New TV comedy “Dr. Ken” becomes the unexpected show to receive the first full season order for the genre. The ABC Friday comedy, which stars Ken Jeong from “Community,” is also the fourth new TV show this season to get a pick-up, following “Blindspot” on NBC, “Quantico” on ABC, “Rosewood” on Fox. All three shows are from the drama/procedural genre.
Following months of negotiations, FX and Fox are finally pushing forward with TV shows based on the “X-men” universe. “Legion” on FX is already set for a pilot, while “Hellfire” on Fox will begin its development.
Tyra Banks’ long-running reality TV competition, “America’s Next Top Model,” will conclude after 22 seasons this December. The show has just been cancelled by The CW.
The second new TV series to land a full season order for Fall 2015 TV run is “Quantico” from ABC.
A contemporary take on “Nancy Drew” may be coming to television next season as CBS is in the stages of developing a series for it. The show, which is based on Carolyn Keene’s young adult books about a teenage sleuth, is going to do infuse a few changes for the TV program.
Romantic novelist Nicholas Sparks, whose work include hits like “The Notebook,” “Dear John” and “Message In A Bottle,” is going to produce a comedy series that is loosely based on his own love story. Entitled “The Next Chapter,” the series was pitched by Austin Winsberg (Gossip Girl) to ABC.
David Schwimmer, one of the stars of the 1990s hit series “FRIENDS” is returning to television. The actor has agreed to star in a new comedy series that will be airing in the United Kingdom.
Nicki Minaj and ABC Family are teaming up to bring a half-hour comedy series based on the music artist’s life. The single camera TV show will follow the immigration of Minaj’s family from Trinidad and her childhood life in Queens in the 1990s.
The latest spy drama thriller “Quantico” on ABC has been receiving rave reviews from TV critics. It may be this season’s best new series yet.
“The A-Team” is being recruited back together. The classic 1980s TV show is going to get a contemporary treatment in its revival, according to Deadline.