ICYMI: Bobby Cannavale Returning To ‘Will & Grace’; ‘Veep’ Ending; Antonio Banderas A ‘Genius’; & More TV News

National Geographic taps Antonio Banderas for season two of Genius based on Pablo Picasso. [TV Line]   After one season, TNT cans Shakespeare drama Will. [Deadline]   Real Time with Bill Maher gets two season extension to run through 2020. [Deadline] FOX picks up a new comedy from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia team Charlie Day,…

ICYMI: Syfy To Adapt George R. R. Martin’s ‘Nightflyers’; Ryan Murphy Teases ‘AHS’ Season 7; FXX Order Deadpool Animated Series; & More TV News

Spike releases the first trailer for the latest adaptation of Stephen King’s novel The Mist, which is set to premiere June 22. [Entertainment Weekly] Jennifer Morrison will not return for a seventh season of Once Upon A Time, should ABC renew it. [Entertainment Weekly]   Ryan Murphy teases election-themed season seven of American Horror Story…

ICYMI: First looks at ‘Game of Thrones’, ‘Fargo’, and ‘American Gods’; and More TV News

Freeform announces premiere dates for Shadowhunters (June 5), Stitchers (June 5), The Fosters (July 11) and The Bold Type (July 11), a new scripted series inspired by the life and times of Joanna Coles, chief content officer at Hearst Magazines, which follows young women working at the fictional women’s magazine, Scarlet. [Deadline]   Straight Outta…

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‘The Mick’ Drags Network Comedy to the ‘Sunny’ Side

In the world of scripted television, particularly the world of scripted television comedy, entropy is the norm. No matter how funny or inventive a show might get by its second or third or fourth season, the inevitable decline always seems to begin around the seventh: the premises start to repeat, the jokes get tired, the…