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Countless US renewals, cancellations and new shows; What Happened in Oslo; Catherine the Great trailer; + more

Every weekday, TMINE brings you the latest TV news from around the world

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UK TV

  • Trailer for Sky Atlantic’s Catherine The Great

US TV

US TV show casting

  • Chris Carmack, Jake Borelli and Greg Germann promoted to regulars on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy

New US TV shows

  • ABC green lights: series of conspiracy drama Emergence, with Allison Tolman, Donald Faison, Owain Yeoman et al…
  • …self-explanatory drama The Baker and the Beauty, with Victor Rasuk and Nathalie Kelley…
  • …legal drama For Life and family comedy United We Fall
  • …yellow lights: Heart of Life and NYPD Blue
  • CBS green lights: series of female LA police chief drama Tommy, with Edie Falco
  • red lights: Under the Bridge and The Republic of Sarah
  • Fox green lights: series of 911 spin-off 911: Lone Star, with Rob Lowe…
  • …and soap southern Gothic family drama Filthy Rich
  • NBC green lights: series of newly widowed dad comedy The Kenan Show, with Kenan Thompson and Andy Garcia…
  • …Jeffery Deaver’s Bone Collector adaptation Lincoln, with Russell Hornsby and Arielle Kebbel; church choir comedy Perfect Harmony, with Bradley Whitford, Anna Camp, Tymberlee Hill et al; and live-in grandparents comedy Indebted, with Adam Pally, Abby Elliott, Steven Weber and Fran Drescher

New US TV show casting

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The Chi
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The Chi, Empire renewed; Spider-man universe TV series; + more

Every weekday, TMINE brings you the latest TV news from around the world

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UK TV

  • Lisa Kudrow, Sophie Thompson and Charlotte Ritchie join E4/Netflix’s Mae and George
  • Horror Bites and CBS Catchup Channels added to YouView
  • Greenacre developing: adaptations of Thrity Umrigar’s The Space Between Us and The Secrets Between Us

US TV

US TV show casting

New US TV shows

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Future Man
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Future Man to end; The Other Two acquired; Derry Girls renewed; US Bad Banks, Un village français, Stockholm; + more

Every weekday, TMINE brings you the latest TV news from around the world

The Daily News will return on Monday

Internet TV

  • Trailer for Netflix’s Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City
  • Trailer for season 3 of Amazon’s Sneaky Pete
  • Emma Corrin to play Princess Diana on Netflix’s The Crown

Australian TV

  • Screen Australia to fund: period estranged families drama The Sisters Antipodes, first responders drama The Force, newsreader rebuilding her life comedy-drama The Upside of Over and international conspiracy drama Clandestine

French TV

International TV

Scandinavian TV

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US TV

New US TV shows

New US TV show casting

  • Sally Field and Richard E Grant join AMC’s Dispatches From Elsewhere
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One Day At A Time
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One Day at a Time cancelled; Green Door acquired; Kathleen Turner and Michael Douglas reunited; + more

Every weekday, TMINE brings you the latest TV news from around the world

Film

  • Sopranos prequel The Many Saints of Newark renamed Newark

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UK TV

  • Sky1 green lights: series of national emergency political drama COBRA, with Robert Carlyle, Victoria Hamilton, Richard Dormer et al
  • Alice Eve, Tamsin Greig, Harriet Walter et al to star in ITV’s Belgravia

US TV show casting

New US TV shows

New US TV show casting

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Si no t'hagues conegut
Airdates

When’s that show you mentioned starting, TMINE? Including Si no t’hagues conegut, Proven Innocent, No Good Nick and The Spanish Princess

Every Friday, TMINE lets you know when the latest TV shows from around the world will air in the UK

Acquisitions

  • BBC Wales has acquired S4C’s Bang. That’ll air sometime in the summer. Could end up on BBC Four eventually.
  • My5 has picked up three HOT (Israel) shows: eight-part vampire comedy Juda, six-part gay adoption story Miguel, five-part family drama Mekimi and two seasons of crime drama Sirens. They’ll all be available in the spring.
  • Paramount UK has acquired Paramount US’s Yellowstone, with Kevin Costner and Kelly Reilly. No word at all on when that will start.

Premiere dates

Si no t'hagues conegut

Si no t’hagues conegut (If I Hadn’t Met You) (Spain: TV3; UK: Netflix)
Premiere date: Friday, March 15

A man who loses his family in a tragic accident discovers that he can travel to alternate universes, compelling him to find a way to save his family.

Proven Innocent (US: Fox; UK: Universal)
Premiere date: Monday, March 18, 9pm

Teenager falsely accused of murder ends up in prison where she trains to become a lawyer. Years later, she tries to help exonerate those equally falsely accused of crimes, while trying to get her revenge on the lawyer who got her in jail in the first place.

There’s a good cast, including Rachelle Lefevre, Russell Hornsby, Vincent Kartheiser, Laurie Holden and Kelsey Grammer, but the set-up and script are both ludicrous. Given Hornsby’s already been cast in a TV reboot of Bone Collector, the signs aren’t good for this, either.

Episode reviews: Initial

No Good Nick

No Good Nick (Netflix)
Premiere date: Monday, April 15

Netflix US original. Siena Agudong infiltrates a family intending to get revenge on them for unknowingly ruining her life. But as she gets to know the family, she finds compassion for them and struggles with whether to go through with her plan. Melissa Joan Hart plays the competitive ‘career mother’, while Sean Astin stars as the archetypical loveable, dorky ‘fun dad’.

The Spanish Princess

The Spanish Princess (US: Starz; UK: StarzPlay)
Premiere date: Sunday, May 5

Adaptation of Philippa Gregory’s novels The Constant Princess and The King’s Curse dealing with Catherine of Aragon, first as a teenage princess of Spain who was promised the English throne since she was a child, then as she arrives in grey, rain-lashed England to marry Prince Arthur. Unfortunately, he dies, but guess who’s waiting in the wings for her…