Italy changed for good in 1994. Leonardo Notte is all too aware of this. He pushed hard to see Berlusconi get into Palazzo Chigi: he knows it’s not easy to win power, but holding on to it verges on the impossible. By the same token, it seems equally impossible for Pietro Bosco to change: even now that he has an office at the Viminale, the Prime Minister’s premises in Rome, he still can’t cast off his old bad habits. Nor can he forget the only woman he has ever loved. And Veronica Castello has to decide who the man of her life is going to be. In the meantime, she has realised she no longer wants to be just a woman on the arm of powerful men. It is the start of her own push for power, and she will go on to become a member of Italy’s parliament. In 1994 everything changes, yet nothing really changes: it is the year of restoration.
Berlin in the Roaring 20s: A metropolis for those with talent and ambition, for those in a hustle. But beneath the glittering surface, the impoverished masses strive for a better life. It’s a time of organized crime and political extremism.
Danny McBride returns to HBO in a new comedy centered around a world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable work, all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.
People from the past inexplicably start appearing in the ocean. Some years later, detective Lars Haaland is teamed up with Alfhildr Enginnsdottir, the first police officer with Viking origin, to solve a mysterious murder case in Oslo. Director: Jens Lien.
Fresh out of prison, world-class thief Daisy “Jett” Kowalski, 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.
On a remote island, three Catholic nuns are the last remaining members of the enclosed order of St. Agnes. Forgotten by the rest of the world, they live in a dilapidated monastery. The nuns live a humble life of work, prayers, and telling dark fairy tales as they knit until an ambitious young priest arrives on a mission from the church. When the nuns become aware of Father Ignatius’ true intentions, they are forced to take matters into their own hands.
Based on true events, this captivating limited drama series follows Simon, an Israeli terrorism investigator, on his search for answers in the wake of the murder of Palestinian teen Mohammed Abu Khdeir, telling the stories of Jews and Arabs alike who were forever changed by a series of horrific events in the summer of 2014.
Set in a fictional future in which marijuana was legalized in Brazil, Pico De Neblina tells the story of Biriba, a young drug trafficker from São Paulo who decides to leave behind a life of crime and use his knowledge to legally sell the product, together with his inexperienced partner and investor, Vini. Biriba will have to deal with the weight and pressures of his past life, linked to his friend Salim, and the innumerable business challenges he will face.
Driven to desperate measures, nurse Cath Hardacre steals the identity of her best friend, an A&E doctor, and begins a new life in Edinburgh as Dr. Ally Sutton. But how can she keep hold of the perfect life when she is living a lie?
Kate Kane soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, a highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city’s criminal resurgence. But don’t call her a hero yet. In a city desperate for a savior, Kate must overcome her own demons before becoming Gotham’s new symbol of hope.
Amid scandal, intrigue and immense conflict, Russian empress Catherine the Great develops a unique and devoted relationship with Grigory Potemkin as they overcome their adversaries and serve as the architects of modern-day Russia.
Based on John Green’s eponymous novel and stars Kristine Froseth, Charlie Plummer, Denny Love, Jay Lee, Landry Bender, Sofia Vassilieva, Uriah Shelton, and Jordan Connor.
The story is told through the eyes of teenager Miles “Pudge” Halter (Plummer), as he enrolls in boarding school to try to gain a deeper perspective on life. He falls in love with Alaska Young (Froseth), and finds a group of loyal friends. But after an unexpected tragedy, Miles and his friends attempt to make sense of what they’ve been through.
As the series begins, Eve Fletcher (Kathryn Hahn), a mid-40s single mom who works as the executive director of a senior center, drops her only child off at college and returns home to a very empty house. Meanwhile, Eve’s son Brendan (Jackson White), a popular (though sometimes clueless) jock, finds college is a little more complicated than he expected and struggles to make connections with his more socially and politically aware fellow students. As mother and son find themselves alone for the first time, this sharp, provocative series navigates themes of parenthood, sexuality, love, and identity in a cultural moment when attitudes about gender and sex are evolving rapidly.
TEMPLE follows Daniel Milton, a successful surgeon whose world is shattered when his wife Beth develops a fatal degenerative disease. After conventional treatment options run out, Daniel is forced to partner with the lonely yet resourceful Lee to start a literal ‘underground’ clinic, situated in the vast labyrinthine network of tunnels deep below Temple tube station.
Easy Living is a gripping, fast-paced crime drama based around the extraordinary secret life of father and ruthless business entrepreneur Tapio Mikkonen.
Accustomed to their luxurious lifestyle, Tapio and his family appear to have the perfect world. Behind the façade however Tapio is bankrupt with debts escalating over €4 million. Adding to his problems, Tapio discovers that his 17 year old son has adopted a criminal lifestyle and has taken part in a dramatic robbery. Tapio is now on the edge of mental, moral and financial destruction as he battles to survive while being harassed by the police, criminals and even his own relatives.
In every child’s nightmare, there’s an element of truth. Starring Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, James McAvoy, and Lin-Manuel Miranda. His Dark Materials is coming soon to HBO Nordic.
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.
Years and Years follows the Lyons, a busy Manchester family. Daniel’s getting married to Ralph. Stephen and Celeste worry about their kids. Rosie’s chasing a new fella. Edith hasn’t been home for years. All presided over by Gran, the imperial Muriel. But when their lives all converge on one crucial night in 2019, the story accelerates into the future, following the lives and loves of the Lyons over the next 15 years.
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.
Warning: This series contains strong and explicit content with strong scenes containing explicit sexual content, drug use and violence. Viewers be advised. Multimedia superstar Zendaya stars in a dynamic HBO drama series that follows a group of high-school students as they navigate a mine field of drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love and friendship in today’s increasingly unstable world.
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 series is set in early 1990s Boston, rife with criminals emboldened by local law enforcement agencies in which corruption and racism was the norm.
Assistant district attorney Decourcy Ward arrives from Brooklyn and forms an unlikely alliance with a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran, Jackie Rohr. Together, they take on a family of armored car robbers from Charlestown in a case that grows to involve, and ultimately subvert, the entire criminal justice system of Boston.
This tense psychological drama follows a young woman learning to live again after 13 years in captivity.
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.
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.
Based on Michelle Dean’s 2016 Buzzfeed article “Dee Dee Wanted Her Daughter To Be Sick, Gypsy Wanted Her Mom To Be Murdered” and explores the tragic relationship between young Gypsy Blanchard and her overprotective mother Dee Dee. As Gypsy strives to break free from her mom’s controlling influence, she begins to uncover a host of secrets that propel her down a deadly path.
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.
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.
“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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Succession explores themes of power, politics and family through the eyes of an aging, uber-wealthy media mogul and his four grown children.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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