Last Week in Innsmouth
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By Heather S. Vina
Bad news for fans of Playstation’s original show Powers: The show has been cancelled.
Good news for fans of Syfy’s shows ZNation, Van Helsing, Aftermath and Incorporated: Their airdates have been announced.
TNT has also announced that their show The Librarians will be returning on November 20.
Starz has announced that Ash Vs The Evil Dead will be returning on October 2.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: TV Line has up an interview with Chloe Bennet about Daisy’s state of mind in season four. The mystery of the new Director has finally been solved: Actor Jason O’Mara (Terra Nova, Life On Mars) has been cast as the new Director whose “Marvel roots go back to the 1940s.” Spoiler TV has up their roundtable interviews with the cast at Comic-Con. Spoiler TV has up the press release for season four.
American Gods: The producers spoke at the Television Critics Association press tour about casting the show and staying true to Neil Gaiman’s vision.
American Horror Story: Spoiler TV has up the new promotional poster and some possible spoilers for the new season.
Grimm: Spoiler TV has up the promotional poster for season six.
iZombie: TV Line has up their interview with the cast from their booth at Comic-Con.
The Magicians: Actor Rizwan Manji has been cast in a recurring role for season two as a “royal advisor.”
Preacher: The show is “the second-biggest new cable drama in 2016.” TV Line has up their interviews with the cast from Comic-Con. Deadline has up an interview with co-creator Sam Catlin on what’s coming in season two.
Shadowhunters: When the show returns in season two, it will be returningwithout its original showrunner, Ed Decter. No word on who will replace him.
Sleepy Hollow: The show has cast actors Rachel Melvin (Awkward), Oona Yaffe (MasterChef Junior Season 2), and Jerry MacKinnon (Empire) for new roles. The show has also cast actor Jeremy Davies (Justified) as the villain of season four, Malcolm Dreyfuss.
Supergirl: The show has cast actress Katie McGrath (Merlin) as Lena Luthor, the sister of Lex Luthor. The question of Calista Flockhart’s status on the show now that it’s moved to Vancouver has finally been answered: She will be returning “when she can.” Spoiler TV has up more photos of Tyler Hoechlin as Clark Kent/Superman.
Timeless: Co-creators Shawn Ryan and Eric Kripke spoke about their new show at the recent Television Critics Association press tour.
Over at E!Online, the latest Spoiler Room has spoilers on shows Once Upon a Time, The Flash and the Arrow–Flash–Supergirl–Legends of Tomorrow crossover.
Supernatural (Wednesday nights, 9pm, CW)
By Paula R. Stiles
The season is over and Hellatus has officially begun. No more season 11 repeats for now.
I have an article about Mary Winchester’s return and her original fridging on my new blog, The Historical Meow.
The CW has renewed a deal with Netflix and expanded it, in the wake of being dropped from Hulu.
The DVD/Blu-ray for season 11 will be out on September 6. You can find the cover art and inside details here.
The season 12 poster used at Comic-Con is out.
TV Line has up an article that’s a bit of a rehash of Comic-Con interview spoilers.
There’s a new interview with Matt Cohan out.
The show had a new photoshoot yesterday and there’s a sneak peek of it out.
E!Online did an overview of fandom.
No repeat ratings this week.
We’ll be back next week with more news, spoilers and blatantly unabashed self-promotion. Stay tuned and check out our reviews of Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Torchwood, The Event, Once Upon a Time, Grimm and Supernatural.