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Netflix Revives ‘Lucifer’ for a Fourth Season

Number of New Episodes Ordered Not Confirmed

Netflix has saved former Fox drama from cancellation, with a pick-up for a fourth season. Debuting on Jan. 25, 2016, “Lucifer” focuses on Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis), the Devil, who is bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell. He resigns his throne and abandons his kingdom for Los Angeles, where he ends up running his nightclub “Lux”. He becomes involved in a murder case with Detective Chloe Decker, and is subsequently invited to be a consultant to the LAPD.

After three seasons (and 55 episodes), Fox opted against a renewal, and that set the stage for talk of “Lucifer” moving to another outlet.

“Lucifer” is the third canceled network series to be revived, with former Fox sitcom “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” heading to NBC, and Tim Allen comedy “Last Man Standing,” which was axed by ABC after six seasons last year, heading to Fox.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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