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TV News Roundup: April 12, 2016

  • FOX renews three series
  • Showtime axes comedy
  • Another Marvel franchise coming to TV
  • The CW reviving classic sketch comedy series

With most FOX shows struggling to draw viewers, FOX has renewed the veteran comedy, NEW GIRL for a sixth season.

The showtime series EPISODES, will end after its fifth season.

MAD TV Revived:
The CW is reviving the long running FOX sketch comedy, MAD TV, for a primetime run. [LINK]

FOX has picked up the two freshman series, LUCIFER and ROSEWOOD, for the 2016-17 season.

Another Marvel based series:
Freeform has ordered the series CLOAK & DAGGER, a Marvel based franchise, from Marvel Television studio.

FXX renews low rated comedy:
The ultra-low rated comedy, MAN SEEKING WOMAN is coming back for a third season of FX. This past season, the sitcom averaged just 210,000 viewers and a 0.12 rating in Adults 18-49, in the Live_SD ratings.

NBC is picking up a new LAW & ORDER series, this one titled 'TRUE CRIME.' L&O: TRUE CRIME will be an anthology series, like AMERICAN CRIME STORY, focusing on a real life case over eight episodes.

TBS orders more of new comedy:
Premiering this past week, TBS has picked up THE DETOUR for a second season.

Daytime series gets two more seasons:
Warner Brothers TV daytime series, THE REAL, has been renewed for two more season, giving it life through the 2017-18 season.

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