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The 4-episode second season of “America Divided” will premiere on Epix in 2018. In Season 2, Norman Lear and Jesse Williams return as executive producers and correspondents with another cast of celebrated Americans to continue the series’ mission to explore America’s most urgent challenges. The second season will once again go cross-country to investigate the forces driving people apart and introduce viewers to ordinary people engaged in extraordinary efforts to overcome our country’s racial, class, gender, religious and partisan divides.
“’America Divided’ season one truly distinguished Epix as a destination for provocative, timely and important documentary storytelling,” said Mark Greenberg, president and CEO of Epix. “We are thrilled to be working with this team again to take a probing look at some of the most polarizing matters »
- Joe Otterson
Paramount Television and Anonymous Content’s contemporary spy drama “Berlin Station” has been sold to several additional European countries, Paramount Worldwide Television Licensing and Distribution said Tuesday.
The show has been picked up by on-demand platform Tim for Italy; HBO Nordic for Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland; and HBO Espana in Spain. “Berlin Station” has been chosen to participate in the upcoming 8th edition of Series Mania Festival’s U.S. selection, which is taking place in Paris April 12-23.
The show takes a look at the activity of a CIA office on a global stage in the midst of an investigation into a whistle-blower. As previously announced, “Berlin Station” was recently renewed for a 10-episode second season, which begins production in the German capital on Friday.
- Leo Barraclough
Ashley Judd is heading back to television.
The 48-year-old actress will return to the small screen as a series regular on the second season of Epix’s CIA spy drama, Berlin Station, the premium network announced Tuesday.
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Judd, who will also star in Showtime’s Twin Peaks reboot, will play B.B. Yates, Berlin’s disarming new Chief of Station, aka “The Station Whisperer,” for her itinerant work in the field shoring up CIA stations in moral or corporate disrepair. Part loyalist and part maverick, B.B. toes a dangerous line between serving those above her and empowering those below her. Always a contradiction, she arrives in Berlin to defy expectations and breathe new life into the troubled CIA station she now runs.
Judd is the latest addition to the cast for the new season, joining previously »
Keke Palmer is on the move.
Berlin Station centers on a CIA office in the midst of an investigation into a now-infamous whistleblower. The series follows Daniel Miller (Richard Armitage), a new arrival to Berlin’s CIA station, who is on a clandestine mission to uncover the source of the Thomas Shaw leaks.
- Kate Stanhope
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