It’s not a Friday without some very important Super Bowl news, full-season pick ups for freshman shows, and a fun bit of casting on This Is Us. That and more in today’s headlines.
1. Lady Gaga will perform at the Super Bowl. Get ready to “ra ra ra” your way through halftime. [Deadline]
2. ABC gave Designated Survivor and Speechless for full seasons. You can officially get invested. [Vulture]
3. The existing CW superhero shows are adding Supergirl to their crossover fun. Welcome to the gang, Kara! [Entertainment Weekly]
4. Sam Trammell is joining This Is Us. Because what show doesn’t need a blues singer as a character? [TV Line]
5. The New York Film Festival released some of its lineup. Surprise, surprise, there’s a Hamilton-related project there. [Huffington Post]