TV News: Phineas, Orange, Happy, Gods

Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel
Disney Channel is set to premiere “Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel” on August 16th. The crossover episode marks the first time Marvel characters will be featured in an original animated Disney Channel series.

In the episode, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor and the Hulk are rendered powerless and its up to Phineas and Ferb to restore their powers before it is too late. [Source: The Live Feed]

Orange is the New Black
Netflix has renewed dramedy “Orange is the New Black” for a second season before the first has even bowed on the streaming platform. [Source: Variety]

Happy Endings
It’s official, the canceled ABC comedy “Happy Endings” will NOT be heading to another network. This is despite the aggressive efforts of Sony Pictures TV to find the series a new home.

USA had been the most likely network to sign up for a fourth season of the show, but that deal never came to fruition. The cast’s options are all set to expire over this weekend. [Source: The Live Feed]

American Gods
HBO and Playtone Productions are reportedly planning a six-season arc for their series adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s novel “American Gods”. Each 10-12 episode season is expected to cost around $40 million.

The story follows a parolee pulled into working for a charismatic salesman and drawn into a conflict between America’s gods, old and new. [SourcE: Empire]