TBS has ordered a second season of Olan Rogers’ intergalactic space-set animated comedy series “Final Space” following the first reaching more than 20 million viewers across TBS’ linear, VOD and digital platforms.
The serialized space opera follows an astronaut named Gary and his adorable, planet-destroying friend, Mooncake, as they embark on a quest to unlock the mystery of the titular place where the entire universe ends. Fred Armisen, Tom Kenny, David Tennant, Tika Sumpter, Steven Yeun and Coty Galloway lent their voices to the first season. [Source: Deadline]
NBC has given out its first series order from its pilot crop for the 2018-2019 season, ordering a season of its medical drama “New Amsterdam”. David Schulner will write and executive produce while Kate Dennis will direct and executive produce the pilot.
Former “The Blacklist” star Ryan Eggold plays Max Goodwin, the newest medical director at the oldest public hospital in America, who sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care even as it’s understaffed, underfunded and underappreciated. Freema Agyeman, Janet Montgomery, Jocko Sims, Anupam Kher and Tyler Labine co-star. [Source: Variety]
Billy Zane, Miranda Richardson, Michael Biehn and Harriet Walter are set to join Sky’s high-octane futuristic drama series Curfew” about competitors in the world’s fastest illegal nighttime street race.
Sean Bean, Adrian Lester, Phoebe Fox, and Malachi Kirby are among those already cast in the eight-part series which hits Sky One in 2019. Matthew Read (“Pusher”) penned the series while Colm McCarthy is directing. [Source: Variety]
WGN America has released a new promo for “100 Code,” the Swedish-set thriller starring Dominic Monaghan as an NYPD cop sent to Stockholm to help a Swedish detective (the late Michael Nyqvist) track a serial killer who slays blonde, blue-eyed women and leaves them in fields of flowers. The twelve-episodes limited series comes from Bobby Moresco (“Crash,” “Million Dollar Baby”) and premieres May 29th in the United States.