TV News: Power, Hoke, Dome, East, Matador

Starz have officially announced a season two pick up of their New York-based drama series “Power” starring Omari Hardwick and produced by Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson.

Production is set to begin on the slightly longer ten-episode second season in and around New York and Brooklyn this September. [Source: Starz]

FX has passed on picking up the Scott Frank penned and directed drama pilot “Hoke” to series. Paul Giamatti starred in and executive produced the pilot which follows a hardboiled and possibly insane homicide detective Hoke Moseley in pre-chic Miami circa 1985. [Source: Deadline]

Under the Dome
Writer/executive producer Brian K. Vaughan has exited CBS’ monster hit summer sci-fi series “Under the Dome”. Vaughan arced out season two with veteran producer Neal Baer who remains onboard as show runner. Vaughan penned the pilot episode, and the first season finale. [Source: The Live Feed]

East of Exurbia
Xbox Studios is developing the scripted comedy “East of Exurbia” with Ian Wolterstorff and Nick Kreiss set to pen the series which is inspired by a story published on BroBible.

The story follows three men attempting to build a “bastion of bro-fueled debauchery” in a house perched above a magical portal. [Source: The Verge]