Soaps.com’s Primetime Dish
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Coming up in primetime television.
Soaps.com has a big HBO premiere for the week of April 6 as well as renewals, a “Devious” return, a spin-off to a popular zombie series, a comedy revival, teasers, casting and more in our latest Primetime Dish column…
On Wednesday April 8 at 8:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its February 25 episode titled “Nanda Parbat.”
Renewed! Netflix has ordered a season two for its freshman thriller. Fans can expect new episodes in 2016, as production will begin toward the end of this year.
It's only the beginning… pic.twitter.com/vDXQmr2lQi
— Bloodline (@Bloodline) March 31, 2015
We have great news for Craig T. Nelson fans! NBC is bringing back the 1980/1990s series where he played the leading role of Coach Hayden Fox from 1989 to 1997. The thirteen episode sequel will take place in present day. Though Coach is now retired, he’s asked to become the assistant coach to his son – a head coach at a Pennsylvania Ivy league school. Stay tuned for more details as they’re released.
Return date! The Lifetime series will return with season three on Monday June 1 at 9:00 PM. Executively produced by Eva Longoria (“Y&R’s” ex-Isabella) and Marc Cherry, former soap stars connected to the series include Susan Lucci (“All My Children’s” ex-Erica), Grant Show (“Ryan Hope’s” ex-Rick), Roselyn Sanchez (“As the World Turns'” ex-Pilar), Nathan Owens (“DOOL’s” ex-Cameron) and John O’Hurley (“AMC’s” ex-Kit, “Santa Barbara’s” ex-Stephen, “Loving’s” ex-Keith, “Y&R’s” ex-Jim, “General Hospital’s” ex-Greg, “ATWT’s” ex-Doug, “The Edge of Night’s” ex-Greg).
— Eva Longoria (@EvaLongoria) March 31, 2015
Fear the Walking Dead:
AMC has released the title for its “The Walking Dead” spin-off, which has gone straight to series and will premiere with season one this summer. Season two has been picked up as well and will premiere in 2016. Look for Alycia Debnam Carey (“The 100”), Kim Dickens (“House of Cards”), Frank Dillane (“Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”) and Cliff Curtis (“Gang Related”) to star.
Game of Thrones:
Season premiere! In HBO’s Sunday April 12 9:00 PM season premiere episode titled “The Wars to Come,” Cersei and Jaime are forced to live in a world without Tywin. Varys shares a conspiracy with Tyrion. A new threat risks Daenerys’ rule, and Jon finds himself between two kings. Watch the latest promo for the new season.
In the Hallmark Channel’s Saturday April 11 8:00 PM episode titled “Together we Stand,” a winter storm puts the town at risk, as Cassie and Sam team up to save someone’s life.
Read our Grey’s Anatomy Spoilers to find out how a wife’s revenge sends a man to the hospital in ABC’s Thursday April 9 8:00 PM episode titled “Crazy Love.” Tune in tonight, as Soaps.com posts recaps after each episode airs.
House of Lies:
Renewed! Fans can expect ten new episodes to come for the Showtime series, as the network just renewed it for a fifth season. Stay tuned for its 2016 return date.
— House of Lies (@SHO_HouseOfLies) March 31, 2015
In the CW’s Tuesday April 7 9:00 PM episode titled “Liv and let Clive,” Liv is surprised when Clive refuses her help in solving the murder of a John Doe who was one of his former vice squad criminal contacts. Ravi helps Liv look into the case, which lands them in a bad situation, and Major begins searching for a roommate.
Jane the Virgin:
There’s a big realization in the CW’s April 6 9:00 PM episode titled “Chapter Seventeen.” Monday episode teasers: Jane worries about Rafael’s ability to be a hands-on father after seeing him overwhelmed due to a crisis at the hotel. Xo’s living situation puts a strain on her relationship with Alba. Michael and Rogelio help each other out in regards to Xo and Jane, and Petra is unsettled by a big secret. This episode will repeat on Friday April 10 at 9:00 PM.
Renewed! FOX has renewed its comedy series for a fifth season. Of the renewal, Fox Broadcasting Company's David Madden stated "Four seasons in, 'New Girl' continues to be one of the smartest and most relatable comedies on television. The writing is razor-sharp, the ensemble is consistently hilarious, and we couldn't be more proud of Liz, Brett, Dave and the entire 'New Girl' team. We absolutely love this show and we're so excited to bring it back for Season Five." Tune in Tuesdays at 9:00 PM.
Pretty Little Liars:
Stay tuned to Soaps.com's Pretty Little Liars Spoilers for details for the new season ahead, including its premiere date.
Read Soaps.com's Revenge Spoilers to find out who learns something from Emily's past in ABC's Sunday April 12 10:00 PM episode titled "Exposure."
On Wednesday April 8 at 9:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its February 17 episode titled "The Executioner's Song."
Renewed! FX has given the green light for its series to go ahead with season four, which will contain thirteen new episodes. Keri Russell (Elizabeth Jennings) and Matthew Rhys (Philip Jennings) star Wednesdays at 10:00 PM.
RED ALERT: The Americans’ mission will continue. FX has renewed the series for an all-new 4th season. Coming in 2016. pic.twitter.com/54vu8rsTf1
— The Americans (@TheAmericansFX) March 31, 2015
On Tuesday April 9 at 8:00 PM the CW will air a repeat of its March 24 episode titled "Rogue Time." Then at 9:00 PM look for a repeat of the March 31 episode titled "Tricksters."
Read The Originals Spoilers to find out who has a startling revelation about Hayley's future, who Marcel turns to in desperation to help Rebekah and more in the CW's Monday April 6 8:00 PM episode titled "Exquisite Corpse."
The Vampire Diaries:
The CW series will not air on Thursday April 9. Read our The Vampire Diaries Spoilers to find out when the show will return and watch a spoiler video of what's ahead.
Renewed! Due to high ratings the History Channel has renewed its Irish-Canadian historical drama for season four, which will begin production this spring in Ireland. Tune in Thursdays at 10:00 PM, with the season three finale set to air on April 23.
Header Photo Credit: Games of Thrones (HBO)
- Amy Mistretta