Crackle has just renewed its new dramas “StartUp” and the Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson-produced “The Oath” for second seasons, the latter debuting last month and quickly becoming the service’s most-watched new original series. It also currently has the highest retention rate of any Sony Crackle original. [Source: Crackle]
Mysteries and Myths with Megan Fox
Megan Fox is set to host “Mysteries and Myths with Megan Fox, a new Travel Channel series which has been greenlit with a four-episode order. Fox serves as the co-creator and producer.
The “Transformers” actress goes on an epic and personal journey across the globe where archaeologists and experts will reexamine history, asking tough questions and challenging the conventional wisdom that has existed for centuries. Production kicks off in June. [Source: TV Line]
The Last OG
TBS has renewed two of its comedies, the Tracy Morgan-led “The Last OG” and the acclaimed “Search Party,” for new seasons. Morgan starred in ‘OG’ as an ex-con released from a 15-year prison stint who returns to his native Brooklyn only to find it completely changed. Tiffany Haddish, Ryan Gaul, and Cedric the Entertainer co-star.
“Search Party” follows a group of privileged, self-absorbed twenty-somethings covering up a murder. Alia Shawkat, Meredith Hagner, John Early, John Reynolds, and Brandon Michael Hall star. [Source: Variety]
Big Hero 6
Following the ‘Baymax Returns’ telemovie last November, Disney Channel have announced a June 9th double-episode premiere for the first season of the “Big Hero 6” animated series. The first two episodes will kick off that Saturday at 9 a.m. EST, followed by another two episodes on Sunday, June 10th in the same time slot.
The series picks back up with 14-year-old boy genius Hiro (Ryan Potter), who attempts a balancing act with his academic/teen responsibilities and his superheroics with his squad including Go Go (Jamie Chung), Wasabi (Khary Payton), Honey Lemon (Genesis Rodriguez), and Fred (Brooks Wheelan). [Source: EW]
The Rupert Grint-led remake of Guy Ritchie’s crime caper film “Snatch” has already shot its second season, and now Crackle have announced a September premiere and released a first look clip. Shot around Spain’s Costa del Sol, the second season sees the team on a well-deserved vacation when they have to face-off with a local kingpin.