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SundanceTV and Sundance Now Unveil Fall Slate!

Deutschland 86 – Martin (Jonas Nay) –  Photo by Anika Molnár/Courtesy of SundanceTV.

SundanceTV and Sundance Now have unveiled their fall slates – including season two of SundanceTV’s critically acclaimed spy series Deutschland 86.

SundanceTV also has the Leonardo DiCaprio-produced documentary two-night event Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle.

Sundance Now’s highlights include: Dead Lucky – a crime thriller told from different points of view (starring Six Feet Under’s Rachel Griffiths); 54 Hours, which examines an armed bank robbery gone awry in 1988; season four of the French-language spy thriller, The Bureau; psychological thriller The Cry (starring Jenna Coleman); and Cheat – about a dangerous relationship between university professor Leah and her student.

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Chris O’Dowd and Rosamund Pike To Star in Nick Hornsby’s State of the Union!

Chris O’Dowd – State of the Union _ Season 1 – Photo Credit: Isabella Vosmikova/AMC

Chris O’Dowd and Rosamund Pike has signed on to star in State of the Union – a genuine short form comedy series for SundanceTV and Sundance Now.

Created by Nick Hornsby – and to be directed by Stephen Frears – SotU is ten ten-minute episodes that follow Louise and Tom who meet in a pub immediately before their weekly marital therapy session.

Shooting will begin this summer.

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Tele München Group (TMG) Announces Partnership with AMC Networks’ Sundance TV & Sundance Now for The Name of the Rose!

After canceling Hap and Leonard – one of the absolute best shows on TV – SundanceTV has announced its partnership with Tele München Group (TMG) and Sundance Now on the limited series The Name of the Rose.

Based on Umberto Eco’s highly acclaimed novel, the series follows Franciscan monk William of Baskerville (Turturro) and his novice Adso von Melk (Hardung) as they arrive at a secluded monastery in the Alps – where they become witnesses to a series of mysterious murders.

The Name of the Rose stars John Turturro, Michael Emerson and Rupert Everett and will launch in 2019.

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SundanceTV Celebrates Mother’s Day with Movies for Moms Marathon!

On Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 13th), SundanceTV will run the ultimate Movies for Moms marathon.

Beginning at 12 noon (11am C), the network will unspool six movies for moms, including: Honeymoon in Vegas, The Break-Up, Date Night, Pretty in Pink, How To Lose a Guy in Ten Days and When Harry Met Sally.

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Grovetown Is Always a Bad Idea Trailer: Hap and Leonard: Two Bear Mambo!

Hap and Leonard: Two Bear Mambo – Hap Collins (James Purefoy), Leonard Pine (Michael K Williams) – Photo by Jace Downs/Courtesy of SundanceTV.

Based on the Joe R. Lansdale novel, Hap and Leonard: Two Bear Mambo finds Hap and Leonard looking to bring Hap’s latest ex, Florida Grange, home from Grovetown – where she seems to have gone missing.

Grovetown – a slice of small town America from a simpler time – the Klan, segregation and worse…

Hap and Leonard: Two Bear Mambo premieres on Wednesday, March 7th.

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CBC and Sundance TV Confirm Casting of Sarah Wayne Callies in Unspeakable!

Sarah Wayne Callies has been signed to star in the eight-episode miniseries, Unspeakable – chronicling the tainted blood scandal beginning in the 1980’s.

The CBC/SundanceTV collaboration has also cast Shawn Doyle, Michael Shanks and Camille Sullivan.

Production begins this spring.

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SundanceTV Announces Event Programming for Black History Month!

SundanceTV will air a series of special programs during Black History Month. It’s February programming includes the history-making Roots miniseries; Roots: The Next Generation and Queen (final chapter of Alex Haley’s Roots story).

Also included will be bio film Malcolm X, Rosewood, The Color Purple and Ghosts of Mississippi.

Hap and Leonard stars Michael Kenneth White and Louis Gossett Jr. will provide will provide interstitial commentary on a range of topics relating to SundanceTV’s Black History Month programming.

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SundanceTV’s The A Word Concludes Season Two in Same Deep Water!

The A Word – Joe Hughes (Max Vento) – Photo by Rory Mulvey/Courtesy of SundanceTV.

In the season two finale of The A Word, Same Deep Water, an ‘End of Year Show’ at Joe’s old school brings his family members together. As Joe takes the stage, it is clear what they mean to him. But will they remain the family he knows?

The second season finale of The A Word airs on Wednesday, December 13th (10/9C).

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Louis Gossett Jr. Joins Hap and Leonard for Season Three!

Hap and Leonard – Hap Collins (James Purefoy), Leonard Pine (Michael K Williams) – Photo by Bob Mahoney/Courtesy of SundanceTV

The third season of SundanceTV’s Hap and Leonard will be subtitled The Two-Bear Mambo and adapt that Joe R. Lansdale novel for television.

Set once again in East Texas just before Christmas of 1989, Hap and Leonard scramble to locate Florida Grange, who has gone missing in the Klan-infested town of Grovetown.

Oscar®-winner Louis Gossett Jr., Psych’s Corbin Bersen and Andrew Dice Clay join the show’s cast for season three – which will premiere on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 (10/9).

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Production Begins on Season Three of Hap and Leonard!

Michael K Williams as Leonard Pine , James Purefoy as Hap Collins – Hap and Leonard – Photo Credit: James Minchin/SundanceTV.

SundanceTV’s Hap and Leonard has begun production on its third season – which will be based on the Joe. R. Lansdale novel, The Two Bear Mambo.

In season three, when Florida Grange goes missing in the Klan-infested town of Grovetown, Hap and Leonard set out to find her.

Louis Gossett Jr., Corbin Bernsen and Andrew Dice Clay will be recurring guest stars this season.

Hap and Earl: The Two-Bear Mambo is slated to return in early 2018.

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SundanceTV’s Deutschland86 Begins Production in South Africa and Berlin

Deutschland86: Season 2 – Aunt Lenora (Maria Schrader) and Martin Rauch (Jonas Nay) – Photo courtesy of SundanceTV.

The sequel to Deutchsland83, Deutschland86, has begun production – shooting in South Africa and Berlin.

The second season picks up three years later with Martin Rauch, his Aunt Lenora and their colleagues at the East German foreign intelligence agency (HVA) abandoned by Moscow and desperate for cash.

A premiere date is TBD.

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