TV News: Gotham, Horror, Bus, Devil

FOX has cleared up some confusion regarding its Batman prequel series “Gotham” and when it returns from its midseason hiatus. The series will be back this coming Monday January 16th, but only for a three episode run finishing on January 30th. Then the show goes off air for almost three months until the remainder of the third season hits starting April 24th. [Source: CBM]

American Horror Story

Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters are sticking with the “American Horror Story” franchise with both signing on for the upcoming seventh season to premiere later this year. In regards to what to expect, Murphy would only say that the seventh season will be a “modern-day story.” [Source: The Live Feed]

Mike Judge Presents: Tales From the Tour Bus
“Silicon Valley” co-creator Mike Judge’s new half-hour animated comedy “Mike Judge Presents: Tales From the Tour Bus” has been picked up by Cinemax with an eight-episode series order.

The series chronicles the tales of some of country music’s most eccentric characters. Judge and Dub Cornett executive produce and the project is currently in production for premiere later this year. [Source: Deadline]

The Devil
“Grey’s Anatomy” star Ellen Pompeo will team with comic book publisher IDW Entertainment for a drama event series based on Graham Johnson’s novel “The Devil: Britain’s Most Feared Underworld Taxman”. IDW will develop the script before taking the project out.

Set in Liverpool in the 1980s, the story follows UK criminal underworld figure Stephen French who would outwit and rob rival drug lords during the emerging drug trade. David Dilley (“Warrior”) is set to pen the script and executive produce. [Source: The Live Feed]