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Strike Back Explodes Back Onto Cinemax!

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When Cinemax become co-producer of Strike Back (Fridays, 10/9C), it promised a show that would be action-packed and surprising. The biggest surprise that it wasn’t just brainless blowin’ stuff up real good. Instead, we got a series that was smart, witty (check out the tagline on the poster) and, yes, explosive.

Now the question is this: can Strike Back maintain the same high level of quality? After watching the Season Two trailer and a dramatic clip (see both following the jump), I would venture to answer in the affirmative. I know I’ll be checking it out tomorrow.

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Sonar Entertainment Announces Production On First Three of Projected Five Mini-Series ‘Disaster Pack’!

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Sonar Entertainment (recently rebranded from RHI Entertainment), producers of the Treasure Island mini-series, announced today that production has begun on three mini-series – Ring of Fire, Eve of Destruction and Delete – part of a projected ‘Disaster Pack Collection’ of five mini-series about various end-of-the-world scenarios.

Ring of Fire, starring Michael Vartan (Alias) and Terry O’Quinn (Lost) deals with a chain of volcanic eruptions around the world; Eve of Destruction, starring Steven Weber (Falling Skies, Wilfred) and Christina Cox (Blood Ties), is centered on a hijacked attempt to create a source of unlimited energy, and Delete, starring Keir Gilchrist (United States of Tara) and Matt Frewer (Max Headroom, Eureka), posits an internet turned sentient – and anti-humanity.

Details – including brief synopses and main cast members – from the press release follow the jump.

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NBC and the UK’s Sky Living Partner on Dracula!

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula is getting a new take courtesy of NBC and the United Kingdom’s Sky Living, who are partnering on a ‘provocative’ 10-episode drama series starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers of The Tudors.

The series will introduce the original gothic vampire as he comes to London to seek vengeance on those who ruined his life centuries before.

For more details, follow the jump to the official press release.

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Alphas: Season Two Premiere Promises Bigger Playing Field!

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Wake Up Call is the second season premiere of Alphas (Syfy, Mondays, 10/9C). It’s been eight months since Dr. Lee Rosen went public about the alphas and he has spent the intervening time in a mental health facility while the government has attempted to build a case for his having a history of mental health issues. But he is patient…

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