The broadcast networks are looking forward to the 2022-23 TV season.
After some stunning cancellations (we’re you, The CW!).
We’ll begin with the newest spherical of ABC pickups.
Niecy Nash will stay in The Rookie universe after a profitable two-episode backdoor pilot for a derivative since The Rookie: Feds has landed a proper sequence order.
Nash performs Simone Clark, the oldest rookie within the FBI Academy within the new sequence.
Also starring are Frankie Faison as Christopher “Cutty” Clark and Felix Solis as Matthew Garza.
Nash-Betts, Mark Gordon, Nathan Fillion, Michelle Chapman, Bill Norcross, and Corey Miller govt produce alongside creators Alexi Hawley and Terence Paul Winter for Entertainment One and ABC Signature.
The Rookie has been a reasonable hit for ABC, drawing first rate scores when all metrics are factored in.
ABC desires a brand new franchise, and all indicators are pointing to The Rookie being that franchise.
Meanwhile, Hilary Swank has an thrilling new drama coming to the air.
On Alaska, Swank performs Eileen Fitzgerald, “a recently disgraced reporter who leaves her high-profile New York life behind to join a daily metro newspaper in Anchorage on a journey to find both personal and professional redemption.”
Also starring are Jeff Perry as Stanley Cornik, Matt Malloy as Bob Young, Meredith Holzman as Claire Muncy, Grace Dove as Rosalind “Roz” Friendly, Pablo Castelblanco as Gabriel Martin, Ami Park as Jieun Park, and Craig Frank as Austin Greene.
Swank, author/director Tom McCarthy, Melissa Wells, Bert Salke, Kyle Hopkins, and Ryan Binkley additionally govt produce for twentieth Television.
The last ABC is pickup is for the Gina Rodriguez comedy sequence Not Dead Yet.
The sequence stars Rodriguez as Nell Stevens, “a broke and newly single self-described disaster, working to restart the life and career she left behind 10 years ago.”
“When she lands the only job she can find – writing obituaries – Nell starts getting life advice from an unlikely source.”
Rodriguez, McG, Mary Viola, and Corey Marsh govt produce alongside creators David Windsor and Casey Johnson for twentieth Television. Dean Holland directed the pilot.
ABC has scrapped the L.A. Law sequel, which is unlucky.
Returning to that universe may need been a pleasant option to transfer the scores needle for the community, however then once more, many reboots and revivals are saddled with low scores after a premiere that pulls in quite a lot of viewers for the nostalgia of all of it.
Over on CBS, nonetheless, reboots nonetheless rule.
True Lies has lastly snagged a sequence order after being within the works for six years.
The community needed to get the present proper, clearly, and Steve Howey (Shameless) appears to have been the lacking piece of the puzzle.
“Shocked to discover that her bland and unremarkable computer consultant husband is a skilled international spy, an unfulfilled suburban housewife is propelled into a life of danger and adventure when she’s recruited to work alongside him to save the world as they try to revitalize their passionless marriage,” reads the logline.
Ginger Gonzaga, Erica Hernandez, Omar Miller, Mike O’Gorman, Annabella Didion, and Lucas Jaye additionally star.
Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.