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TV News Roundup: HBO Drops Trailer for ‘The Case Against Adnan Syed’ (Watch)

  • Variety
In today’s TV news roundup, HBO released the first official trailer for its upcoming docu-series “The Case Against Adnan Syed,” and Freeform announced three new cast members for its upcoming comedy series “Besties,” starring Jordin Sparks.

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Netflix’s upcoming docu-series “Formula 1: Drive to Survive” is set to premiere March 8 on the streaming platform. From the makers of “Senna” and “Amy,” the 10-part series will take a deep dive into the world of formula racing, following several race throughout a variety of countries including Melbourne, Bahrain, Canada, Austria, Singapore, Austin and Brazil, before culminating in the final race of the season in Abu Dhabi. James Gay Rees and Paul Martin are executive producing alongside show runner Sophie Todd.

First Looks

HBO released a new trailer for its upcoming four-part documentary series “The Case Against Adnan Syed.” Directed by Amy Berg, the series follows the 1999 murder of 18-year-old Baltimore
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First Trailer For New Netflix Documentary Series ‘Formula 1: Drive to Survive’

Netflix has debuted the first trailer for their upcoming documentary Formula 1: Drive to Survive which arrives on the service from early next month. As a big F1 fan, this ten-part series just shot to the top of my must-see list.

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Formula 1: Drive to Survive is a gripping, high-octane 10-part series which is the first to give exclusive and intimate access to the greatest racing competition in the world.

From the makers of Senna and Amy, this series will reveal the true story of the sport – not only the fight to be number one, but the battle for the heart, soul, and direction of this multi-billion-dollar business.

Formula 1 is undergoing a huge revolution since the takeover in January 2017 by Liberty Media. All eyes are on the sport as they undergo a reinvention to build the sports’ sustainability and put passion at its heart. The series has unprecedented access to the top drivers,
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Netflix launch trailer for docu-series ‘Formula 1: Drive to Survive’

  • HeyUGuys
Netflix has revealed the first look trailer for their upcoming 10 part series from the makers of ‘Amy’ and ‘Senna’, ‘Formula 1: Drive to Survive’.

The series will begin in Melbourne where the world of high stakes, adrenaline and passion that underlies Formula 1 is launched. From there the series moves with the teams following each of the races; from Bahrain to Canada, Austria, Singapore, Austin to Brazil, before culminating in the final fight of the season in Abu Dhabi, where scores are there to be settled.

Paul Martin from Box to Box Films said “Netflix was the perfect platform on which to tell the inside story of this incredible sport. F1 has long been a world of colourful characters and super-sized ego’s, thrills and drama, victory and tragedy but until now that world has been largely hidden and secretive from fans. ‘Formula 1: Drive to Survive’ takes the viewers
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Netflix Renews ‘Fastest Car’ for Season 2, Greenlights 2 More Motor Series

  • The Wrap
Netflix has renewed “Fastest Car” for a second season, and will be adding two more series to its motor programming with “Hyperdrive” and “Car Masters: Rust to Riches,” the streaming service announced Tuesday.

The eight-episode “Car Masters: Rust to Riches” will follow Mark Towle and his team at Gotham Garage as they upgrade old cars to cash in six-figure paydays. The series will premiere Sept. 14, produced by Mak Pictures and executive produced by Mark Kadin, Will Ehbrecht, Rob Hammersley, Michael Lutz, John Stokel and Scott Popjes.

Hyperdrive” received a 10-episode order and is a tournament series that sees drivers compete on one of the largest automotive obstacle courses ever constructed. The series is currently filming in Rochester, NY, and will premiere sometime in 2019, and is produced by Whalerock Industries and Denver & Delilah Productions. Showrunner Aaron Catling executive produces with Lloyd Braun, Chris Cowan, Charlize Theron, Beth Kono and Aj Dix.
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Netflix Renews ‘Fastest Car’ For Season 2; Greenlights Charlize Theron-Produced ‘Hyperdrive’ & ‘Car Masters: Rust to Riches’

  • Deadline
Netflix Renews ‘Fastest Car’ For Season 2; Greenlights Charlize Theron-Produced ‘Hyperdrive’ & ‘Car Masters: Rust to Riches’
Netflix is revving up its unscripted motor programming, picking up a second season of its hit competition show Fastest Car, and ordering two new original series – Car Masters: Rust To Riches for premiere September 14 and Hyperdrive, executive produced by Charlize Theron, for premiere in 2019.

Eight-episode series Car Masters: Rust To Riches asks “What does it take to turn $1,000 into $100,000?” Mark Towle and his team at Gotham Garage have perfected the upgrade and trade model, using sweat equity and sheer car genius to turn rusty wrecks into six-figure paydays.

Car Masters is produced by Mak Pictures. Mark Kadin, Will Ehbrecht, Rob Hammersley, Michael Lutz, John Stokel, Scott Popjes executive produce.

Hyperdrive is a 10-episode high-stakes tournament series where daring drivers from across the globe compete on one of the largest automotive obstacle courses ever constructed. The series is produced by Whalerock Industries and Denver & Delilah Productions. Aaron Catling is executive producer and showrunner.
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