TV Bulletin Board (Tues., Jan. 29) -- Renewal palooza
By ED BARK
A slew of series have been renewed in recent days. Let's catch you up.
CBS, whose hallmark is stability, has given new season orders to its entire daytime lineup. That would be The Talk, The Price Is Right, Let's Make A Deal, The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless.
***The network's sister cable network, Showtime, has green-lighted new seasons for Shameless, Californication and House of Lies, all of which began their ongoing latest seasons on Jan. 13th.
***BBC America says there'll be another season for Ripper Street, which currently is in the early stages of its freshman year.
***Cinemax likewise is picking up Banshee for a second season. It also premiered earlier this month.
***HBO's Girls, early in its second season, has gotten the go-ahead for a third.
***TruTV has ordered a seventh season of Hardcore Pawn, which just hit the 100-episode mark.
***A little rain also must fall in the prime-time terrain. Which is another way of saying that ABC has axed Don't Trust the B . . . In Apartment 23, Fox has pulled the plug on Ben & Kate and TBS won't be inviting Wedding Band back for a second season.
***Chris Cuomo is the latest ABC News person to join CNN. And ABC already has named his 20/20 co-anchor replacement. It'll be incumbent staffer David Muir.
Jake Tapper, formerly ABC News' chief White House correspondent, jumped to CNN earlier this year after repeatedly being passed over for the host position on ABC's Sunday morning This Week program.
ABC seems to lose more big names than any other broadcast network to cable news rivals. Brit Hume, Chris Wallace and John Stossel all are with Fox News Channel after earlier being heavy hitters for ABC News.