They join a cast including Noma Dumezweni (“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”), Harriet Walter (“The Crown”), and Tamara Tunie (“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”) in the series, which will be on BBC Two in the U.K. and Netflix internationally.
The story centers on Kate Ashby, who was rescued as a young child during the Rwandan genocide and adopted by Eve Ashby (Walter), a British prosecutor. Kate was raised in Britain and,
In fact, if you wanted to beat the heat this summer, you could probably sit indoors and binge-watch new and returning series day in and day out. But assuming you don’t have that kind of time, Variety has selected the new and returning series that are most worth checking out this summer.
“Dear White People” (Season 2 premiere May 4)
The second season of Justin Simien and Yvette Lee Bowser’s collegiate comedy dives deeper into the
Based on a 2015 best-seller by Sarai Walker, “Dietland” follows the life of Plum Kettle (Nash), the ghost-writer for the editor of one of New York’s hottest fashion magazines (Margulies), as she struggles with self-image and embarks on the complicated road to self-acceptance. The 10-episode show, which is executive produced by Marti Noxon,
The Good Wife star is headlining AMC’s upcoming revenge drama Dietland, and we’ve got your exclusive first look at the cast’s striking gallery shots.
The revenge-fantasy drama centers on Plum Kettle (played by Joy Nash, Twin Peaks), an obese woman who is planning on weight-loss surgery but gets sidetracked when rival feminist factions somehow get involved. Margulies’ Kitty is a very ambitious magazine editor who’s not quite sure how to cope when a feminist terrorist organization goes after those near and dear to her.
This exclusive clip from the season one finale of Starz‘ “Counterpart” just might be J.K. Simmons‘ tempo. Simmons stars in the dual role of Howard Silk in Justin Marks‘ sci-fi thriller series. The season one finale airs April 1.
AMC revealed new additions to the cast of upcoming series “Dietland” from Marti Noxon, including Campbell Scott, Tamara Tunie, Alanna Ubach, Kelly Hu, Marc Blucas, Ami Sheth and Jen Ponton.
The HBO sci-fi drama released an new trailer Thursday, offering a bloodier more in-depth look at what form the animatronic hosts’ uprising will take in Season 2. Evan Rachel Wood’s Dolores is, naturally, front and center in the nearly three-minute preview. And though she’s often shown speaking with a seemingly confused Bernard, she’s also depicted laying gory waste to those who get in her way.
Also of note: Maeve demands Lee take her to her daughter and appears wearing a kimono in one shot. Perhaps this is our
1980: The Edge of Night's Nola confessed her crimes.
1989: Another World's Vicky gave birth to a baby boy.
1996: General Hospital's Jason ran into Robin on the bridge."Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times. This arises from the fact that they are produced by men who ever have been, and ever shall be, animated by the same passions, and thus they necessarily have the same results."
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1968: On The Doctors, Dr. Matt Powers (James Pritchett) tried to console Dr. Karen
Based on Sarai Walker‘s novel of the same name, the darkly comic series, described as a revenge fantasy, stars Joy Nash (“Twin Peaks”) as Plum Kettle, a ghostwriter of a popular New York fashion magazine who struggles with self-image. As she works toward self-acceptance, high-profile men accused of sexual assault and abuse are meeting violent deaths.
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In her first regular series role since “The Good Wife” ended in 2016, Margulies plays Kitty Montgomery, Plum’s high-powered (and very fashionable) editor. The three-time Emmy winner is giving off
The extraordinarily timed series unveils one woman’s journey to self-awakening while exploring a multitude of issues faced by women today – including patriarchy, misogyny, rape culture and unrealistic beauty standards.
Based on Sarai Walker’s 2015 best-selling, critically acclaimed novel of the same name, Dietland stars Joy Nash (The Mindy Project) as lead Plum Kettle, and Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winner Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife) as Kitty Montgomery.
Marti Noxon (UnREAL) serves as executive producer, writer, showrunner and directs multiple episodes on the series.
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Filmed on location in New York City, the 10-episode series follows Plum Kettle, ghost-writer for the editor of one of New York’s hottest fashion magazines, as she
Here’s the synopsis: “Filmed on location in New York City, the 10-episode series follows Plum Kettle, ghost-writer for the editor of one of New York’s hottest fashion magazines, as she struggles with self-image and sets out on a wildly complicated road to self-acceptance. At the same time, everyone is buzzing over news reports about men, accused of sexual abuse and assault, who are disappearing and meeting untimely, violent deaths.”
Rounding out the cast are Robin Weigert (“Big Little Lies,
The Good Wife Emmy winner is returning to TV in the upcoming AMC drama Dietland — debuting Monday, June 4 at 9/8c with back-to-back-episodes — and based on the new first-look photos the network just released, she’s definitely in charge. Margulies plays Kitty Montgomery, the high-powered editor of one of New York’s hottest fashion magazines, and she looks commanding sitting behind a desk, The Devil Wears Prada-style. (And the red hair color actually kind of works on her, doesn’t it?)
Based on the bestselling novel by Sarai Walker,
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After celebrating what felt like a victory last week, it’s now time for Jimmy to accept the consequences for his year-long suspension, which are far tougher than he anticipated. Trying to balance his required community service hours with his fledgling business as a producer and director of local commercials isn’t working out all that well — he’s running himself ragged and going broke in the process. What matters most to him is making sure that Kim has no clue just how bad things are getting… though he’s not above a petty moment of revenge against Chuck, as much as he might say that he’s moving on.
Meanwhile, we get a blast from the more-recent-than-usual past: Nacho decides to pay “Saul” Season 2’s resident prescription drug scammer/baseball enthusiast Pryce (Daniel Wormald) a visit,
Their stories quickly became beloved by audiences as the series not only became a ratings hit for NBC, but also earned critical acclaim -- including a historic run of Emmy nominations and wins for its guest stars -- and adoration among the many actors who passed through on their way to stardom.
“At its heart, it's a show about good versus evil,” Michaela McManus, who played Ada Kim Greylek on season 10, tells Et. “In a world that's increasingly scary and uncertain
Episodes: 12 (hour)
TV show dates: February 27, 2014 -- May 7, 2015
Series status: Cancelled
Performers include: Martin Henderson, Jason Momoa, Julianne Nicholson, Tamara Tunie, Kiowa Gordon, Allie Gonino, Annalise Basso, and Tom Sizemore.
TV show description:
A missing college student in rural Walpole, New Jersey brings longstanding tensions between the Native Americans and the local townsfolk to a rolling boil. Painful past tragedies between the populations now simmer with new conflicts in the desaturated landscape.
In this town, every exchange is mired in decades of discomfort. When every action seems doomed to birth yet another disaster, no one remains above distrust for long.
Reckless teenage lovers Rachel Jensen (Allie Gonino) and Junior Van Der Veen (Kiowa Gordon) pretend their passions cross the troubled water, but
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