TV Heartbeat! Hannibal begins feasting! The Tony Awards! More Arrested Development!

Hannibal is back and he’s eating his way through Europe! Well, he eats his way differently than most people (I hope!). The elegant and macabre show returns with the second part of the season introducing The Tooth Fairy aka The Great Red Dragon from the books. While Ralph Fiennes portrayed that serial killer in the movie, the man with the dragon tattoo on the series will be played by Richard Armitage (The Hobbit, North and South).

Hannibal
Netflix is debuting the ambitious Sense8 this week. This new series from the Wachowskis (The Matrix) focuses on 8 individuals who can share each other’s conscious. The cast includes Naveen Andrews, Doona Bae, Daryl Hannah, Tuppence Middleton and Brian J. Smith.

Sense8 cast
Broadway honors the best of the past year with the 2015 Tony Awards hosted by Alan Cumming and Kirsten Chenowith. The presenters are always an interesting mix of nominees, Broadway stage performers and the random celeb passing through NYC. This Sunday’s ceremony will feature Bradley Cooper, Neil Patrick Harris, Jim Parsons, Amanda Seyfried, Ashley Tisdale, Bryan Cranston, Joe Manganiello, Kiefer Sutherland, Anna Chlumsky, Larry David, Jason Alexander, Misty Copeland, Sting, Corey Stoll, David Hyde Pierce, Debra Messing, Jennifer Nettles, Marg Helgenberger, Rita Wilson, Rose Byrne, Thomas Sadoski, Sutton Foster, Taye Diggs, Taylor Shilling, Bobby Cannavale, Tommy Tune and Josh Groban.

Tony Awards 2015

Bravo continues its foray into scripted programming with a half-hour comedy called Odd Mom Out. Author Jill Kargman plays an exaggerated version of herself as she tries to keep up with the mommies of New York’s Upper East Side.

Odd Mom Out

Tonight: Melissa & Joey season premiere (ABC Family), Baby Daddy season premiere (ABC Family), Hot in Cleveland season finale (TV Land)
Thursday: Hannibal season premiere (NBC), Bones season finale (Fox)
Friday: Sense8 debut (Netflix)
Saturday: Power season premiere (Starz)
Sunday: Tony Awards (CBS)
Monday: The Fosters season premiere (ABC family), Becoming Us debut (ABC Family), Major Crimes season premiere (TNT), Murder in the First season premiere (TNT), Odd Mom Out debut (Bravo)
Tuesday: Hell’s Kitchen finale (Fox)

Health check

Netflix is bringing the Bluth family back for a fifth season of Arrested Development! Filming will start at the start of next year with the season kicking off mid-2016.

The Netflix Original Series "Arrested Development" Press Conference

Elsewhere, Adult Swim is bringing back Children’s Hospital for a seventh season.

On an animated front, Disney XD renewed two of its Marvel series for 2016, but they are getting new names. Ultimate Spider-Man will now be Ultimate Spider-Man vs. The Sinister Six and Avengers Assemble will now be Avengers: Ultron Revolution.

Crystal Ball

Let’s do the time warp again!

Not only are we getting new seasons of The X-Files, Twin Peaks, Full House and Coach, but, according to TV Line, Fox is looking to do another season of Prison Break. It’ll have to be a limited season since jail-breaking brothers (Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell) are now committing crimes on The CW in DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. not to type cast or anything…

Stay tuned!

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