TV News: Fox, Doyle, Manhattan, Broke, Fear

Fox has announced its Fall premiere dates with “Gotham” and “Minority Report” kicking off things on Monday September 21st followed by “Scream Queens” on Tuesday September 22nd and “Rosewood” and “Empire” on Wednesday September 23rd.

Things take a break for a few days before Sunday September 27th sees the return of “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” “The Last Man on Earth,” “The Simpsons,” “Family Guy” and “Bob’s Burgers”. On Thursday October 1st comes the return of “Bones” and “Sleepy Hollow”. [Source: The Live Feed]

Houdini and Doyle
Michael Weston (“House”) and Stephen Mangan (“Episodes”) have scored the two title roles in David Shore’s true story period drama “Houdini and Doyle”. Stephen Hopkins (“24,” “Californication”) has signed on as director.

The series revolves around master magician and paranormal debunker Harry Houdini (Weston) and prolific writer and paranormal aficionado Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Mangan) as they grudgingly join forces with New Scotland Yard to investigate inexplicable crimes with a supernatural slant. [Source: Variety]

WGN America has posted the first trailer for the second season of “Manhattan,” their historical drama about the development of the atomic bomb in 1943. The first season scored rave reviews but struggled to find an audience, here’s hoping this one fares better. John Benjamin Hickey, Olivia Williams, Ashley Zuckerman, Rachel Brosnahan, Daniel Stern, Harry Lloyd and Katja Herbers star in the show which returns this Fall.

Clyde Phillips (“Dexter,” “Nurse Jackie”) has landed a straight-to-series ten-episode order at AMC for “Broke,” a remake of the Danish drama series “Bankerot”. He will executive produce alongside Henrik Ruben Genz, Malene Blenkov and Piv Bernth

The story revolves around two best friends who take one last shot at their dream of opening a restaurant together – one is a brilliant chef in trouble with the mob and the law, and the other is the best sommelier in the city who is the widowed father of a teenage son. [Source: The Live Feed]

Fear the Walking Dead
AMC has released a third teaser for its “The Walking Dead” companion series, a teaser which reveals that the six-episode first season is set to premiere in August. The new clip shows viewers a first look at star Kim Dickens as Madison, a high school guidance counselor. [Source: Variety]