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TMINE’s Daily Global TV News: We Got This acquired; Alex Rider renewed; + more

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  • New trailer for season 2 of DC Universe’s Doom Patrol

US TV show casting

  • Shayan Sobhian promoted to regular on The CW’s DC’s Legends of Tomorrow

New US TV shows

  • HBO green lights: politics and coronavirus confessional special Coastal Elites, with Bette Midler, Sarah Paulson, Issa Rae et al
  • Hulu green lights: adaptation of Beth Macy’s Dopesick, with Michael Keaton
  • Paramount developing: adaptation of Catherine McKenzie’s You Can’t Catch Me
  • Sister developing: adaptation of James McBride’s Deacon King Kong
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What time, TMINE? Including Alex Rider, Dead Still, Blood & Water, The Queen and the Conqueror and Control Z

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

Plenty of premiere dates this week, with all the details about Alex Rider (Amazon), Dead Still (Ireland: RTÉ; UK: Acorn TV), Blood & Water (Netflix),
The Queen and the Conqueror (Netflix) and Control Z (Netflix) after the jump.

Otherwise, the only premiere-less new acquisition is DR1 (Denmark)’s Når støvet har lagt sig (When the Dust Settles), which Walter Presents has just picked up.

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Square Eyed World points out that Amazon now has Gåsmamman (Sweden: C More), which focuses on Sonja (Alexandra Rapaport) who lives a carefree life with her family near Stockholm and works as an accountant in the family business at the marina. One day Sonja is drawn into the criminal underworld to save her family.

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Treadstone, The Purge cancelled; Alex Rider acquired; + more

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  • Barry Watson, Sonita Henry, Marvin Jones III et al join Hulu’s Into The Dark

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  • AMC developing: adaptations of Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles and The Lives of the Mayfair Witches

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The BFI & Radio Times TV festival is back for 2020 and here are some of the highlights

It’s been every two years since 2015 until now, but this year, it seems to have gone annual since the BFI & Radio Times Television Festival is taking place on the Southbank in London between 17 and 19 April. And here are the highlights, according to the press release:

This year’s Festival will see Russell T Davies, Mary Berry and Gillian Anderson inducted into the Radio Times Hall of Fame, alongside events with comedy legend Ricky Gervais, breakout star of Derry Girls Nicola Coughlan, Sir Lenny Henry in conversation with Alan Yentob, star magician Dynamo, comedian Mo Gilligan, and the team behind The Mash Report including Nish Kumar.

There’s also events celebrating some of the UK’s most popular programmes, including: Last Tango in Halifax, Strictly Come Dancing, Hollyoaks (marking its 25th anniversary), Giri/Haji, Dracula, Grantchester, Killing Eve, Who Do You Think You Are? and World on Fire.

Exclusive previews of some of 2020’s most anticipated new dramas, including: series two of the critically acclaimed comedy-drama After Life created and starring Ricky Gervais who will attend the Festival; the team behind The Inbetweeners turn their hilarious gaze on the world of football in The First Team about the misadventures of three young football players; BBC Two’s adaption of Eleanor Catton’s Man Booker Prize-winning novel The Luminaries with stars Eve Hewson and Himesh Patel; new Sky Atlantic crime drama Gangs of London, from writer Gareth Evans (The Raid) and starring Peaky Blinders’ Joe Cole; a sneak peek at the finale of Julian Fellowes’ prestigious new ITV drama Belgravia; and the new adaptation of Anthony Horowitz’s hugely popular Alex Rider series.

The Festival also offers first looks at the much anticipate series three of Killing Eve; the international crime drama The Serpent starring Jenna Coleman; BBC One’s forthcoming adaption of David Nicholls’ bestselling novel Us, starring Tom Hollander, who will appear on stage alongside Nicholls.

The Festival will also reunite Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie for The Goodies at 50! with material from the BFI National Archiveas well as a session featuring a bespoke compilation of dazzling footage of the one and only Prince, also drawn from the BFI National Archive. The Festival will remember the legacy of Dave Allen, the doyen of 70s comedy, with a compilation event featuring clips from all the varied parts of his small-screen career.

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