Pickups, Renewals and Cancellations: 11 March 2015

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The Walking Dead companion series has been picked up for a second season for the show has been given a title or screened an episodes.

FOX is hitting pause on the adaptation of the UK drama Luther.

Ascension won’t become a series after its miniseries run at SyFy.

GSN has ordered two series – Steampunk’d and Lie Detectors and 3 pilots — a spinoff of its hit competition series Skin Wars, the horror-themed game show Hellevator and brain-twisting game show Winsanity.

Comedy Central has picked up 8 episode series Why?

CNN has announced a number of new series including their new spiritual series Believer, United Shades of America, and five new documentaries for 2016 – Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, Unseen Enemy about viruses and bacteria, Sunshine Superman a portrait of the father of BASE jumping, Carl Boenish and Jeremiah Tower.

The BBC has commissioned a third season of The Fall.

The historic battle of the sexes between tennis stars Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs is being developed into a film for HBO.

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Regan is one of the co-founders of Throng Media.
If they're on, I'm usually watching Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, 24, Battlestar Galactica, The X Factor, Survivor, House of Cards, Mad Men and the NRL.
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