TV News: Dead, Blake’s 7, Fey, Orange, HBO

The Walking Dead
EW has posted a sneak-peak photo from the fourth season of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” which showcases Michonne (Danai Gurira) riding her new horse ‘Flame’. The series returns to AMC October 13th at 9pm. [Source: EW]

Blake’s 7
Indie TV studio Georgeville Television (“Crossbones”) is nearing a series order for a reboot of cult British sci-fi series “Blake’s 7” which would premiere on Xbox’s VOD service, one of its first series.

Martin Campbell (“Casino Royale”) is attached to direct the project which was originally set up at Syfy. [Source: Deadline]

Untitled Tina Fey Show
30 Rock’s Tina Fey and co-showrunner Robert Carlock are teaming again with NBC for a currently untitled character-driven workplace comedy said to be in the vein of “Cheers”.

The story follows a young woman in search of reconnecting with her father finds a new home and family on Fire Island. Colleen McGuinness penned the script. [Source: Deadline]

Orange is the New Black
Laura Prepon is set to depart Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black” after the current first season.

The actress will appear in a limited role in some episodes in the second season before wrapping up her storyline. She’s expected to have the option to return in the future. [Source: Rolling Stone]