ABC Renews Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, OUAT and More; Orders Nine Series



Expect most of your ABC primetime favorites to return next season. The network renewed its soaps Revenge, Grey's Anatomy and Scandal. It also awarded Once Upon a Time and Castle each an additional season.

The alphabet network delivered second seasons to freshman dramas Resurrection and Marvel's Agents of SHIELD. It also announced Marvel's Agent Carter, which is set in Captain America's 1946 mythology.

On the comedy side of things, ABC renewed Modern Family, The Middle and freshman laugher The Goldbergs.

All Hail The Queen: ‘Latifah’ Gets Second Season



The Queen Latifah Show is returning for a second season! According to The Hollywood Reporter, Queen Latifah's daytime talk show has been the No. 1 rated new talk show of the season.

We are proud to have the CBS stations as our partners as we continue to build The Queen Latifah Show into a franchise brand," said Sony TV U.S. president of distribution, John Weiser. "We look forward to building on the success of this year’s  #1 new talk show by delivering the highest quality program to our stations, advertisers and viewers."

Queen Latifah and Bethenny Likely to Get Second Seasons; Future of Katie Still in Question


The stars are aligning for freshman talk shows Bethenny and The Queen Latifah Show to be renewed for second seasons. According to Broadcasting & Cable, Bethenny is showing promise in the 25-54 female demographic and The Queen Latifah Show is expected to return. 

The fate Katie is still in question:


The fate of Disney/ ABC’s Katie remains uncertain. Host Katie Couric is unsure whether she wants to return for a third season, and distributor Disney/ABC Television is uncertain whether it can bring the program’s financials into line. Should both of those things happen, Disney/ ABC then has to find new time slots for Katie across the country, considering that many stations already have bought other shows to replace it.

The CW Orders Full Seasons of The Originals, The Tomorrow People and Reign



Here's some fantastic news for fans of The CW's The Originals, The Tomorrow People and Reign. The broadcast netlet has ordered full season of all three freshman shows, citing their help in strengthening the schedule.

“In just a few seasons, we have built a much stronger primetime schedule.  Our on-air ratings are up year to year, and our digital viewing continues to grow exponentially,” said Pedowitz. “We're excited about the creative momentum the producers have established for all three of our new series, and now our fans will have the chance to see the full stories unfold for them this season. With the additional episodes ordered, plus two new dramas and new reality for midseason, we’ll be able to continue our commitment to adding more original programming all year long.”