Michael Crider is a native-born Texan, as well as a movie and TV junkie. While his favorites tend to be science fiction and off-kilter comedies, he's not above a Law & Order rerun, either. Some of his all-time favorites include Firefly, Star Trek: Deep Space 9, Battlestar Galactica (2003), News Radio, Scrubs and Dead Like Me. When not writing for Screen Rant, Michael's a freelance graphic designer.
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King of animation TV shows, Fox is preparing a pair of new series from established comedians. Martin’s show is in early development, while Carolla’s show will center around his established character ‘Mister Birchum’.
After a strong first season, ‘Suits’ will return next year with a second season of 16 episodes. USA’s other freshman show, ‘Necessary Roughness’, is also close to renewal.
Even though Syfy announced the cancellation of ‘Eureka’ earlier this week, it has been revealed that one additional episode of the hit series has been ordered to properly wrap-up the story.
Sarah Chalke has been floating around television since ‘Scrubs’ ended last year, but if Fox has their way, she’ll star in her own new comedy show in 2012.
After a solid run with ‘Torchwood’, Starz and the BBC will be producing more original series, benefiting the networks and viewers on both sides of the pond.
ABC is preparing to bring ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ to the small screen. They’ve ordered a script from author Michael Connelly based on his smooth-talking lawyer, Mickey Haller.
The ‘Falling Skies’ finale Sunday night was the most-watched episode since the June premiere, scoring over 5 million viewers. That makes it the most successful new show on basic cable.
‘Castle’ is preparing for a high-profile return this September, but stars Nathan Fillion and Seamus Dever have let out some details on a trio of holiday-themed episodes.
This week: Lucy Liu joins ‘Southland’ Season 4, ‘Game of Thrones’ adds two book characters, and ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ casts a familiar doctor and lawyer.
As ‘Doctor Who’ season 6 prepares to return, BBC America has three specials for impatient fans. The best of the Doctor, the monsters and the companions will be on display with a collection of celebrity hosts.
A lost episode of the ‘Supernatural’ web series ‘Ghostfacers’ has been released, which features the bumbling duo of paranormal investigators coming face to face with the angel Castiel (Misha Collins).
Syfy’s ‘Alphas’ is getting some well-known guest stars, including Summer Glau, Brent Spiner and Lindsay Wagner, who will reprise her ‘Warehouse 13′ role for the show’s first crossover.
PBS has contracted The Fred Rogers Company for a new animated show based on the ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’ setting and characters. The show will star Daniel Tiger, a ‘Neighborhood’ resident.
Breathless viewers of murder-mystery drama ‘The Killing’ were left with same question at the end of the year as at the beginning: who killed Rosie Larsen? According to an AMC executive, they’ll find out in Season 2.
Fox gave Comic-Con attendees an exclusive look at the pilot for the long-awaited ‘Terra Nova’. Screen Rant was there -read the breakdown of the hour-long footage as well as our impressions.