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ICYMI: ‘American Horror Story’, ‘Atlanta’ Renewed By FX; AMC Releases ‘Better Call Saul’ Trailer; Aziz Ansari Hosting ‘SNL’; and more

A&E released the first trailer for the fifth and final season of Bates Motel, which is set to premiere February 5 at 10pm ET. [Deadline]

Freeform has ordered a fifth season of the hit drama The Fosters. [Deadline]

Epix sets a date for the new documentary Election Day, which chronologically documents November 8th from different vantage points. [Deadline]

In its final season, Pretty Little Liars will jump one year forward from where last season’s finale left off. Producers teased the final 10 episodes could include a musical number along with every answer fans have been looking for the past 6 episodes. The final 10 episode run is set to start April 18. [Hollywood Reporter]

Aziz Ansari has signed on to host Saturday Night Live on January 21, making him the first host of South Asian descent. [Huffington Post]

ABC picks up new drama from Marc Cherry (Desperate Housewives) starring Reba McEntire as a sheriff in a small town in rural Kentucky who finds her outlook on life changed when an FBI agent of Middle Eastern descent is assigned to help her solve a horrific crime. [Deadline]

Jenna Dewan Tatum joins judges Jennifer Lopez, Ne-Yo and Derek Hough as host of the Lopez-produced dance competition series World of Dance coming to NBC. [Hollywood Reporter]

Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story has been renewed for season 8 and 9, and has said season 8 will be set in modern day with Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters returning. FX announced Murhpy’s newest anthology series, Feud, starring Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon as Joan Crawford and Bette Davis will premiere March 5. The network also announced dates for Archer’s debut on FXX (April 5), The Americans season 5 premiere (March 7), and its award-winning comedy Atlanta season 2 return in 2018. [Deadline]
AMC release first look at season three of Better Call Saul featuring Los Pollos Hermanos and Gus Fring (Giancarlo Esposito). [Rolling Stone]

FOX announced Empire has been renewed for season 4. Season 3 is set to premiere March 22. [Deadline]

FOX’s freshman comedy The Mick, starring Kaitlin Olson (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) has scored a 4 more episode order. [Deadline]

Premiere dates for several FOX shows have been announced: newcomer Making History, starring along with the return of Last Man on Earth on March 5; the debut of new comedy Kicking and Screaming premieres March 9; Shots Fired premieres March 22 before Empire; and the highly-anticipated return of Prison Break is set for April 4. [Deadline]

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