not be playing Fillion’s second-in-command.
TV Blend writer Jessica Rawden has vowed to watch episodes of shows she’s never seen before and analyze those shows in different areas to let you, the reader, know how quickly you could become a fan. This week Jessica is tackling Castle’s Season 5 Episode 5 murder mystery, “Probable Cause.”
ABC’s been pulling together some really nice sets for three of its veteran shows. Castle: The Complete Fourth Season, Private Practice: The Complete Fifth Season and Grey’s Anatomy: The Complete Eighth Season are all hitting DVD in September in complete season sets that will feature crime fighting or disease fighting, as well as some flirting in the workplace.
The news that Community is set to move forward without its creator on board as show runner is still bittersweet. It's really hard to picture the series without Dan Harmon behind it. But the show will go on, and not only will it return to NBC, but it's also reportedly set to be featured in a panel at Comic Con this year.
While word of NBC's current series renewals came in in spurts today, with good news for Community, 30 Rock and Parenthood, we're getting a bunch of good news all at once for a number of ABC series, including freshman dramas Once Upon a Time and Revenge.
The festival, held each year at The Paley Media Center, includes numerous panel interviews of the casts and creative talents behind some of the most popular shows on television. The panels are always fascinating, and often turn up online on as DVD extras. This year, however, fans who can't attend or watch the live stream will be able to watch nine of the panels on demand at their leisure thanks to Hulu.
ABC's Castle will be seeing a visit from an ex-One Tree Hill star who will play a rather familiar sounding role. Hilarie Burton will join the cast as a reality TV star who has reached great heights of fame thanks in large part to her looks and bubbly personality. Sound like any recently divorced reality TV stars whose name starts with “K” you can think of?<