ABC ends relationship with Mistresses

US broadcaster ABC has cancelled female-skewed drama Mistresses after four seasons. The soapy summer season scripted series will not return for a fifth run following a lower fourth season ratings. It has sold internationally to likes of TLC in the UK, where it was a launch title in 2013. Mistresses is a coproduction of Good […]

IFC sticks with ‘perfect representation’ Maron

US cable channel IFC has renewed its dark comedy Maron for an expanded 13-episode series that will go out next year. The Fox Television Studios and Apostle show, in which podcaster and comic Marc Maron misguidedly attempts to grow as a comedian and a dad, will comprise an extra three episodes more than the first. […]

Modern Family lined up as USA Network chances on laughs

NBCUniversal-owned US cable channel USA Network has commissioned its first ever comedy series, and will launch ABC’s Modern Family off-network for the first time. Among new programmes unveiled yesterday at the USA Upfront was Sirens from Apostle and Fox Television Studios and Playing House from Universal Cable Productions and American Work. Additionally, it has picked […]