ICYMI: ‘Luther’ Returning; ‘Versace’ Coming Before ‘Katrina’; Longer ‘Game of Thrones’ Episodes; & More TV News

Roseanne revival to take on Trump era. [Hollywood Reporter]

 

Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party gets premiere date of October 16 and the promise of star-studded guests for the new season, including P.Diddy, Jamie Foxx, Patti LaBelle, Usher, LL Cool J, Queen Latifah, Kate Upton, Terrence Howard, G-Eazy, Wendy Williams, Wanda Sykes, Laverne Cox, Don Cheadle. [Deadline]

 

Sandra Oh set to star in a new drama series for BBC America called Killing Eve — a spy thriller series from Fleabag creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Oh will play the titular character, Eve, who is bored with her desk-bound spy job. This is Oh’s first return to TV since exiting Grey’s Anatomy two years ago. [Hollywood Reporter]

 

Big Little Lies writer and executive producer David E. Kelley says a second season of the hit mini-series is “possible.” Kelly said despite the plan for the show to be a one-off because of the major talent involved and the scheduling — Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Alexander Skarsgard, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, Zoe Kravitz, Adam Scott — but those seem to be the people spearheading a second season. [Variety]

 

 

Idris Elba is returning to BBC America for a fifth, four-episode season of the his cop drama Luther. [Hollywood Reporter]

 

Disney XD has released the updated theme song for the upcoming reboot of DuckTales, and announced the animated series will return first with a one-hour TV movie in August and will air for 24 consecutive hours starting at midnight on August 12. The series will then air two new episodes September 23. [Hollywood Reporter]

The official runtimes of each episode of season seven of Game of Thrones has been revealed and adds up to about eight hours — in other words, eight episodes — worth of show crammed into seven, including the finale running 81 minutes. [Vanity Fair]

Due to time needed to create special water effects, American Crime Story’s planned second installation Katrina — based off Douglas Brinkley’s book The Great Deluge centered on Hurricane Katrina and her aftermath —  has now been delayed and the third installation, Versace, will take its place. Though neither have been given a premiere date, creator Ryan Murphy confirms Versace will air early 2018 and Katrina will air later in the year. [Hollywood Reporter]

Comedy Central’s hit series Broad City plans to bleep Trump’s name throughout its upcoming fourth season. [Hollywood Reporter]

 

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