WHITE COLLAR: USA moves up final season to Novembe...

WHITE COLLAR fans won’t have to wait until 2015 for Peter and Neal’s final go-around. USA has moved the sixth, and final, season up to November. The six-episode season will begin on Thursday, Nov. 6. “From its inception, White Collar captured a massive and loyal following, in large part due to the incredible on-screen chemistry between [Matt Bomer and Tim DeKay], who deserve credit for one of the most brilliantly performed ‘bromances’ in all of television,” network president Chris McCumber said. “The series also benefited from smart writing and an extraordinarily talented supporting cast, who helped it become a fan favorite...

MURDER IN THE FIRST: TNT orders second season

After a fairly successful first season. MURDER IN THE FIRST will be coming back for a second go around. On Friday, TNT announced they were ordering a second season for the Steve Boucho (NYPD BLUE, HILL STREET BLUES). The series stars Taye Diggs and Kathleen Robertson as San Francisco Homicide Detectives and followed them as they investigated two seemingly unrelated murders. The mystery deepened, however, when they found that both murders had a common denominator in a Silicon Valley wunderkind. Season one had a fairly strong cast with Tom Felton, Steven Weber, James Cromwell and Richard Schiff. Like the first season, the second will consist...

GOTHAM: Meet Oswald Cobblepot

The latest GOTHAM promo gives us a look at Oswald Cobblepot (Robin Lord Taylor), aka The Penguin. At the start of the series, Cobblepot works for Fish Mooney (Jada Pinkett Smith) and aspires to run his own crew. Growing up in Gotham City’s surrounding suburbs, James Gordon (Ben McKenzie, “Southland,” “The O.C.”) romanticized the city as a glamorous and exciting metropolis where his late father once served as a successful district attorney. Now, two weeks into his new job as a Gotham City detective and engaged to his beloved fiancée, Barbara Kean (Erin Richards, Open Grave, “Breaking In”), Gordon is living his dream – even as he hopes...

ARROW has it’s RA’S AL GHUL

Despite Liam Neeson saying he would love to reprise the role, CW’s ARROW has cast Matthew Nable as Ra’s al Ghul. Ghul first appeared in 1971 as a foil for The Batman and quickly became on of the Dark Knight detective’s iconic villians.  Neeson played the role in Christopher Nolan’s BATMAN BEGINS, which made Ghul Batman’s trailer, a role that is different from the comics. Ghul has already been discussed on ARROW, as his League of Shadows trained  Malcolm Merlyn and Sara Lance. Season three will see the series debut of Ghul. The idea that Neeson might appear on TV as Ghul was truly a pipe dream, but what a dream...

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...