TV News: Orphan, Scream, Veep, Fall

By Garth Franklin Thursday May 2nd 2013 11:55PM
TV News: Orphan, Scream, Veep, Fall

Orphan Black
BBC America has renewed original sci-fi drama "Orphan Black" for a ten-episode second season to air in 2014.

Tatiana Maslany plays a woman who discovers she is actually a clone. The show has averaged 720,000 viewers in L+7 data through its first three episodes. [Source: Variety]

Filmmaker Wes Craven was recently asked about reports that he would direct the pilot for MTV's proposed "Scream" TV series.

He responded: "A lot of you have asked about the Scream TV series. It's true I've been approached. My response was, it would depend on the script. If they have a great script/concept, it could be fun. If not, not." [Source: Twitter]

HBO has renewed Armando Iannucci's comedy series "Veep" for a ten-episode third season to air in 2014. The series kicked off its ten-episode second season this past Sunday. Source: HBO

The Fall
All five episodes of BBC2's upcoming psychological thriller series "The Fall" will be will be available in the U.S. and Latin America exclusively on Netflix starting May 28th.

Gillian Anderson plays a highly driven detective tracking a sexually motivated serial killer in Belfast. Archie Panjabi ("The Good Wife") and Jamie Dornan ("Once Upon A Time") will star.