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 <strong>Ryan Murphy</strong>'s "Scream Queens," which brings together such stars as horror queen <strong>Jamie Lee Curtis</strong> and "Glee" alum <strong>Lea Michele</strong>, <strong>Rob Lowe</strong> comedy "The Grinder," <strong>John Stamos</strong> and<strong> Ben Savage</strong> vehicle "Grandfathered," the television version of the hit 2002 <strong>Tom Cruise</strong> film, "Minority Report" starring <strong>Stark Sands</strong> ("Inside Llewyn Davis") as a man haunted by the future and <strong>Meagan Good</strong> ("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.
Best known for his portrayal of Noah Newman on CBS' "The Young and the Restless" and Elliot Leichter on The CW's "Gossip Girl," actor Luke Kleintank has booked a role in the Amazon Studios pilot "The Man in the High Castle," reports Deadline. The series hails from "The X-Files'" Frank Spotnitz and Scott Free Productions and is based on the Philip K. Dick novel of the same name.
Former “As the World Turns” star Martha Byrne (ex-Lily Snyder; ex-Andrea Floyd, “General Hospital”) is making her debut on NBC’s drama series, “Crisis,” next month, and it looks like she’ll be doing it with a literal bang! A teaser trailer featuring the actress wearing a suicide vest has already racked up over a million YouTube views, with the number growing every day. Soap Opera Network caught up with Byrne to get the scoop on her emotional “Crisis” arc, how it might be a game changer for her career, what she thinks of soap fans and more!