Here’s the poster for Season 5 of Shameless. The show returns January 11 at 9 PM.
Franklin & Bash, my guilty pleasure bro-lawyer show, has been canceled by TNT. Now I’ll never find out who was Franklin and who was Bash. [Variety]
According to Sharon Osbourne, The Osbournes will return to television for a short, follow-up series. However, it won’t be on MTV. [E! Online]
ABC Family announced return dates for all of our favorite series: Pretty Little Liars and Switched at Birth will return on January 6 at 8 and 9 PM, respectively. Melissa and Joey and Baby Daddy return January 14 starting at 8 PM. The Fosters and Chasing Life return January 19. [Deadline]
Showtime renewed both The Affair and Homeland. [Showtime]
Adding to the ever-growing list of movie-to-television adaptations, Starz has ordered a series based on The Evil Dead franchise, called Ash vs. Evil Dead. The pilot will be directed by Sam Raimi and is slated premiere in 2015. [Deadline]
James Wolk, who is always welcome on my television screen, has booked the lead role in Zoo. Zoo is CBS’ summer drama based on the James Patterson novel about “a wave of violent animal attacks against humans.” [THR]