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Note From The Editor: Four Years Is A Good Run

TVWise Founder and Editor In Chief Patrick Munn announces that TVWise is to cease editorial operation effective immediately. Today will be our last day of posting articles, though the business/site will remain up, with staff updating certain pages (Scorecards, Premiere Date pages) through April 1st.
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ABC Orders Political Thriller ‘Designated Survivor’ Starring Kiefer Sutherland

Kiefer Sutherland is returning to television. The veteran actor, best known for his role as CTU agent Jack Bauer on Fox's 24, has signed on to star in political thriller Designated Survivor, which has landed at ABC with a straight-to-series order, TVWise has learned.

CBS Cancels ‘Mike & Molly’ After Six Seasons

Mike & Molly S5It's the end of the road for Mike & Molly. CBS has cancelled the comedy series starring Melissa McCarthy and Billy Gardell less than a month before the show's sixth season is set to premiere.

Fox Passes On ‘Urban Cowboy’ Pilot

FoxFox has passed on their off-cycle drama pilot Urban Cowboy starring Alfonso Herrera and Nathalie Kelley, a TV reboot based on the 1980s John Travolta feature film of the same name, TVWise has confirmed.
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NBC’s ‘Chicago Med’ Gets 5 Episode Back Order

NBC is extending the run of Chicago Med. The newest entry in Dick Wolf's Chicago franchise has received an order for five additional episodes from the network, TVWise has learned. The first season of Chicago Med will now consist of eighteen episodes.

‘Animal Kingdom’ & ‘Good Behavior’ Picked Up To Series At TNT

Animal KingdomTNT is adding two new scripted drama series to their line-up of originals. The network has picked up their pilots Animal Kingdom, starring Ellen Barkin (The New Normal), and Good Behavior, starring Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery; to series. Both have received 10 episode orders and will premiere on the network in 2016.

HBO’s ‘The Leftovers’ Renewed For Third & Final Season

HBOHBO is bringing back The Leftovers one last time. The premium cable network has renewed the critically acclaimed drama series from Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta for a third and final season, TVWise has learned. There's no official word on the size of the order for the final season, though it is expected to be for ten episodes.