ICYMI: Ed Sheeran Joins ‘GoT’; ‘Legion’ Renewed; ‘American Gods’ Trailer Released; and More TV News

In additional to the July 16th premiere date, Game of Thrones showrunners have also announced that singer Ed Sheeran will guest star in season 7. [Variety]

 

Bobby Cannavale joins Mr. Robot as a regular cast member for the third season premiering in October. [Hollywood Reporter]

 

Josh Gates’ Expedition Unknown has been renewed for a fourth season by Travel Channel. [Deadline]

 

In the wake of Nick Cannon’s abrupt America’s Got Talent exit, NBC has signed supermodel and mogul Tyra Banks as the new host for season 12. She also announced she’ll be returning as host of America’s Next Top Model on VH1. [E!]

 

National Geographic renews Neil Degrasse Tyson’s StarTalk for a third season. [Deadline]

Ahead of the series premiere, Disney XD gives a second season order to upcoming TV adaptation of Big Hero 6. [Hollywood Reporter]

 

Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update segment has been ordered to primetime for a limited run in August with SNL and Weekend Update stars Colin Jost and Michael Che manning the news desk. [Variety]

 

HBO originals Insecure and Ballers will premiere on July 23. [Variety]

 

Disney Junior renews The Lion Guard and Mickey and the Roadster Racers for additional seasons. [Deadline]

 

Leah Remini announces she’s not finished exposing Scientology as A&E picks up Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath for an additional season. [TV Line]

 

Pete Holmes and Judd Apatow’s HBO comedy Crashing greenlit for a second season. [Variety]

 

Legion, FX’s dip into the Marvel universe, has been picked up for a second season. [Variety

 

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Starz releases the trailer for the highly-anticipated adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods, starring Ian McShane, Kristen Chenoweth and Orlando Jones. [Entertainment Weekly]

 

 

HBO releases the first trailer for the Oprah and Rose Byrn-led original film The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. [Deadline

 

Syfy’s 12 Monkeys’ third season gets premiere date and is picked up for a fourth and final season. [Hollywood Reporter]

 

Syfy renews The Expanse for a third season. [Deadline]

 

Ryan Murphy is bringing another new show to FX called Pose, a serialized drama centering on New York City in the 1980s. [Deadline]

 

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