TV News: Looking, CW, Matador, Fargo

HBO has renewed the gay-themed comedy “Looking” for a second season. The network has also has promoted three recurring players to regulars for next season – Lauren Weedman (Doris), Raul Castillo (Richie) and Russell Tovey (Kevin).

Starting with a mere 338,000 viewers, the show’s rating have risen with the most recent episode scoring 519,000 viewers in overnights. The show averages around two million weekly viewers. [Source: The Live Feed]

The CW
The CW has set a two-night broadcast for the four-hour period miniseries “Labyrinth” on May 22nd and 23rd. John Hurt, Sebastian Stan, Tom Felton and Jessica Brown-Findlay star in the story of two women searching for the Holy Grail.

The network has also announced the finale dates for its dramas. The list includes:

May 5th: “The Tomorrow People”
May 12th: “Star-Crossed”
May 13th: “The Originals”
May 14th: “Arrow”
May 15th: “The Vampire Diaries,” “Reign”
May 16th: “Hart of Dixie”
May 20th: “Supernatural”
June 11th: “The 100”

El Rey Network has announced a July premiere date for “Matador,” an original scripted action series from Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman. Robert Rodriguez will direct the first episode of the series. [Source: Variety]