FOX has renewed Lie to Me for a third season despite the departure of showrunner Shawn Ryan, flagged recently. The show returns to TEN next week.
Human Target starring Mark Valley will also get a second season only with Matt Miller (Chuck) taking over as showrunner. Nine has the rights for this series in Australia.
Both are expected to get 13 episodes.
FOX has also picked up the following as series:
RideAlong. Drama set in Chicago it follows a rogue cowboy cop and the city’s first female police chief as they try to clean up the streets, from Shawn Ryan. Stars Matt Lauria, Devin Kelley, Todd Williams.
Texas based drama Midland (now likely called Lone Star) is a dramatic soap about a con man in the oil industry, with Jimmy Wolk, Adrianne Palicki, Bryce Johnson, Eloise Mumford.
Keep Hope Alive from Greg Garcia (My Name is Earl) is a half-hour comedy. A man raises his child as a single parent while living with his folks, with Lucas Neff, Martha Plimpton, Garret Dillahunt, Cloris Leachman, Olesya Rulin.
Wilde Kingdom is a comedy from from Mitch Hurwitz (Arrested Development) starring Will Arnett who also co-wrote the pilot. He stars as a Beverly Hills jerk who falls in love with a charitable tree-hugging woman who can’t stand his lifestyle or values.
Traffic Light revolves around three male friends in different stages of relationships; based on an Israeli series.
Meanwhile ABC has picked up No Ordinary Family, starring Michael Chiklis and Julie Benz., about a family that suddenly develops special powers and have to learn how to deal with their new abilities.
Source: Hollywood Reporter