|2016-07-06 by thepoperope||Braindead||discuss|
|"BrainDead" is CBS's new comic-thriller set in the world of Washington, D.C. politics. The series, starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Danny Pino, Aaron Tveit, Tony Shalhoub, Nikki M. James and Johnny Ray Gill comes from Robert and Michelle King, creators and executive producers of THE GOOD WIFE.|
"BrainDead" follows a young, fresh-faced Hill staffer (Winstead) getting her first job in Washington, D.C. and discovering two things: The government has stopped working, and something mysterious is happening to a growing number of Congressmen and Hill staffers.
|Designated survivor trailer|
|2016-07-03 by thepoperope||Designated Survivor||discuss|
|Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor Kiefer Sutherland returns to primetime in a conspiracy thriller as Tom Kirkman, a lower-level cabinet member who unexpectedly becomes president after a devastating attack on Washington. He will struggle to prevent the country and his own family from falling into chaos, as he is thrust into one of the most difficult presidencies in history. |
|Preacher renewed for season 2 by AMC|
|2016-07-01 by thepoperope||Preacher||discuss|
|Press release below|
AMC RENEWS "PREACHER" FOR AN EXPANDED SECOND SEASON
Twisted, Critically Acclaimed Supernatural Series Based On Cult Comic Book Franchise To Return With 13 Episodes (Up From 10 In S1) In 2017
AMC Will Marathon The First Five Episodes Of The Current First Season On Thursday, June 30 Heading Into A New Episode This Sunday
NEW YORK, NY June 29, 2016 AMC today announced that it has renewed its cinematic and critically acclaimed supernatural series "Preacher" for an expanded 13-episode second season, slated for 2017. The Sony Pictures Television-AMC Studios co-production is the #2 new series on cable this year among adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 and is currently averaging 3.3 million viewers per episode, including 1.9 million adults 25-54, in Nielsen live+3 ratings.
"'Preacher' is a special television program and we're eager to share with fans the rest of this wild first season and, now, an expanded second season," said Charlie Collier, president of AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios. "What Sam, Seth, Evan and the entire creative team have achieved in bringing Garth Ennis' graphic novel to the screen is extraordinary. We look forward to more time with these unforgettable characters be it in Heaven, Hell, Texas or beyond."
Based on the popular cult comic book franchise of the same name, "Preacher" is a supernatural and darkly comedic drama that follows a Texas preacher named Jesse Custer who is inhabited by a mysterious entity called Genesis that gives him the power to make people do whatever he commands. Once this power attracts the attention of two mysterious angels, Fiore and DeBlanc, Jesse, his badass ex-girlfriend Tulip, and an Irish vampire named Cassidy are thrust into a crazy world populated by a cast of characters from Heaven, Hell and everywhere in between.
|Stranger Things trailer|
|2016-07-01 by thepoperope||Stranger Things||discuss|
|99 out of a hundred times, the missing kid is with a parent or relative. What about the other time?|
A love letter to the supernatural classics of the 80's, Stranger Things is the story of a young boy who vanishes into thin air. As friends, family and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl.
Stranger Things stars Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Natalia Dyer, Cara Buono, Charlie Heaton, and Matthew Modine.
Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer (Wayward Pines, Hidden) serve as writer, directors and co-showrunners of the series, and are executive producers along with Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen via their 21 Laps entertainment banner (The Spectacular Now, Night At The Museum, Real Steel, Date Night). Shawn Levy also serves as director. Stranger Things is a Netflix original series."
|This Is Us trailer|
|2016-06-30 by thepoperope||This Is Us||discuss|
|Sometimes life will surprise you. Starring Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia and Sterling K. Brown. This refreshingly honest and provocative series follows a unique ensemble. And as their paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways, we find that several of them share the same birthday - and so much more than anyone would expect. A smart, modern dramedy that will challenge your everyday presumptions about the people you think you know.|
|No Tomorrow first look trailer|
|2016-06-30 by thepoperope||No Tomorrow||discuss|
|When a risk-averse, straight-arrowed, female procurement manager at an Amazon-like distribution center falls in love with a free-spirited man who lives life to the fullest because he believes the apocalypse is imminent, they embark on a quest together to fulfill their individual bucket lists, with comedic and poignant results.|
|2016-06-30 by thepoperope||Bull||discuss|
|Michael Weatherly returns to CBS as the iconoclastic Dr. Jason Bull. Inspired by the early career of Dr. Phil McGraw, the series follows the brilliant, brash, and charming founder of a hugely successful trial consulting firm who uses a combination of remarkable insight into human nature, three Ph.D.s, and a top-notch team of experts to create winning strategies that tip the scales of justice in his clients' favor.|
|FX reel of the battle of the bastards|
|2016-06-29 by thepoperope||Game Of Thrones||discuss|
|FX breakdown of probably the best scene in TV history.|
|Orphan Black renewed for final season 5|
|2016-06-21 by thepoperope||Orphan Black||discuss|
|from BBC America|
Some news Clone Club has been waiting for: BBC AMERICA announced the renewal of its award-winning original series Orphan Black for a fifth and final season. The drama starring Tatiana Maslany has been re-commissioned for a 10-episode order from Temple Street and is slated to air in 2017. The series has been hailed as "thoroughly impressive, wildly entertaining" by The Hollywood Reporter, and as "a singular accomplishment in drama" by The Daily Beast.
Sarah Barnett, President of BBC AMERICA, stated, "Orphan Black is a thrilling, genre-bending ride that has captured our fans' imaginations and hearts like no other show. Our genius team of actors, writers and producers have, time after time, taken us to a place of awe, delight and utter shock and surprise. Tatiana has been and continues to be a complete revelation, hers is one of the most remarkable performances on television, and she is joined by an extraordinary cast. We can't wait to take our incredibly passionate audience on one final gobsmacking clone adventure."
Co-creators John Fawcett and Graeme Manson stated: "We are excited to deliver an epic conclusion to the tale of Sarah and her clone sisters. The past four seasons have been a phenomenal adventure and we are eternally grateful to our loyal fans who have loved the twists and thrills of our weird little show. We are thankful to our partners at Temple Street, and to BBC AMERICA and Space for their support and giving us the opportunity to end on a high."
"When we embarked upon this journey with John and Graeme, we knew we had something special on our hands, but didn't imagine how deeply it would resonate with audiences and the worldwide acclaim it would receive. We are truly in awe of Tatiana who, each season, pulls off the impossible and brings each clone and their unique personalities to life in an extraordinarily captivating way," said David Fortier and Ivan Schneeberg, Executive Producers of Orphan Black and Co-Presidents of Boat Rocker Studios.
"We are so proud of the cast and crew, who will be on this final ride with us as we draw the Orphan Black story to a close, and extremely thankful to our partners at BBC America and Space for their continued support, as well as the legions of fans who have made these five seasons possible".
The series has received considerable critical and award attention. It earned a Peabody Award in 2014, and lead actress Tatiana Maslany has received a 2015 Emmy nomination for Best Actress, two Critics' Choice Awards for Best Actress, a TCA Award for Individual Achievement, a Young Hollywood Award, a Gracie Award, two Canadian Screen Awards and Golden Globe®, SAG and People's Choice nominations.
|Penny Dreadful canceled, No season 4|
|2016-06-21 by thepoperope||Penny Dreadful||discuss|
Showtime president David Nevins told THR
"John has decided the show really, at its core, has always been Vanessa Ives. John has said three seasons is enough and I think it's really interesting that we live in this world where the every show can have its own rhythm and create its own destiny. This is a case of your creator says this is the best thing for the show and eventually you just say OK, do it, just do it well."