IN THE KNOW
TV MAGICIAN Consentino the Grand Illusionist has added three dates to his Australian tour: Melbourne, April 12; Sydney, April 19; and Perth, May 1.
FORMER Channel Ten dance show judges Jason Derulo and Paula Abdul have joined/ re- joined the latest US So You Think You Can Dance.
BROADCHURCH season two kicks off next Sunday on ABC and its star, David Tennant, has just joined Netfl ix’s Marvel series A. K. A.
Jessica Jones as the villainous Killgrave. FOXTEL execs loved Joel Jackson’s debut in Deadline Gallipoli so much they paid him not to appear in anything else before it screens, presumably so they have bragging rights.
THE Fox network has given pilot orders to Frankenstein, about a morally questionable ex- cop brought back from the dead, and an untitled John Stamos ( right) comedy about a morally questionable ex- Full House star who is brought back from obscurity to play a version of himself who discovers he’s a father and grandfather.
GLEE’S Melissa Benoist has been cast as Supergirl
THE BBC has canned fantasy series Atlantis.
COMEDY Chev & Bev, starring National Lampoon Vacation’s Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo, has been given a pilot order. It’s about two selfi sh baby boomers forced to raise their grandkids.