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Training Day: Is the CBS TV Series Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two?

17 February 2017 6:49 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Vulture Watch  Will Officer Kyle Craig narc on Detective Frank Roarke, reform him, or become just like him? Has the Training Day TV show been cancelled or renewed for a second season on CBS? The television vulture is watching all the latest TV cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Training Day season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About?   Picking up some 15 years after the movie, the Training Day TV show follows Detective Frank Rourke (Bill Paxon). He’s the maverick head of a special unit that hunts the city’s most dangerous criminals. When the Lapd brass notices Rourke’s penchant for operating in a gray area to fight crime, they assign heroic Kyle Craig (Justin Cornwell) to pose as Frank’s »

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Why Didn't Arrow's Felicity Take a Stand? Too Soon for Election Horror? Five-0 Mulls 4-Way? And More Qs!

17 February 2017 10:31 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including Homeland, Arrow, Nashville and Scandal!

1 | Did Hawaii Five-0‘s Melissa occasionally let slip a look suggesting that she was mulling a more (ahem) Cinemax-appropriate ending to her, Danny, Steve and Lynn’s Valentine’s double date?

2 | Did Emerald City‘s “handiwork” between Lady Ev and Jack forever run The Wizard of Oz‘s “Oil me” scene for you?

3 | The way Homeland‘s Carrie has been quickly and easily shuttled between New York City and Washington, »

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Training Day Sneak Peek: Who Will Win This Chess Matchi?

16 February 2017 6:00 AM, PST | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

Have you taken our advice and checked out Training Day on CBS?

We have another exclusive look at the upcoming installment titled "Trigger Time," so put on your surf wear and get ready to man the couch.

 

On  Training Day Season 1 Episode 3 the rift between Kyle and Frank grows when Kyle refuses to adhere to one of Frank’s morally ambiguous rules.

But the pair must put aside their differences when they learn the notorious hitman known as “El Cucuy” is targeting members of the Russian mob in Los Angeles.

The clip below features a tense scene between Deputy Chief Joy Lockhart (Marianne Jean-Baptiste) and Kyle (Justin Cornwell) as the former attempts to make it very clear what she wants from the young detective.

But after a few days in "training" with Frank Rourke (Bill Paxton), Kyle isn't nearly as naive as he was when he signed on for the so-called undercover mission. »

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Why Didn't Jane Try to Save [Spoiler]? Did Gaga Troll Us? Does S.T.A.R. Labs Need a Refresh? And More TV Qs!

10 February 2017 10:46 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including Saturday Night Live, Jane the Virgin, This Is Us and Supernatural!

1 | Not that Thornton was all fun and games, but is MacGyver‘s new boss Matty a bit of a buzzkill?

2 | Was any Sleepy Hollow fan asking for a Malcolm backstory episode?

Related2017 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble?

3 | On Grimm, Monroe’s mock-up of the crime sketch looked nothing like the statue in the park, »

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Training Day Sneak Peek: It Takes a Monster to Catch a Monster

9 February 2017 7:00 AM, PST | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

Welcome to "Tehrangeles."

What better name for a city where the likes of former members of Muammar Gaddafi's Amazonian Guard are now getting involved with kidnapped girls and upping the stakes in their return?

Kyle's concern grows on Training Day Season 1 Episode 2, because he believes Frank's rogue tactics will put a kidnapped girl's life in even great risk.

One person who doesn't necessarily share that concern is Detective Valeria Chavez. Christina Vidal joins Training Day as Val, a tough a nails detective who knows Frank's value on the streets.

She's witty and willing to get down into the thick of things if it will save lives.

But she's also going to let the Frank fly in the wind if he goes overboard.

As Frank puts it, he can play dirty and stay in the carpet, and she'll still get her deposit back because he's not in her chain of command. »

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Training Day: Season One Ratings

3 February 2017 12:30 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

The networks love to create new TV shows that are based on movies from the past. Some do well in the ratings while others are quickly cancelled. How will CBS make out with their Training Day TV series? Will it be a hit or a flop? Will Training Day be cancelled or survive to be renewed for a second season? Stay tuned.Picking up some 15 years after the movie, the Training Day TV show follows Detective Frank Rourke (Bill Paxon). He's the maverick head of a special unit that hunts the city's most dangerous criminals. When the Lapd brass notices Rourke's penchant for operating in a gray area to fight crime, they assign heroic Kyle Craig (Justin Cornwell) to pose as Frank's trainee to spy on him and report on his off-book methods. The rest of the cast includes Katrina Law, Drew Van Acker, Lex Scott »

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Ratings: ‘Training Day’ Gets Billy Clubbed in Weak Premiere

3 February 2017 8:46 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The CBS adaptation of “Training Day” found no love in its Thursday night debut, with the hour-long police drama opening to anemic numbers in the ratings. Airing at 10 p.m., the series managed just a 0.9 rating in the key adults 18-49 demographic and 4.7 million viewers for its opening episode. For comparison, its timeslot competition for the night performed as follows: “Blacklist” on NBC drew a 0.9 rating and 5 million viewers, while “How to Get Away With Murder” drew a 1.3 rating and 4.7 million viewers. Elsewhere on CBS, the news is much better. The new sitcom “Superior Donuts” took »

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‘Training Day’ Ep on Working With Bill Paxton: ‘It’s F—ing Unbelievable’

2 February 2017 1:03 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Will Beall, the executive producer and writer of CBS’ “Training Day,” minced no words when it came to describing the experience of working with series star Bill Paxton. “It’s f—ing unbelievable,” Beall told TheWrap. “All of us grew up quoting the guy’s lines. He is one of the most universally liked actors of his generation. When I told people I was doing this show and they asked me who was in it and I said ‘Bill Paxton,’ they would all say, ‘Oh, I love that guy!'” The series, based on the Oscar-winning 2001 movie of the same name, »

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Exclusive: Katrina Law Is Captivated by the Gray Area in CBS' 'Training Day'

2 February 2017 8:00 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Katrina Law is gaining ground on Training Day.

In CBS’ new crime drama, which kicks off 15 years after the 2001 film, idealistic cop Kyle Craig (Justin Cornwell) is tasked to go undercover in the Los Angeles Police Department’s Special Investigation Section (Sis) by becoming the new partner to the morally ambiguous Detective Frank Roarke (Bill Paxton). Law’s streak for playing exceedingly complex female characters -- see Mira in Spartacus and Nyssa al Ghul in Arrow -- continues with Training Day, where she steps into the role of Detective Rebecca Lee, whose past is anything but rosy.

Related: Everything You Need to Know About CBS’ ‘Training Day

Rebecca’s loyalty to the force is a declaration of her allegiance to Frank, after he “saved her from human trafficking when she was [4],” Law explains in a recent interview with Et. “And ever since then, she’s looked up to him -- as not only a hero but also »

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'Superior Donuts' Star on TV's Diversity Push: "There's Still a Long Way We Have to Go"

2 February 2017 8:00 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

"We need to do better." It was a phrase CBS Entertainment president Glenn Geller used over and over (and over) at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour back in August. During CBS' presentation of its new fall shows, the exec was repeatedly and pointedly asked about the lack of diversity onscreen and off on its new crop of fall shows – a particularly notable void just six months after #OscarsSoWhite took the film industry by storm.

Thankfully, CBS' midseason offerings deliver on that promise from Geller. There's the network's Training Day reboot, featuring African-American actor Justin Cornwell in »

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Katrina Law On Whether Arrow Will Have A Nyssa And Talia Al Ghul Family Reunion

12 January 2017 8:41 AM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Katrina Law's Nyssa al Ghul has yet to make an appearance in season 5 of Arrow but her sister, Talia, is set to appear soon, played by Lexa Doig.  Does that mean Nyssa will be returning as well? Cinemablend recently caught up with Law to discuss her role in the Training Day TV adaptation from CBS but also asked about a possible Arrow guest spot.   "There’s always talk. Whether or not those talks will ever come to fruition is another matter, but I would love to have a reunion with Talia. I just think having the two sisters either fight side by side together or fight with each other would be epic either way. And then if we could somehow do some sort of flashback with Ra’s al Ghul coming in as well… Let’s petition to make that happen." But before you get your hopes up, Law »

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Hawaii Five-0: Can Chin Cheat Death? (If So, He Owes Abby a Call, Right?)

3 January 2017 4:31 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

When Hawaii Five-0 resumes Season 7 this Friday (CBS, 9/8c), viewers will learn precisely what grisly fate the vengeful cartel has in store for Chin Ho Kelly, who made the ultimate sacrifice in the midseason finale, trading his well-being for that of niece Sara.

RelatedPerformer of the Week: Daniel Dae Kim

“The fact that he was willing to lay down his own life for this girl says everything — and it’s not a rash decision he made,” notes Daniel Dae Kim, who was named TVLine Performer of the Week for the soul-crushing episode. “He decided in a cool, calculated way that »

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