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‘S.W.A.T.’, ‘9JKL’ Score Additional Episode Orders At CBS

CBS is extending the run of two of their freshman shows. The network has handed out a full season orders to their Shemar Moore fronted drama S.W.A.T. and a partial order to comedy series 9JKL. The orders are for seven additional episodes of S.W.A.T. (for a total of 20) and three additional episodes of 9JKL (for a total of 16).

ABC’s ‘The Good Doctor’ Picked Up For Full Season

ABC has handed out a full season order to their Freddie Highmore fronted freshman medical drama The Good Doctor. The show's first season will now consist of twenty-two episodes. The series is set to air on this side of the pond on Sky Living, after they acquired The Good Doctor in a deal with international distributor Sony Pictures Television.

‘Major Crimes’ To End Run With Season 6

It's the end of the road for Major Crimes. TNT has called time on their top rated show and announced that the upcoming thirteen episode sixth season will be the show's last.

‘Young Sheldon’ Picked Up For Full Season

CBS has handed out a full season order to their The Big Bang Theory prequel series Young Sheldon. The formal back nine order brings the episode order for the show's first season to twenty-two episodes.

Sam Waterston To Reprise Role As Jack McCoy On ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’

Jack McCoy is returning to television. Sam Waterston is set to reprise his role from the original Law & Order series on the upcoming nineteenth season of spin-off Special Victims Unit. He is expected to appear later in the season, but no precise details are available at this time.

21st Century Fox’s £11 Billion Bid For Sky To Be Referred To CMA For Investigation

Bad news for Rupert Murdoch, who is facing another hurdle in his years long quest to take full ownership of Sky. Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has announced that she is "minded-to-refer" 21st Century Fox's £11 billion bid to take full ownership of the satcaster to the CMA (Competition and Markets Authority). The CMA is now poised launch a six month investigation into the potential take over. The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is minded to make make the referral on two grounds: "media plurality" and "genuine commitment to broadcasting standards". Fox's stock price fell slightly following the announcement.

‘Veep’ To End With Seventh Season

It's the end of the road for Selina Meyer. HBO's award winning comedy series Veep is set to conclude with its upcoming ten episode seventh season, which is set to air in 2018. The news was first reported by The Hollywood Reporter.