Starz has set the series premiere of Blunt Talk (above) and second season premiere of Survivor’s Remorse for Saturday, August 22nd.
Blunt Talk, about an expatriate Brit talk show host who thinks he’s in America to share his wisdom and wit – but is mostly misguided on all levels – premieres at 9/8C.
Survivor’s Remorse, about a basketball phenom who has gotten out of the ‘hood with a big NBA contract and is trying to not forget his roots while attempting to negotiate the many levels of his new life, follows at 9:30/8:30C.
Jessie T. Usher (above left) has landed the role of Cam Calloway in Starz’s half-hour scripted comedy series Survivors’ Remorse – about a a basketball phenom who signs a huge contract with a professional team in Atlanta and has to deal with all the good and bad that comes with sudden, high-profile success.
Ronreaco Lee (center left) will play Cam’s best friend and confidant, Reggie Vaughn; Erica Ash is M-Chuck, Cam’s sister; and Tichina Arnold above right) plays Cam’s mother, Cassie. They join previously cast Teyonah Parris (center right), who nabbed the role of Reggie’s wife, Missy.
Survivor’s Remorse comes from the team of Le Bron James, Tom Werner, Mike O’Malley, Maverick Carter and Paul Wachter. For more details, check out the press release after the jump.