Thursday, December 17, 2015

Casting News - February Premiere Dates Set for Netflix's 'Fuller House' and History's 'Vikings'; Plus 3 More Updates!

Casting News - December 17, 2015

ABC's American Crime; FOX's The Grinder; History's Vikings; NBC's You, Me and the Apocalypse; and Netflix's Fuller House

  • The upcoming revival of the hit '90s sitcom will premiere all 13 episodes of its first season on Friday, February 26. The comedy stars original series stars Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber, along with new additions Soni Bringas, Michael Champion, Elias Harger and Dashiell & Fox Messitt. Additionally, John Stamos, Bob Saget, Dave Coulier, Lori Loughlin, Blake Tuomy-Wilhoit, Dylan Tuomy-Wilhoit and Scott Weinger will all reprise their roles in guest appearances. The online streaming service announced the premiere date in the first teaser trailer for the comedy.
  • The hit drama series starring Travis Fimmel and Katheryn Winnick will return for its fourth season on Thursday, February 18 at 10/9c. The network has also increased the episode order for the upcoming season to 20 episodes. However, the cable network will be during a split season for the historical drama - with ten episodes debuting this spring and the second 10 debuting later in the year.
  • The broadcast network has released the second season premiere of the hit anthology drama online three weeks ahead of its debut on Wednesday, January 6. The episode is available for free on iTunes. The new season stars Felicity Huffman, Timothy Hutton, Lili Taylor, Elvis Nolasco, Trevor Jackson, Connor Jessup, Joey Pollari, Angelique Rivera and Regina King.
  • The UK dramedy import will begin its 10-episode season on NBC on Thursday, January 28 at 8/7c. The series stars Rob Lowe, Jenna Fischer, Megan Mullally, Mathew Baynton, Joel Fry, Paterson Joseph, Pauline Quirke and Kyle Stoller.
  • Maya Rudolph (Saturday Night Live) has been cast in a recurring role on the comedy's first season. She will play Jillian, Stewart's (Fred Savage) therapist who he's been relying on ever since Dean (Rob Lowe) came to town. Stewart refers Dean to her in hopes that she can help bring him down to earth a little and start seeing things his way.