Category Archives: Television

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Tonya Harding Lead Atletes Competing On Dancing with the Stars!

DANCING WITH THE STARS: ATHLETES – Keo Motsepe and Olympic gold medalist (softball) Jennie Finch Daigle – Photo by Craig Sjodin/Courtesy of ABC.

If you want to see an all-time great NBA star, a controversial figure skating champ, an NCAA buzzer beating women’s basketball hero, the highest-paid NFL cornerback and other elite athletes – past and current – you can see them all when ABC’s Dancing with the Stars: Athletes premieres on Monday, April 30th (8/7C).

The list of competitors includes author, pundit, activist and all-time NBA great,Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; retired figure skater Tonya Harding; the woman who sank buzzer beaters in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Final Fur and Championship Game, Arike Ogunbowale; Washington Redskins’ cornerback,Josh Norman; baseball great,Johnny Damon;Olympic figure skater/activist,Adam Rippon and more.

Details follow.

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AMC Greenlights Adaptation of NOS4A2!

Joe Hill’s novel, NOS4A2 is being adapted for television by AMC.

Based on the best-selling novel by Joe Hill, NOS4A2 introduces Vic McQueen, a young, working class artist who discovers she has a supernatural ability to track the seemingly immortal Charlie Manx – who feeds off the souls of children.

Jami O’Brien (“Fear The Walking Dead,” “Hell On Wheels”) created the show for television, and will serve as showrunner. The show will premiere in 2019.

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DEATH IS LARGER THAN MEDICINE TRAILER: END GAME!

Where will loved ones spend their last days? Who will be in the room? What feelings and secrets need to be shared with family before it is too late?

Academy Award-winning filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman (The Times of Harvey Milk, The Celluloid Closet, Paragraph 175) probe these questions and more in the context of two San Francisco Bay Area medical facilities on the forefront of creating new paradigms for end of life decisions with grace. This Netflix original documentary short launches May 4.

**Official Selection of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and San Francisco International Film Festival**

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NBC’S HIGH-CONCEPT DRAMA REVERIE PREMIERES IN MAY; MARLON RETURNS IN JUNE!

REVERIE – Mara Kint (Sarah Shahi) and Charlie Ventana (Dennis Haysbert) – Photo by Sergei Bachlakov/Courtesy of NBC.

NBC’s intriguing new series, Reverie – about a woman who is enlisted to save people from being stuck in virtual reality – will premiere on Wednesday, May 30 (10/9C). Full series description follows below.

Last summer’s top-rated scripted series, Marlon, will return on Thursday, June 14th with two new episodes (9/8C).

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AMC’S TWISTED AND OUTRAGEOUS SUPERNATURAL DRAMA, PREACHER, RETURNS INJ JUNE!

Preacher – Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper) – Photo by Alfonso Bresciani/Courtesy of AMC/Sony Pictures Television.

One of television’s most off-the-wall dramas, AMC’s Preacher will return for its third season on Sunday, June 24th (10/9C).

Check out a couple more first look photos below.

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A Determined Offred Featured In The Handmaid’s Tale Season Two Key Art!

THE HANDMAID’S TALE – Offred (Elizabeth Moss) – (Photo by Take Five/Courtesy of Hulu.

The Emmy-winning drama The Handmaid’s Tale returns with a second season shaped by Offred’s pregnancy and her ongoing fight to free her future child from the dystopian horrors of Gilead. “Gilead is within you” is a favorite saying of Aunt Lydia. In Season Two, Offred and all our characters will fight against – or succumb to – this dark truth.

Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale returns April 25th. Check out the show’s new key art poster below.

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One More Time Dept.: FX Orders Y: The Last Man Pilot!

Brian Vaughn’s 60-issue epic sci-fi comic, Y: The Last Man, is getting another shot at becoming a TV series.

FX has ordered a pilot for the series – in which all of the men are dead. But one.

Melina Matsoukas will direct the pilot, which will be produced by FX Productions.

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bafta-nominated howards end premieres on Starz!

Howards End Key Art – Margaret Schlagel (Hayley Atwell) – Courtesy of Starz/Playground.

The four-episode event series Howards End – from Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Kenneth Lonergan and director Hettie Macdonald – premieres on Starz Sunday, April 8th (8/7C).

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