With a vote of confidence for its "Scream Queens," FOX has ordered a second season of the comedy-horror series, it was announced today during the network's portion of the 2016 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour by Gary Newman and Dana Walden, Chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group.
It's officially upfront week where the networks announce their new season lineups filled with an abundance of new programming consisting of scripted comedies and dramas, unscripted fare, sporting events and specials. Today, FOX announced its fall lineup with the addition of Ryan Murphy's "Scream Queens," which brings together such stars as horror queen Jamie Lee Curtis and "Glee" alum Lea Michele, Rob Lowe comedy "The Grinder," John Stamos and Ben Savage vehicle "Grandfathered," the television version of the hit 2002 Tom Cruise film, "Minority Report" starring Stark Sands ("Inside Llewyn Davis") as a man haunted by the future and Meagan Good ("Think Like A Man" franchise, "Californication") as a cop haunted by her past. Also joining the network next season is "Rosewood," which will lead into an 18-episode repeat free season of "Empire" on Wednesdays.
"True Blood's" Joe Manganiello may be living it up on the big screen as a sexy stripper in the upcoming "Magic Mike" sequel, "Magic Mike XXL," and Lea Michele may be preparing for the end of "Glee," but the pair will soon make the comedy-horror anthology series "Scream Queens" a thing next season on FOX. The network announced today during its portion of the Winter Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena that the two have joined Jamie Lee Curtis ("Halloween") and Emma Roberts (“American Horror Story: Freak Show”) as regulars in the 15-episode first installment.
While his "White Collar" USA Network series gears up for its final swan song, former "Guiding Light" star Matt Bomer (ex-Ben Reade) has signed on for at least one episode of "American Horror Story: Freak Show," reports Entertainment Weekly, who spoke with show creator Ryan Murphy to get the scoop.