IN THE KNOW
AUSSIE actress Maeve Dermody (above) has joined
BBC thriller SS-GB, set in Nazi-occupied London. She plays an American journo.
HALLE Berry’s Extant has been put out of its misery after two seasons.
HALT and Catch Fire has been renewed for a third season of 10 episodes, with co-creators and writers Christopher Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers promoted to showrunners.
THE Minority Report TV adaptation has been cut from 13 episodes to 10, which bodes poorly for its survival.
TWENTY-two year old Sydney actor Artin John (iZombie) will appear in The X-Files limited series.
FEAR the Walking Dead had the highest-rated debut season in US cable TV history.
PRODUCTION is under way in Sydney on season two of Janet King starring Marta Dusseldorp.
BOB’S Burgers has been renewed for two more seasons.
TOP Gear, with new host Chris Evans, returns in May.
AMERICAN Gothic, executive produced by Steven Spielberg, has been greenlit by CBS.
PEE Wee Herman, AKA Paul Reubens is joining Gotham as Oswald Cobblepot’s father – a role he played in Batman Returns (1992).
KING of Queens star Kevin James (below) will return to television playing a henpecked former cop in a new 13-episode comedy.