The television world moves so fast that by the time you learn of a show’s premiere, it could already be canceled. It’s hard to keep track of the constant stream of television news, so Flavorwire is here to provide a weekly roundup of the most exciting — and baffling — casting and development updates. This week, Ryan Hansen joins Bad Judge, Nickelodeon orders a School of Rock series, and Girl Meets World gets a second season.
Everyone’s favorite Veronica Mars dick Ryan Hansen has moved on from Bad Teacher to Bad Judge. Hansen will have a recurring role in NBC’s upcoming Bad Judge as Rebecca’s (Kate Walsh) sex buddy, a “hacky-sack playing psychiatrist who makes all his money as an expert witness in the court system.” [Deadline]
As for Bad Teacher‘s showrunner Hilary Winston, NBC just bought her new “lady boss” comedy. [Deadline]
Popular YouTuber Grace Helbig is getting her own comedy/talk show on E! network. Details haven’t been released, but it’s assumed she’ll be taking over Chelsea Handler’s time slot after Chelsea Lately ends later this month. [Tubefilter]
MTV’s Scream TV adaptation now has a cast: John Karna (The Neighbors), Carlson Young (The Kroll Show), Willa Fitzgerald (Royal Pains), Amy Forsyth (Reign, and Amanda Serafini (Smoke). Jamie Travis of MTV’s other show, Faking It, will direct. [MTV]
NBC actually renewed one of its summer shows! Welcome to Sweden will have a ten-episode second season. [THR]
In other renewal news, Disney’s Girl Meets World also got a second season. [EW]
ABC Family still hasn’t canceled or renewed its teen murder drama Twisted, but its lead Avan Jogia already booked a new job: King Tut in Spike TV’s Tut event series. [TV Line]
Watch the first trailer for Season 7 of Sons of Anarchy.
There’s going to be a TV version of School of Rock! Nickelodeon ordered a straight-to-series adaptation of the popular movie with its original director, Richard Linklater, in place as the executive producer. The 13-episode series will likely air next spring. [Rolling Stone]
James Van Der Beek will have a regular role on CSI: Cyber and I still can’t stop laughing about that title. [TVLine]
TV Land’s The Soul Man has been renewed for a fourth season because who even knows what’s happening over on TV Land. [THR]
NBC and Bill Cosby have finally reached a deal for Cosby to star in a multi-generational family sitcom that will be written by Mike O’Malley. [Deadline]
The cast of The Big Bang Theory finally ended their contract negotiations, but I wouldn’t recommend checking out how much they’re going to make. [TVLine]