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    Starz Renews Crime Drama ‘Hightown’ for Season 2

    Starz has greenlit crime drama “Hightown” for a second season after just four episodes of its eight episode first season. Debuting on May 17, “Hightown” follows Jackie Quiñones (Monica Raymund), a hard-partying gay woman living in Provincetown, Massachusetts, a National Fisheries Service Agent who uses her gun and badge to seduce tourist chicks. She’s none-too-enthusiastically […]

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    YouTube Drama ‘Step Up’ Revived by Starz

    Drama “Step Up,” which is inspired by the film franchise and aired on YouTube for two seasons, has been revived by Starz. The now upcoming third season, titled “Step Up: High Water,” will consist of 10 episodes, which will bring back several characters from the show’s first two seasons, while “expanding the scope and storytelling.” […]

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    Starz Greenlights Drama ‘Black Mafia Family’

    Starz has ordered crime drama “Black Mafia Family” from producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. The logline: “Black Mafia Family” is inspired by the true story of two brothers who rose from the decaying streets of southwest Detroit in the late 1980s and gave birth to one of the most influential crime families in this country. […]

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    Starz Cancels Sci-Fi Drama ‘The Rook’

    Starz has opted against a second season of sci-fi drama “The Rook,” which starred Emma Greenwell, Joely Richardson and Olivia Munn. Loosely based on the 2012 novel by Daniel O’Malley, “The Rook” followed Greenwell’s Myfanwy, an agent who works for a super-secret branch of the British government that handles matters of Extreme Variant Abilities. Myfanwy […]

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    Starz Orders Comedy ‘Run the World’

    Starz has given an eight-episode series order for half-hour comedy “Run the World,” which is the story of a group of black, vibrant, fiercely loyal best friends who work, live and play in Harlem as they strive for world domination. At its core, it’s an unapologetically female show about enviable friendship and not only surviving […]

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    Starz Renews ‘Wrong Man’ for Season Two

    Cable net Starz has greenlit investigative reality series “Wrong Man” for a second season, with an order for six new episodes. From Joe Berlinger (“Paradise Lost” trilogy, “Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes”) the series re-investigates three cases of inmates who have been incarcerated for decades and who claim they were wrongfully convicted […]

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    Starz Renews ‘American Gods’ for Season 3 with New Showrunner

    Starz has greenlit fantasy drama “American Gods” for a third season less than ope week after its second season opener. Charles “Chic” Eglee (“The Shield,” “Dexter”) will take over as showrunner, a position held previously by Bryan Fuller, Michael Green and Jesse Alexander. “I’m thrilled ‘American Gods’ has been renewed for a third season, and […]

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    Starz Greenlights Drama ‘Sweetbitter’ for Season 2

    Starz has renewed half-hour drama “Sweetbitter” for a second season, with an unconfirmed number of new episodes. Debuting on May 6, 2018, “Sweetbitter” is based on the book of the same name by Stephanie Danler. The series follows a 22-year-old woman (Ella Purnell) who, shortly after arriving in New York, lands a job at a […]

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    Starz Renews Drama ‘Power’ for Season 6

    Starz has issued an early sixth season renewal to drama “Power” from Courtney Kemp and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. Debuting on June 7, 2014, “Power” follows James St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick), nicknamed “Ghost”, owner of “Truth”, a popular New York City nightclub. In addition, he is a major player in one of the city’s biggest illegal […]

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