LONGMIRE canceled by A&E

I have to say that I did not see this coming.   Cable Network A&E will not be ordering a fourth season of LONGMIRE. The show, which is based on the characters of Craig Johnson, averaged 3.52 million viewers during it’s third season. Season 2 averaged 3.7 million weekly viewers, season one did 4.0 million. Those are same day numbers and do not include viewings in the days following the initial airing. A&E released the following statement: We would like to thank the phenomenal cast, crew and producers of Longmire, along with our partners at Warner Horizon, for their tireless work on three seasons of quality dramatic...

Lehane, Scorsese partner to bring Shutter Island&#...

Deadline is reporting that HBO, working with Paramount Television, is looking to bring the land of Shutter Island to cable. The series would be callsed ASHECLIFFE, the name of the mental asylum of the book, and would take place prior to the movie. It would look at the history of the hospital, the evolution of treatment and it’s dark secrets. Martin Scorsese would direct the pilot, with Dennis Lehane handling writing duties. Scorsese directed the film of SHUTTER ISLAND, but Lehane was not involved on the creative side of that. The pair would also act as executive producers, should it go to series. Both have existing relationships with...

GOTHAM: 21 minute The Legend Reborn Featurette

September 22nd is the date that the city of The Batman undergoes a rebirth of sorts. GOTHAM begins with the murder of Bruce Wayne’s parents and follows Detective James Gordon (Ben McKenzie) and gives viewers a look at the people that will ultimately become the iconic DC characters Batman, Catwoman, The Penguin, Poison Ivy and more. So to get folks pumped for the premiere, the folks at Fox are presenting The Legend Reborn, a 21 minute...

GOTHAM: The Good and the Evil promo

Fox continues to build up the promotion for GOTHAM, the upcoming DC based series. Based upon characters published by DC Entertainment and produced by Warner Bros. Television, GOTHAM is an origin story of the great DC Comics Super-Villains and vigilantes, revealing an entirely new chapter that has never been told. Starring Ben McKenzie (“Southland,” “The O.C.”), Donal Logue (“Sons of Anarchy,” “Terriers,” “Vikings,” “Copper”) and Jada Pinkett Smith (“The Matrix” films, “HawthoRNe”), GOTHAM follows one cop’s rise through a dangerously corrupt...

THE FLASH: Meet Barry Allen

DC Comics and CW look to build on the success of ARROW with THE FLASH. After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen guardian angel. Though initially excited by his newfound powers, Barry is shocked to discover he is not the only “meta-human” who was created in the wake of the accelerator explosion – and not everyone is using their new powers for good. Barry partners with S.T.A.R. Labs and dedicates his life to protect the innocent. For...

CONSTANTINE: New footage featured in latest promo

The generous folk at NBC have offered up a new promo for CONSTANTINE. This promo features quite a bit of new, feel-good footage. In “Constantine,” based on the comic book series “Hellblazer,” seasoned demon hunter and master of the occult John Constantine specializes in giving hell… hell. Armed with a ferocious knowledge of the dark arts and his wickedly naughty wit, he fights the good fight – or at least he did. With his soul already damned to hell, he’s decided to leave his do-gooder life behind. But when demons target Liv, the daughter of one of Constantine’s oldest friends, he’s reluctantly...