TV News: Frankenstein, Treasure, Dad, Hemlock

The Frankenstein Code
FOX’s midseason drama “The Frankenstein Code” has now been retitled and will go by the name “Lookinglass”.

The story follows Ray Pritchard, a 75-year-old morally corrupt retired cop given a second chance at life when he is brought back from the dead by a pair of young tech scientists as a 35-year-old (Rob Kazinsky) with unpredictable and near-superhuman abilities. [Source: The Live Feed]

National Treasure
Channel 4 has ordered the four-part serial drama “National Treasure” to air next year with Jack Thorne (“This is England”) set to pen. The story will examine the accusations of sexual misconduct against a fictional public figure, in this case half of a much loved comedy double act that has been around for decades.

Faced suddenly with an accusation of rape from the 1970s, his life begins to unravel as he and all those closest to him are put under the intense pressure of the investigation and the merciless media circus that accompanies it. [Source: Deadline]

American Dad
TBS has ordered two more seasons of twenty-two episodes each of the animated family comedy “American Dad” from Seth MacFarlane. The announcement will keep the comedy on air through a 13th season in 2018.

After being dropped by FOX, the series has thrived in its new home which it has been in since it premiered its tenth season last Fall and became basic cable’s No. 1 scripted series in its timeslot with almost four million viewers an episode. [Source: EW]

Hemlock Grove
Netflix has set an October 23rd release date for the ten episode, third and final season of Eli Roth’s gothic horror series “Hemlock Grove” on its streaming service. They’ve also released a new trailer which you can check out below: