ABC’s Resurrection (Sundays, 9/8C) has a set up that reminds of Sundance TV’s brilliant The Returned. A young boy wakes in a Chinese rice paddy and is returned to his home in Arcadia, Missouri – thirty-two years after he died. His return baffles everyone – from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent who has taken him home to his best parents and best friend.
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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (Fox, Sundays, 9/8C) is, essentially, a reboot of the PBS series in which Carl Sagan gave millions of viewers an understanding of science and what it means for us in the real world. The new series, written by Ann Druyan – who was part of the original series more than thirty years ago – has, potentially, a much larger opportunity to have an impact thanks to Seth MacFarlane (yes, the Family Guy guy) and host, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson (1.7 million Twitter followers!).
Things have gotten far too personal for the Jennings family this season on The Americans (FX, Wednesdays, 10/9C), as we can see in the above clip from last week’s episode. Follow the jump for a peek at what’s next for our Russian spies.
Jack is Back! The new tension-packed 30-second spot for 24: Live Another Day puts Jack Bauer squarely behind the 8-ball! Check it out after the jump.
President Barack Obama will introduce the series premiere of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey tomorrow night. This is the logical extension of the debut of the White House Student film Festival last weekend and illustrates how important the original series was – and how important this new series is considered to be.
The President’s message will be made available online shortly after its on-air debut. Check out the press release after the jump.
Fox has renewed comedies Brooklyn Nine-Nine (the best new comedy of the season), The Mindy Project and New Girl, plus psychological thriller The Following for the 2014-15 season. Specifics can be found in the press release after the jump.
Orphan Black is now exclusively available for streaming online through Amazon.com’s Prime Instant Video. The deal between Amazon.com and BBC Worldwide North America was announced today. With the series returning to BBC America on April 19th (9/8C), Prime subscribers have plenty of time to enjoy season one’s ten episodes.
The press release follows the jump.