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19 items from 2017


Wgn America Acquires U.S. Rights to Three Foreign Crime Drama Series

8 August 2017 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Wgn America has acquired the U.S. rights to three foreign crime dramas as part of the network’s new “Prime Crime” lineup, Variety has learned.

Canadian series “Shoot the Messenger” centers on the complex relationships between crime reporters and the police. Daisy Channing (Elyse Levesque), a young reporter, witnesses a murder she thinks is gang related, only to find herself slowly drawn into an interconnected web of criminal and illicit sexual activity that reaches into the corridors of corporate and political power. In addition to Levesque, the series stars Lyriq Bent, Lucas Bryant, and Alex Kingston.  It is produced by Jennifer Holness and Victoria Woods for Hungry Eyes Film & Television Inc. in association with CBC Television and ITV Studios Global Entertainment. The eight-episode series is co-created by Holness and Sudz Sutherland, who also serves as lead director on the series.

Fellow Canadian import “Pure” follows Noah Funk, a newly elected Mennonite pastor who is determined to »

- Joe Otterson

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She's Gotta Have It: First Photos Released for Spike Lee's Netflix Series

4 August 2017 8:14 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

What's in store for Netflix's new series? Recently, the streaming service released new photos from their upcoming TV show She's Gotta Have It, Deadline reports.Based on Spike Lee's 1986 film, the comedy-drama centers on "Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise), a Brooklyn-based sexually liberated, free-spirited painter/mixed media artist in her late 20s struggling to define herself and divide her time amongst her friends, her job and her three lovers." The cast also includes Anthony Ramos, Cleo Anthony, Lyriq Bent, Sydney Morton, and Kim Director.Read More… »

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‘She’s Gotta Have It’: First Look Photos From Spike Lee’s Netflix Revival

4 August 2017 11:02 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

You’ve gotta have a look at the new photos from Spike Lee’s upcoming Netflix revival of “She’s Gotta Have It.”

The first-look images of the television dramedy feature DeWanda Wise in the central role of Nola Darling. Darling’s friends Clorinda Bradford, Shemekka Epps, and Rachel will be played by Margot Bingham, Chyna Layne, and Elise Hudson respectively. The gallery also showcases Darling’s three lovers: Greer Childs played by Cleo Anthony, Jamie Overstreet played by Lyriq Bent, and Mars Blackmon played by Hamilton’s Anthony Ramos.

The 10-episode series adaptation of Lee’s 1986 debut film follows Darling as an uncompromising, outspoken, and progressive woman in her late twenties struggling to define herself and divide her time among her friends, her job, and her three lovers.

Lee created and produced the show in addition to directing all 10 episodes of the series. Tonya Lewis Lee is executive producing, with »

- Rebecca Rubin

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Mary Kills People: Season One Ratings

28 July 2017 5:23 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Although series creator Tara Armstrong and star Caroline Dhavernas both want to make additional seasons of their new TV show, Canada's Global Television has not yet announced if Mary Kills People will be cancelled or renewed for season two. Is a renewal dependent on Lifetime's continued interest? How will the six-part first season perform in the Us TV ratings? Will the American audience extend the life of Mary Kills People, or will they deliver the death blow? Stay tuned.A black comedy and euthanasia drama, Mary Kills People also stars Jay Ryan, Richard Short, Lyriq Bent, Greg Bryk, Abigail Winter, Grace Lynn Kung, Katie Douglas, Alexandra Castillo, Sebastien Roberts, Lola Flanery, Natalie Lisinska, and Jess Salgueiro. The Global and Lifetime TV series centers on Dr. Mary Harris (Dhavernas). A physician and single mother, Mary also operates a mercy-killing business on the side. She deeply believes people should be in »

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Mary Kills People: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two on Lifetime?

28 July 2017 5:19 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Vulture WatchWill Dr. Harris keep putting the terminally ill out of their misery or end up on the business end of a lethal injection? Has the Mary Kills People TV show been cancelled or renewed for a second season on Lifetime? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Mary Kills People season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About?A Canadian black comedy and mercy killing drama, Mary Kills People stars Caroline Dhavernas Jay Ryan, Richard Short, Lyriq Bent, Greg Bryk, Abigail Winter, Grace Lynn Kung, Katie Douglas, Alexandra Castillo, Sebastien Roberts, Lola Flanery, Natalie Lisinska, and Jess Salgueiro. The Lifetime TV series centers on Dr. Mary Harris (Dhavernas). A physician and single mother, Mary also »

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Mary Kills People Renewed for Season Two on Lifetime

28 July 2017 5:15 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

It's alive. Lifetime has renewed its Mary Kills People TV show for a second season. A Canadian black comedy and mercy killing drama, Mary Kills People stars Caroline Dhavernas as Dr. Mary Harris, a physician and single mother who operates a euthanasia business on the side. The Lifetime TV series also stars Jay Ryan, Richard Short, Lyriq Bent, Greg Bryk, Abigail Winter, Grace Lynn Kung, Katie Douglas, Alexandra Castillo, Sebastien Roberts, Lola Flanery, Natalie Lisinska, and Jess Salgueiro.  Read More… »

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Watch a sneak peek of Netflix’s She’s Gotta Have It series

3 July 2017 5:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Netflix has released a sneak peek of the original comedy drama series She’s Gotta Have It. Described as  ‘a contemporary update’ of Spike Lee’s 1986 debut film, it stars DeWanda Wise, Cleo Anthony, Lyriq Bent, Anthony Ramos, Chyna Layne, Ilfenesh Hadeara, Margot Bingham, Sydney Morton, and Joie Lee; take a look below…

Nola Darling is back. See her struggle to define herself and divide her time among friends, job, and three lovers in this new take on Spike Lee’s classic film.

She’s Gotta Have It arrives on Netflix on November 23rd. »

- Amie Cranswick

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Spike Lee Plots Premiere Date for 'She's Gotta Have It' Netflix Series

26 June 2017 9:17 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Nine months after Spike Lee announced a series adaptation of his landmark debut film, 1986's She's Gotta Have It, Netflix announced the show's release date and issued its debut teaser-trailer. The 10-episode project will launch on Thanksgiving, November 23rd.

Lee created, produced and directed the contemporary update of She's Gotta Have It, which marks his first TV project.

DeWanda Wise stars as Nola Darling, a late-Twenties Brooklyn artist navigating career, personal and romantic challenges. Greer Childs (Divergent's Cleo Anthony), Jamie Overstreet (The Book of Negroes' Lyriq Bent) and »

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She's Gotta Have It: Spike Lee Series Gets Netflix Release Date, Teaser

26 June 2017 7:21 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

This Thanksgiving, fans of Spike Lee’s revolutionary debut film can feast on a series update of She’s Gotta Have It.

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Netflix announced that She’s Gotta Have It will release on Thursday, Nov. 23, with all 10 episodes directed by Lee. The series stars DeWanda Wise (Shots Fired) as Nola Darling (played in the 1986 film by Tracy Camilla Johns), a Brooklyn-based artist struggling to define herself and divide her time amongst her friends, her job and her three lovers: cultured model Greer Childs (played by Cleo Anthony, Divergent), protective investment banker Jamie Overstreet (Lyriq Bent, »

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Spike Lee’s Netflix Series ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Sets Fall Premiere Date

26 June 2017 7:17 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Netflix has revealed the premiere date and first teaser for Spike Lee’s “She’s Gotta Have It,” the series adaptation of Lee’s 1986 debut film.

The 10-episode series will launch Thanksgiving Day (November 23). DeWanda Wise stars as Nola Darling, a Brooklyn-based artist in her late twenties struggling to define herself and divide her time amongst her friends, her job and her three lovers: Greer Childs (Cleo Anthony), Jamie Overstreet (Lyriq Bent), and Mars Blackmon (Anthony Ramos).

The series also stars Chyna Layne, Ilfenesh Hadeara, Margot Bingham, Sydney Morton, and Joie Lee. Lee directs all 10 episodes of the series, in addition to producing. Lee has previously directed for television, but this is the first time he has directed an entire series. Tonya Lewis Lee is executive producer, with Barry Michael Cooper and Lynn Nottage producing. »

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Spike Lee’s Netflix Series ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Sets Fall Release (Video)

26 June 2017 7:00 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Spike Lee’s first TV series, “She’s Gotta Have It,” will launch on Netflix this Thanksgiving, Nov. 23, the streaming giant announced Monday. The 10-episode series is billed by the company as a “contemporary update” of Lee’s 1986 debut film of the same name. DeWanda Wise (“Shots Fired”) leads the show as Nola Darling, a Brooklyn-based artist in her late twenties struggling to define herself and divide her time amongst her friend group, her work, and her three lovers: Greer Childs (Cleo Anthony), Jamie Overstreet (Lyriq Bent) and Mars Blackmon (“Hamilton’s” Anthony Ramos). Chyna Layne, Ilfenesh Hadeara, Margot Bingha, »

- Nigel M. Smith

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Mary Kills People: Season Two Renewal for Canadian Drama

5 June 2017 6:33 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Mary isn't quitting anytime soon. Recently, it was announced Global Television has renewed the TV series Mary Kills People for a second season.The dark dramedy, which airs on Lifetime in the U.S., stars Caroline Dhavernas as Mary Harris, a single mother and physician who also operates a mercy-killing business on the side. The cast also includes Jay Ryan, Richard Short, Lyriq Bent, Greg Bryk, Abigail Winter, Grace Lynn Kung, Katie Douglas, Alexandra Castillo, Sebastien Roberts, Lola Flanery, Natalie Lisinska, and Jess Salgueiro.Read More… »

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Mary Kills People

24 April 2017 12:00 AM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Network: LifetimeEpisodes: Ongoing (hour)Seasons: OngoingTV show dates: April 23, 2017 — presentSeries status: Has not been cancelledPerformers include: Caroline Dhavernas, Jay Ryan, Richard Short, Lyriq Bent, Greg Bryk, Abigail Winter, Grace Lynn Kung, Katie Douglas, Alexandra Castillo, Sebastien Roberts, Lola Flanery, Natalie Lisinska, and Jess Salgueiro.TV show description:A Canadian black comedy-medical drama, the Mary Kills People TV show centers on Dr. Mary Harris (Dhavernas). A physician and single mother, Mary also operates a mercy-killing business on the side.She deeply believes people should be in control of their lives and their deaths. To Mary, that is liberty. Dying is not a crime.Dr. Des Bennet (Short) was Mary's co-worker at the hospital until he lost »

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Caroline Dhavernas Teases Assisted-Suicide Series Mary Kills People: 'There's Comedy in the Deepest Drama'

22 April 2017 2:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

There’s no need for a spoiler alert when talking about Caroline Dhavernas‘ new series. Her character’s big secret is right there in the title: Mary Kills People.

But unlike the protagonist of Dhavernas’ former series, Hannibal, the lead in Lifetime’s new drama ends lives for mercy — not art (or dinner).

Mary is a medical doctor who, unbeknownst to her family, provides suicide assistance to the terminally ill on the side. Season 1 already aired in Dhavernas’ native Canada, a country that recently voted to legalize the practice.

VideosHannibal‘s Caroline Dhavernas Delivers Fatal Mercy in Mary Kills People »

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Mary Kills People: Lifetime Series Creator and Star Want Season Two and More

21 April 2017 5:32 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

The Mary Kills People TV show debuts on Lifetime on April 23, 2017 at 10:00pm. The six-episode black comedy medical drama is a Canadian TV series that first aired on Global TV back January and February of this year. While Mary Kills People has not been cancelled or renewed for season two on Global, creator Tara Armstrong and star Caroline Dhavernas -- a veteran of cancelled TV series Hannibal and Wonderfalls -- are hoping for a renewal.A scripted series about euthanasia, Mary Kills People also stars Jay Ryan, Richard Short, Lyriq Bent, Greg Bryk, Abigail Winter, Grace Lynn Kung, Katie Douglas, Alexandra Castillo, Sebastien Roberts, Lola Flanery, Natalie Lisinska, and Jess Salgueiro.Read More… »

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‘Mary Kills People’: Caroline Dhavernas Is a Caring Doctor and Killer in Exclusive New Trailer

30 March 2017 2:42 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Lifetime continues to lead the way in female-produced and -distributed content with the release of its upcoming dramedy series “Mary Kills People.” The network has released an all-new trailer for the show, which is created and executive produced by Tara Armstrong. “Mary Kills People” tells the story of Dr. Mary Harris, played by Caroline Dhavernas (“Hannibal”), a loving, overworked single mother and caring ER doctor who just happens to spend her nights euthanizing patients.

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The show is just one example of Lifetime’s continued commitment to developing and distributing female-centric content. The network has been instrumental in including female-led productions and in creating opportunities for up-and-coming female artists with such productions as its critically acclaimed series “UnReal.” Lifetime will also be releasing films under its own banner, including the much-anticipated feature debut of Eleanor Coppola, »

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‘Mary Kills People’: Caroline Dhavernas Is a Caring Doctor and Killer in Exclusive New Trailer

30 March 2017 2:42 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Lifetime continues to lead the way in female-produced and -distributed content with the release of its upcoming dramedy series “Mary Kills People.” The network has released an all-new trailer for the show, which is created and executive produced by Tara Armstrong. “Mary Kills People” tells the story of Dr. Mary Harris, played by Caroline Dhavernas (“Hannibal”), a loving, overworked single mother and caring ER doctor who just happens to spend her nights euthanizing patients.

Read More: Allison Anders on Why Remaking ‘Beaches’ Made Sense, And What She’s Learned From Directing TV

The show is just one example of Lifetime’s continued commitment to developing and distributing female-centric content. The network has been instrumental in including female-led productions and in creating opportunities for up-and-coming female artists with such productions as its critically acclaimed series “UnReal.” Lifetime will also be releasing films under its own banner, including the much-anticipated feature debut of Eleanor Coppola, »

- Juan Diaz

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Hannibal's Caroline Dhavernas Delivers Fatal Mercy in Mary Kills People Trailer

30 March 2017 12:25 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

At first glance, the exclusive trailer for Mary Kills People — as well as the title of Caroline Dhavernas’ new Lifetime drama itself — may make you think that the Hannibal alum is back on familiar, murderous ground.

After all, as the video above warns viewers, “Everywhere that Mary goes, there will be no tomorrow.”

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But appearances are a bit deceiving: The upcoming series — which premieres Sunday, April 23, at 10/9c — is actually about a medical doctor (Dhavernas) who moonlights as someone providing suicide assistance to the terminally ill. The first season, »

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James Franco to Star In and Executive Produce ‘High School Lover,’ His Second Lifetime Movie

13 January 2017 11:30 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Back in June, James Franco starred in the remake of the 1996 slasher “Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?” for Lifetime. The film was something that traditional Lifetime movie audiences weren’t used to seeing, but it seemed to have worked out well for Franco and the network.

Now, the ever busy filmmaker is set to star in and executive produce his second Lifetime film, “High School Lover.” Not much is known about the TV movie, only that it will debut February 4. The first image, which you can see above, was also released.

Read More: ‘Beaches’ Remake Trailer: Idina Menzel Belts ‘Wind Beneath My Wings’ in Lifetime Promo

Additionally, Lifetime also announced a handful of other projects that they will be debuting and producing this year.

Currently in pre-production is “Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland,” a movie from Suzanne de Passe which follows the iconic singer’s final years. It will star Navi, »

- Liz Calvario

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