ICYMI: TV Land Casts First Wives Club Casting; VH1 Entering Late-Night Ring; FX Release Logo For American Horror Story; and More TV News

Jul 01, 2016 by Sling Staff

Freeform has given the go-ahead for a sixth season of Baby Daddy. Variety

History has decided to part ways with Top Gear USA, the American spin-off of the BBC/BBC America flagship show. Though it’s welcome on History has run out, the show is seeking a new home with another network. Deadline

SundanceTV’s new comedy Hap and Leonard has been picked up for a second season. The sophomore season will run just six episodes set to debut sometime in 2017. Variety

TV Land has completed the main casting for their remake of the iconic film First Wives Club, which originally starred Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn and Diane Keaton. Vanessa Lachey, Alyson Hannigan and Megan Hilty have been cast as the three leads. Deadline

CMT confirms Nashville stars Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere will return for season five as they find their new home on the Country Music Television network after being let go by ABC. Deadline

VH1 is jumping into the live late-night arena with a new weekly entertainment talk show hosted by Marc Lamont Hill and is scheduled to premiere July 17 at 10pm ET. Hill’s previously known for his work on CNN and BET News. Deadline

AMC has renewed its newest supernatural gem Preacher for a second, 13-episode season, which will premiere in 2017. Deadline

Though it doesn’t return to TV until October, FX has revealed a mysterious American Horror Story. Previous cast remembers set to return are Sarah Paulson, Finn Wittrock, Wes Bentley, Cheyenne Jackson, Matt Bomer, Denis O’Hare, Kathy Bates and, of course, Lady Gaga. Deadline

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