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TNT Greenlights Straight-to-Series Drama One Day She'll Darken
Turner's TNT has greenlit straight to series the new drama One Day She'll DarkenPatty Jenkins (Wonder WomanMonster) is attached to direct the pilot and potentially additional episodes, and Chris Pine (Wonder WomanHell or High Water) is attached to star in all six. Sam Sheridan, author of A Fighter's Heart and The Disaster Diaries, is set to write the six-episode series, inspired by the autobiography of Fauna Hodel. The series is being produced by Turner's Studio T, with Jenkins, Michael Sugar (Spotlight13 Reasons Why), Sheridan and Pine serving as executive producers and will shoot this fall. Read more

TNT's Animal Kingdom Surfs to a Third Season
Turner's TNT has renewed its original drama Animal Kingdom for a third season as strong multiplatform viewing helped make the series cable's only Top 20 drama this year to show growth among Adults 18-49 in its second season. Emmy® and Tony® winner Ellen BarkinScott SpeedmanShawn HatosyBen RobsonJake WearyFinn ColeMolly Gordon and Carolina Guerra star in Animal Kingdom, which is produced by John Wells Productions in association with Warner Horizon Scripted Television. New second-season episodes premiere across TNT platforms Tuesdays at 9 p.m. (ET/PT), with the season finale set for Aug. 29. TNT plans to launch the third season in 2018. Read more…

Life on the Run Gets Messyand Dangerous in Season 2 of TNT's Hit Drama Good Behavior,
Premiering Oct. 15
Award-winning actress Michelle Dockery will be back on the bad side when she returns as thief and con artist Letty Raines, whose life is always one wrong turn or one bad decision away from implosion in the hit TNT drama Good Behavior.  Juan Diego BottoTerry KinneyLusia Strus and Joey Kern also star in the seductive drama, which was created by Chad Hodge and Blake Crouch and is based on a series of books by Crouch. The second season of Good Behavior is slated to premiere across TNT's television, mobile and digital platforms on Sunday, Oct. 15, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT). Read more…

TBS's Angie Tribeca Rides Audience Growth to Fourth Season Renewal as Bobby Cannavale Joins Cast
TBS has taken another step toward earning its comedy series merit badge by ordering a fourth season of the hit series Angie Tribeca, starring Rashida Jones. And in a shameless attempt to grab some much-deserved awards attention, the fourth season will welcome a new cast member: two-time Emmy® winner Bobby Cannavale (Boardwalk Empire) who has proven time and time again that he is irresistible to the Academy. Fingers crossed! Read more…

TBS Unveils Fall Slate Featuring Three New Series and Returning Favorite
This fall, TBS will enter the next phase of its ongoing brand evolution with a slate of three new original series, plus the eagerly anticipated second season of a returning favorite. Leading the pack on Tuesday, Oct. 24 will be TBS's new scripted comedy The Last O.G, starring and created by superstar and multiple Emmy® nominee Tracy Morgan alongside creators and executive producers Jordan Peele and John Carcieri. This marks the exciting return of Morgan to series television as he stars opposite Tiffany Haddish, who is hot off the heels of the box office success Girls Trip. TBS will also add (mostly) friendly competition to the mix with the new head-to-head celebrity rap battle competition Drop the Mic, hosted by Method Man and Hailey Baldwin and based on the popular segment from The Late Late Show with James Corden, premiering Thursday, Oct. 26. Fans can also expect a comedy-driven reboot of a classic game show with Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker's Wild, coming this fall. And finally, starting Sunday, Nov. 19, TBS will once again lead in to Thanksgiving Week with the season 2 premiere of the critically acclaimed series Search Party. Read more…

See What's Cooking for truTV's At Home with Amy Sedaris
Actress and comedian Amy Sedaris cordially invites you into her home with the premiere of her new comedy series AtHome with Amy Sedaris, which truTV announced today will premiere on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT). In this series co-created by Sedaris and Paul Dinello, Amy will show off her diverse but necessary homemaking skills. These skills range from creating popsicle stick buddies and gutting a fish to making raisin necklaces and entertaining businessmen. Each episode will revolve around a traditional theme, such as: entertaining the grieving, the craft of love making, and cooking without pots and pans. As always, Amy will use her unique expertise to entertain guests, demonstrate her know-how by preparing meals, and exhibit her can-do spirit by attempting to work out personal issues. Remember, if you want to be the perfect host, accentuate the positives, and medicate the negatives. Read more…

truTV Debuts Trailer for Upcoming Comedic Documentary The Problem with Apu
truTV debuted the trailer today for its upcoming comedic documentary The Problem with ApuComedian Hari Kondabolu, the creator and star of this feature-length documentary, confronts his long-standing "nemesis" Apu Nahasapeemapetilon – better known as the Indian convenience store owner on The Simpsons. Through this comedic cultural exposé, Kondabolu questions how this controversial caricature was created, burrowed its way into the hearts and minds of Americans and continues to exist – intact – 27 years later. Read more…