TV News: Client, Cougar, Heartsick, Sherlock

The Client List
Lifetime has renewed Jennifer Love Hewitt soap “The Client List” for a second season of fifteen episodes. The first season pulled off a 2.8 million per episode average viewership.

Hewitt plays a single mother from Texas who gives “happy ending” massages at a day spa. Despite the sexy premise, the show is famous for not actually showing any real nudity. [Source: TV Series Finale]

Cougar Town
While ABC looks like it will cancel the Courteney Cox-led under-rated sitcom, it would appear cable channel TBS is getting ready to catch it.

Both networks look to be eyeing a two season, thirty episode total pickup for the under-rated sitcom which would allow for it to be sold in syndication. Details are likely to be released later this month around the time of ABC’s upfront presentation. [Source: Deadline]

FX is developing a drama series based on Chelsea Cain’s best-selling novel series that began with the title “Heartsick”.

The story centers on beautiful therapist-turned-serial killer Gretchen Lowell and her relationship with damaged Portland detective Archie Sheridan. [Source: Deadline]

Despite a four month delay from the UK airing, the second season of the BBC’s “Sherlock” premiered on PBS in the United States on Sunday to 3.2 million viewers – more than double PBS’ average primetime rating.

Still the first episode scored numerous cuts for timing including several character moments and exchanges, click here for the list of what got chopped.