ICYMI: Princess Diana, Andre The Giant Docs Coming Soon; ‘AHS’ Season 7 Theme Announced; and More TV News

NBC orders a season 3 for Superstore. [Deadline]

 

HBO announces premiere date for Oprah Winfrey’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, an original film told through the eyes of the daughter of the titular character’s daughter played by Oprah. Henrietta Lacks was an African-American woman whose cancer cells were harvested without permission, which led to medical breakthroughs and helped create the first immortal cell line. [Deadline]

Elena of Avalor will reign on Disney Channel for another season. [Hollywood Reporter]

 

ABC renews three of its centerpiece shows: Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder. [Hollywood Reporter]

 

ABC announces a two-night, four-part documentary about Princess Diana’s life to air in August to mark the 20th anniversary of her death. [Hollywood Reporter]

 

FOX signs a deal with the devil for another season of Lucifer. [Variety]

 

Bill Simmons is teaming up with HBO, again, for a documentary examining the life of Andre The Giant, who was best known for his WWE career and his role as Fezzik in The Princess Bride. [Variety]

 

Starz’s number one show Outlander is set to return for its third season in September. [TV Line]

 

Ahead of its series premiere, Disney Channel has upped Tangled: The Series’ order from one season to two. [TV Line]

 

 

King of Secrets, Ryan Murphy spilled the beans on the theme of season 7 of American Horror Story, which will loosely center around the 2016 Trump/Clinton election run. [Hollywood Reporter]

 

Ryan Murphy also shared casting updates around his other hit series American Crime Story, which has already been picked up through four seasons after the success of season 1 centering around the O.J. Simpson trial. In season three, however, Murphy will explore the Versace murder with Edgar Ramirez to star as Versace and Darren Criss to star as Versace’s murder, Andrew Cunanan. [Hollywood Reporter]

 

E! is bringing 1999 cult-comedy Jawbreaker to the small screen. The black comedy centered around a high school clique called the Flawless Four, who accidentally kill one of their friends when they kidnap her on the morning of her 17th birthday to take her to breakfast. [Hollywood Reporter]