TV News: Saul, Humans, Knock, Edge, Knick

Better Call Saul
The first photos have one up from the second season of AMC’s “Breaking Bad” spin-off series “Better Call Saul”. Shooting is underway in New Mexico on the episodes which are expected to premiere early 2016 on AMC. [Source: Deadline]

AMC and Channel 4 have picked up an eight-episode second season of the science fiction drama “Humans”. Production will begin next year.

The series, about a couple who purchase a servant/personal assistant android to help their relationship, opened to 1.7 million viewers last month on AMC and has averaged 2 million viewers for its first season. The premiere episode was Channel 4’s highest rated original drama in twenty years. [Source: The Live Feed]

Knock Knock
The Ryan Seacrest-hosted, wish-fulfilment themed unscripted series “Knock Knock” has been pulled off the air by FOX after just two episodes.

The series bowed to a 0.6 ratings and 1.75 million viewers last week, and even a Justin Bieber cameo couldn’t help lift its second week results above a 0.5 and 1.6 million total viewers. [Source: The Live Feed]

“Chuck” and “Dexter” actress Yvonne Strahovski has been cast in Shane Black and Amazon’s western drama pilot “Edge”. Strahovski will play Beth, a mysterious Pinkerton detective who is a newcomer to the bloody town of Seward, Kansas, where the series is set.

Based on the books by author George Gilman, the story follows a man (Max Martini) who’s out for vengeance after his younger brother is killed by a group of his former Union army comrades, lead by his nemesis (Ryan Kwanten). [Source: Variety]

The Knick
AMC has released the first teaser for the second season of Steven Soderbergh’s medical drama “The Knick” which premieres October 16th on Cinemax. Clive Owen and most of the rest of the first season cast returns, and some of the action this time is set to take place in San Francisco