Hap and Leonard
Interview

Hap and Leonard: James Purefoy talks naked mud scenes, filming in Louisiana and an unlikely friendship

Author Joe R. Lansdale’s noirish book series is brought to life in SundanceTV’s new Hap and Leonard, a sometimes dark, sometimes funny, but thrillingly endearing story of two best friends in the late ’80s who set out to uncover a lost fortune. The six-hour series event premieres Wednesday, March 2 at 10pmET/9pmCT. Hap Collins (James Purefoy) is a white ex-hippie with a huge heart. You seriously want to hug the guy. He struggles with his bad habit of falling in and out of love with the wrong woman, his biggest temptation being his ex-wife Trudy (Christina Hendricks). His best friend, […]

Aden Young talks Season 3 of Rectify,
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“Rectify’s” Aden Young talks Season 3, probation & being nomadic

When last we laid eyes upon Daniel Holden as the second season of SundanceTV’s Rectify drew to a close, he was sitting pensively in the hallway of the Paulie County Courthouse, awaiting the final word on a plea deal he had just signed that would see him banished from his hometown. Season 3 of Rectify returns to SundanceTV beginning Thursday, July 9. Brilliantly portrayed by Aden Young, Daniel is a man who has been grappling with lots of demons since his release from prison, where he spent 19 years after having confessed to the rape and murder of his teenage […]

Aden Young talks Season 3 of Rectify,
Binge Watching

Why I Should Binge-Watch Rectify

WHAT IS RECTIFY ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is Rectify now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes That line was so great A complex drama that revolves around a convict named Daniel Holden who is struggling to adjust to life back in the outside world after spending 19 years on death row for the rape and murder of his teenage girlfriend. Released after DNA evidence showed he had nothing to do with the rape, he faces mixed loyalties from his family and the distrust of others in his small hometown of Paulie, Georgia. Original TV Home: Sundance […]

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TV News & Program Updates

SundanceTV’s “Babylon” a dark satire set in a modern police force

In yet another example of how television is becoming a hot destination for big-name film talents, Oscar winning filmmaker Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) has co-created and is executive-producing SundanceTV’s latest scripted series, the six-part comedy-drama Babylon, premiering tonight and starring Brit Marling (Another Earth, The East) and James Nesbitt (The Hobbit, The Missing). “Television has changed so much since I last worked there on ŒInspector Morse,” said Boyle in a release for the show. “The confidence and ambition of writers writing for the medium is palpable and is electrifying audiences around the world.” Boyle found some of those electrifying writers in Sam Bain, Jesse Armstrong […]

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Drama

SundanceTV’s ‘One Child’ Premieres Friday

Where do your loyalties lie — with the people who share your genetics or the people with whom you’ve shared your life? Thus asks SundanceTV’s gripping two-night miniseries One Child, in which a Chinese-born woman goes on a dangerous journey of discovery when she gets a plea for help from half a world away. Mei Ashley (Katie Leung) is a promising British university student and the beloved adopted daughter of academics (Elizabeth Perkins and Donald Sumpter). Her life goes into a tailspin when she gets a desperate message: Her birth mother begs for help as Mei’s brother has been wrongly […]

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Drama

The Returned: Date, time, TV channel, preview and more!

You know those annoying people who every time there’s a remake of a movie, TV show, or even a song they just have to point out that they’ve already seen the original? They then of course proceed to tell you how the original is superior. Well, you can be one of them if you tune in to Sundance Channel to watch The Returned. On top of being in the know, you’ll also catch a hauntingly beautiful piece of television. The French series (called Les Revenants in its native land) is shown with subtitles, plays like a (possibly) supernatural twist on […]

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Reality TV

Sundance Channel enlists famous faculty for “Dream School”

When celebrities talk, will troubled students listen? That’s the intriguing question behind Sundance Channel’s inspirational new series Dream School, where 15 teens ages 17-18 who have either been expelled or dropped out of school get another shot at scholastics. Their teachers will be luminaries in their respective fields, and a few are fixtures in TV and movies. Actor David Arquette is the homeroom leader and drama teacher, and will appear in all six episodes. Other famous faces include director Oliver Stone, journalist Soledad O’Brien, finance guru Suze Orman, conservationist Jeff Corwin and musician Swizz Beatz. In addition, there’s Dr. Mae […]

Eric Decker interview and Jessie James interview for new reality series "Eric & Jessie: Game On" on E! beginning Sept. 29
TV News & Program Updates

Fall 2013 Reality Shows: New series from E!, Bravo, Oxygen and more!

Reality fans, the fall TV season has plenty of brand-new unscripted offerings for your viewing pleasure — plus the welcome return of some popular favorites.  Here’s a sampling of Fall 2013 reality shows. (All times Eastern/Pacific) Patrick Dempsey: Racing Le Mans (pictured) Velocity Premieres: Aug. 28 Airs: Wednesdays at 10pm What’s It All About? Grey’s Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey has set himself an enormous goal — to compete at the most prestigious race in motorsports, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Dempsey’s passion and commitment to racing has earned him respect in the racing community, but the road to Le Mans isn’t without […]

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Talk Show

“The Writers’ Room”: Jim Rash tackles TV’s biggest series in Sundance Channel talk show

Television is often called a writer’s medium these days, but it’s rare that we actually get to see any writers onscreen. Sundance Channel and Jim Rash — along with Entertainment Weekly — are out to change that with The Writers’ Room. Taking the staffs of some of today’s hottest shows — Breaking Bad, Dexter, Game of Thrones, Parks and Recreation, American Horror Story and New Girl — the six-episode series puts them in a roundtable format (think Real Time with Bill Maher minus the politics) to give an in-depth, unfiltered look into how they make the choices they do, and […]

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Drama

Rectify season finale: Date, time, TV channel, preview and more!

Rectify season finale Monday, May 20 Sundance Channel, 10pm ET It’s been a slow burn for the first six episodes of Rectify, the absorbing drama about Daniel Holden’s (Aden Young) attempt to re-enter society after spending 19 years on death row for the murder of his girlfriend. The show has become a media darling and was renewed quickly for a second season by Sundance. Good thing, because while tonight’s season finale, “Jacob’s Ladder,” delivers the same languid pace and pregnant pauses that have become the show’s signature, there sure isn’t much in the way of resolution. But then, we don’t […]