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Cancelled or Renewed? Status of Cable & Streaming TV Shows (S-z)

Here's the status of TV shows like Saints & Sinners, Sally4Ever, Sandman, Santa Clarita Diet, Schitt's Creek, School of Rock, Scream, Search Party, Second City, Secure and Hold, See, Sense8, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Seven Seconds, Sex Education, Shadowhunters, Shameless, The Shannara Chronicles, Sharp Objects, She’s Gotta Have It, Shogun, Shooter, Shrill, Shut Eye, Silicon Valley, The Sinner, Siren, Six, Slasher, Small Axe, Smilf, Snatch, Sneaky Pete, Snowfall, Snowpiercer, The Society, Solar Opposites, The Son, South Park, South Side, The Spanish Princess, Special, Spinning Out, The Split, Spotless, Stan Against Evil, Star Falls, Stargirl, Stranger Things, Strike Back, Stuck in the Middle, Succession, Suits, SuperMansion, Superstition, Survivor's Remorse, Swamp Thing, The Swans of Fifth Avenue, Swedish Dicks, Sweet Magnolias, Sweetbitter, Sydney to the Max, Taboo, Tacoma Fd, Tales from the Loop, Tarantula, Teachers, Team Kaylie, Tell Me Your Secrets, The Terror, That’s So Raven, This Close, This Functional Family,
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Morena Baccarin to Star in Sci-Fi Comedy Series for Nent Group’s Viaplay (Exclusive)

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Morena Baccarin to Star in Sci-Fi Comedy Series for Nent Group’s Viaplay (Exclusive)
Morena Baccarin is set to star in “Home Invasion,” a science-fiction comedy series produced by Nent Group’s Brain Academy (“Conspiracy of Silence”).

The six-part English language series will also star Johan Glans (“Swedish Dicks”) and John Noble (“Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”). “Home Invasion” will premiere across the Nordics in 2020 exclusively on Nent Group’s

ambitious streaming service, “Viaplay.”

Don Bitters (“House of Cards”) will direct and create the visual effects for “Home Invasion.” It’s executive produced by Melanie Dipietro at Brain Academy.

Home Invasion” will center on a normal family made up of aliens sent to invade Earth. The series tells the story of two burglars who breaks into a house who find themselves face to face with an absurd close encounter.

“Nent Group has a unique ability to bring together talent from all over the world to tell fascinating stories with a Nordic twist.
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What Happened To Peter Stormare’s Sea Turtle Rescue Blockbuster?

As everyone correctly fawned over GQ‘s excellent profile of Keanu Reeves last month, there was one throwaway detail in the piece that I couldn’t stop thinking about. In introducing the actor’s friend and occasional “Swedish Dicks” co-star Peter Stormare, GQ noted that the actor once “went to China and made a movie about saving sea turtles, and then, before the film was supposed to open, the Chinese government decided there was some issue with Stormare’s work visa and confiscated the turtle movie.

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John Simm Talks ‘Cold Courage’ as Lionsgate Boards International Drama (Exclusive)

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John Simm Talks ‘Cold Courage’ as Lionsgate Boards International Drama (Exclusive)
John Simm plays a rabble-rousing populist politician in “Cold Courage,” and Lionsgate has stepped up and taken international rights to the series.

Based on the series of novels by Pekka Hiltunen, the drama is billed as the biggest yet out of Finland and will bow on the Viaplay streaming service in Scandinavia. With a cast from all over Europe and a shoot spanning Belgium, Finland, Ireland, and the U.K., “Cold Courage” is international in scope and ambition.

That was part of the appeal for Simm, a familiar face on British TV, playing The Master in “Doctor Who” and starring in a host of other shows for British networks. “There was a point I was on BBC and ITV at the same time and that was a bit much,” he told Variety. “I thought it would be nice to step away from that for a little bit and do something I haven’t done,
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Lionsgate Television Acquires U.S. Remake Rights to Swedish Series ‘Veni Vidi Vici’ (Exclusive)

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Lionsgate Television has acquired the U.S. remake rights to “Veni Vidi Vici,” the hit Swedish comedy series about a struggling film director who decides to take a job in the adult entertainment industry and starts to live a double life

The 10-part show was created for Nordic Entertainment Group’s Viaplay streaming service and has been picked up in key territories, including in the U.S. by Hulu and in Australia by Sbs. Co-writer, director and star Rafael Edholm is on board to help develop the U.S. adaptation.

The remake is also being developed by Fredrik Lundberg for HandsUp Sthlm, together with Kim Magnusson (“I Kill Giants”) and Madwood StudiosMichael Flutie (“Westside”), for both the U.S. and international markets.

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has a longstanding relationship with Lionsgate Television, as the U.S. company is handling the worldwide sales of Nent Group’s original productions “Swedish Dicks,
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FilmNation, Nent Group Launch U.K. Joint Venture

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Glen Basner’s FilmNation Entertainment and Nordic Entertainment Group (Nent Group) are joining forces to launch a new U.K.-based TV company which will develop, produce and finance premium scripted TV content for global audiences.

The joint venture will operate under the FilmNation brand and is currently assembling its creative team. As both companies boast a deep knowledge of the global content marketplace and have successful track records, the new banner will work with a wide variety of U.K. studios, talents and co-financiers.

An independent film powerhouse founded by Basner 10 years ago, FilmNation has recently started focusing more on content creation, with B.O. hits such as “Arrival” and “The Big Sick,” and has a flurry of high-profile TV projects in the pipeline, notably “I Know This Much Is True” (currently in pre-production) starring Mark Ruffalo for HBO, and “Feminist Fight Club” and “The House of the Spirits” for Hulu.
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Sweden’s Mtg Secures $112 Million Credit Facility

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Sweden’s media group Mtg has secured a credit facility of SEK1 billion ($112 million) from the Stockholm-based bank Nordea.

Mtg is also still looking to sell its 95% stake in Bulgarian commercial media group Nova and is currently in talks with several buyers. Mtg had previously made an agreement to sell Nova to Ppf Group, but the deal was not approved by Bulgaria’s anti-trust board.

Mtg will be splitting off its TV operations, including Mtg Studios and Splay Networks, into a separate entity, Nent Group (Nordic Entertainment Group), in March. Nent Group will also be listed on the stock market. The banner encompasses the TV channel TV3, the satellite TV platform Viasat and the streaming service Viaplay, as well as the production outfit Nice Entertainment and the distribution banner Drg. The banner’s original drama credits include “Veni Vidi Vici,” “Black Lake,” “Swedish Dicks” and, most recently, the fantasy thriller “Hidden.
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Beyond the Sky Trailer Uncovers the Truth Behind UFOs and Alien Abductions

Beyond the Sky Trailer Uncovers the Truth Behind UFOs and Alien Abductions
As sure as there are shark movies every summer, they'll always bee alien abduction and UFO movies to follow in the fall. And they're never very good. That all changes with the scary new sci-fi thriller Beyond the Sky, which sets out to find the truth behind all those extraterrestrial sightings.

Beyond the Sky infiltrates theaters and VOD Digital HD this fall. These unidentified flying objects will be invading the local multiplex on September 21, just as the sky starts to darken in shades of deep blue and orange and the leaves start to fall. You know the smell. Its the smell of absolute fear.

Director Fulvio Sestito has teamed with writers Rebecca Berrih, Marc Porterfield, Fulvio Sestito, Rob Warren Thomas to bring UFO fans one of the most heart-rate inducing pieces of cinema seen in quite some time. And they've assembled an A+ cast that includes such cult movie luminaries as Ryan Carnes,
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Summer TV Premiere Dates: Every New and Returning Show (Photos)

“I’m Dying Up Here” (Showtime) Sunday, May 6 at 10 p.m.

“Sweetbitter” (Starz) Sunday, May 6 at 8:30 p.m.

Vida” (Starz) Sunday, May 6 at 8 p.m.

“Safe” (Netflix) Thursday, May 10

All Night” (Hulu) Friday, May 11

“Patrick Melrose” (Showtime) Saturday, May 12 at 9 p.m.

Little women” (PBS) Sunday, May 13 at 8 p.m.

13 Reasons Why” (Netflix) Friday, May 18

Fauda” (Netflix) Thursday, May 24

Picnic at Hanging Rock” (Amazon) Friday, May 25

The Bachelorette” (ABC) Monday, May 28 at 8 p.m.

“Six” (History) Monday, May 28 at 10 p.m.

“100 Code” (Wgn) Tuesday, May 19 at 10 p.m.

“America’s Got Talent” (NBC) Tuesday, May 29 at 8 p.m.

Animal Kingdom” (TNT) Tuesday, May 29 at 9 p.m.

Beat Shazam” (Fox) Tuesday, May 29 at 8 p.m.

Love Connection” (Fox) Tuesday, May 29 at 9 p.m.

Queen Sugar” (Own) Tuesday, May 29 at 10 p.m.

World of Dance” (NBC) Tuesday, May 29 at 10 p.m.

American Ninja Warrior” (NBC) Wednesday, May 30 at 8 p.m.

MasterChef” (Fox) Wednesday, May 30 at 10 p.m.

Reverie” (NBC) Wednesday, May 30 at 10 p.m.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Netflix) Wednesday, May 30

Pose” (FX) Sunday, June 3 at 9 p.m.

“Succession” (HBO) Sunday, June 3 at 10 p.m.

Dietland” (AMC) Monday, June 4 at 9 p.m.

So You Think You Can Dance” (Fox) Monday, June 4 at 8 p.m.

“Whose Line Is It Anyway?” (CW) Monday, June 4 at 9 p.m.

“Humans” (AMC) Tuesday, June 5 at 10 p.m.

“Teachers” (TV Land) Tuesday, June 5 at 10:30 p.m.

“Younger” (TV Land) Tuesday, June 5 at 10 p.m.

“Condor” (Audience) Wednesday, June 6 at 10 p.m.

American Woman” (Paramount) Thursday, June 7 at 10 p.m.

The Four” (Fox) Thursday, June 7 at 8 p.m.

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” (Freeform) Thursday, June 7 at 8 p.m.

“Nashville” (Cmt) Thursday, June 7 at 9 p.m.

“Big Hero 6: The Series” (Disney) Saturday, June 9 at 9 a.m.

“The $100,000 Pyramid” (ABC) Sunday, June 10 at 9 p.m.

Celebrity Family Feud” (ABC) Sunday, June 10 at 8 p.m.

Claws” (TNT) Sunday, June 10 at 9 p.m.

To Tell the Truth” (ABC) Sunday, June 10 at 10 p.m.

The Bold Type” (Freeform) Tuesday, June 12

“”Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back” (Fox) Wednesday, June 13 at 9 p.m.

“Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce” (Bravo) Thursday, June 14 at 10 p.m.

“Marlon” (NBC) Thursday, June 14 at 9 p.m.

Strange Angel” (CBS All Access) Thursday, June 14

Goliath” (Amazon) Friday, June 15

The Affair” (Showtime) Sunday, June 17 at 9 p.m.

Deep State” (Epix) Sunday, June 17 at 9 p.m.

Shades of Blue” (NBC) Sunday, June 17 at 10 p.m.

Drunk History” (Comedy Central) Tuesday, June 19 at 10 p.m.

“Yellowstone” (Paramount) Wednesday, June 20 at 9 p.m.

Young & Hungry” (Freeform) Wedneday, June 20 at 8 p.m.

“Detroiters” (Comedy Central) Thursday, June 21 at 10 p.m.

The Gong Show” (ABC) Thursday, June 21 at 8 p.m.

Queen of the South” (USA) Thursday, June 21 at 9 p.m.

“Shooter” (USA) Thursday, June 21 at 10 p.m.

Luke Cage” (Netflix) Friday, June 22

Preacher” (AMC) Sunday, June 24 at 10 p.m.

Penn & Teller: Fool Us” (CW) Monday, June 25 at 8 p.m.

Glow” (Netflix) Friday, June 29

Masters of Illusion” (CW) Friday, June 29 at 8 p.m.

“Power” (Starz) Sunday, July 1 at 9 p.m.

Sacred Games” (Netflix) Friday, July 6

Heathers” (Paramount) Tuesday, July 10 at 10 p.m.

The Outpost” (CW) Tuesday, July 10 at 8 p.m.

Burden of Truth” (CW) Wednesday, July 11 at 8 p.m.

Harlots” (Hulu) Wednesday, July 11

Snowfall” (FX) Thursday, July 19 at 10 p.m.

“Trial & Error: Lady Killer” (NBC) Thursday, July 19 at 9 p.m.

Outcast” (Cinemax) Friday, July 20 at 10 p.m.

Castle Rock” (Hulu) Wednesday, July 25

Swedish Dicks” (Pop) Thursday, July 26

“Casual” (Hulu) Tuesday, July 31

“Mr. Mercedes” (Audience) Wedneday, August 22 at 10 p.m.

The Innocents” (Netflix) Friday, August 24

“Jack Ryan” (Amazon) Friday, August 31

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Refinery29 to Launch Ott Service Channel29, Unveils Expanded Slate of ‘Socially Impactful Content’

  • Variety
Refinery29, the media and entertainment player that targets millennial females, is the latest content company to plot an over-the-top video push.

Refinery29’s Channel29 is set to launch in the fourth quarter of 2018, as a live and on-demand video destination available on connected-tv devices, smart TVs and the company’s existing digital platforms. It’s designed as a new vehicle to reach engaged audiences with an expanded lineup of original news, entertainment and lifestyle programming — and shopping opportunities.

The company didn’t share many details of Channel29 except that it will be free to watch and ad-supported, and will feature commerce components. R29 also called out its major site redesign last month, intended to put the focus on “consumer action” — to discover and watch content, as well as shop through its ecommerce portal.

The new website design is intended to better “integrate our editorial and shopping experiences,” said Sarah Personette,
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Pop Plots New Series ‘Flack’ Starring Anna Paquin in Bid to Expand Original Series

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Pop Plots New Series ‘Flack’ Starring Anna Paquin in Bid to Expand Original Series
Pop said it would expand its lineup of original series with a new series led by actress Anna Paquin and three new pilots.

The cable network, owned jointly by CBS Corp and Lionsgate, aims for young adults and tends to compete with networks such as Bravo, E! and Lifetime. Pop was once better known as the TV Guide Channel, and showed TV favorites alongside a scrolling grid of programming on the set-top box. Since 2015, however, it has curated a group of original series and older favorites that celebrate fandom.

“We are heading into this year’s upfront with an ever-growing linear television audience, a premium slate of original content with A-list talent, and carriage across all major distributors and almost every over-the-top service,” said Brad Schwartz, President of Pop. “Building on this momentum, we’re introducing more premium scripted content than ever before.”

Pop’s new series include “Clique,” a
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‘Bill and Ted 3’ Will Be Called ‘Bill and Ted Face the Music,’ Reveals Keanu Reeves

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‘Bill and Ted 3’ Will Be Called ‘Bill and Ted Face the Music,’ Reveals Keanu Reeves
Now more than ever, the world needs to be reminded to be excellent to each other. Talk of a third “Bill and Ted” movie has kept hope alive that we’ll see Bill S. Preston, Esq. and Ted “Theodore” Logan once again, even if George Carlin’s death means Rufus won’t be joining them. Last night at New Yorker Festival, Keanu Reeves offered the whoa-worthy news that the third installment has a title: “Bill and Ted Face the Music.”

Read More:Alex Winter Confirms the Third ‘Bill & Ted’ Movie Will Start Filming This Year

“We’re trying” to get it made, Keanu said. “There’s a script out there. We’re just trying to get it made. Show business is tough.” As for the plot, “it’s a cautionary tale. They’re supposed to save the world. But when we see them, they haven’t saved the world, and
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‘Replicas’ Trailer: Keanu Reeves Is a Sad Scientist Trying to Bring His Family Back From the Dead — Watch

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‘Replicas’ Trailer: Keanu Reeves Is a Sad Scientist Trying to Bring His Family Back From the Dead — Watch
Here’s one for the Sad Keanu file: “Replicas,” an upcoming sci-fi thriller in which our man plays a scientist attempting to bring his family members back to life after they die in a car accident. Since such endeavors tend to be incident-free, we’ve no reason to think that this won’t end in a total success and a happy reunion. Watch the trailer, which just debuted at New York Comic-Con, below.

Read More:‘Swedish Dicks’ Review: Keanu Reeves is a Rare Highlight in a Detective Series Too Goofy for its Own Good

Here’s the synopsis: “Neuro-scientist William Foster (Reeves) is on the verge of successfully transferring human consciousness into a computer when his family is tragically killed in a car crash. Desperate to resurrect them, William recruits fellow scientist Ed Whittle (Middleditch) to help him secretly clone their bodies and create replicas. But he soon faces a
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Exclusive: Watch a clip from the show Swedish Dicks starring Peter Stormare

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Have you been itching for a television show with a name like Swedish Dicks starring Peter Stormare as a stuntman turned private detective who wears a mustache better than the love child of Burt Reynolds and Tom Selleck? Then you are very lucky that such a thing exists and that the series created by Stormare will be getting a second season. We here have an exclusive clip from the American-Swedish comedy featuring Stormare, Johan Glans and Vivian Bang.  No Keanu Reeves (who also has a... Read More...
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Why Is Keanu Reeves Wearing a 'Canadian Tuxedo'?!

Why Is Keanu Reeves Wearing a 'Canadian Tuxedo'?!
Keanu Reeves is an expert when it comes to ghosting.

In an exclusive sneak peek at Wednesday’s Swedish Dicks, the actor makes his first appearance as Tex, the late best friend of Ingmar (Peter Stormare), who blames himself for his former partner’s death during a stunt gone wrong.

“Careful or you’ll end up like me,” Reeves, 52, warns Stormare in the clip as he prepares to throw himself off the roof of a Los Angeles building.

Ingmar presses Tex for what really happened on the day of his death before realizing that his ghostly pal is no longer by his side.
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Swedish Dicks

Network: Pop. Episodes: Ongoing (half-hour). Seasons: Ongoing. TV show dates: August 9, 2017 — present. Series status: Has not been cancelled. Performers include: Peter Stormare, Johan Glans, Vivian Bang, Felisha Cooper, Traci Lords, and Keanu Reeves. TV show description: A single-camera comedy, the Swedish Dicks TV show centers on former stuntman Ingmar (Stormare) and a Swedish DJ, Axel (Glans). While Ingmar is having trouble letting go of the past, Axel is a bit lost in the digital world. Together, they decide to move forward and open Swedish Dicks, a private detective agency. Once upon a time, Ingmar managed to make a living in show business. But ten years ago, his best friend Tex (Reeves) died as the result of injuries sustained in an
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‘Swedish Dicks’ Review: Keanu Reeves is a Rare Highlight in a Detective Series Too Goofy for its Own Good

‘Swedish Dicks’ Review: Keanu Reeves is a Rare Highlight in a Detective Series Too Goofy for its Own Good
A funny, fresh detective comedy is tough to do in any language. Many shows have tried to infuse the sordid world of cheap private investigators with some offbeat humor, but “Swedish Dicks,” the latest attempt, co-created and starring Peter Stormare, bases its story in L.A. with an international and bilingual twist.

Stormare plays Ingmar, a broke ex-Hollywood stuntman who opens up an unusually affordable detective agency. Working out of a nondescript downtown L.A. office, one particular job brings fellow Swedish ex-pat Axel (Johan Glans) into his professional orbit. After the two narrowly escape the clutches of a particularly twisty gig, they go into business together. Operating under an agency with the same name as the show’s title, these two Swedes handle their client’s unconventional requests wherever in the city they might lead.

Read More:The 25 Best TV Comedy Ensembles of the Last 25 Years, Ranked

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August TV Premieres: 12 New Shows To Look Out For This Month

August TV Premieres: 12 New Shows To Look Out For This Month
Summer TV is almost over. (Didn’t it seem like just yesterday when “Twin Peaks” was right around the corner?)

As audiences begin the final push towards fall, there are still new shows worth your time. We’ve gathered some of this month’s biggest TV premieres from across network, cable and streaming to add to your personal viewing calendar.

“What Would Diplo Do?” (August 3, Viceland)

James Van Der Beek takes the role of a lifetime as Diplo, the world-famous DJ (who may or may not have spoiled West Coast viewers on the “Breaking Bad” Season 4 finale back in 2011). As Van Der Beek told IndieWire’s Liz Shannon Miller, it’s a series that fulfills a career-long dream, in a way. How well does he pull off the beanie look and channel an internationally recognized producer? We’re eager to find out.

Read More‘What Would Diplo Do?’ Review: Delightful
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Cancelled or Renewed? Status of Cable & Streaming TV Shows (S-z)

Here's the status of TV shows like Saints & Sinners, Salem, Samurai Jack, Santa Clarita Diet, Schitt's Creek, School of Rock, Scream, Search Party, Secure and Hold, Sense8, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, Shadowhunters, Shameless, The Shannara Chronicles, Sharp Objects, She’s Gotta Have It, Shooter, Shut Eye, Silicon Valley, The Sinner, Single Ladies, Siren, Sisters, Six, Six Days of the Condor, Slasher, Smilf, Sneaker Pawn, Sneaky Pete, Snowfall, The Son, South of Hell, South Park, The Split, The Spoils of Babylon, Spotless, Stan Against Evil, Step Up, Still the King, Stitchers, Stone Quackers, The Strain, Stranger Things, Strike Back, The Strike Series, Stuck in the Middle, Succession, Suits, Sun Records, SuperMansion, Super Monsters, Superstition, Survivor's Remorse, The Swans of Fifth Avenue, Swedish Dicks, Sweet/Vicious, Switched at Birth, Taboo, Tales, Tales from the Crypt, Tarantula, Tatau, Teachers, Teen Wolf, The Terror, That’s So Raven, There's ... Johnny, The Tick, Things You
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