The first trailer for Showtime’s upcoming police drama City On A Hill was just released. Based on an original idea from executive producer Ben Affleck and creator Chuck MacLean, the new series is set in early 1990s Boston, where corruption and racism was the norm in local law enforcement. The show features Kevin Bacon, who has appeared in Boston-set projects before in films like Mystic River, Black Mass, and Patriots Day, and now returns to Beantown for this gritty new crime drama.
In 2017, Starz dropped one of the stranger shows on television when they premiered American Gods, based on the novel by Neil Gaiman. In the series, the gods of the old world are fading and largely forgotten, and they plan to change that by taking power back from the new gods – like Media, Technical Boy, and the god of globalization, Mr. World.
Judd Apatow’s two-part documentary about the late comedian will air on the network twice, later this month. Shandling, who brought two highly inventive and influential TV comedies to Showtime and HBO with It’s Garry Shandling’s Show and The Larry Sanders Show, will return to premium cable once more via archival footage in The Zen Diaries Of Garry Shandling.
Based on James Ellroy’s noir classic novel and executive produced by Arnon Milchan, L.A. Confidential is heading to the small screen, which will be a tonally modern version of Ellroy’s source material and subsequent 1997 feature film from director Curtis Hanson.
Netflix released their first 90s-infused announcement trailer for the upcoming series, Everything Sucks!, which follows a 1990s high school, set in Boring (yes. Boring), Oregon, and two friends who join forces to make a movie.