‘Patrick Melrose’: Benedict Cumberbatch Starrer Gets Saturday Premiere Date On Showtime; First-Look Clip
Showtime has set Saturday, May 12, 9 PM for the premiere of its five-part limited series Patrick Melrose starring Benedict Cumberbatch, and has released a first-look clip. With the date, the premium cabler also is planting its scripted flag on Saturday nights, as it prepares to expand to a new night of original programming. Patrick Melrose will join Saturday’s existing sports and movie offerings.
"As the size of our programming slate continues to grow, it makes sense for… Read
‘Power’ Renewed For Season 6 On Starz; Gets Season 5 Premiere Date
Starz has given an early renewal to its hit drama series Power. Ahead of production wrapping on Season 5, Starz has ordered an additional sixth season with Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson set to the direct the S6 premiere episode. Season 5 will return on Sunday, July 1 at 9 PM.
“As Power wraps production on season five, we want to acknowledge and thank our spectacular Power team for producing another great season,” said Carmi Zlotnik, Starz President of Programming. “We are also… Read
Elton John Tribute Concert ‘I’m Still Standing’ Gets Premiere Date On CBS
CBS will premiere Elton John: I’m Still Standing – A Grammy Salute on Tuesday, April 10 at 9 PM. The previously announced all-star concert will feature Alessia Cara, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Miranda Lambert, John Legend, Kesha, Little Big Town, Chris Martin, Shawn Mendes, Maren Morris, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and SZA performing classic songs made famous by John.
The concert also features special appearances by John Batiste, Neil Patrick Harris, Christopher Jackson, Anna… Read
‘Code Black’ Season 3 Premiere & ‘Criminal Minds’ Season Finale Move Up a Week
CBS has tweaked the schedule for the Season 3 premiere of medical drama Code Black and the Season 13 finale for Criminal Minds.
The third season of Code Black, which takes over Criminal Minds’ timeslot, will now premiere Wednesday, April 25 at 10 PM, replacing the previously announced May 2 date. It follows Survivor at 8 PM and SEAL Team at 9 PM. In addition, the Criminal Minds season finale expands to two hours and moves one week earlier to Wednesday, April 18 at 9 PM… Read
‘Six’: History’s Navy SEAL Drama Series Gets Season 2 Premiere Date
History has slotted Memorial Day, Monday, May 28 at 10 PM for a special premiere of its hit Navy SEAL drama series Six. It also will air a second new episode during its regular timeslot on Wednesday May 30 at 10 PM.
From A+E Studios, the ten-episode second season follows Navy SEAL Team Six in a mission to destroy the terrorist network responsible for the shooting of their former team leader Richard "Rip" Taggart (Walton Goggins). Led by Joe 'Bear' Graves (Barry Sloane)… Read
‘Dietland’: AMC Sets Premiere Date For Timely Revenge-Fantasy Series Starring Joy Nash & Julianna Margulies
AMC chose International Women’s Day to announce the premiere date for Dietland, its darkly comedic series starring Joy Nash and Julianna Margulies. Calling it “extraordinarily timed,” the cable net will launch the revenge fantasy with back-to-back episodes starting at 9 PM Monday, June 4.
The 10-episode series from Marti Noxon (UnReal), Skydance TV and AMC Studio follows Plum Kettle (Nash), ghostwriter for the editor of one of New York's hottest fashion magazines, as she… Read
HBO Sets ‘Vice’ Season 6 Premiere Date; Actor Michael Kenneth Williams To Investigate Juvenile Justice System
HBO has set an April 6 return date for Season 6 of Vice, its Emmy-winning weekly news magazine that this season will include 35 episodes, a boost of five over last year.
The new season, says HBO, will continue the series’ commitment to under-covered global stories with exclusive reports from Iraq, Russia, the Central African Republic and China. Domestic issues covered in the new season will include gun laws, immigration, economics, education, civil rights and “America's… Read
NBC Sets Premiere Dates For ‘America’s Got Talent’, ‘World Of Dance’, ‘American Ninja Warrior’ & ‘Running Wild’
NBC has set pre-summer premiere dates for four of its unscripted competition series.
Season 13 of America’s Got Talent will kick off at 8 PM Tuesday, May 29, followed at 10 PM by the sophomore-season bow of World of Dance. The seventh full season of American Ninja Warrior launches at 8 PM Wednesday, May 30, just ahead of Season 4 of Running Wild with Bear Grylls, which begins its run at 10 PM. ANW then will move to its regular 8-10 PM Monday slot on June 18.
America’s Got… Read
‘Marvel’s Luke Cage’ Gets Season 2 Trailer & Premiere Date On Netflix
Netflix has set a June 22 premiere for Season 2 of Marvel’s Luke Cage and released the first trailer. Check it out above.
Here is the logline for the 13-episode Season 2: After clearing his name, Luke Cage (Mike Colter) has become a celebrity on the streets of Harlem, with a reputation as bulletproof as his skin. But being so visible has only increased his need to protect the community and find the limits of who he can and can't save. With the rise of a formidable new… Read
Adult Swim Orders Toon Series ‘Ballmastrz 9009’ Starring Natasha Lyonne, Unveils Trailer & Premiere Date
Give the people what they want! Adult Swim has handed a series order to Ballmastrz 9009, a 15-minute toon that originally was piloted in 2015. It will premiere at midnight April 8, with back-to-back new episodes air on Sundays.
Created by Christy Karacas (Suerjail) and produced by Titmouse, Ballmastrz 9009 is set in the titular year when The Game has made sure there were no more wars — especially, as the trailer below notes, “those suck-ass rad wars.” It centers on Gaz… Read
‘Archer: Danger Island’: FXX Sets Premiere Date For Season 9 Of Toon Spy Comedy
Season 9 of Archer is landing on FXX in the spring. The cable net said today that Archer: Danger Island will shove off at 10 PM Wendesday, April 25.
This season of the animated spy comedy finds Sterling Archer (H. Jon Benjamin) as a semi-functioning alcoholic seaplane pilot — a lush on the lush South Pacific island of Mitimotu. It’s 1939, and while the rest of the world is concerned about the looming Second World War, Archer is concerned only with who's buying his next… Read
‘Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story’: Paramount Network & Shawn Carter Set Docuseries For Summer
Paramount Network and Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter are teaming to produce Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story, an unscripted documentary series set to air in July. Watch a promo above.
Based on the book Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin by Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the six-part docuseries focuses on the killing of the Florida teenager that became a huge American talking point and helped spur the “Black Lives Matter” movement. The announcement comes on… Read