TV News: HBO, FOX, CW, Mars, Supergirl

After two seasons, HBO has canceled its half-hour comedy series “Togetherness” from Jay and Mark Duplass. The second season of the series is currently airing with the April 10th season two finale to serve as the series finale.

Though HBO is not proceeding with another season, the network says “we look forward to continuing our strong creative collaboration with the talented Jay and Mark Duplass.” [Source: The Live Feed]

FOX has handed out the first renewals of its half-hour comedies – giving new seasons for the Andy Samberg-led comedy “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and the Will Forte-led “The Last Man on Earth”.

The pair join the likes of “Empire,” “Gotham,” “Scream Queens,” “The Simpsons,” “Bob’s Burgers” and “Bones” which are all coming back. The fates of “New Girl” and newcomers “The Grinder,” “Grandfathered” and “Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life”. [Source: The Live Feed]

The CW
Originally developed for this season, The CW says they plan to retool the TV series adaptations of Nicholas Sparks’ “The Notebook” and Clive Barker’s “Weaveworld” which are both in development at the network.

Both projects will get new writers to pen new incarnations which again will be executive produced by Sparks and Barker respectively. [Source: Deadline]

Red Mars
Spike TV has puts its plans on hold for a ten-episode straight-to-series drama adaptation of Kim Stanley Robinson’s best-selling cience-fiction trilogy “Red Mars”.

The delay comes as showrunner Peter Noah exited the Skydance TV-produced project which a Spike TV spokesman says “we will continue to develop” and claiming that they want to get the script for the series right. [Source: Deadline]

Ahead of the crossover event, CBS and DC Entertainment have released four clips from this coming Monday’s “Supergirl” episode which sees the arrival of The CW’s The Flash (Grant Gustin) who is guest starring on the series.