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In this edition of TV Bits:

  • Say hello to Sabrina‘s goat, and say hello to Sabrina herself
  • A first-look at Nightflyers
  • A trailer for The Affair season 4
  • Black-ish creator Kenya Barris wants to end his deal with ABC
  • Netflix has ordered a new animated series
  • Star Trek: Discovery will have a “classic” tone for season 2
  • More Gendry in Game of Thrones season 8
  • Check out the main title sequence for Netflix’s new Lost in Space
  • The BBC is making a new War of the Worlds
  • Steven Spielberg and Alex Gibney team for a new docu-series
  • First Wives Club TV reboot is on the way
  • A teaser and poster for Patrick Melrose
  • Jordan Peele is making a docu-series about Lorena Bobbitt
  • Tiffany Haddish will produce a new HBO comedy series
  • New photos from Preacher season 3, along with a premiere date
  • The Handmaid’s Tale season 2 poster
  • David Simon is making a Spanish Civil War series

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Patrick Melrose clip

The most recent season of the BBC’s Sherlock wrapped up in January of 2017, so if you’ve been waiting for star Benedict Cumberbatch to play another socially maladjusted misanthrope, Showtime’s new drama series Patrick Melrose is here to help.

A new Patrick Melrose clip has arrived, as well as an official premiere date for the show. Watch Cumberbatch lose his cool at a fancy restaurant in the clip below.
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Watch Our Cartoon President

Since every single day is a waking nightmare thanks to the actions of Donald Trump and his bumbling administration, some good old fashioned satire is exactly what we need to help us get through the next three years.

Showtime has teamed with Stephen Colbert to deliver an animated series called Our Cartoon President, providing us with a comedic take on the Donald Trump presidency. Since the administration itself is already laughable, mocking them satirically has proven to be a bit of a challenge (as evidenced by Saturday Night Live‘s hit or miss sketches on the matter), but this show looks to be wacky enough to bring some levity to the situation in Washington D.C.

And you can watch the pilot episode for free right now, even if you don’t subscribe to Showtime.  Read More »

Twin Peaks Season 4

Kyle MacLachlan was on a Television Critics Association panel for the upcoming final season of Portlandia with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein. After the panel, /Film was able to ask him about coming back to Twin Peaks: The Return, including his initial reaction to the character of Dougie. Plus, MacLachlan offered his own thoughts on the possibility of Twin Peaks season 4. Read More »

Billions season 3 trailer

If you’ve been wondering what Paul Giamatti has been up to lately (since that’s clearly a thought that crosses everyone’s minds every once in a while), the answer is apparently, “Making multiple seasons of the Showtime drama Billions.” The show’s third season is about to debut, and the network has released a new trailer teasing the high stakes scheming between Giamatti’s character and his rival, who’s played by Damian Lewis.

And while they’re at it, Showtime has also released a new featurette for the seventh season of Homeland, which features stars Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, and more talking about how the new season “seems to have become more of a Polaroid of the world we’re living in.” Watch both videos below.
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Our cartoon president trailer

New year, new TV shows! Showtime, home of Twin Peaks, and also some other shows that aren’t Twin Peaks, has released two trailers for two very different new series: The Chi, a new drama from Master of None break-out Lena Waithe; and Our Cartoon President, an animated look at the cataclysmic Trump White House, from executive producer Stephen Colbert. These shows couldn’t be more dissimilar, and yet here they are, together! What a world! The Chi trailer and the Our Cartoon President trailer both await you below.

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Twin Peaks Season 4

Showtime President David Nevins spoke with the Television Critics Association this weekend and inevitably he was pressed for Twin Peaks news by the reporters in attendance. Unfortunately, Nevins said he has not asked David Lynch about another season at all. But that doesn’t mean it won’t happen. The Showtime boss certainly hasn’t give up on the prospect of more Twin Peaks.

Find out what Showtime had to say about the possibility of Twin Peaks season 4 below. Read More »

Altered Carbon

In this edition of TV Bits:

  • Netflix and DreamWorks partner for six new animated shows, including She-Ra and The Boss Baby: Back in Business
  • Showtime unveils its first Homeland season 7 trailer
  • Amazon shows off the trailer for the fourth season of Mozart in the Jungle
  • Our first look at the Wachowskis’ Sense8 finale special
  • Netflix drops a trailer for its upcoming sci-fi series Altered Carbon
  • Fuller House season 3B gets a new trailer
  • And more!

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sight and sound twin peaks

Here’s how to get the online film community all riled up for at least 13 hours: put a TV show on your list of best movies of 2017.

Sight & Sound, an esteemed film magazine published by the British Film Institute, immediately stirred up controversy by including David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: The Return in its annual critics poll of the top 20 movies of the year. It set Twitter ablaze, with film and TV critics arguing over what constitutes a TV show or a movie. It asks a huge question: should profoundly great television be considered a film?

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Twin Peaks season 4

Earlier this summer, in the midst of the madness of Twin Peaks: The Return, Showtime president David Nevins told us that he wouldn’t be having any conversations about a potential fourth season until after The Return wrapped its 18-episode limited series run.

But the show came to a mystifying and haunting end in early September, so now that possibility is being raised. In a new interview, co-creator Mark Frost gave the latest update about his thoughts on whether or not we’ll see a Twin Peaks season 4.
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