TV News: Rules, Bad, Hell, Dead, Dog

The Newsroom
The first poster for Aaron Sorkin’s new HBO drama “The Newsroom” is up at Collider.

Rules Of Engagement
The sole prime time network show whose fate remained undetermined over the weekend, CBS’ long-running sitcom “Rules Of Engagement”, has scored a reprieve with the order for a 13-episode seventh season.

The renewal will bring the total run of the series to 100 episodes which allows for profitable syndication deals. [Source: TV Series Finale]

AMC announced today that the first part of the final season of ‘Breaking Bad’ will kick off Sunday July 15th at 10pm ET/PT. The eight episode run will continue through until early September, the remaining eight episodes will air next Summer.

Meanwhile the second season of ‘Hell on Wheels’ will premiere Sunday, August 12 at 9pm ET/PT on the network. Finally they’ve also released a new behind-the-scenes featurette from the production of the third season of their much acclaimed zombie series “The Walking Dead”.

A&E has canceled “Dog the Bounty Hunter” after eight seasons a network spokesman has confirmed. The series starred Duane “Dog” Chapman and his family as fugitive-recovery agents and had become a valuable property for the cable network.

Meanwhile, Syfy has cancelled the Amanda Tapping-led sci-fi drama “Sanctuary” after four seasons. The show finished airing its thirteen-episode fourth season in December. [Source: TMZ]