TV News: Bosch, Sleepy, Hotel, Lucifer, Schitt

Amazon Studios is bringing back the hour-long drama series “Bosch” for a second season following the first being the most-watched title on Prime Instant Video out of all TV shows and movies in the four weeks since the season one debut.

Based on Michael Connelly’s nineteen books featuring the character, Titus Welliver plays L.A. homicide detective Harry Bosch. The second season sees him investigating the murder of a Hollywood producer who laundered money for the mafia, and in pursuit of a serial killer. It will be based on the books “Trunk Music” and “The Drop”. [Source: Variety]

Sleepy Hollow
Fox has given an early renewal to “Sleepy Hollow” with “The Glades” creator Clifton Campbell on board as executive producer and new show runner. The third season pickup of the supernatural drama had been hinging on finding a replacement for show runner Mark Goffman. [Source: Deadline]

American Horror Story: Hotel
Wes Bentley has joined the cast of “American Horror Story: Hotel” in a series regular role. Bentley recurred on last year’s “American Horror Story: Freak Show”. Production begins this summer in Los Angeles and will debut in late October on FX. [Source: The Live Feed]

Lesley-Ann Brandt (“The Librarians”) is set to replace the previously cast Lina Esco in FOX’s upcoming adaptation of the DC Comics title “Lucifer”. “Californication” creator Tom Kapinos will pen the script.

Tom Ellis plays Lucifer who has grown bored and abandons his kingdom for Los Angeles where he gets his kicks helping the LAPD punish criminals. Brandt will take on the role of Maze, Lucifer’s best friend and a fierce demon in the form of a beautiful young woman. [Source: The Live Feed]

Schitt’s Creek
Pop Network’s first scripted series “Schitt’s Creek” has been picked up for a second season. Created by Eugene and Daniel Levy, the story follows a riches-to-rags family forced to live in a tiny, depressing town after they suddenly find themselves completely broke.

The two Levy’s star alongside Catherine O’Hara, Chris Elliott and Annie Murphy. The current first season is slated to wrap on May 6th. [Source: Variety]