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While we have some finale teasers and casting notes for the week of May 20, it’s all about network renewals and cancellations with a few CW repeat episodes thrown into the mix…
ABC Renewed Shows:
“Castle,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Last Man Standing,” “The Middle,” “Modern Family,” “Nashville,” “The Neighbors,” “Once Upon A Time,” “Revenge,” “Scandal” and “Suburgatory.”
ABC Cancelled Shows:
“666 Park Avenue,” “Body Of Proof,” “Family Tools,” “Happy Endings,” “How To Live With Your Parents,” “Last Resort,” “Malibu Country,” “Private Practice,” “Red Window” and “Zero Hour.”
CBS Renewed Shows:
“Two Broke Girls,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “Blue Bloods,” “Criminal Minds,” “CSI,” “Elementary,” “The Good Wife,” “Hawaii Five-0,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “The Mentalist,” “Mike & Molly,” “NCIS,” “NCIS: Los Angeles,” “Person Of Interest” and “Two And A Half Men.”
CBS Canceled Shows:
“CSI: NY,” “Golden Boy,” “Made In Jersey,” “Partners,” “Rules Of Engagement” and “Vegas.”
CW Renewed Shows:
“Arrow,” “The Beauty And The Beast,” “The Carrie Diaries,” “Hart Of Dixie,” “Nikita,” “Supernatural” and “The Vampire Diaries.”
CW Canceled Shows:
“90210” and “Emily Owens, M.D.”
FOX Renewed Shows:
“American Dad,” “Bob’s Burgers,” “Bones,” “Family Guy,” “The Following,” “Glee,” “The Mindy Project,” “New Girl,” “Raising Hope” and “The Simpsons.”
FOX Canceled Shows:
“Ben And Kate,” “Fringe,” “The Mob Doctor” and “Touch.”
NBC Renewed Shows:
“Chicago Fire,” “Community,” “Grimm,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Parenthood,” “Parks And Recreation” and “Revolution.”
NBC Cancelled Shows:
“1600 Penn,” “30 Rock,” “Animal Practice,” “Deception,” “Do No Harm,” “Go On,” “Guys With Kids,” “The New Normal,” “The Office,” “Smash,” “Up All Night” and “Whitney.”
24: Live Another Day:
The 2010 canceled FOX series will make a historic return with twelve new episodes in the summer of 2014 and will again star Kiefer Sutherland as Jack Bauer. "It’s great to have Jack back. '24' redefined the drama genre, and as we reimagine the television miniseries, this iconic show will again break new ground for the network," said Kevin Reilly, Chairman of the Fox Broadcasting Company. "The series remains a global sensation, and everyone at FOX is thrilled to be back at work with Kiefer, Howard [Gordon, Showrunner] and the incredibly creative '24' team."
American Horror Story: Coven:
Though there are no details surrounding their characters Angela Bassett ("Olympus Has Fallen") and Patti LuPone ("30 Rock") will appear on the FX series, which is set to premiere in October.
Beauty And The Beast:
On Thursday May 23 at 9:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of the October 11, 2012 pilot episode.
Canceled. Though season seven, consisting of thirteen new episodes, will premiere on Thursday June 6 at 9:00 PM it will be its last, as USA has canceled the series.
Finale! The CBS season finale will air on May 22 at 9:00 PM. Wednesday Finale Teasers: The BAU's pursuit of the UnSub comes to a head, and one of their own is left a victim.
Get all of the details surrounding Dallas' Season Three renewal.
Renewed! Syfy has renewed its groundbreaking series for season two. Production will begin in Toronto in August, which will deliver thirteen more episodes sometime in 2014. The series airs Mondays at 9:00 PM.
Read our Glee Recaps for a look back at last season.
Air dates for the next two Grammy Awards have been released! Tune in to CBS for the 56th annual event on Sunday January 26, 2014 and the 57th annual event on Sunday February 8, 2015.
Read Soaps.com's Grey's Anatomy Spoilers for a sneak peek video and details into tonight's May 16 season finale.
Finale! At 10:00 PM on May 20 CBS will air the show's season finale. Monday Finale Teasers: The Five-0 searches for a terrorist before he carries out a US attack. Kono runs from the law for a murder she didn't commit, and McGarrett's prison visit leads to a shocking discovery.
During a conference call with Jennifer Beals ("Flashdance"), who plays Major Stone on the WIGS series, the actress talked about dealing with the dark aspects of the show and stated, "And I think that's the difference, I think as an actor you relish those roles where you can play something so complicated and so difficult and you take the time to dive in as deeply as you can, and you kind of hold on to that for the day, even if while you’re joking around there's still that little string that connects you to that other experience. And the difference with us is that we can walk away from it at the end of the day. There are so many people, they don't walk away from it at the end of the day, that's what their life is." Visit Lauren on WIGS to catch up on the series today.
On Wednesday May 22 at 8:00 PM the CW will air the two-hour 2009 movie "Love Happens," starring Jennifer Aniston ("Burning Love," "Friends") and Aaron Eckhart ("Olympus Has Fallen"). Watch the trailer below.
Melissa & Joey:
Justin Hartley (ex-Fox, "Passions") will guest star as Noah sometime in season three, which premieres on May 29. Look for his character to be Melissa's (Melissa Joan Hart) new boy-toy.
Mike And Molly:
Finale! On May 20 at 9:30 PM CBS will air the show's season finale. Monday Finale Teasers: Mike attempts to reunite Peggy and Patrick in order to improve his work life. A tornado heads toward Chicago, and Molly and Mike make separate confessions.
The network announced that six more episodes have been ordered for the series before it ends for good. For now, on Friday May 24 at 8:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of the January 18 episode titled "Intersection."
Once Upon A Time:
Fans of Michael Raymond-James' Neal Cassady will get to see his character more during season three of the ABC series. The actor has been bumped up to a series regular.
Pretty Little Liars:
The series will return Tuesday June 11 at 8:00 PM. For now watch the new Pretty Little Liars Season Four Promo Video for a look into what's ahead.
Nicole Gale Anderson ("Beauty And The Beast") has been cast to play Miranda, a confident foster kid who uses humor to cover her scars.
Read our Revenge Finale Recaps for a look back at who surprised Victoria and how Emily tried to stop Jack from making a mistake.
Rules Of Engagement:
Finale! The CBS series will air its season finale on May 20 at 8:30 PM. Monday Finale Teasers: Brenda ends up in labor on Jennifer and Adam's wedding day. Russell and Timmy plan to reconcile, and Audrey prepares to surprise Jeff.
The new series will air Mondays at 9:00 PM during the 2013/2014 FOX lineup and stars Katia Winter (Katrina Crane), Nicole Beharie (Abbie Archer), Tom Mison (Ichabod Crane) and Orlando Jones (Lieutenant Frank Williams). Get your first look at what's to come…
Canceled.TNT has canceled its series. After premiering with season one on NBC on April 9, 2009 the show jumped networks to TNT for its last three seasons.
On Friday May 24 at 9:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its January 30 episode titled "As Time Goes By."
The Client List:
In Lifetime's Sunday May 19 10:00 PM episode titled "I Miss Back When" Lacey is convinced to go to her and Riley's high school reunion. Kyle supports Linette. Selena gives Derek a warning about taking relationships outside of work, and Evan tries giving Shelby his full attention.
The Vampire Diaries:
On Tuesday May 21 at 8:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its May 16 season finale titled "Graduation." Then on Thursday May 23 at 8:00 PM a repeat of the October 11, 2012 episode titled "Growing Pains" will air. Read our Vampire Diaries Recaps to catch up on season four. We'll keep readers posted on the return date for season five.
The 67th annual awards ceremony will air live on CBS from the Radio City Music Hall in New York City, New York on Sunday June 9 at 8:00 PM. Neil Patrick Harris ("How I Met Your Mother") will again return to host.
On Tuesday June 11 at 9:00 PM ABC Family will premiere its new series that follows a 16-year old boy with a troubled past who returns to his hometown after serving five years in juvenile detention. Though he's branded as an outcast Danny tries to reconnect with his two childhood best friends and becomes the main suspect when a fellow student is found dead. Watch the promo below.
Find out who has a body to deal with on Emmerdale in Soaps.com's Soap Scoop: UK/Australia Edition.
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