Set in an alternate history where “superheroes” are treated as outlaws, the new original HBO series, Watchmen.
In today’s politically charged media landscape, no figure looms larger, even after his passing, than Roger Ailes, molding Fox News into a force that irrevocably changed the conversation about the highest levels of government. To understand the events that led to the rise of Donald Trump, one must understand Ailes. The limited series takes on that challenge, focusing primarily on the past decade in which Ailes arguably became the Republican Party’s de facto leader, while also touching on defining events in Ailes’ life, including an initial meeting with Richard Nixon on the set of The Mike Douglas Show that gave birth to Ailes’ political career and including the sexual harassment accusations and settlements that brought his Fox News reign to an end. Told through multiple points of view, the limited series aims to shed light on the psychology that drives the political process from the top down.
Writer-director Lukas Moodysson’s GÖSTA, a 12-part half-hour comedy, stars Vilhelm Blomgren as Gösta, a child psychiatrist living in rural Sweden who wants to be the kindest man in the world. Sometimes it goes well, sometimes not…
DOOM PATROL is a team of traumatized and downtrodden superheroes, each of whom has suffered a horrible accident that gave them superhuman abilities but also left them scarred and disfigured. The members of the team have found their purpose through The Chief and have come together to investigate some of the world’s weirdest phenomena. After The Chief mysteriously disappears, though, the reluctant heroes find themselves called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission that they cannot refuse.
A series about contemporary relationships.
Each episode is set in a pub immediately before Louise and Tom have their weekly marital therapy session. As the recently estranged couple ply themselves with drink and prep for their first encounter with their therapist the first clues as to what has caused the fissure in their relationship emerge: an affair.
Inspired by the epic true story of English landowner Anne Lister, this new HBO drama series follows Lister’s attempt to revitalize her inherited home, Shibden Hall – most notably for the time by taking a wife.
He is a visionary filmmaker and one of the theater’s most influential choreographers and directors. She is the greatest Broadway dancer of all time. Only Bob can create the groundbreaking musicals that allow Gwen to showcase her greatness. Only Gwen can realize the unique vision in Bob’s head. Together, they will change the face of American entertainment – at a perilous cost.
The six-part drama takes a look at a fictionalized version of current affairs through the eyes of the Lyons family in Manchester over the course of a 15-year period. Everything we fear, and everything we hope for, is happening around this tight-knit family. Society is hotter, faster, madder, with the turmoil of politics, technology and distant wars affecting the Lyons in their day-to-day lives. Britain withdraws from Europe, America becomes a lone wolf, China asserts itself, and a new world begins to form.
The biggest danger to their well-being, however, is possibly Vivienne Rook (Emma Thompson), a Trumpian MP described as a “an entertainer, a rebel, a trickster and a terror”. Set against this, the Lyons have to navigate their everyday hopes and fears, knowing that one ordinary family could never change the world. Or could they?
Jett stars Carla Gugino (San Andreas, The Haunting of Hill House) as world-class thief Daisy “Jett” Kowalski. Fresh out of prison, she is forced back into doing what she does best, and a cast of morally ambivalent, dangerous and eccentric criminals, from budding femme fatales to compromised law enforcers, are determined to exploit her skills for their own ends.
When day turns to night, ordinary people compete for freedom in the world’s deadliest street race. Over one long, crazy, life changing night, they’re competing to win the ultimate prize – freedom from the curfew that controls their lives.
Epic five-part HBO miniseries dramatizing the events surrounding the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident, as told through the stories of the brave men and women who made incredible sacrifices to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.
Heaven is actually an office in the workplace comedy – and the boss is in a very bad mood. Having grown disenchanted with the Earth he created, God is keen to finish it once and for all and move on to a new venture, like all good entrepreneurs. As the Doomsday clock starts ticking, Craig and his lower-ranking angel cohorts, have two weeks to perform their greatest planet-saving miracle yet: make two hopelessly shy humans fall in love. If they don’t, humanity is condemned to perish in a giant tsunami.
Euphoria follows a group of high school students as they navigate drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love and friendship.
All episodes of Euphoria are being written by Sam Levinson. Executive produced by Drake, Future the Prince, Ravi Nandan, Kevin Turen, Hadas Mozes Lichtenstein, Ron Leshem, Daphna Levin, Tmira Yardeni, Mirit Toovi, Yoram Mokadi and Gary Lennon.
Euphoria is based on the HOT Israeli series of the same name created by Ron Leshem, Daphna Levin and Tmira Yardeni.
In this fictional account, assistant district attorney Decourcy Ward (Aldis Hodge) arrives in Boston and forms an unlikely alliance with a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran, Jackie Rohr (Kevin Bacon). Together, they take on a family of armored car robbers in a case that grows to involve, and ultimately subvert, the entire criminal justice system of Boston.
Executive produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, City On A Hill is created and executive produced by Chuck MacLean (Boston Strangler), with multiple Emmy winner Tom Fontana (Homicide: Life on the Street) serving as showrunner, executive producer and one of the writers.
This tense psychological drama follows a young woman learning to live again after 13 years in captivity.
There is a war going on between heaven and hell. Earth is the battlefield. Human souls are the prize. On the front lines, where good and evil collide, is a soldier in search of his past and his future: Spawn.
Todd McFarlane’s Spawn tells the story of Al Simmons, an African-American employee of the U.S. government who is killed “in the line of duty” while working as a CIA assassin. Being completely devoted to his wife Wanda, Al sells his soul to the devil Malebolgia in exchange for a second chance on earth. What Al doesn’t foresee is that Malebolgia has sent him five years into the future, with no memories, and in the unrecognizable form of a “hell spawn” with superhuman powers.
This unvarnished, highly realistic HBO drama series follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore – one that culminates in a complex series of dangerous wiretaps and surveillance. Told from the points of view of both the police and their targets, the series captures a universe where easy distinctions between good and evil, and crime and punishment, are challenged at every turn.
The pier follows high-profile architect Alexandra who, though already shattered by the suicide of her husband Oscar, is even more devastated when she finds out he had been leading a double life with another woman, Veronica, and their child.
Each edition of The Chris Rock Show will be comprised of (not necessarily in this order) a stand-up monologue by Rock; a one-on-one guest segment in which Rock will spar with a special guest from the arts, politics or business; a musical performance by a well-known R&B, rap or rock artist; one or more in-studio sketches; parody “commercials”; and one or more location segments in which Rock will appear in and around town in a variety of unusual real-life situations.
The hit political podcast comes to HBO for four hour-long specials hosted by Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor.
Dimension 404 is a sci-fi anthology series that explores the wonders and horrors of our digital age. Impelled by the Internet’s notorious “404” error code, Dimension 404 aims to evoke that 3 a.m. feeling of wandering onto the weird side of the web, stumbling upon stories that cannot be explained in the world that we know. Fantastic stories about normal people put in extraordinary circumstances. What if an obscure cartoon held the secret to time travel? What if energy drinks caused the apocalypse? What if the NSA’s top analyst was a gigantic, all-knowing cube of sentient meat named Bob? These mysteries and more will be explored in six, self-contained, hour-long stories where the twist ending is just the beginning.
Black Monday takes us back to October 19, 1987 – aka Black Monday, the worst stock market crash in the history of Wall Street. To this day, no one knows who caused it… until now. It’s the story of how a group of outsiders took on the blue-blood, old-boys club of Wall Street and ended up crashing the world’s largest financial system.
Less than ten weeks remain before the general election when Annika Nilsson, a local politician in Uddevalla, is murdered on her way home from a town rally. What appears to be a simple issue – violence towards elected politicians – is complicated by her party affiliation and as the far-right political party Trygghetspartiet and the government see the murder as an opportunity to win more votes, her two grown-up children Sebbe and Sofia are caught between conflicting forces trying to use them. A topical thriller about the rising tensions in modern Sweden.
The unemployed Arthur Ahnepol ekes out a bleak existence and hatches a morbid plan: he wants his obnoxious wife to die.
Aksel, a successful businessman, returns to his Norwegian hometown 20 years after having been acquitted of the murder of his high school sweetheart Karine. But the reception from family and old friends is anything but cordial. At the same time, the future is at stake for the small fjord village’s largest business, which is owned by Karine’s mother.
Inspired by true events, I Am the Night tells the incredible story of Fauna Hodel who was given away at birth. As Fauna begins to investigate the unbelievable secrets to her past, she meets a ruined reporter, haunted by the case that undid him. Together they both follow a sinister trail that swirls ever closer to an infamous Hollywood gynecologist, Dr. George Hodel, a man involved in some of Hollywood’s darkest debauchery and possibly it’s most infamous unsolved crime.
Set in a crumbling cop shop on the wrong side of Manchester, the series follows a group of police on the front line, wondering what they did to end up here, in this force, on this side of town. Drug labs, arsonists, neo-Nazis and notorious murderers are all in a day’s work for this close-knit team, led by the dizzyingly capable but unquestionably unhinged DI Vivienne Deering. But when a particularly twisted serial killer emerges, it leaves even the most hardened of these seasoned coppers reeling.
Set in Staten Island, What We Do in the Shadows follows three vampires who have been roommates for hundreds and hundreds of years.
Fans of Pretty Little Liars have a new mystery to solve, and this time it involves a murder in the college town of Beacon Heights, where everything is not as perfect as it seems. Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists tells the story of a town of overachievers who are under an intense amount of pressure to succeed. When their high-stakes college environment pushes them to a breaking point, someone snaps. And kills someone. As they work together to solve the murder mystery, it soon becomes clear that behind every Perfectionist is a secret, a lie – and a needed alibi.
A meteorite races towards Europe. The final 8 DAYS on Earth as we know it – told through the eyes of a normal family.
Roswell, New Mexico is a love story, a relationship drama and the story of a small town… which happens to have aliens. Romantic and emotional, this is a story about people who feel like outsiders in their world — all alienated for different reasons, whether in their community, in society or even in Roswell.
Success follows the intertwining stories of four strangers, each in some way ground down by the everyday battle of life in the city, who are bound together irrevocably by a violent event. As the consequences of their actions start to infiltrate every aspect of their lives, these ordinary people, from diverse backgrounds, decide to fight back.
Inspired by Wallace Souza’s real life story, the series tell the irresistible rise and descent into hell of this small time cop from Manaus who became “Tony”, the almighty host of the show “Crime Time”, where crime scenes are broadcasted night after night.
A riveting story of love and revenge, set in the beautiful countryside of Fermanagh, Ireland in 1885. A world of spies, deception and betrayal, with simmering tensions of class, politics and religion that threaten to tear the country apart.
When her daughter Julie disappears in Paris’ underground tunnels, retired cop Catherine embarks on a race against time to find her. With the help of Julie’s police partner, she investigates the mysteries of Julie’s past and the horrors of the city’s underbelly.
“Baron Noir” tells the political and judicial battles of Philippe Rickwaert, who is both a mayor in the North of France and a member of the French Parliament. Between the two rounds of the presidential election, Rickwaert’s future collapses when his mentor, the candidate for the main left-wing party, sacrificies him in order to save his campaign.
When their best friend Alison mysteriously vanishes, four girls believe their secrets are safe forever. But when they begin to receive threatening messages from someone named “A,” the truth may be only one text away. Filled with mystery, scandal, intrigue and nail-biting suspense, Pretty Little Liars is based on the best-selling book series for young adults.
Miss Sherlock is a consulting detective with unparalleled observation and deductive reasoning skills. She takes on cases that the Tokyo police are unable to solve on their own.
A six-episode hour-long horror series that takes place across six Asian countries – Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand – with each episode based on a modern adaptation of each country’s deeply-rooted myths and folklore, featuring supernatural beings and occult beliefs.
A spine-chilling anthology series unlike any other, “Channel Zero” devotes each season to a telling one original horror story. The first season, entitled “Channel Zero: Candle Cove,” is based on the terrifying viral internet tale by Kris Straub. It follows one man’s growing obsession with the children’s television program “Candle Cove,” a creepy puppet show from the 1980s with a disturbing connection to a deadly unsolved mystery from his childhood.
Tell Me a Story takes the world’s most beloved fairy tales and reimagines them as a dark and twisted psychological thriller. Set in modern-day New York City, the first season of this serialized drama interweaves “The Three Little Pigs,” “Little Red Riding Hood” and “Hansel and Gretel” into an epic and subversive tale of love, loss, greed, revenge and murder.
When a hack is unleashed on a German bank, cyber-crimes investigator Lisa Metz gets sent to Timisoara, a city in Romania, where the hack seems to have originated. Lisa is a German from the original German community in Romania, though she’s lived in Germany for most of her life. This journey will have her come to grips with her family’s murky past, as well as the culture clash she’s reminded of every step of the way.
An innocent game of “Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Board” goes wrong when the five teen girls who played start dying off in the exact way that was predicted, forcing the survivors to figure out why they’re being targeted – and whether the evil force hunting them down is one of their own.
Set in the mid 1800s, Grisse is the story of an unlikely group of heroes who lead a rebellion against a brutal Dutch ruler and find themselves in control of the town.
Sally is about to marry David, her nebbish boyfriend of ten years, when she encounters the charismatic Emma. The two fall into a romantic relationship, but what starts out as an exciting and sexy fling takes an unexpected turn when Emma reveals herself to be a nightmare. The story of a love affair that quickly spirals out of control.
An eight-episode story charting seven day’s from the life of a cocaine dealer whose perfectly organised life begins to sink into chaos while he is forced to make the most important choices in his life.
When the most important friend in her life seems to disappear without trace, Elena Greco, an elderly woman living in a house crammed with books, switches on her PC and starts writing her own story, and that of Lila. She tells the tale of their friendship, which started at school in the 1950s.
Juggling a new relationship, parental responsibilities, friendship and a sick brother while earning a living would be difficult for anyone, but it’s particularly difficult when you’re a hitman. Ray Shoesmith “takes care of people” – collecting debts, relieving them of drugs and guns, and often taking care of them on a permanent basis.
When a rising high school football player from South L.A. is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High, the wins, losses and struggles of two families from vastly different worlds — Crenshaw and Beverly Hills — begin to collide. Inspired by the life of U.S. pro football player Spencer Paysinger.
Based on a prison break in upstate New York in 2015, this is the story of two convicts who spawned a statewide manhunt and were aided in their escape by a married female prison employee who became involved with both men.
The iconic heroes and villains of The Vampire Diaries and The Originals left an enduring legacy of love and family in their wake, which continues in LEGACIES, a thrilling drama that tells the story of the next generation of supernatural beings at The Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted.
“Camping” følger en gruppe gamle venner, der tager på campingtur for at fejre en skelsættende fødselsdag – en lejlighed, der fremmaner store følelser, skjulte spændinger og minder, som de helst ville glemme.
Brilliant historian Diana Bishop is a witch denying her own heritage. But when she unexpectedly calls up an ancient, bewitched manuscript from Oxford’s Bodleian library, one that was thought by the creatures to be lost and could answer the mysteries of their existence, she finds herself thrown into the heart of a dangerous mystery.
In this mystery thriller, a plane disappears and returns years later after being presumed lost at sea. No time has passed for those on the plane, but for their loved ones at home, many have gone by. The series follows their lives as well as the larger mystery that is their destiny.
A psychological-horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse, CASTLE ROCK combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King’s best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland.
WHO IS AMERICA? is a half-hour series from comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, in his return to series television for the first time in more than a decade. In the works over the past year, the seven-episode series explores the diverse individuals who populate the unique United States, and features Baron Cohen experimenting in the playground of 2018 America.
Mayans M.C. is the next chapter in the Sons of Anarchy saga. Set in a post-Jax Teller world, Ezekiel “EZ” Reyes is fresh out of prison and a prospect in the Mayans M.C. charter on the Cali/Mexi border. Now, EZ must carve out his new identity in a town where he was once the golden boy with the American Dream in his grasp.
All-new late-night series from filmmaker/artist/musician Terence Nance: a subversive look at contemporary American life, featuring assorted vignettes with an ensemble cast.
Kidding centers on Jeff, aka Mr. Pickles, an icon of children’s television and a beacon of kindness and wisdom to America’s impressionable young minds. But when this beloved personality’s family begins to implode, Jeff finds no fairytale, fable or puppet will guide him through this crisis, which advances faster than his means to cope.
Roberto Ávila is a hitman with a unique advantage to his job: his organization owns a funeral business that destroys all evidence of his crimes.
His life will spin out of control when he gets promoted and starts teaching a troubled teenager about the business, while keeping his true persona a secret to his wife and only son.
Romesh Ranganathan, one of the most popular stand-ups in the UK, uproots his entire family – his supportive wife, three kids, his Sri Lankan mother and his eccentric uncle – and immigrates to Los Angeles. In addition to his efforts to rebuild a life from scratch, Ranganathan books himself an audacious U.S. gig – the 6,000-seat Greek Theater – with only three months to sell it out.
Camille Preaker, a city journalist with a history of psychiatric issues, returns to her rural hometown of Wind Gap, MO to cover the apparent murders of two preteen girls. Trying to put together a psychological puzzle from her past, Camille finds herself clashing with her overbearing mother, Adora, falling back into a dangerous series of self-destructive habits, and identifying with the young murder victims a bit too closely.
An all-new dramatic series based on the crime novels by J.K. Rowling (under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith) that follows weathered war-veteran-turned-private detective Cormoran Strike and his resourceful assistant, Robin Ellacott.
Succession explores themes of power, politics and family through the eyes of an aging, uber-wealthy media mogul and his four grown children.
After their graduation, the class of 2018 gathers to celebrate their last night together at their local rec center for “Grad Night,” an all-night party with dancing, karaoke, games—and a rule that no one can come in or out for twelve full hours. For most the night signals their last chance to accomplish some high school dream. What would you do with your last night in high school?
Set in the 1980s, POSE is a dance musical that explores the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York: the ball culture world, the rise of the luxury Trump-era universe and the downtown social and literary scene.
Two teenagers from very different backgrounds, find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers which are mysteriously linked to one another. Tandy can emit light daggers and Tyrone has the ability to engulf others in darkness. They quickly learn they are better together than apart, but their feelings for each other make their already complicated world even more challenging.
Beginning in 1979 in Palermo, the story unfolds through the eyes of one young boy, Salvatore, and his family. As Salvatore falls in love with new girl at school Alice and competes for her affection with best friend Fofo, his father Lorenzo tries to stay true his principles in a city where the Mafia code prevails. But the more he resists the inevitable pull of the Mafia, the more he has to compromise.
Patrick Melrose follows the story of Patrick, a troubled member of the English upper class, from his childhood in the South of France, to his adult life in New York and London. Abused by his father as a child, Patrick suffers psychological trauma, and battles with heroin addiction.
Bad Banks takes a fascinating look behind the scenes of the world of high finance. It is an adrenaline-driven game of power and manipulation, of economic interests and political common sense, of personal ambitions and shifting loyalties. To survive in this game of power, you have to surpass yourself and be willing to overstep boundaries.
The series portrays the complicated relationship between a high school guidance counselor and her students, who always seem to get into dramatic situations.
O Negócio (THE BUSINESS) tells the story of Karin, Luna and Magali, three attractive, intelligent women who come together with the aim of revolutionizing their chosen profession. With their careers at a crossroads, they share one vision – why can’t the oldest profession in the world benefit from modern marketing and planning methods? Karin, Luna and Magali are escort girls, but they’re ready to act like business women.
While investigating what appears to be the routine death of a computer hacker in London, partners and enemies, Charlie Hicks and Elaine Renko, inadvertently stumble upon proof that the world is facing certain destruction – in only five years. This is a terrifying reality that the secret state is urgently attempting to suppress. As Hicks and Renko find themselves pursued by ruthless Security Service operatives, who are willing to kill them in order to keep them silent, they must use all their ingenuity to protect themselves and those that they love.
Based on the novellas by Luke Jennings Killing Eve centers on two women; Eve is a bored, whip-smart, pay-grade MI5 security officer whose desk-bound job doesn’t fulfil her fantasies of being a spy. Villanelle is a mercurial, talented killer who clings to the luxuries her violent job affords her. These two fiercely intelligent women, equally obsessed with each other, go head to head in an epic game of cat and mouse.
A series of violent videos from an unknown user named ‘monkeyman’ target Hailey, Rowan and Elisia – a group of high school students whose pasts are inexplicably connected. t@gged is a modern day thriller that explores the terrifying risks of social media in a world of anonymity.
A group of students trapped at a high school must fight for survival when blood thirsty mutants take over after a meltdown at the city’s chemical plant.
What if Superman never existed? Set two generations before the destruction of Superman’s home planet, Krypton follows Seg-El, the legendary Man of Steel’s grandfather, who is faced with a life and death conflict – save his home planet or let it be destroyed in order to restore the fate of his future grandson.
This 10-episode parody follows the tru-ish misadventures of the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, and his merry band of advisors and family members.
In THE DISAPPEARANCE, Anthony’s extended family is devastated by his unexplained and sudden disappearance. The series premiere opens the story the night before Anthony’s disappearance and follows the family through the investigation of his sudden vanishing. As the fractured family bands together to solve the mystery that has uprooted their lives, long-held secrets are uncovered. Driven by hope and a relentless determination to do whatever necessary to uncover the mystery, the same hidden truths that threaten to shatter this family may also be the very key to reuniting them.
Inspired by actual events, Trust delves into the trials and triumphs of one of America’s wealthiest and unhappiest families, the Gettys. Equal parts family history, dynastic saga and an examination of the corrosive power of money, Trust explores the complexities at the heart of every family, rich or poor.
When disgraced Harvard philosophy scholar Jack Griffin loses out on his dream job, he is forced to return to Toledo, Ohio, and work as a high school Advanced Placement biology teacher. As he comes crashing in to Whitlock High School, Jack makes it absolutely clear he will not be teaching any biology. Realizing he has a room full of honor roll students at his disposal, Jack decides instead to use the kids for his own benefit.
In this all-new dark comedy series, a depressed hitman has a career epiphany when he discovers the intoxicating world of LA theater acting, but his criminal ties won’t let him walk away.
A fresh and candid look at the complicated forces at work in America today, as seen through the eyes of a progressive, multi-racial family grappling with challenges both familiar and preternatural.
From Steven Soderbergh, this six-part thriller focuses on a successful children’s author and illustrator whose rural idealism gets submerged by an avalanche of deception, lies, corruption… and murder.
On Chicago’s south side, an average day finds kids prepping for school as their parents head off to work, young adults trying to make a living, and the elders keeping an eye on things from their front porches. But in this tough neighborhood, real dangers threaten daily to squelch dreams, and the simplest decisions can have life or death consequences. THE CHI is a timely coming-of-age drama series centered on a group of residents who become linked by coincidence but bonded by the need for connection and redemption.
Britannia begins in 43AD as the Roman Army, determined and terrified in equal measure, returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia – a mysterious land ruled by wild warrior women and powerful druids who can channel the mysterious forces of the Underworld. Arch Celtic rivals Kerra and Antedia must face the Roman invasion led by the towering figure of Aulus Plautius as it cuts a swathe through the Celtic Resistance.
This series is about two brothers named Wirt and Greg who find themselves lost in the Unknown; a strange forest adrift in time. they travel through the foggy land in hope of finding a way home.
Gunpowder is tellin the story of England’s original terrorist plot. Carefully recreating England of 1605, an era perilously fractured by religious divisions, Gunpowder follows a group of disillusioned and desperate young radicals as they are driven to attempt the most heinous of acts.
Following the home invasion murder of Matt Skokie – a war vet – and an assault on his wife Gwen, four suspects are brought into custody: Tony Gutiérrez, an impressionable teen who got in way over his head even under the watchful eye of his dedicated and hard-working father, Alonzo Gutiérrez. Hector Tontz, a young man who has lived life on the fringes of society and has made bad decisions just to survive. Carter Nix and Aubry Taylor, two incredibly lost souls whose addiction to drugs and to one another has become destructive and paralyzing.
Though the suspects fit a profile, they and their situations are far more complicated than anyone would have initially believed… As is true for the victims themselves.
This thrilling film about the dangers of the digital age, and the risks we take when we put our entire lives online, follows YouTube sensation Garrett and an obsessive superfan-turned-stalker who will stop at nothing to get close to him.
Academy Award® winning screenwriter Dustin LanceBlack (Milk) chronicles the real-life personal and political struggles, set-backs and triumphs of a diverse family of LGBT men and women who helped pioneer one of the last legs of the U.S. Civil Rights movement from its turbulent infancy in the 20th century to the once unfathomable successes of today. Starring in the event limited series are Guy Pearce as LGBT activist Cleve Jones, Mary-Louise Parker as women’s rights leader Roma Guy and Rachel Griffiths as her wife, social justice activist DIANE.
Relu is a family man. He has a wife, two children and he leads a double life. Seen through the eyes of his family, Relu Oncescu seems to be an ordinary taxi driver. No one suspects that Relu works as a collector for Capitanu, a local mobster. Neither of the worlds he is living in knows about the other. Relu manages to keep everything under control, but not for long. With each passing day the secrets become more and more overwhelming and the lies start coming to light one by one.
The Pack is a story about border guards in the Bieszczady but also about a place which determines specific attitudes and behaviours. The story starts with a bomb attack which kills officers from a Border Guard unit deployed in the Bieszczady Mountains. Only one of them survives. Captain Rebrow (Leszek Lichota) loses his friends and his beloved Ewa in the attack. Feeling confused, he tries to get at the bottom of the assault and find out who is the mastermind behind the bombing. His commanders are also determined to reveal the truth. The official investigation is led by the prosecutor’s office.
Sexologist and therapist Sofia Prado directs a center for alternative therapies for couples. But while she is helping people to face up to their difficulties and desires, she also has to deal with her own emotional turmoil, which she hides from everyone. As her patients’ intimate truths come to the surface, Sofia’s secrets also begin to emerge as she finds herself caught up in the investigation of a complex web of corruption operated by Edgar Eleno Andreazza, a powerful banker and businessman with a great deal of influence on the government.
Talented, young African-American comedian Floyd Mooney catches a few breaks that set him on the path to becoming “white famous.” But can he achieve cross-over success with his integrity still intact?
Series centers on Sam Loudermilk, a recovering alcoholic and substance abuse counselor with an extremely bad attitude. He’s unapologetically uncensored and manages to anger everyone in his life. Although he has his drinking under control, his life is one step forward, 12 steps back.
Every teenager thinks their parents are evil. What if you found out they actually were? Marvel’s Runaways is the story of six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other but who must unite against a common foe – their parents.
“Marvel’s Inhumans” explores the never-before-told epic adventure of the royal family including Black Bolt, the enigmatic, commanding King of the Inhumans, with a voice so powerful that the slightest whisper can destroy a city. After the Royal Family of Inhumans is splintered by a military coup, they barely escape to Hawaii where they are greeted with surprising interactions with the lush world and humanity around them. Now they must find a way to reunite with each other and return to their home before their way of life is destroyed forever.
All-new Cinemax animated series from Mike Judge that chronicles the humorous, tragic, unbelievable tales of some of country music’s most eccentric characters.
Sexologist and therapist Sofia Prado directs a center for alternative therapies for couples. But while she is helping people to face up to their difficulties and desires, she also has to deal with her own emotional turmoil, which she hides from everyone.
As her patients’ intimate truths come to the surface, Sofia’s secrets also begin to emerge as she finds herself caught up in the investigation of a complex web of corruption operated by Edgar Eleno Andreazza, a powerful banker and businessman with a great deal of influence on the government.
Knightfall follows the Knights Templar, the elite warriors of the Crusade, after the Fall of Acre in which both the Holy Land and the Holy Grail were lost. We join the Knights Templar years later in Paris, where the mysterious death of their Temple Master leaves behind a clue about the Grail and its whereabouts, sending them on a mission to find the lost Cup of Christ.
Set in Boston, SMILF will take a raw and honest comedic look at a single, 20-something from Southie whose desires for relationships, sex, and a career collide with the realities of young, single motherhood.
Graves, tells the story of President Richard Graves, a former two-term POTUS as he embarks on a Don Quixote-like quest to right the wrongs of his administration and reclaim his legacy 25 years after leaving the White House.
The Deuce follows the story of the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry in New York’s Times Square from the early 1970s through the mid-1980s, exploring the rough-and-tumble world at the pioneering moments of what would become the billion-dollar American sex industry.
All-new half-hour anthology series from Jay and Mark Duplass that tells assorted tales of the various characters who pass through a single room of an average American motel.
Los Angeles 1983. SNOWFALL is a drama set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it. The story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course, including Franklin Saint, a young street entrepreneur on a quest for betterment; Gustavo Zapata, a Mexican wrestler caught up in a power struggle within a crime family; Teddy McDonald, a CIA operative running from a dark past who begins an off-book operation to fund the Nicaraguan Contras; and Lucia Villanueva, the self-possessed daughter of a Mexican crime lord.
EL JARDÍN DE BRONCE – The life of Fabián Lila Danubio changes forever when their four year-old daughter disappears without trace on the Buenos Aires subway. There is no motive, no clues and no witnesses. The parents conduct a desperate search over many years and finally come to a surprising conclusion.
Rome, 30 April 1993. A crowd throws coins at Italian politician Bettino Craxi – as if the Civil War has begun. Be quick if you want a place in the new system. Now, it´s every man for himself.
Leo dreams of political adventures, building a new movement. But before, he must face a murder sentence, deal with the remains of his reputation and resist the temptations of the past.
A working class hero turned politician, Pietro is about to lose everything that gave meaning to his life; but like a numbing chill, it dawns on him that he really does enjoy the merciless game of politics.
TV starlet Veronica seems to have everything she wanted, but was it worth it?
On the other hand, special investigator Luca doesn’t want power, he’s fighting it. His health is deteriorating and his love life confuses him.
1993, the follow-up to 1992, is the last chance to set up the Second Republic. Everyone fights their own battles.
The Good Fight picks up one year after the events of the final episode of “The Good Wife.” In the new series, an enormous financial scam has destroyed the reputation of a young lawyer, Maia Rindell, while simultaneously wiping out her mentor and godmother Diane Lockhart’s savings. Forced out of Lockhart & Lee, they join Lucca Quinn at one of Chicago’s preeminent law firms.
Based on the novel by Rebecca Serle, Famous In Love follows ordinary college student Paige as she gets her big break after auditioning for the starring role in a Hollywood blockbuster. Paige must now navigate her new star-studded life and undeniable chemistry with her two co-leads while discovering the highs and lows that come with being the new It Girl in town.
The new limited event series TWIN PEAKS picks up twenty-five years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town were stunned when their homecoming queen Laura Palmer was shockingly murdered. Considered one of the most influential television series of all time, the new TWIN PEAKS stars Golden Globe® winner and Emmy® nominee Kyle MacLachlan as FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper.
The fictional series explores L.A.’s famed ‘70s stand-up comedy scene where the careers of legends such as David Letterman, Jay Leno and Richard Pryor were launched. The series delves into the inspired, damaged and complicated psyches of those who stand alone in front of an audience “dying” for fame, fortune and, with any luck, a shot on Johnny Carson.
Enforcing his own brand of justice a strong-willed, quiet lawman haunted by his past, U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens has returned to his native Kentucky to do what he has always done best – see that justice is served. When a case brings him face-to-face with an old friend who is now on the wrong side of the law, Raylan must also confront some long unfinished business with his ex-wife and aging father. This series is based on a short story by the international best-selling author of 3:10 to “Yuma” and “Get Shorty”, Elmore Leonard.
Claire Randall is reunited with her husband after returning from the battlefields of World War II. While on their second honeymoon she walks through one of the ancient stone circles that dot the British Isles and is suddenly transported to 1743 Scotland, torn by war and rogue Highland clans. Hurled back in time by forces she cannot understand, Claire is catapulted into intrigue and danger when she is accused of being a spy. Forced by circumstance to marry an outlawed Highlander, she finds herself falling in love and torn by her loyalties to two men in vastly different times, all of which may threaten her life and shatter her heart.
Guerrilla tells the story of two politically engaged and idealistic young lovers, who set out to fight against the injustice and deep-rooted prejudice that they face on a daily basis in 1970s London. Marcus and Jas are passionate Black Power freedom fighters, whose fervour for each other is matched by their desire for social revolution.
The drama series, based on the award-winning, best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, is the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly part of the United States. Facing environmental disasters and a plunging birthrate, Gilead is ruled by a twisted fundamentalism regime that treats women as property of the state. As one of the few remaining fertile women, Offred (Elisabeth Moss) is a Handmaid in the Commander’s household, one of the caste of women forced into sexual servitude as a last desperate attempt to repopulate a devastated world. In this terrifying society where one wrong word could end her life, Offred navigates between Commanders, their cruel Wives, domestic Marthas, and her fellow Handmaids — where anyone could be a spy for Gilead — all with one goal: to survive and find the daughter that was taken from her.
Spy drama set at the CIA in modern-day Berlin, where a new case officer is on a mission to uncover the source of a leak supplying information to a whistleblower. Faced with deception, danger and moral compromises he dives deeper into the German capital’s hall of mirrors and uncovers the threads of a conspiracy leading back to Washington.
Childhood soulmates, Georgia and Holly, are only a few weeks into the so-called best years of their lives at university in Edinburgh, when Georgia gets drawn into an elite clique of alpha girls, led by lecturer Jude Monroe. Jude’s brand of feminism is alluring, just like the circle of bright students she surrounds herself with.
Georgia’s effortless entry into the clique leaves Holly out in the cold. But Holly’s jealousy soon escalates to panic as Georgia begins acting erratically. Alarmed by this transformation in her best friend, Holly is compelled to follow her into Jude’s closely-guarded circle.
What she discovers is a seductive world of lavish parties, populated by Edinburgh’s highestpowered business men and women. But it’s a world underpinned by sordid compromise, and as Holly exposes its deeply corrupt core, the danger mounts from all angles, for her and Georgia. Can Holly reclaim her soulmate? And at what cost to herself?
Liar tells the story of a night that changes the lives of Laura Nielson and Andrew Earlham forever.
Laura is a smart and dedicated teacher, not long out of a relationship and unsure about getting back on the dating scene. Andrew is a renowned surgeon whose son is a pupil at Laura’s school. An initial attraction leads to a date, but neither fully realises the far-reaching consequences that their meeting will have on each other or their families. Truth and consequences go hand in hand in a tense and gripping thriller that examines both sides of a relationship and both sides of the truth. Are there really two sides to every story?
A serial killer thriller told in reverse, RELLIK gradually unravels the truth behind a string of gruesome murders. Damaged and charismatic detective, DCI Gabriel Markham, is on an obsessive hunt for a brutal killer. As his personal and professional lives unfurl, RELLIK explores how our pasts make us who we are.
FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN tells the story of the legendary rivalry between Joan Crawford and Bette Davis during their collaboration on the Academy Award®-nominated thriller What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? and well after the cameras stopped rolling. The series explores how the two women endured ageism, sexism, and misogyny while struggling to hang on to success and fame in the twilight of their careers.
Set in 1814, Taboo follows James Keziah Delaney, a man who has been to the
ends of the earth and comes back irrevocably changed. Believed to be long dead, he returns home to London from Africa to inherit what is left of his father’s
shipping empire and rebuild a life for himself. But his father’s legacy is a
poisoned chalice, and with enemies lurking in every dark corner, James must
navigate increasingly complex territories to avoid his own death sentence. Encircled by conspiracy, murder, and betrayal, a dark family mystery unfolds in a combustible tale of love and treachery.
Created by and starring Pete Holmes, this new HBO half-hour comedy series follows a stand-up comic whose suburban life unravels, forcing him to reevaluate his priorities amidst the rough-and-tumble NYC comedy scene.
Heartless follows Sofie and Sebastian – two siblings with a deep dark and fatal secret. In order to survive they must suck energy out of other people. We follow their quest for answers as to why they are this way and their search leads them to Ottmannsgaard, a boarding school with plenty of deep dark secrets of its own.
Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Shailene Woodley star in an HBO limited drama series that tells the darkly comedic story of three northern-California mothers whose seemingly perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.
The mini series Valea Muta (Silent Valley) explores the relationship between two teenagers who are going back and forth between friendship and mutual attraction while they are trapped in a series of events that put them in danger: they witness multiple killings committed in a forest near Brasov.
The series Wasteland (Pustina) opens with an event that will have a life-changing effect on all the members of a close-knit, multi-generational village community in Northern Bohemia. Just as the mayor of Pustina, Hana Sikorova, reaches the peak of her struggle against a large, foreign mining company that is eager to access the huge coal reserves that lie beneath the village, and is offering villagers attractive compensation in exchange for selling their homes, her fourteen-year old daughter Misha goes missing. As long-standing family relationships begin to disintegrate, Hana starts to doubt the integrity of every member of her community. Initially helpful in the desperate search for the missing Misa, the citizens of Pustina soon begin to reveal their true colors.
Set in and around Memphis during the early 1970s, Quarry is a thrilling action drama that centers on the character of Mac Conway, a Marine who returns home from a second tour of duty in Vietnam, only to find himself stigmatized by his involvement in a highly publicized massacre while fighting abroad. Though he and his fellow Marine Arthur Solomon have been exonerated of wrongdoing, they are greeted with hostility and rejection in Memphis, with neither able to land a decent job. With Mac’s relationship with his wife Joni growing tenuous, he and Arthur are tempted by a lucrative offer from The Broker, a shady criminal involved in a network of killing and corruption that spans the length of the Mississippi River. At first, Mac refuses to offer up his services to The Broker, but after Arthur opts to trade his principles for quick cash, Mac – whom The Broker codenames “Quarry” – finds himself conscripted against his better judgment into The Broker’s crew, a turn of events that has dire consequences for both himself and Joni.
A single camera comedy in which Adlon plays “Sam,” a working actor with no filter who is trying to earn a living, navigate her daughters’ lives, have fun with a friend or two, and also, just maybe, squeeze in some private time once in a while. Her life is funny to watch, but you wouldn’t want to live it (except sometimes).
The Vampire Diaries is the story of two vampire brothers obsessed with the same beautiful girl in a small town where supernatural beings live in secret amongst its residents. As the series begins, brothers Stefan and Damon Salvatore return to their hometown of Mystic Falls, Virginia, for very different reasons.
Born Kara Zor-El (Melissa Benoist) on the doomed planet Krypton, the preteen Kara escaped at the same time as the infant Kal-El, but didn’t arrive on Earth until many years later after being lost in the Phantom Zone. Protected and raised by her adopted family, the Danvers, Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, Alex, and learned to hide the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin. Years later, at age 24, living in National City and working as an assistant for Catco Worldwide Media mogul Cat Grant (Calista Flockhart), Kara has spent so many years trying to fit in that she forgot to ever stand out. All that changes when she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and become the hero she was always destined to be. With the help of Daily Planet photographer James Olsen, her bioengineer sister Alex, and the research of the super-secret, off-the-grid Department of Extra-Normal Operations (DEO) and its head Hank Henshaw, who are tasked with keeping the Earth safe from aliens, Kara takes to the skies to protect her world. Her foes include both a sinister extraterrestrial menace and the high-tech terrestrial threat of clever villains with powerful weaponry.
A provocative look at the worlds of horseracing and gambling, told through a diverse group of characters surrounding a California racetrack. The series centers on an intuitive tough guy named Chester “Ace” Bernstein, who has always been involved with gambling, from bookmaking and money laundering to casino operations. Recently released from prison after three years, he teams with Gus Economou, his longtime chauffeur and muscle, to craft a complex plan involving the Santa Anita Racetrack in California. As they plot out Ace’s strategy, the pair recruits Turo Escalante, a successful trainer with a sordid reputation. In the meantime, an old trainer nurtures a possible breakthrough thoroughbred, while a ragtag group of four racetrack groupies band together to try to catch lightning in a bottle – as winners of an elusive Pick Six bet.
This two-part miniseries tells the humorous, poignant story of a declining New England town and its inhabitants, whose lives are deeply rooted in and influenced by the Knox River and its vacant mills, their class differences, and ghosts of the past. Starring Ed Harris, Helen Hunt, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Newman, Robin Wright Penn, Aidan Quinn and Joanne Woodward. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Richard Russo: Empire Falls.
Covering such genres as science fiction, horror and noire, this half-hour series will be comprised of six anthology editions set within a slightly surreal, retro-futuristic urban landscape, and filled with larger-than-life characters as well as violence, sex intrigue and dark humor.
He was the most vilified dictator of our generation, a ruthless Machiavellian dictator whose attempt to impose his will, and ubiquitous image, on Iraq and its neighbors led to a pair of wars with the U.S. and, finally, his capture and execution. This four-hour miniseries tells, with stunning authority and detail, the behind-the-scenes saga of House of Saddam.
1934. The Dustbowl. The last great age of magic. In a time of titanic sandstorms, vile plagues, drought and pestilence –signs of God’s fury and harbingers of the Apocalypse – the final conflict between good and evil is about to begin. The battle will take place in the Heartland of an empire called America. And when it is over, man will forever trade away wonder for reason.
Starring Australian comedian/actor/writer Chris Lilley, who amps up his acutely observed, character-based comedy style – mastered in his two previous series Summer Heights High and We Can Be Heroes – to a new conceptual stratosphere.Within the 12-episode arc of Angry Boys, Lilley picks up where he left off with two of the characters first seen in We Can Be Heroes: identical twins “Daniel and Nathan Sims” (both portrayed by Lilley), 17-year-old boys living at home in rural Australia. Angry Boys also introduces four new characters (Lilley again!) whose lives intersect at times with the Sims’: “Blake Oakfield,” a former surfing world champion who’s currently resting on his laurels; “S.mouse,” an African- American rapper whose suburban upbringing belies his hard-edged image; “Jen Okazaki,” a Japanese mother intent on turning her son into a skateboarding legend; and “Ruth ‘Gran’ Sims,” an unorthodox prison officer at a boy’s detention center. Shot documentary-style, each taboo-crossing, half-hour episode is hilariously unconventional and impetuous, filled with endearing characters that are sure to make audiences laugh with delight.
Westworld is an ambitious and highly imaginative drama series that elevates the concept of adventure and thrill-seeking to a new, ultimately dangerous level. In the futuristic fantasy park known as Westworld, a group of android “hosts” deviate from their programmers’ carefully planned scripts in a disturbing pattern of aberrant behavior. With an exceptional cast headed by Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton and Jeffrey Wright, Westworld was inspired by the 1973 motion picture written and directed by Michael Crichton (Jurassic Park), and was created for television by EPs Jonathan Nolan (Interstellar, The Dark Knight) and Lisa Joy (Pushing Daisies, Burn Notice).
Divorce centers on Frances (Sarah Jessica Parker), who, after more than a decade of marriage and two children, has suddenly begun to reassess her life and her strained relationship with her husband Robert The series begins with the 50th birthday party of their friend Diane – an occasion marked by high drama when Diane and her husband Nick get into an over-the-top fight – which convinces Frances to tell Robert they should split. But Frances soon discovers that making a clean break and a fresh start is harder than she thought, while Robert, blindsided by Frances’ epiphany, struggles to cope with their marriage falling apart. The story of a very, very long divorce, the 10-episode first season follows Frances and Robert as they grapple with the fallout from their failing union, not just for themselves, but also for their children and friends. Finding sharp, observant humor in tense situations ranging from awkward public encounters to bitter private therapy sessions, Divorce is about two people at the most difficult moment in their lives, feeling more intense emotions for each other than they’ve felt in years.
Creator/writer/star Issa Rae brings her fresh voice to HBO with this painfully funny new comedy series, which follows best friends Issa and Molly as they navigate the tricky professional and personal terrain of Los Angeles, while facing the challenges of being two black women who defy all stereotypes. Though Issa fancies herself a badass rapper when she’s alone in front of the mirror, her day-to-day life as the “token black girl” at an educational non- profit is far less empowering. With 30 looming large, Issa starts to reconsider a five-year relationship with unemployed boyfriend Lawrence (Jay Ellis), which is going nowhere fast. Struggling just the same is Issa’s BFF Molly, whose professional success as a high-paid lawyer stands in stark contrast to her dismal dating life. After an unexpected performance at an open-mic night, Issa decides to embrace a better and bolder side, but learns that, despite the confidence of her razor-sharp rhymes, being less insecure in everyday life isn’t quite as easy. Over the course of eight Season 1 episodes, Insecure explores the black female experience in a subtle, witty and authentic way, as Issa and Molly stumble their way towards pulling their lives together, while trying their hardest to never settle for less.
This new series is inspired by the real missions of SEAL Team Six, the unit best known for killing Osama bin Laden and popularized by hit films like Lone Survivor and Captain Phillips. With the help of a former Special Operations Forces team member to ensure authenticity and accuracy while preserving secrecy of classified missions, SIX is the story of a brotherhood of an elite Special Operations Forces unit. They are the best at what they do. This series depicts the emotional truths of what it means to be in SEAL Team Six, including making the life and death decisions that protect one another and their country.
Mamon is a fictional series set in current-day Czech Republic but has its roots in the 1990s.
The story is an accurate portrayal of real 1990´s practices: the privatization of state companies, embezzlement and corruption at the public prosecutor´s office. The main character of the story is a journalist working on an important investigation of a major state entity. During a background check for the story he stumbles across controversial information regarding his own brother, who seems to be involved in a related scandal. The series follows several story lines, majoring on the work of the investigative journalist and his relationship with his own family, the investigation into a state-owned company, the part played by the police in the matter and the questionable practices operating in the public prosecution office. There is also another connection between the main character and the investigation, a religious motif, which is an integral part of the whole story.
The Pact is a six-episode thriller series, set in the reality of modern Poland. The main character is Piotr, (Marcin Dorociński), a celebrated investigative journalist whom we first meet during a media frenzy arising from his latest investigative article.
The Miklósi family have a life anyone would envy. The father, Attila, is a prosperous entrepreneur; the mother, Janka, does voluntary work at a charity for the homeless. Mira, their daughter, is top of her class and even the rebellious black sheep, Márk, is talented and is planning a career as a rapper. Their easy living, however, is just an illusion and when the father resolves to turn over a new leaf, their idyll is shattered. We soon see that each of the family members has different ideas about how they want to get on in life.
Bill Simmons hosts a new weekly HBO talk show focusing on current happenings in pop culture, tech, sports and beyond. Each half-hour edition features Simmons’ signature commentary on the world of sports through the lens of the die-hard fan, contributions from regular correspondents, and an extended one-on-one interview with a special guest on original topics.
From the producers of “Orphan Black”, “Killjoys” follows a fun-loving, hard-living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants throughout the Quad, a distant system on the brink of a bloody, multi-planetary class war. Hannah John-Kamen stars as the gorgeous, complicated, and deadly Dutch. A top-level Killjoy, she’s a much loved and charming presence in her community, with a unique gift for earning people’s trust and respect, regardless of their class. Beneath her banter and protective flirtations, however, lies a dark and secret past.
From the producers of “True Detective,” “Mr. Robot” follows Elliot, a young and brilliant programmer who has perfected the art of computer hacking. Elliot suffers from a debilitating anti-social disorder, making hacking into peoples’ lives his only means of human connection. He wields his skills as a weapon to protect the people he cares about from those who are trying to hurt them. Ultimately, he finds himself at the intersection between his day job at a cybersecurity firm and “F-Society,” an underground hacking collective that is trying to recruit Elliot to help take down the “one-percent.”
A comedy series about a bachelor brother and his newly divorced sister living under one roof again. Together, they coach each other through the crazy world of dating while raising her teenage daughter.
Together, HISTORY®, A+E Studios and The Wolper Organization – the company that produced the original miniseries, will bring a modern-day retelling and a fresh and powerful look at the life and legacy of Kunta Kinte. ROOTS is an historical portrait of slavery recounting the journey of one family’s will to survive, endure and ultimately carry on their legacy despite enormous hardship and inhumanity.
Created by Danny McBride and Jody Hill (co-creators of HBO’s Eastbound & Down), this dark comedy series tells the story of a southern suburban high school and the two people who almost run it, the vice principals. McBride and Walton Goggins star as Neal Gamby and Lee Russell, a pair of ambitious administrators waged in an epic power struggle to ascend to the top spot after the long-time principal (Bill Murray) steps down to tend to his ailing wife. When Dr. Belinda Brown swoops in to claim the job, Gamby and Russell put their mutual disdain aside and, operating by the adage that “the enemy of my enemy is my friend,” team up for an all-out, take-no- prisoners effort to bring down Dr. Brown, the only person who may in fact have the school’s best interests at heart.
The Night Of offers viewers an invigorating new take on the crime-drama genre, exploring the vagaries of a single murder case through multiple, contentious points of view. Starring John Turturro as an embattled defense attorney and Riz Ahmed as his young Pakistani-American client, the story centers around the brutal murder of a young woman on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, examining the initial police investigation, arrest, and imprisonment of the prime suspect – a likeable, unassuming college student who finds himself and his family thrown into the pit of NYC’s criminal, legal, penal and judicial system. Meanwhile, his lawyer, an inveterate “precinct trawler” who lucks into the biggest case of his life, becomes entangled in a web of complicated legal maneuverings by detectives and rival attorneys that undermine his ability to try the case. Written by Steven Zaillian (Oscar®-winning writer of Schindler’s List) and Richard Price (The Wire, Oscar®-nominated for the adapted screenplay of The Color of Money), The Night Of takes an unvarnished look at both the multifaceted NYC criminal- justice system and the feral purgatory of Rikers Island, where the accused await trial for felony crimes.
This new HBO series takes a fun and sophisticated look at the who, what, when, where and “WTF” of the latest episode of Game of Thrones, offering up everything fans need to know about Westeros and beyond each week.
Set in the late 1980s, Hap and Leonard is a darkly comic swamp noir story of two best friends, one femme fatale, a crew of washed-up revolutionaries, a pair of murderous psycho-killers, some lost loot, and the fuzz. Based on the novels by Joe Lansdale, the six-hour series event follows Hap Collins, an East Texas white boy with a weakness for Southern women, and Leonard Pine, a gay, black Vietnam vet with a hot temper. When Hap’s seductive ex-wife Trudy resurfaces with a deal they can’t refuse, a simple get-rich-quick scheme snowballs into bloody mayhem. Chock full of eccentric characters, Hap and Leonard provides a country twist on the classic mystery thriller.
Based on Lev Grossman’s best-selling book series, “The Magicians” follows Quentin Coldwater, a highly intelligent but socially withdrawn twenty-something secretly obsessed with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child about a magical land called Fillory. Beyond that, Quentin’s life is dull until he finds himself admitted to a very secret, exclusive college of magic in Upstate New York, where he receives a thorough and rigorous education in the practice of modern sorcery. However, magic doesn’t bring the happiness, adventure, and meaning that he thought it would…until he and his friends discover that Fillory is real.
Just north of the border, in the tired coastal town of Imperial Beach, CA, live three generations of Yosts: surfing royalty turned society misfits. The Yost’s reign and reputation, once defined in the curl of a perfect wave, has been eroded by years of bad luck, addiction and hubris. But just as things are looking like they can’t get worse, a stranger named John arrives – and the Yosts’ banal existence is lifted into something profound, miraculous and, possibly, universal.
At first glance, Ray Drecker seems like an ordinary divorced dad who’s facing tough times and trying to make ends meet. But Ray’s got one extraordinary, God-given gift – call it his “winning tool” – that sets him apart from other underpaid high-school teachers. With a little help from an unlikely business ally named Tanya, Ray is about to hatch an inspired plan to ride his winning tool all the way to a more productive, debt-free life. Drastic times call for drastic measures.
A mother vanishes into thin air. Her children, abandoned in her car, also end up missing. As police search for clues over three gut-wrenching months, the woman’s husband and family learn that nobody’s quite what they seem.
Amidst the ruins of a great city, a group of musicians rise up to play songs of hope and rebirth. From the creators of The Wire comes a new series about adversity and the human spirit, set in the aftermath of the greatest natural disaster in American history. Welcome to Treme.
Sex. Intimacy. Marriage. Life. This is the story of three couples trying to stay afloat – and one woman’s efforts to show them how to do it.
Two men – dozens of outrageous characters. Meet Matt Lucas and David Walliams, creators and stars of one of TV’s biggest international comedy hits, who are coming to America this month with an all-new HBO Sunday Night series: Little Britain USA!
He United the States of America. An epic seven-part miniseries executive produced by Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman, and based on the Pulitzer Prize winning book by David McCullough: John Adams.
Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie – a.k.a. Flight of the Conchords – may be “New Zealand’s 4th Most Popular Folk Parody Duo,” but in the USA, finding someone who knows their act is about as easy as finding a kiwi nest in Central Park. To rectify this oversight, Jemaine and Bret have moved to New York’s East Village to conquer America, one fan (literally) at a time.
Animated comedy based on the popular podcasts from Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington. The Ricky Gervais Show will continue to focus on the eccentric mind Pilkington, who serves as the perfect comic foil to the Gervais and Merchant. From bizarre medical stories to newly discovered insects to useless inventions, Ricky and Stephen delve into the mysterious intricacies of Karl’s brain in the new season’s 13 hilarious episodes.
An unusual and emotional new series, In Treatment brings a dynamic new focus to a staple of modern society – the psychotherapy session. Five individual stories will be played out over nine weeks, with each story anchored on a specific weekday.
Hello Ladies is a comedy series about a gawky Englishman searching for the woman of his dreams in Los Angeles. In his first starring series role, Stephen Merchant portrays Stuart, a web designer who relocated to LA from England in hopes of finding excitement, romance, and maybe even a soul mate. Working out of his home office, Stuart has an easy rapport with his attractive roommate Jessica, though it is clear she’s not romantically interested in him. Half as charming as he thinks he is – and twice as desperate – Stuart is obsessed with infiltrating the glamorous world of beautiful people. Seduced by the promise of the best restaurants and hottest nightclubs, Stuart’s cheapness and pettiness often finds him just outside the door of LA’s most desirable locales.
After being expelled from Summer Heights High, Jonah Takalua’s father, Rocky, banished him to the island of Tongapatu to spend time with his extended family and get his life back together. But four months later, fed up with Jonah’s antics, his uncle sends him back to Sydney to enroll in yet another school, the Holy Cross School. Once again, the always impressionable Jonah finds himself adapting to a new school and fending off new foes and other delinquents, all while trying to be a “good boy.”
Australia’s Chris Lilley, creator of “Summer Heights High” and “Ja’mie: Private School Girl,” brings back one of his groundbreaking characters, the rebellious 14-year-old Jonah, in the six-episode comedy series JONAH FROM TONGA.
From Emmy nominated executive producer/writer Graham Yost (Band of Brothers) and executive producer/director Jon Avnet (Fried Green Tomatoes, Uprising) comes this stylish ensemble drama that tells the street-level story of the City of Angels with a unique twist — as seen from the diverse perspectives of the city’s unsung and imperfect heroes. These are the cops, paramedics, beat reporters, members of the D.A.’s office and city officials whose stories overlap and intertwine, creating the experience that is Boomtown.
If you want your comedy fast, funny and completely out of control, Mr. Show is the show for you! It’s the outrageous “Friday Late Night” show that pays homage to the off-the-wall sketch-comedy tradition of Monty Python and Saturday Night Live, then launches into its own eccentric orbit of social deviance and political incorrectness!
With its cobbled streets and ancient abbey, the town of Pagford, England appears perfectly idyllic, but behind its pretty façade lies a town at war. Based on the 2012 bestseller by renowned author J.K. Rowling (the Harry Potter series), The Casual Vacancy is a decidedly adult drama that brings to life the dramatic conflicts between rich and poor, parents and children, wives and husbands, teachers and pupils. On the verge of a nearly split vote over the future of Sweetlove House, a community center and Pagford institution, the sudden and unexpected death of a beloved Parish councilmember, Barry Fairbrother, creates a power vacuum that consumes the town and acts as a catalyst for a battle between its residents. As neighbors hastily choose sides, the race gets deeply personal when those standing for election find their darkest secrets revealed online by an unknown blogger, provoking outrage and controversy. A tale of class conflict and political upheaval, The Casual Vacancy is a fusion of comedy and tragedy that probes the effects of mortality and the depths of morality.
Based on the popular British comedy of the same name, The Office takes place in and around the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Using the same mockumentary style as the original, the series succeeds in capturing the quiet desperation of the poor souls working in this socially stifling environment under the direction of delusional boss, regional manager Michael Scott. Comic actor Steve Carell beautifully inhabits the role, playing a man so eager to be liked, he completely alienates people with one stupid antic after another. Blindly believing himself beloved by his employees for his laid-back nature, Michael fails to see that, with the exception of nerdy and bizarre Dwight, he is resented and despised by all. Meanwhile, Jim woos engaged receptionist Pam, while both navigate the office politics and “humor” of boss Scott.
Based on Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning plays, Angels in America explores the politics, morality and search for hope in the story of six interconnected characters and an Angel in the complex and turbulent world of New York in the late 1980’s. Spanning the extremes of comedy and tragedy, love and betrayal, and life and death, Angels in America is a journey through the landscape of despair and hope that defines America at the end of the 20th Century.
The Passion tells the story of the last week in the life of Jesus from three points of view – the religious authorities, the Romans and Jesus himself. The drama begins with Jesus’ prophetic entrance through the East Gate, following him to his crucifixion and its startling aftermath. Visually arresting and rich in colour, the story is rooted in the chaotic world in which it took place – the city of Jerusalem during Passover week. Set in the political and religious context of the time, it combines both narrative tension and thematic power to convey the events that took place that week.
The bitch is back … and this time, she’s meaner than ever! From the creator, writer and star of Summer Heights High and Angry Boys comes the continuing story of Ja’mie King, a conniving Year 12 student at Hillford Girls Grammar, a tony private school in Sydney, Australia. Ja’mie, the self-promoting “queen bee” of Lilley’s acclaimed series Summer Heights High returns from an exchange semester at that public school for her last three months at Hillford, where she’s the unchallenged diva among the school’s most popular girls, as well as the school captain. After passing her school days cooing with fellow prefects and dissing the “boarders,” Ja’mie turns her attention to conquering the opposite sex, enrolled nearby at Kelton Boys Grammar.
A feudal society called Badlands, has emerged in the wake of civilization’s destruction. It’s uneasily divided among 7 Rival Barons. Each Baron enforces their iron rule with the aid of trained assassins known as Clippers.
The most lethal Clipper is Sunny. Sunny rescues M.K, a teenage boy who has survived a deadly ambush. Sunny soon discovers that he harbors a dark secret and has a hefty bounty on his head. Together, they embark on an odyssey that could mean the difference between chaos and enlightenment for everyone in the Badlands.
Executive produced by three of the celebrated masterminds behind the groundbreaking Funny or Die website – Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy – this half-hour sketch-comedy series provides a creative forum for dozens of America’s most talented comedians, actors and writers, all contributing segments to the so-called “Funny or Die Network”, whose stated goal is to foster “fresh young creative talent” in an anything goes comedy environment. Targeted to adults 18-34, the show fuses off-the-wall scripted pieces with animated vignettes, music videos, faux commercials and more, with each show introduced and wrapped by a decidedly unhip, white-haired spokesman named “Ed Haligan”.
Enlightened centers on Amy Jellicoe (Laura Dern), a 40-year-old woman who returns home to California after a month’s stay at a holistic treatment facility, a result of having a mental breakdown at work triggered by her self-destructive ways. Amy returns to her old life with a new cultivated approach and perspective, which includes daily meditation and exhorting the power of self-help and inner healing. Though Amy wants to be an “agent of change” in the world, the people who know her best are skeptical of her latest intentions. She moves in temporarily with her somewhat-estranged mother, Helen, and reconnects with her ex-husband Levi (Luke Wilson), who is struggling with his own demons and addictions. While trying to heal Levi and mend her relationship with Helen, Amy also re-enters work at Abaddonn Industries. Once a buyer in the company’s Health and Beauty department, Amy is rehired, but assigned to a demeaning position in data processing, run by the flaky Dougie (Timm Sharp). Amy views the transfer as an attempt to hasten her departure and keep her away from her former co-workers, including former assistant Krista (Sarah Burns), now in line for Amy’s old job, and Damon (Charles Esten), her former boss and ex-lover. However, while in this new position, Amy uncovers a range of corporate abuse and corruption occurring at Abaddonn, which ultimately fuels her quest to make a change in the lives of others, as well as validating her own change.
Think having three wives is a dream come true? Think again. Big Love tells the story of Bill Henrickson, a practicing polygamist who lives in suburban Salt Lake City with his three wives and seven children. An independent businessman who runs a growing chain of hardware stores, Bill faces a myriad of challenges in meeting the emotional, romantic and financial needs of his wives – Barb, Nicki and Margene – while dealing with their kids, three adjoined houses, an ever-mounting avalanche of bills, and the opening of his newest hardware store. Complicating matters are a series of crises affecting his parents, Franklin and Lois, who live on a polygamist compound in rural Utah, as well as an unexpected business challenge from Roman, one of his fathers-in-law and the “Prophet” of the polygamist commune where his parents live.
She gave her daughter everything. But everything was not enough. Mildred Pierce brings the memorable characters introduced in James M. Cain’s classic 1941 novel of pride and privilege in the middle class to life. Starring acclaimed actress Kate Winslet (Oscar®-winner for The Reader) in the title role, and co-written and directed by iconic filmmaker Todd Haynes (Oscar®-nominated for his screenplay Far from Heaven), this five part drama is an intimate portrait of a uniquely independent woman who finds herself newly divorced during the Depression years, as she struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family. The drama explores Mildred’s unreasonable devotion to her insatiable daughter Veda (played by Evan Rachel Wood in the latter Parts), as well as the complex relationships she shares with the indolent men in her life, including her polo-playing lover Monty Beragon (Guy Pearce) and ex-husband Bert Pierce (Brían F. O’Byrne).
Based on the semi-autobiographical musings of eclectic author Jonathan Ames, Bored to Death tells the story of a noir-fiction-obsessed writer (Jason Schwartzman) who, in the wake of a painful breakup with his girlfriend Suzanne (Olivia Thirlby), impulsively decides to list his private detective services on Craigslist – even though he’s unlicensed and has virtually no experience. Before long, and to his considerable surprise, Jonathan is hired by an assortment of desperate clients on a variety of cases (one per episode), which he pursues while avoiding working on his second novel and writing for the magazine run by his eccentric boss George Christopher (Ted Danson). He also passes time with his pal, a droll cartoonist named Ray (Zach Galifianakis).
An arrogant, burned-out, former major-league pitcher named Kenny Powers (Danny McBride), is forced to return home to North Carolina to teach Phys Ed at the middle school he once attended. While wreaking havoc at school with his boorish behavior, Kenny crashes at the home of his brother Dustin ; plots a triumphant return to the big leagues; and makes a pre-emptive romantic strike on former high-school squeeze April Buchanon, now a teacher engaged to principal Terrence Cutler.
Your best friend’s star is rising in Hollywood, and there’s only one thing to do: join his entourage. Meet Eric, Turtle and Johnny Drama: three guys from Queens dedicated to helping their film-star buddy Vincent Chase navigate the absurdities of modern-day Hollywood – where sex, parties and super-agents rule the town.
Based on Michael Connelly’s international bestselling novels.
LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch is relentless. Even in the face of threats to himself and those he loves, he will stop at nothing to bring justice to victims. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to remain loyal to his personal code: “Everybody counts or nobody counts”. Bosch chases a murderer after a dog brings home a human bone in the Hollywood Hills. Along the way, Bosch encounters departmental politics, media intrusion, a coroner more concerned with her reality TV ratings than the victims she autopsies, a young cop willing to do anything to become a hero, and a family destroyed by violence. Bosch also finds himself in federal civil court, accused of wrongfully killing a suspected serial killer. The trial explores Bosch’s motivations, which are rooted in his childhood, as the plaintiff’s attorney attempts to use that which makes Bosch so relentless and turn it against him.
Vinyl is an exciting new drama series that explores the drug- and sex-fueled music business of the 1970s, played out through the story of a NYC record executive trying to revive his label and keep his personal life from spiraling out of control. A dizzying ride through America’s music-business landscape at the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop, the story is seen through the eyes of Richie Finestra (Bobby Cannavale, Emmy® for Boardwalk Empire), a major-label exec with a dark past and darker present. With his company, American Century Records, facing a number of client crises, and with his A&R team having trouble landing important new acts, Richie, sober after years of drug and alcohol abuse, looks to sell his label to a West German conglomerate. But Richie’s plans become complicated when he becomes embroiled in the death of a sleazy Long Island radio-company owner. Facing jail time, not to mention the loss of his disenchanted wife Devon (Olivia Wilde) and their two kids, Richie ends up reverting to his old vices, but has an epiphany during a concert at a Greenwich Village theater where the roof caves in on him – literally.
THE STRAIN is a high-concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers wage war for the fate of humanity itself.
Co-creators, executive producers and writers Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan co-wrote the pilot script for THE STRAIN, which was directed by del Toro.
Thousands of years after the destruction of our civilization, Earth is divided into what is known as the Four Lands, whose inhabitants are a mix of races including elves, dwarves, trolls, gnomes and humans. At the center is the Shannara family, whose descendants are empowered with ancient magic and whose adventures continuously reshape the future of the world.
As the story begins, dark and terrible forces thought to be confined for years, begin to escape. When Amberle, a young elven princess; Wil, the last descendant of the Shannara family; and Eretria, a human rover learn that only they have the power to stop the advancing evil, they form an uneasy alliance.
Their seemingly impossible quest to save the world becomes a voyage of self-discovery as they find the inner strength to overcome self-doubt and fear, and embrace their destinies.
Executive produced by Jay and Mark Duplass (Togetherness), this new half-hour adult animated series, created by writers/directors Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano, follows the downtrodden creatures native to Earth’s least habitable environment: New York City. Featuring the voices of some of comedy’s hottest talents, this dark and irreverent comedy proves that whether it’s lovelorn rats, gender-questioning pigeons or bedbugs in the midst of a midlife crisis, the awkward small talk, moral ambiguity and existential woes of non-human urbanites prove startlingly similar to our own.
The world of the Vikings is brought to life through the journey of Ragnar Lothbrok, the first Viking to emerge from Norse legend and onto the pages of history – a man on the edge of myth. Our story begins in 8th century Scandinavia where Ragnar Lothbrok is a warrior and a farmer who dreams of finding riches by bucking the tradition of raiding to the east. Ragnar has been working in secret on a project that will turn the Viking world on its head. But first Ragnar must convince the leader of his community, the powerful Earl Haraldson, who is none too happy to share in the renown that this journey could bring to Ragnar if it’s successful.
Bill Maher hosts a brand-new season of HBO’s award-winning comedy/talk series, Real Time with Bill Maher, with 35 live episodes scheduled throughout the year.
A topical look at the week in news, politics and current events, John Oliver offers his singular perspective and distinct voice to a number of social, political or existential issues facing America and the world.
High Maintenance follows an NYC pot dealer with a list of clients with neuroses as diverse as the city, providing a glimpse into what happens behind New Yorkers’ closed apartment doors.
In the “Emerald City” experimental unit of the Oswald State Penitentiary, we meet some of the diverse inmates who live within a pecking order of Gangbangers, Latinos, Muslims, Westies, Aryans and Wiseguys. No clear-cut leader emerges – with the possible exception of Kareem Said (Eamonn Walker), a Muslim author who preaches non-violence and abstinence. Said’s arrival doesn’t prevent a short fused Mafia inmate named Dino Ortolani (Jon Seda) from ticking off just about everybody – a habit that ends up burning him.
Rome tells the epic saga of generals and soldiers, masters and slaves, and husbands and wives – all entwined in the furious historical events that saw the death of a republic and the birth of an empire. The series begins in 52 BC, as Gaius Julius Caesar completes his conquest of Gaul after eight years of war, and prepares to return with his army to Rome. While Caesar’s self-interested niece Atia and long-lost paramour Servilia anxiously await the general’s return, ruling patricians despair that Caesar’s homecoming will disrupt the status quo, and threaten the extravagant prosperity they’ve enjoyed at the expense of the lower class. In the Senate, old-guard leaders plot to undermine Caesar’s influence by convincing his old friend, Pompey Magnus, that the general is a threat. Back at the front, two mismatched soldiers, Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo, see their fortunes rise following several serendipitous missions. As Caesar’s legions move closer to Rome, allegiances are put to the test for soldiers and civilians – and the escalating tensions climax with a full-scale conflict destined to change history.
This comedy series takes a fresh and funny look at sex and dating in New York City (where it is being filmed on location). Created and executive produced by Darren Star (Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place) and based on Candace Bushnell’s best-selling book of the same name, Sex and the City stars Sarah Jessica Parker as thirtysomething writer Carrie Bradshaw whose firsthand experiences on the New York singles scene serve as the inspiration for her newspaper column: Sex and the City.
Set in the sprawling mecca of the rich and famous – LA. “Ray” is the man called in to make the city’s celebrities, superstar athletes and business moguls most complicated and combustible situations go away. Ray works with two associates – his #1, “Avi”, an imposing Israeli, and “Lena”, a laconic, hard-boiled lesbian who serves as his #2. Most of Ray’s work is for Goldman/Drexler, the most powerful law firm in town led by his confidante and mentor “Ezra Goldman”, and his partner, “Lee Drexler”.
The only problems he can’t fix are those involving his own damaged South Boston family. To Ray, all of their problems can be traced back to one person: their father Mickey, a gangster with the Irish mob who never protected his family. But everything is turned upside down when Mickey, after twenty years in a cage, makes his way to Los Angeles and is hungry for revenge. He wants money, a new life, and his place at the head of his family.
James “Ghost” St. Patrick has it all: a beautiful wife, a Manhattan penthouse, and New York’s hottest, up-and-coming new nightclub – Truth. As its success grows, so do Ghost’s plans to build an empire. But there’s just one problem: When he’s not at the club, he’s kingpin of the city’s most lucrative drug network, serving only the wealthy and powerful. As Ghost is seduced by the prospect of a legitimate life, everything precious to him becomes unknowingly threatened. Once you’re in, can you ever get out?
Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychological thriller created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan. In Penny Dreadful, some of literature’s most famously terrifying characters – including Dr. Frankenstein and his creature, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula – become embroiled in Victorian London. The series weaves together these classic horror origin stories as the characters grapple with their monstrous alienation.
From Award-winning producers of “The Office” comes this mockumentary that looks at the exciting world of local government. We follow Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana, in her attempt to beautify her town and advance her political career via the hilariously mundane world of local government. This cleverly-scripted parade of small town characters finds the funny in the minutiae and tiny details that make accomplishing the smallest civic project an epically complicated task.
Academy Award® winner Frances McDormand (Fargo, North Country) and Academy Award® nominee Richard Jenkins (The Visitor, Six Feet Under) star in the four-part HBO Miniseries drama Olive Kitteridge, a film by Academy Award®-nominated director Lisa Cholodenko (The Kids Are All Right, Laurel Canyon). Based on Elizabeth Strout’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name and written by Emmy®-winner Jane Anderson (The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom, Normal), Olive Kitteridge tells the poignantly sweet, acerbically funny, and devastatingly tragic story of a seemingly placid New England town wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, told through the lens of Olive (McDormand), whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and staunch moral center. The story, which spans 25 years, focuses on Olive, a middle-school math teacher, and her relationships with her husband Henry (Jenkins), the good-hearted town pharmacist, their son Christopher, who chafes at his mother’s parenting style, and other denizens of their community.
“Masters of Sex” sheds a light on the professional and personal lives of Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson. Together they become pioneers in the science of sex by undertaking a groundbreaking study of the physiological aspect of the human sexual response. As with most visionaries, their personal lives are arguably more fascinating, complex, and revealing than the risqué research that touched off the sexual revolution and took them from a mid-western hospital to the cover of Time magazine.
Set in 1960 New York City, in an unexpected new world – the high-powered and glamorous “Golden Age” of advertising – where everyone is selling something and nothing is ever what you expect it to be. The drama unfolds around Don Draper, the biggest ad man in the business. As he calls the shots in the boardroom and the bedroom, he struggles to stay a step ahead of the rapidly changing times and the young executives nipping at his heels.
Looking offers up the unfiltered experiences of three close friends living – and loving – in modern-day San Francisco. Friendship may bind them, but each is at a markedly different point in his journey. The trio’s stories intertwine and unspool dramatically as they search for happiness and intimacy in an age of unparalleled choices – and rights – for gay men.
In the bohemian subculture of downtown NYC, two 20-something friends plot a series of entrepreneurial strategies to short-circuit the traditional route to success – and achieve the American Dream on their own terms. How to Make It in America, a half-hour comedy, is produced by an impressive group of talents, some of whom are involved with HBO’s long running Entourage. The series focuses on the urban adventures of Ben an aspiring designer who has seen previous passion projects derailed by fate and fortune, and Cam, Ben’s best friend, free spirit and would-be future mogul, who takes it upon himself to get Ben “back in the game” after his breakup with girlfriend Rachel, an interior decorator now dating a hot hotelier named Darren. In addition to scouring the downtown NYC scene for business and romantic connections, Ben and Cam follow a number of leads on a variety of entrepreneurial ventures, mostly in the ultracompetitive fashion industry.
Hit the Floor follows the lives and loves of the Los Angeles Devil Girls, the premiere dance team in all of professional basketball. At its heart is Ahsha, a sheltered young woman who joins the team against the wishes of her mother Sloane, who knows this treacherous, tempting world all too well having been a Devil Girl herself. Olivia is the shrewd squad manager, Jelena is the star dancer who won’t let anyone else share the spotlight and Pete Davenport is the former All-Star who’s come back to coach his old team.
Based on true historical events, “Hell on Wheels” transports the audience back to post Civil War America and examines the struggles and hardships of rebuilding and repairing the country after the bloodiest war on American soil. The series examines the railroad’s institutionalized greed and corruption, the immigrant experience, the plight of the newly emancipated African-Americans during Reconstruction, and the ravaging of the Native American land and people. The main throughline of “Hell on Wheels” is the story of Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount) and his quest for revenge over the death of his wife. Over time, “Hell on Wheels” chronicles this potent turning point in history, and how uncivilized the business of civilization can be.
This is the inside story of the Camorra, the fierce Neapolitan crime organization, told through the eyes of 30-year-old Ciro, the right hand of the clan’s godfather, Pietro Savastano. Ciro knows better than anyone what it means to be a loyal clan member. But when clan leader Pietro decides to sacrifice the lives of many of his own only to make a bloody statement to rival clan boss, something dies in Ciro – for one of the many victims of the forced bloodshed is his foster father, himself an ever-loyal clan member. Still, when Pietro is sidelined by a long jail sentence, Ciro’s own code of honor forces him to obey Pietro’s orders to be a mentor first to Pietro’s son Gennaro, then to his wife Imma – both seemingly unsuited to hold the reins of power but learning quickly…
A group of 20-something women in New York and their adventures in post-collegiate floundering.
Two years out of liberal arts school, Hannah believes she has the talent to be a successful writer, and
though she has yet to complete her memoir (she has to live it first), her parents cut her off financially without warning. As the harsh reality of rent and
bills looms, Hannah leans on her very-put-together best friend and roommate Marnie, who has a real job at an art
gallery and an even realer boyfriend. Meanwhile, their gorgeous British friend Jessa, who has travelled to as many different countries as she’s had boyfriends, appears in the city and
moves in with Shoshanna, her naïve younger cousin with Sex and the City lifestyle aspirations.
From the creators of Big Love, this all-new comedy takes an off-kilter look at the dysfunctional staffers who must deal with myriad professional and personal hurdles at the female-geriatric wing of a beleaguered California hospital. Nurse DiDi is the no-nonsense newbie who spends her first day on the job being reprimanded for cleaning up unidentified feces left in the lounge. Unit veteran Nurse Dawn is tasked with training DiDi, but winds up obsessing over a budding relationship with male Supervising Nurse Patsy. Disgruntled Dr. Jenna James, appointed director of the ward thanks to a meltdown at the hospital proper, continues her above-it-all temper tantrums despite being given a fresh start.
Iraq, 2003. Trained to gather reconnaissance behind enemy lines, First Recon was assigned to lead an invasion. From the creator of The Wire comes a new miniseries event chronicling the new face of American war: Generation Kill.
In a land where summers span decades and winters can last a lifetime, trouble is brewing. From the scheming south and the savage eastern lands, to the frozen north and the ancient Wall that protects the realm from the darkness beyond, two powerful families are engaged in a deadly cat-and-mouse game for control of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. As betrayal, lust, intrigue and supernatural forces shake the four corners of the Kingdoms, their bloody struggle for the Iron Throne will have unforeseen and far-reaching consequences. Winter is coming. Let the Game of Thrones begin.
The nation’s youngest big-city mayor is engulfed in a racially divided maelstrom in Yonkers, NY – one that threatens his city’s future while undermining his own ambitions – in this new HBO miniseries based on a true story.
Silicon Valley is set in the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success.
This is a comedy that takes viewers inside the world of tech start-ups – and the socially awkward underdogs who try to navigate its lucrative potential. Silicon Valley charts the rising fortunes of Richard, an introverted computer programmer who lives in a “Hacker Hostel” start-up incubator along with his friends Big Head, Gilfoyle, and Dinesh. These social misfits live under the watch of Erlich, a dotcom millionaire who lets them stay in his house for free – as long as he gets a 10% stake in their projects. Stuck working part-time at a large tech company called Hooli, Richard’s obscure website, Pied Piper, is going nowhere fast. But when a mid-level Hooli executive named Jared is apprised of the value of the site’s novel compression algorithm, Richard finds himself caught in the middle of an extreme bidding war between Hooli founder Gavin Belson and independent billionaire venture capitalist Peter Gregory.
Six Feet Under takes a darkly comic look at members of a dysfunctional Los Angeles family that runs an independent funeral home. With the prodigal elder son returning home for the holidays to shattering news, the family must learn to deal with the death of one of their own, while figuring out how to go ahead with the business of living. What emerges over the course of 13 episodes is a quirky, funny, emotional, life-affirming look at the enlightenment of a grieving American family … that happens to be in the grief-management business.
A high-octane, globe-spanning thriller with storylines ripped from today’s headlines, Strike Back is a one-hour drama series that focuses on two members of a top-secret anti-terrorist organization known as Section 20: Michael Stonebridge, a British sergeant in the ultrasecret Section 20 anti-terrorist team, and Damian Scott, a Delta Forces operative who was disgraced and discharged on the eve of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. In 2018 the series got a reboot with a fresh team of fearless commandos, recruited by the newly reformed Section 20 to hunt down a fanatical terrorist and his renegade wife.
Living in the same universe as The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead is a gritty drama that explores the onset of the undead apocalypse through the lens of a fractured family. Set in a city where people come to escape, shield secrets, and bury their pasts, a mysterious outbreak threatens to disrupt what little stability high school guidance counselor Madison Clark and English teacher Travis Manawa have managed to assemble. The everyday pressure of blending two families while dealing with resentful, escapist, and strung out children takes a back seat when society begins to break down. A forced evolution, a necessary survival of the fittest takes hold, and our dysfunctional family must either reinvent themselves or embrace their darker histories.
An original adaptation of the Academy Award®-winning feature film, Fargo features an all-new “true crime” story and follows a new case and new characters, all entrenched in the trademark humor, murder and “Minnesota nice” that made the film an enduring classic.
DEXTER is based on the compelling novel “Darkly Dreaming Dexter” by Jeff Lindsay, a South Florida native. Orphaned at the age of four and harboring a traumatic secret, Dexter is adopted by a police officer who recognizes Dexter’s homicidal tendencies and guides his son to channel his gruesome passion for human vivisection in a constructive way – by killing those heinous perpetrators who are above the law or who have slipped through the cracks of justice. A respected member of the police force, a perfect gentleman and a man with a soft spot for children, it’s hard not to like Dexter. Although his drive to kill is unflinching, he struggles to emulate normal emotions he doesn’t feel, and to keep up his appearance as a caring, socially responsible human being.
“Survivor’s Remorse,” a six -episode half-hour comedy series, follows Cam Calloway played by Jessie T. Usher, a basketball phenom in his early 20’s who is suddenly thrust into the limelight after signing a multi- million dollar contract with a professional basketball team in Atlanta. Cam, along with his cousin, and confidant Reggie Vaughn, played by RonReaco Lee, move to Georgia to start Cam’s journey to success. The two confront the challenges of carrying opportunistic family members and their strong ties to the impoverished community that they come from. Cam, Reggie, and an unforgettable group of characters wrestle with the rewards and pitfalls of stardom, love, and loyalty.
In an age of plunder and greed, the richest gold strike in American History draws a throng of restless misfits to an outlaw settlement where everything – and everyone – has a price. Welcome to Deadwood…a hell of a place to make your fortune.
The story begins two weeks after Custer’s defeat at Little Big Horn, combining fictional and real-life characters and events in an epic morality tale. Located in the Black Hills Indian Cession, the “town” of Deadwood is an illegal settlement, a violent and uncivilized outpost that attracts a colorful array of characters looking to get rich – from outlaws and entrepreneurs to ex-soldiers and racketeers, Chinese laborers, prostitutes, city dudes and gunfighters.
Among the settlers are ex-lawman Seth Bullock, the legendary gunfighter Wild Bill Hickok, and Machiavellian saloon owner Al Swearengen.
With its unflinching realism, adult themes and wickedly inventive storylines, DEADWOOD is an intense, character-driven drama that takes elements of the traditional western and turns them upside down.
Showtime’s The Affair, stars Golden Globe® nominees Dominic West (The Wire) and Ruth Wilson (Luther), as well as Emmy® nominee Maura Tierney (ER) and SAG Award® nominee Joshua Jackson (Fringe). The Affair explores the emotional and psychological effects of an extramarital affair. The provocative drama will be told separately from the male and female perspectives – using the distinct memory biases to both misdirect and intrigue. Wilson plays Alison, a young woman waiting tables at a popular Hamptons diner, trying to piece her life back together in the wake of a tragedy. Her husband Cole (Jackson) struggles to keep it all together, with his wife and with the financially-strained ranch that has been in his family for generations. Their emotionally-charged marriage becomes even more complicated when Alison begins an affair with Noah (West), a New York City public school teacher and aspiring novelist who is spending the summer at his in-laws’ estate out on the island. Tierney plays Helen, Noah’s college sweetheart, best friend, mother of his children, lover and wife of 17 years. Award-winning playwright and writer/producer Sarah Treem (House of Cards, In Treatment) wrote the original script from a story co-created with Hagai Levi. They first worked together on the American adaption of Levi’s show In Treatment. Treem and Levi will both serve as executive producers, along with director Jeffrey Reiner (Friday Night Lights).
Larry David has it all – money, security, famous friends, a nurturing wife, a fabulous Hollywood home. So why is he so intent on making a complete mess out of his life? Just because you’ve “made it” doesn’t mean you’ve got it made. Curb Your Enthusiasm, folks – it’s a brand-new HBO comedy series starring Larry David as… Larry David!
THE BORGIAS is a complex, unvarnished portrait of one of history’s most intriguing families. Oscar-winner Jeremy Irons stars as Rodrigo Borgia, the cunning, manipulative patriarch of the Borgia family who ascends to the highest circles of power within Renaissance-era Italy. The series begins as Rodrigo (Irons), becomes Pope Alexander VI, propelling him, his two Machiavellian sons Cesare and Juan, and his scandalously beautiful daughter, Lucrezia, to become the most powerful and influential family of the Italian Renaissance.
The Brink is an all-new HBO comedy series that focuses on a geopolitical crisis and its effect on three disparate and desperate men: Walter Larson, the U.S. Secretary of State; Alex Talbott, a lowly Foreign Service officer stationed in Islamabad; and Zeke “Z-Pak” Tilson, an ace Navy fighter pilot with a lucrative side business dealing prescription drugs. The epic dark-comedy series begins under threat of a coup in Pakistan, when a rogue general seizes control of the country and its nuclear arsenal, leaving the fate of the world on the shoulders of these three unlikely American heroes. From the turbulent streets of the Middle East, to the White House situation room, to an aircraft carrier on the Red Sea, The Brink takes us on a wild ride across multiple time zones to show how the foibles, egos and rivalries of political leaders can take us to the brink of world war.
Ten years ago she was TV’s “It” girl. Now it’s a different story. For Valerie Cherish, no price is too high to pay for clinging to the television spotlight. Lisa Kudrow stars as Valerie Cherish, a former B-list sitcom star so desperate to revive her career that she agrees to star in a reality television show called The Comeback, with cameras following her every move as she lands a part in a new network sitcom, Room and Bored. The Comeback explores the madness of the television world, a Beverly Hills lifestyle, and the bravery of a comic-tragic 40-year-old actress as she struggles to keep her career afloat while balancing her personal life – all under the unforgiving scrutiny of the ubiquitous cameras.
David Duchovny makes a triumphant return to television in a new comedy series centering around one-hit wonder novelist Hank Moody (Duchovny), who struggles to help raise his 13-year-old daughter, while still carrying a torch for his ex-girlfriend Karen. Every day finds Hank in bed with another woman and two steps back from his ultimate goal: restoring his family. He wouldn’t mind to revive his writing career either, if only he could get over his massive case of writer’s block. All this in the city he loathes most – Los Angeles. His obsession with honesty and his self-destructive behavior – drinks, drugs and women – are simultaneously destroying and enriching his career. He’s holding it together while falling apart – and he doesn’t mind it one bit.
In this new scripted drama from director Steven Soderbergh (who directed all ten episodes), a brilliant surgeon named John Thackery (Oscar® nominee Clive Owen) pushes the boundaries of medicine, morality and race relations in 1900 at a downtown NYC hospital. The Knick, short for The Knickerbocker Hospital, faces a major upheaval due to an exodus of affluent patrons, an infusion of poor patients, and gross mismanagement of its finances. One of the hospital’s remaining stars is Thackery, who searches to solve a plethora of medical mysteries while developing an unhealthy addiction to cocaine, legal at the time. Thackery is eventually paired against his will with a young doctor, Algernon Edwards (André Holland), whose intelligence and at-all-costs methods rivals Thackery’s, but whose arrival is marked by contempt from fellow doctors and prejudice from patients. Other characters include Cornelia Robertson (Juliet Rylance), daughter of a shipping tycoon who wields significant influence at The Knick and helped in the hiring of Edwards over Thackery’s protégé, Dr. Everett Gallinger (Eric Johnson); Dr. “Bertie” Chickering Jr. (Michael Angarano), a young surgeon secretly in love with nurse Lucy Elkins (Eve Hewson), who is drawn to Thackery; Sister Harriet (Cara Seymour), who runs the foundling hospital and maternity ward; Herman Barrow (Jeremy Bobb), the Knick’s crooked superintendent, awash in debt and willing to risk The Knick’s future to pay it off; and Tom Cleary (Chris Sullivan), the ambulance driver, who will stoop to the lowest depths to bring the right kind of patients to The Knick.
From Damon Lindelof, co-creator of the hit series Lost, this one-hour HBO drama focuses on a suburban town whose preconceptions are shattered in the wake of a global event dubbed “The Departure” (which may or may not have been the Biblical “rapture”), in which some people were taken and others left behind. Based on the bestselling 2011 novel by Tom Perrotta (a co-creator and EP), the series focuses on denizens of the fictional town of Mapleton, three years after the fateful October 14 day when 140 million people – 2% of the world’s population – disappeared without a trace. Seen primarily through the eyes of beleaguered police chief Kevin Garvey (Justin Theroux), the series shows how ordinary people react to inexplicable events that can unite or divide families and communities, revealing how the strain of an unprecedented calamity can turn people’s faith into cynicism, paranoia, madness, or cult-like fanaticism.
Atlantic City, 1920. When alcohol was outlawed, outlaws became kings. Steve Buscemi stars in the premiere of an epic HBO drama series set at the dawn of Prohibition, charting the birth and rise of organized crime in “the world’s playground”: Boardwalk Empire.
1715. The Golden Age of Piracy in the Caribbean is at its apex. The former British colony of New Providence Island is now lawless territory, controlled by the most notorious pirate captains in history. The most feared among them is Captain Flint. But as the British Navy returns to these waters, threatening to exterminate Flint and his crew, another side of him emerges. Driven by deep, complicated, even romantic motives, Flint allies himself with the formidable Eleanor Guthrie, daughter of the local smuggling kingpin who turns the pirates’ loot into profits. Together, they forge a plan to hunt the ultimate prize, and by winning it, stave off reclamation of their home to ensure their survival.
The Newsroom takes a behind-the-scenes look at a high-rated cable-news program at the fictional ACN Network, focusing on the on- and off-camera lives of its acerbic anchor, new executive producer, their newsroom staff and their news-division boss. Overcoming a tumultuous first day together – climaxing in a newsflash that a BP oil rig has just exploded in the Gulf of Mexico – the team sets out on a patriotic if quixotic mission to “do the news well” in the face of corporate and commercial obstacles, and their own personal entanglements.
From Alan Ball, creator of True Blood, this exciting action drama charts the twists and turns that follow Lucas Hood, an ex-convict who improbably becomes sheriff of a rural, Amish-area town while searching for a woman he last saw 15 years ago, when he gave himself up to police to let her escape after a jewel heist. Living in Banshee under an assumed name, Carrie Hopewell is now married to the local DA and is trying desperately to keep a low profile – until Lucas arrives to shake up her world and rekindle old passions. Complicating matters is the fact that Banshee is riddled by corruption, with an Amish overlord, Kai Proctor, brutally building a local empire of drugs, gambling and graft. With the help of a boxer-turned-barkeeper named Sugar Bates, Lucas is able to stay on even footing with Kai and his thugs, and even manages to bring a measure of tough justice to Banshee. But eventually, Lucas’ appetite for pulling heists pulls him and Carrie into a dangerous cauldron of duplicity, exacerbated when Mr. Rabbit, the NY mobster they once ripped off, closes in with vengeance on his mind.
Based on true stories, The Pacific is an epic ten-part miniseries that tracks the intertwined odysseys of three U.S. Marines – Robert Leckie, Eugene Sledge and John Basilone – across the vast canvas of the Pacific Theater during World War II. These men, along with other Marines, are tracked from their first battle on Guadalcanal in 1942, through the rain forests of Cape Gloucester and strongholds of Peleliu, across the bloody sands of Iwo Jima and Okinawa and, finally, to their triumphant but uneasy return home after V-J Day in 1945. The Pacific is executive produced by Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg and Gary Goetzman, the team behind the Emmy®- and Golden Globe-winning 2001 HBO miniseries Band of Brothers. Hanks and Goetzman also executive produced the 2008 HBO miniseries John Adams, which won a record 13 Emmys®.
They were ordinary men, swept up in the most extraordinary conflict in history. With the eyes of the world upon them, they found their greatest source of strength in each other.From Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg, HBO presents the story of Easy Company — an elite team of U.S. paratroopers whose WWII exploits are as incredible as they are true.
Created by Steve Levinson this all-new HBO comedy explores the sun-soaked world of a group of past and present football players in and around Miami, FL. Though they’re pros when it comes to playing the game, each has a harder time navigating life off the field. Leading the pack is Spencer (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson), a retired football superstar who is trying to find a foothold as a financial manager to current players. Spencer’s inner circle includes a talented but volatile wide receiver Ricky, who seeks to balance his off-field antics with his passion for the game; Charles, a reluctantly retired lineman who’s finding it hard to adjust to civilian life; and rookie sensation Vernon, whose promise never to forget “where he came from” brings scores of hangers-on into his life, and lands him in big financial trouble. As Spencer tries to juggle his friends, he gets assistance from Jason, a top-tier sports agent, and Joe, Spencer’s larger-than-life boss, who’ll do just about anything to close a deal. In an industry where the career span is unbelievably short, Spencer and his crew must figure out where the game ends and life begins, all while keeping their cool and having each other’s backs.
The Sopranos, a realistic, darkly humorous, often-poignant look at members of a suburban New Jersey family, whose patriarch happens to be a mob boss. Feeling his handle on his family and his business slipping away, Tony Soprano suffers a series of anxiety attacks that land him in the office of a psychiatrist. Opening up to his new shrink, Tony relates the details of his life as a “waste-management consultant,” and tries to come to terms with the professional and private strains that have brought him to the brink of a breakdown.
After waking from a coma in an abandoned hospital, police officer Rick Grimes finds the world he knew gone – ravaged by a zombie epidemic of apocalyptic proportions. Nearby, on the outskirts of Atlanta, a small encampment struggles to survive as ‘the dead’ stalk them at every turn. Can Rick and the others hold onto their humanity as they fight to live in this terrifying new world? And, amidst dire conditions and personal rivalries, will they ultimately survive one another? The Walking Dead is an epic, survival adventure series from the director of The Shawshank Redemption and the producer of The Terminator and Aliens.
This unvarnished, highly realistic HBO drama series follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore – one that culminates in a complex series of dangerous wiretaps and surveillance. Told from the points of view of both the police and their targets, the series captures a universe where easy distinctions between good and evil, and crime and punishment, are challenged at every turn.
The television debut of Jay and Mark Duplass, Togetherness follows two couples living under one roof on the fringes of Los Angeles. Brett and Michelle (Mark Duplass and Melanie Lynskey) are struggling to rekindle the spark in their relationship, which has puttered out from the stresses of marriage and children. When Brett’s friend Alex (Steve Zissis) and Michelle’s sister Tina (Amanda Peet) move in with them, the foursome engage in a tragically comedic struggle to follow their personal dreams while still remaining good friends, siblings, and spouses to each other.
No ordinary place. No ordinary crime.
This is a powerful and haunting story from Oscar winning director Jane. Top of the Lake begins with a mystery – Tui, a 12 year old girl, walks chest deep into the freezing waters of a South Island lake in New Zealand. She is five months pregnant and won’t say who the father is. Then she disappears. Robin Griffin is a gutsy but inexperienced detective called in to investigate. But as Robin becomes more and more obsessed with the search for Tui, she slowly begins to realize that finding Tui is tantamount to finding herself – a self she has kept well hidden. Set against one of the most amazing and untouched landscapes left on the planet, Top of the Lake is a powerful and haunting story about our search for happiness where the dream of paradise attracts it dark twin, the fall.
In the not-too-distant future, vampires have come out of the
coffin. Thanks to the invention of mass-produced synthetic
blood, these oft-maligned creatures of the night no longer need
a human fix – and as a result can walk freely, if not yet
comfortably, among their living counterparts.
Can a young Louisiana waitress buck conventional wisdom to
forge a love match with a 173-year-old vampire? Find out on
True Blood – a new series from the creator of Six Feet Under.
Touch darkness and darkness touches you. From HBO and creator/executive producer Nic Pizzolato comes this searing crime drama series that follows troubled cops and the intense investigations that drive them to the edge. Each season features a star-studded new cast involved in cases that will have you on the edge of your seat. In Season 1, it was Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as two polar opposite cops on the hunt for a serial killer in Louisiana. In Season 2, a bizarre murder case brings together three law-enforcement officers (Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch) and a career criminal (Vince Vaughn). The third season is focusing on a macabre child-murder case in Arkansas that plays out over the course of 35 years. Starring Mahershala Ali, Stephen Dorff and Carmen Ejogo.
New HBO comedy series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as former senator Selina Meyer, who becomes Vice President of the United States and finds the job is nothing like she expected, but everything she was warned about.
Based on the 1995 Terry Gilliam film, 12 Monkeys is a high-stakes race against the clock that follows the journey of a time traveler (Stanford) from the post-apocalyptic future who appears in the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will eventually decimate the human race.
It all began in Milan on february 17th, with the arrest of a second-tier politician who sets in motion a series of large scale investigations that go under the name of Mani Pulite (or “Clean Hands”), marking the beginning of the age of Tangentopoli (Bribesville). It is 1992, and the series’ eponymous year will prove to be a year of turmoil and upheaval, redefining Italy’s life, and redrawing the map of its powers that be. 1992, the first season in a series, tells the story of six ordinary people whose lives are shattered by the political, social, civil earthquake set in motion by this judicial operation of unprecedented scope and power.
Starring Oscar nominee and Emmy and Golden Globe® winner Paul Giamatti and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis, BILLIONS is a 21st-century examination of the profit and peril of chasing the American dream. The series is a bold, contemporary drama that melds the worlds of ultra-wealth, influence and corruption as personified in two highly ambitious opposing figures: hard-charging, blue-blooded, politically connected U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti) and brilliant, calculating, blue-collar billionaire hedge fund king, Bobby “Axe” Axelrod (Damian Lewis). Set amongst the Machiavellian machinations of New York City power politics and finance, BILLIONS weaves a complex, intricate narrative featuring a high-stakes game of predator-versus-prey. BILLIONS is created, written and executive produced by Brian Koppelman, David Levien & Andrew Ross Sorkin.
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