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“SPRINGFIELD OF DREAMS: THE LEGEND OF HOMER SIMPSON” AIRS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22, ON FOX

October 20, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Documentary Honors 25th Anniversary of THE SIMPSONS’ “Homer at the Bat”

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 – Twenty-five years after THE SIMPSONS’ “Homer at the Bat” originally aired, America’s favorite family once again forays into America’s favorite pastime. In advance of the network’s 20th year broadcasting the World Series, FOX Sports today announced that a comedic “Simpsonized” documentary, SPRINGFIELD OF DREAMS: THE LEGEND OF HOMER SIMPSON, will air adjacent to regional NFL broadcasts on Sunday, Oct. 22 on FOX. The World Series, presented by YouTube TV, begins Tuesday, Oct. 24 on FOX.

 

The one-hour special celebrates the legendary episode “Homer at the Bat,” in addition to Homer Simpson’s induction into The National Baseball Hall of Fame earlier this year. A satire of Ken Burns’ epic documentary, “Baseball,” the special features interviews with eight Major League Baseball players appearing in the original episode, along with baseball historians, sportscasters, and iconic personalities, such as FOX Sports’ Joe Buck, sports announcer Bob Costas, author George Will, Dr. Oz, fashion consultant and television personality Tim Gunn and New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio. Current Yankee slugger and Major League Baseball AL MVP candidate Aaron Judge also appears in the special.

 

Additionally, the feature contains six minutes of never-before-seen original animation from THE SIMPSONS, including character “interviews” with Homer, Moe, Chief Wiggum and Apu, voiced by Dan Castellaneta and Hank Azaria.

 

Directed by Academy Award nominee Morgan Spurlock, the documentary is produced by FOX Sports Originals.

 

“We’re glad Morgan is strange enough to take this on,” said James L. Brooks, executive producer, THE SIMPSONS.

 

“I love THE SIMPSONS so much and am proud to be reunited with them on this incredible special. A special so special that it not only celebrates Springfieldian Homer Simpson, but one that reminds us all that maybe if we tried a little less, great things can happen,” said Spurlock.

FOX Sports features live regionalized NFL coverage at 1:00 PM ET and 4:05 PM ET with NFL broadcasts available in both competing teams’ home markets, as well as select additional cities around the country. Viewers with an NFL matchup airing at 1:00 PM ET get to watch the documentary at 4:30 PM ET; viewers with an NFL matchup airing at 4:05 PM ET get to watch the documentary at 3:00 PM ET. SPRINGFIELD OF DREAMS: THE LEGEND OF HOMER SIMPSON also airs on Friday, Oct. 20 at 6:00 PM ET on FS1.

 

“Collaborating with Morgan Spurlock has been an ideal fit for FOX Sports Originals,” said Charlie Dixon, FS1/FS2 EVP of Content. “Working together has allowed us to showcase our partnership with Major League Baseball in a creative and unconventional way.”

 

Click here for a sneak peek at the documentary: https://youtu.be/Rakj3zmCpXc

 

The annual Halloween-themed “Treehouse of Horror XXVIII” episode of THE SIMPSONS also airs on Oct. 22 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT). In the episode, Maggie becomes possessed by an ancient demon, Lisa (Yeardley Smith) discovers a creepy/perfect version of her family in an alternate universe and Homer (Castellaneta) cannibalizes himself. Ben Daniels (THE EXORCIST), director William Friedkin (“The Exorcist”) and chef Mario Batali make guest-voice appearances.

 

ABOUT THE SIMPSONS:

The longest-running scripted show in television history, THE SIMPSONS exploded into a cultural phenomenon in 1990 and has remained one of the most groundbreaking and innovative entertainment franchises, recognizable throughout the world. Currently airing its record-annihilating 29th season, THE SIMPSONS has won 32 Emmy Awards, 34 Annie Awards, a 2017 People’s Choice Award, was the first animated series to win a Peabody Award and was nominated for an Academy Award in 2012 for the theatrical short “The Longest Daycare.” “The Simpsons Movie” was a hit feature film, their mega-attraction The Simpsons Ride at Universal Studios has received historic expansion updates with the addition of “Springfield” and the show was honored with a Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2000. It has been named the “Best Show of the 20th Century” by Time magazine, called the “Greatest American Sitcom” by Entertainment Weekly in 2013 and declared “The Best TV Show Ever” in 2016 by Vulture.comTHE SIMPSONS is a Gracie Films Production in association with 20th Century Fox Television. James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, and Al Jean are the executive producers. The Gracie Films Worldwide Brand Division develops and produces the licensed content for the series.

 

ABOUT FOX SPORTS

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing 21st Century Fox’s wide array of multi-platform U.S.-based sports assets.  Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing partnerships.  FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the Fox Broadcasting Company; FS1, FS2; FOX Sports Regional Networks, their affiliated regional web sites and national programming; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes and FOX College Sports. In addition, FOX Sports also encompasses FOX Sports Digital, which includes FOXSports.com and FOX Sports GO. Also included in the Group are Fox’s interests in joint-venture businesses Big Ten Network and BTN 2Go, as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.

 

ABOUT WARRIOR POETS                                                                                  

Warrior Poets is a New York-based production company founded in 2004 by Academy Award®– nominated filmmaker Morgan Spurlock. His first film, “Super Size Me,” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004, winning Best Directing honors. The film went on to win the inaugural Writers Guild of America Best Documentary Screenplay Award, as well as garner an Academy Award nomination for Best Feature Documentary. Since then, Spurlock has directed, produced and distributed multiple film and TV projects, including “Comic Con: Episode IV,” “The Greatest Movie Ever Sold” and “Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden?” Spurlock and his partners, Jeremy Chilnick and Matthew Galkin, have produced multiple award-winning films, digital series and television programs, with recent credits including the Oscar-shortlisted “The Eagle Huntress,” IDA Award-winning CNN series “Morgan Spurlock: Inside Man” and Toronto International Film Festival official selection “Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!”

 

 

CBS RENEWS SUMMER THRILLER “SALVATION” FOR SEASON TWO

October 19, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

(Left to Right: Charlie Rowe, Santiago Cabrera, Jennifer Finnigan, Ian Anthony Dale)

STUDIO CITY, Calif. – Oct. 18, 2017 – CBS today announced the second season renewal of the suspense thriller SALVATION for broadcast during summer 2018. Season two of the serialized drama received a 13-episode order.

SALVATION centers on Liam Cole, an MIT grad student, and Darius Tanz, a tech superstar, who bring Pentagon official Grace Barrows a staggering discovery – that an asteroid is just months away from colliding with Earth. Now with the added threat of nuclear war on the horizon, they work together with Secretary of Defense Harris Edwards to find a way to divert the asteroid, stop the war and save humanity before time runs out.

The series stars Santiago Cabrera, Jennifer Finnigan, Charlie Rowe, Jacqueline Byers, Rachel Drance and Ian Anthony Dale. Liz Kruger, Craig Shapiro, Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin, Stuart Gillard and Peter Lenkov are executive producers for CBS Television Studios in association with Secret Hideout.

 

THE ROYALS RETURN HOME TO FINISH MAXIMUS, ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF ‘MARVEL’S INHUMANS’ ON ABC

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Havoc in the Hidden Land” – With only two episodes left this season, The Royal Family returns to Attilan and comes face-to-face with Maximus. Can a truce be reached or is all-out war inevitable? An all-new episode of “Marvel’s Inhumans” airs FRIDAY, NOV. 3 (9:01-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

“Marvel’s Inhumans” stars Anson Mount as Black Bolt, Iwan Rheon as Maximus, Serinda Swan as Medusa, Eme Ikwuakor as Gorgon, Isabelle Cornish as Crystal, Ken Leung as Karnak, Ellen Woglom as Louise, Sonya Balmores as Auran and Mike Moh as Triton. Henry Ian Cusick guest stars as Dr. Evan Declan.

The series is executive produced by Scott Buck, along with Marvel’s Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory with Buck serving as showrunner. This series is a Marvel and IMAX project and is co-produced by Marvel Television and ABC Studios.

“Havoc in the Hidden Land” was written by Quinton Peeples and directed by Chris Fisher.

 

 

CINDERELLA JOINS FORCES WITH A NEW FRIEND TO TAKE DOWN LADY TREMAINE, AND VICTORIA BELFREY MAKES AN UNNERVING DISCOVERY BACK IN HYPERION HEIGHTS, ON ABC’S ‘ONCE UPON A TIME’

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The Garden of Forking Paths” – When Cinderella finds herself staring danger in the eye, she receives help from an unlikely source. Her rescue leads to an alliance that could aid in the defeat of Lady Tremaine’s rule and reveals a dark secret from Cinderella’s past. In Hyperion Heights, Jacinda goes to extreme measures to stop Victoria Belfrey from destroying Lucy’s beloved community garden, while Lucy tries to convince Henry that Victoria is after more than just a plot of land. Meanwhile, Victoria makes a discovery that could alter everyone’s fate, on “Once Upon a Time,” FRIDAY, OCT. 20 (8:00–9:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

“Once Upon a Time” stars Lana Parrilla as Regina/Roni, Robert Carlyle as Rumpelstiltskin/Weaver, Colin O’Donoghue as Hook/Rogers, Andrew J. West as Henry Mills, Gabrielle Anwar as Lady Tremaine/Victoria Belfrey, Dania Ramirez as Cinderella/Jacinda and Alison Fernandez as Lucy.

Guest starring in this episode are Mekia Cox as Sabine/Tiana, Adelaide Kane as Drizella/Ivy and Emma Booth as The Witch.

“The Garden of Forking Paths” was written by David H Goodman & Brigitte Hales and directed by Ron Underwood.

 

 

OLIVER STARK, AISHA HINDS, KENNETH CHOI AND ROCKMOND DUNBAR CAST IN SERIES REGULAR ROLES ON FOX’S “9-1-1,” FROM CREATORS RYAN MURPHY, BRAD FALCHUK AND TIM MINEAR

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Series Stars Academy and Emmy Award Nominee Angela Bassett,

Emmy Award and Golden Globe Nominee Peter Krause and

Emmy Award Nominee Connie Britton

 

Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Tim Minear, Alexis Martin Woodall,

Bradley Buecker and Angela Bassett Executive-Produce

 

Production Has Begun in Los Angeles, with Series Set to Debut in 2018 on FOX

Oliver Stark (“Into The Badlands”), Aisha Hinds (“Shots Fired,” “Underground”), Kenneth Choi (“The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story”) and Rockmond Dunbar (“Prison Break,” “The Path”) have been cast in series regular roles in FOX’s provocative new drama, 9-1-1, from creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear. The series will premiere in 2018 on FOX.

 

Academy and Emmy Award nominee Angela Bassett (“American Horror Story,” “What’s Love Got to Do with It”), Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominee Peter Krause (“The Catch,” “Six Feet Under”) and Emmy Award nominee Connie Britton (“Nashville,” “Friday Night Lights,” “American Horror Story”) star in the series, which explores the high-pressure experiences of police, paramedics and firefighters who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations. These emergency responders must try to balance saving those who are at their most vulnerable with solving the problems in their own lives.

 

Murphy, Falchuk and Minear are executive producers on the series, along with Bradley Buecker, Alexis Martin Woodall and Angela Bassett. Buecker directs the series premiere episode.

 

British-born Oliver Stark most recently was seen in a starring role on the cable drama “Into The Badlands,” and in the feature film “Underworld: Blood Wars,” alongside Kate Beckinsale. Stark began his career at a young age attending the North London Performing Arts Centre. He made his first British television appearance on the BAFTA Award-winning BBC series “Casualty,” and followed with roles on the Golden Globe- and Emmy Award-winning series “Luther,” opposite Idris Elba; as well as in “Dracula,” alongside Jonathan Rhys Meyers.

 

Aisha Hinds recently was featured in the FOX event series “Shots Fired” and the cable film “All The Way,” opposite Bryan Cranston and Anthony Mackie. She also received critical acclaim for her portrayal of Harriet Tubman in the drama series “Underground.” Hinds began her career in schools, churches, prisons, group homes and on the streets of New York City as a cast member with a local Brooklyn-based group of young artists called the Health Watch Players. She went on to obtain a B.F.A. in theater at the University of Miami and graduated with honors. Hinds’ break came when she was cast on “NYPD Blue.” Her additional television credits include a series regular role on the drama “Under the Dome,” as well as recurring roles on “Hawthorne,” “Weeds,” “Dollhouse” and “True Blood.”

Kenneth Choi’s role on 9-1-1 reunites him with Murphy. The two worked together on “The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story,” in which Choi portrayed Judge Lance Ito. His additional television credits include THE LAST MAN ON EARTH and “Sons of Anarchy.” On film, he most recently appeared in the blockbuster “Spiderman: Homecoming.” He next will appear in the feature films “Bright,” from director David Ayer; “Stephanie,” with Frank Grillo; Nash Edgerton’s “Gringo” and “Hotel Artemis,” alongside Jodie Foster and Sterling K. Brown; as well as the cable series “Counterpart,” with J.K. Simmons. Choi’s other credits include “The Wolf of Wall Street,”  “Suicide Squad” and “Captain America: The First Avenger.”

 

Rockmond Dunbar is best known to FOX audiences for his role as “Benjamin ‘C-Note’ Franklin” on the network’s drama series, “Prison Break,” as well as the recent event series of the same name. He also starred opposite Aaron Paul and Michelle Monaghan in the streaming drama series “The Path.” Dunbar’s additional television credits include “The Mentalist,” “Soul Food,” “Terriers” and “Sons of Anarchy.”

 

9-1-1 is produced by 20th Century Fox Television in association with Ryan Murphy Television and Brad Falchuk Teley-Vision. Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear are creators, executive producers and writers on the series. Bradley Buecker is an executive producer and directs the series premiere. Alexis Martin Woodall and Angela Bassett serve as executive producers.

 

SHEMAR MOORE STARS AS A LOCALLY BORN SWAT SERGEANT NEWLY TASKED TO RUN A SPECIALIZED TACTICAL UNIT THAT IS THE LAST STOP IN LAW ENFORCEMENT IN LOS ANGELES, ON THE SERIES PREMIERE OF THE NEW DRAMA “S.W.A.T.,” THURSDAY, NOV. 2

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Shemar Moore, Stephanie Sigman, Alex Russell, Jay Harrington, Lina Esco,

Kenny Johnson, Peter Onorati and David Lim Star in the Police Drama Inspired

by the Television Series and Feature Film

“Pilot” – A locally born SWAT sergeant, former Marine Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson (Shemar Moore), is newly tasked to run a specialized tactical unit that is the last stop in law enforcement in Los Angeles, on the series premiere of S.W.A.T., Thursday, Nov. 2 (10:00-11:00, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Shemar Moore, Stephanie Sigman, Alex Russell, Jay Harrington, Lina Esco, Kenny Johnson, Peter Onorati and David Lim star in the police drama inspired by the television series and feature film.

Torn between loyalty to where he was raised and allegiance to his brothers in blue, Hondo has everything it takes to be an excellent leader and bridge the divide between his two worlds. His elite unit includes David “Deacon” Kay, an experienced SWAT officer who always puts the team first, despite feeling overlooked for the lead job; Jim Street, a cocky but promising new member of the group; Christina “Chris” Alonso, a skilled officer and the team’s canine trainer; Dominique Luca, an expert driver who gets them in and out of high risk situations; and Victor Tan, a relatively new SWAT officer who uses his confidential informants in the community to help the team. Overseeing the unit is Jessica Cortez, the captain of L.A. Metro who values her job above all else, including her off-the-books relations with Hondo. Hondo’s team enjoys an intense rivalry with another L.A.-based unit led by Mumford, an aggressive leader who likes to do things his way. With Hondo leading the charge, these dedicated men and women bravely put themselves at risk to protect their community and save lives.

 

CBS RENEWS DRAMA SERIES “RANSOM” FOR SEASON TWO

October 10, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Luke Roberts, Sarah Greene, Brandon Jay McLaren and Nazneen Contractor Star

(Left to Right): Brandon Jay McLaren as Oliver Yates; Nazneen Contractor as Zara Hallam;

Luke Roberts as Eric Beaumont; Sarah Greene as Maxine Carlson

STUDIO CITY, Calif. – Oct. 10, 2017 CBS today announced that the drama series RANSOM has been renewed for a second season. The 13-episode order will be filmed in Hungary for broadcast next year. Additional details will be announced at a later date.

RANSOM stars Luke Roberts as expert hostage negotiator Eric Beaumont whose team is brought in to save lives when no one else can. Sarah Greene, Brandon Jay McLaren and Nazneen Contractor also star.

The series is inspired by the professional experiences of distinguished crisis negotiator Laurent Combalbert, who, along with his partner, Marwan Mery, are among the top negotiators in the world.

RANSOMwas created by David Vainola (“Diamonds,” “Combat Hospital”) and Frank Spotnitz (“The X-Files,” “The Man in the High Castle”). RANSOM is a Canada-Hungary treaty co-production, produced by Entertainment One (eOne) with executive producers Jennifer Kawaja and Julia Sereny (Sienna Films) and Spotnitz (Big Light Productions). Valerie Pechels and Odile McDonald (Wildcats Productions) will executive produce with Daniel Kresmery and György Rajnai (Korda Studios) co-producing. RANSOM is developed in association with Corus Entertainment Inc., with the participation from the Canada Media Fund, and produced with the financial assistance of the Ontario Film and Television Tax Credit and the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit. eOne controls worldwide rights to the series.

 

FOX ORDERS FIVE ADDITIONAL EPISODES OF “STAR”

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Next All-New Episode Airs Wednesday, October 11, on FOX

FOX has ordered five additional episodes of the hit music drama STAR, raising the series order to 18 episodes. From Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Lee Daniels and Tom Donaghy, STAR is an emotionally powerful drama that follows three talented singers, as they navigate the cut-throat music business on their road to success.

 

The Season Two premiere of STAR (2.4/9 L7) posted the series’ highest-rated telecast since its series debut, as well as its highest seven-day total multi-platform audience since the same date, delivering a seven-day total multi-platform audience of 7.5 million viewers. The drama also was up +20% from its Season One finale.

 

In the next all-new episode of STAR, “FUA… Good Night!,” airing Wednesday, Oct. 11 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX, while preparing for an upcoming TV appearance with recording artist Noah Brooks (Luke James), the girls (Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny and Brittany O’Grady) learn that they will be singing backup rather than co-headlining the performance. Anxious for the girls’ next big move, Carlotta (Queen Latifah) turns to the new A&R executive, Maurice (guest star Lance Gross), for help on a new deal. Meanwhile, Jahil (Benjamin Bratt) tries his hand at producing music, Cotton (Amiyah Scott) struggles with starting her new job and Star (Demorest) comes face-to-face with an unexpected person from her past.

 

STAR is a production of 20th Century Fox Television in association with Lee Daniels Entertainment. Lee Daniels and Tom Donaghy are the creators and executive producers of the series. Pamela Oas Williams also serves as executive producer. Karin Gist serves as showrunner and executive producer. “Like” STAR on Facebook at facebook.com/STARonFOX. Follow the series on Twitter @STAR and join the discussion by using #Star. See photos and videos on Instagram by following @STARonFOX.

 

SYFY ACQUIRES ICONIC ANIMATED SERIES ‘FUTURAMA’ FROM TWENTIETH TELEVISION

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Full Series Acquisition Adds First Animated Series to Network’s Rebooted Lineup

NEW YORK, NY – October 3, 2017 – SYFY today announced that it has acquired the hit animated series “Futurama” from Twentieth Television in a multi-year, non-exclusive deal that includes all 140 HD episodes of the series. “Futurama” will make its SYFY debut in a special weekend stunt beginning Saturday, November 11, with the series airing regularly in primetime on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8PM-2AM ET/PT and on Saturday mornings from 8-11AM ET/PT.

The “Futurama” acquisition comes as SYFY continues to aggressively expand its genre programming following its summer 2017 brand reboot. “Futurama” – the first fully animated series in SYFY’s rebooted lineup – will join a growing roster of ambitious scripted and unscripted originals and high profile acquired series and movies that reflect the rich depth of the genre.

“We’re continuing to invest heavily to give our passionate fans the very best in genre programming, and I can think of no better addition to SYFY’s lineup than one of my personal favorites, ‘Futurama’,” said Chris McCumber, President, Entertainment Networks (USA and SYFY) for NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment.

First airing on FOX from 1999-2003, “Futurama” was brought back in 2007 with four direct-to-DVD movies that subsequently aired as 30-minute episodes on Comedy Central. Based on their success, Comedy Central ordered new seasons of the series which debuted in June 2010. Over the course of its storied run, “Futurama” has earned six Emmy Awards®–including two for Outstanding Animated Program, seven Annie Awards, two Environmental Media Awards and two Writers Guild of America Awards.

“Futurama,” created by Matt Groening, developed by Matt Groening and David X. Cohen, is produced by The Curiosity Company in association with 20th Century Fox Television.

In addition to current acclaimed series like THE EXPANSE, THE MAGICIANS and CHANNEL ZERO, upcoming SYFY originals include the December 6 premiere of HAPPY!, an out-there graphic novel adaptation starring Christopher Meloni and featuring the voice of Patton Oswalt as the animated title character – and the highly anticipated Superman prequel KRYPTON (2018). SYFY is also currently developing several notable properties, including pilot orders for an adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s space opera novella NIGHTFLYERS and a reboot of the 1990 cult classic TREMORS.

 

About SYFY

SYFY is a global, multiplatform media brand that gives science fiction fans of all kinds a universe to call home. Celebrating the genre in all its forms, SYFY super-serves passionate fans with original science fiction, fantasy, paranormal and superhero programming, live event coverage and imaginative digital and social content. The brand is powered by SYFY WIRE (www.syfy.com), the premier portal for breaking genre news, insight and commentary. SYFY is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

About “Futurama”

Hatched from the mind of The Simpsons creator Matt Groening, Futurama blasts contemporary culture and science fiction alike with an animated comedy barrage. Hapless NYC pizza guy Philip J. Fry makes a fateful delivery to a cryonics lab on New Year’s Eve, 1999 when he’s accidentally flash-frozen until the next millennium. Reawakened in 31st century New New York, he finds work at his great-great-etc. grandnephew’s Planet Express delivery service. Together with his hedonist robot buddy bender and cyclopsian love interest Leela, Fry travels to the farthest reaches of the universe. Along the way they discover strange alien life forms, velour-clad lotharios, freaky mutants, intergalactic conspiracies and the disembodied heads of celebrities throughout the ages.

About Twentieth Television

A leader in the U.S. program distribution arena, Twentieth Television provides a wide array of first-run, network and off-network programming, as well as feature film packages, to the syndication and cable marketplaces. Off-net shows distributed by Twentieth Television include “Modern Family,” “Empire,” “Family Guy,” “Last Man Standing,” “COPS Reloaded,” “Bones,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “American Dad,” “Bob’s Burgers,” “Futurama” and “The Simpsons”. First-run programs distributed by Twentieth Television include television’s longest running court show, “Divorce Court”, the entertainment magazine program, “Dish Nation” and the Fall 2017 launch of “Top 30” and “Page Six TV”.

 

‘MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.’ RETURNS WITH AN EXPLOSIVE TWO-HOUR SEASON PREMIERE ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, ON ABC

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MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.’ RETURNS WITH AN EXPLOSIVE TWO-HOUR SEASON PREMIERE ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, ON ABC

“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” returns for its fifth exciting season with a special two-hour premiere, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network.

The series will air in its regular time period beginning on Friday, December 8, from 9:01-10:01 p.m. EST.

“We’re so proud of the way that ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ has grown creatively every season. The series is a top performer for us especially in delayed viewing where we see almost triple-digit increases,” said Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment. “Season five is their strongest season yet, and we can’t wait for the fans to see it. We feel that the move to Friday, creating a ‘genre night’ on ABC, appeals to the show’s loyal fan base.”

Last season, Agent Coulson and the team saved the world with the help of Ghost Rider.  In a rare moment of celebration, the team’s night off was interrupted by a mysterious man and an elite squad.  The next thing we saw was Coulson onboard a ship … in deep space!

Together, they will have to discover where they are and how to get home while the clock ticks out on humanity.  These secrets and mysteries are only the beginning for what is sure to be the most surprising and exhilarating S.H.I.E.L.D. adventure yet!

“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” stars Clark Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson, Ming-Na Wen as Agent Melinda May, Chloe Bennet as Daisy Johnson, Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz, Elizabeth Henstridge as Agent Jemma Simmons, Henry Simmons as Agent Alphonso “Mack” MacKenzie and Natalia Cordova-Buckley as Elena “Yo-Yo” Rodriguez.

“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” was co-created by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon & Maurissa Tancharoen, who also serve as executive producers along with Jeffrey Bell, Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory.

 

 

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