TV Quick Hits: ‘Archer,’ ‘The Frankenstein Chronicles’ renewed; Michelle Obama to do ‘Carpool Karaoke’
“Archer” gets huge renewal – Clearly, FX is excited to have more “Archer” on the air. Today, the network confirmed that not only is the animated series returning for an eighth season, but it is also getting a ninth and tenth year on the air, as well.
In a statement, here is what Nick Grad of FX Networks had to say:
“We can’t say enough about what Adam, Matt and the entire Archer team at Floyd County have done to keep this series so insanely funny and vital through seven seasons. The move to Los Angeles this past season as private detectives was just the latest twist in Archer’s legendary exploits and the next three seasons will to be just as amazing and unpredictable. We are thrilled to continue making great TV with our friends and colleagues at Floyd County.”
“The Frankenstein Chronicles” coming back – Meanwhile, it has also been announced by ITV that they have renewed the Sean Bean series for a second season for ITV Encore, with executive producer Tracey Scoffield having the following to say:
“We are thrilled to be working once more with Sean Bean in the role of John Marlott, who is a returning hero like no other … With the continued support of ITV and Endemol Shine International we want to be more ambitious than ever with Season 2.”
Michelle Obama to appear on “Carpool Karaoke” – The First Lady has not made it official that she will be appearing on the popular “The Late Late Show with James Corden” sketch, which is going to be filming today. As of right now there is no confirmed premiere date, but hopefully this is something that will make itself a little bit clearer over the course of the next several weeks.