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,…

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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…