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“Episodes” is a Showtime comedy series featuring Matt LeBlanc who won a Golden Globe in 2012 for his portrayal of a fictionalized version of himself. Tamsin Greig and Stephen Mangan play the British husband and wife producing team hired to remake their award-winning U.K. television series for the U.S., only to find it shaped in a stock sitcom by network executive meddling. Renewed for season 3,Episodes will premiere on Sunday, January 12th. The network has made the full season premiere available, though it has been edited for content. Return to Thumbnail View.
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“Chosen” follows the story of a defense lawyer who finds a strange box on his doorstep with a gun and a photo of a stranger inside it, and gets involved in a secret, deadly game. The six-episode first season premiered in full on January 17, 2013. Created by Ben Ketai and Ryan Lewis. Starring Milo Ventimiglia, Caitlin Carmichael, Nicky Whelan and Chad Michael Murray. The streaming video site Crackle, like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, has been investing in its own original series and has renewed Chosen for a second season of six half-hour episodes beginning on December 12th, 2013 with two debuting on Crackle each week. Return to Thumbnail View.(Larger Player)
“Girls” is a successful HBO television series created by Lena Dunham that premiered on HBO on April 15, 2012. The comedy-drama series follows a close group of friends living in New York City. Hannah will be headed to the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in Season 4 where two new characters will be introduced, played by Desiree Akhavan and Peter Mark Kendall. Season 4 will also feature new guest stars Zachary Quinto, Maude Apatow, Jason Ritter, Gillian Jacobs, Natasha Lyonne and Aidy Bryant. The new season will premiere in 2015.
“The Last Ship” follows the crew of a naval destroyer isolated in Antarctica. They are forced to confront the reality of a new existence after they learn that a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the earth’s population. Their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. The crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.
“Alpha House” follows four misfit senators who live together in a rented house in Washington DC. The Amazon production will appear online in November, 2013. The first three episodes will be free but the rest require an Amazon Prime subscription. The series has been renewed for season 2.
Directed by Adam Bernstein. Written by Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer-Prize winner Garry Trudeau. Starring John Goodman, Clark Johnson, Matt Malloy, Mark Consuelos, Cynthia Nixon, Amy Sedaris, Wanda Sykes and Julie White. Return to Thumbnail View.(Larger Player)
“Da Vinci’s Demons” is the newest ‘blockbuster-style’ historical fantasy show on Starz by writer David S. Goyer, known for the creation of “Batman Begins” and “Man of Steel”. The series follows a young Da Vinci who heads off beyond Florence and Milan, to save the world. From the Starz description for season 2:
“Florence is thrown into chaos in the wake of the Pazzi conspiracy and Leonardo da Vinci must push the limits of his mind and body to defend the city against the forces of Rome. When the dust settles, friends are buried and rivalries enflamed. While the Medicis go to unthinkable lengths to deal with new threats, da Vinci continues on his quest to find the fabled Book of Leaves and uncover the secret history of his mother. He’ll come to realize that he has lethal competition in his quest – new enemies who may be even worse than the forces of Pope Sixtus. His search will take him to faraway lands and force him to reevaluate everything he knew about the world and his own history.”
Created by David S. Goyer. Starring Tom Riley, Laura Haddock, Blake Ritson, Elliot Cowan, Laura Pulver, James Faulkner, Gregg Chillin Eros Vlahos, Hera Hilmar and Carolina Guerra. The series was renewed for its second season 4 and premieres March 22nd, 2014. Return to Thumbnail View.
Da Vinci’s Demons Season 2 Overview
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