Briarpatch Review

The new noir anthology series Briarpatch, which airs on USA next year, starts off with a literal bang. A young policewoman named Felicity Dill leaves her apartment and gets into her car. The car explodes, killing her. Roll credits.

The mystery of Felicity’s death, and the deeper corruption that lies beneath the surface of the small Texas town of San Bonifacio is the catalyst for season one of the series created by TV critic Andy Greenwald and produced by Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail. The first two episodes of the show premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, and together present a tight, very promising sample of what’s to come for the rest of the season.

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briarpatch trailer

Rosario Dawson dons a severe haircut and bright, tailored blazors to solve her sister’s murder in the oh-so-stylish Briarpatch, USA Network’s upcoming mystery-thriller anthology series executive produced by Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail and written and executive produced by Andy Greenwald. The first season, based on the Ross Thomas novel of the same name, comes to USA in 2020. Watch the Briarpatch trailer below.

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treadstone trailer

The Jason Bourne franchise is slowly proving that it doesn’t even need Jason Bourne to get people to watch. Probably. The new USA Network Bourne spin-off Treadstone has its first trailer and doesn’t once mention Matt Damon‘s famous super-assassin, though it is firmly embedded in the world of the films. The series instead follows three new sleeper agents who are awakened at the same time by mysterious forces. Watch the Treadstone trailer below.

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The Purge Season 2 Trailer

So far, The Purge film franchise and TV series have only explored what happens on the night when all crime (including murder) is legal for 12 hours. But the teaser trailer and plot description for the upcoming second season of The Purge TV series looks to explore a storyline that hasn’t yet been covered. What happens in between Purges? Watch The Purge season 2 trailer for a taste. Read More »

Masters of Doom Series

Doom is one of the most popular video games ever made. It started the craze of bloody, violent first-person shooters. But did you know that the creation of the video game turned two best friends into bitter rivals? If not, you’ll find out that story soon enoug.

USA Network has ordered a pilot based on Masters of Doom, a book by David Kushner that reveals how John Carmack and John Romero created the ’90s video game sensation Doom, as well as the Quake franchise. But as the success of the games grew, it eventually tore them apart. Read More »

mr robot season 4

Nothing says Christmas like an antisocial hacker dealing with existential dread and vicious alternate personalities. But Mr. Robot is nothing if not a TV series that loves to upend our expectations. The Emmy-nominated USA TV series created by Sam Esmail and starring Rami Malek will be wrapping up its fourth and final season during the happiest time of the year in what Esmail calls “one very long Christmas special.”

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The Sinner season 3

A few high-profile TV stars have gotten new gigs, so it’s time for a little casting round-up. Walton Goggins (Justified, Vice Principals) is heading to CBS to star in a new series called The Unicorn, Michael Sheen (Masters of SexGood Omens) will be playing a serial killer on a Fox show called Prodigal Son, and Matt Bomer (White Collar) is set to be the new lead in the USA Network anthology-style series The Sinner. Read on to find out what all of these shows are about and the roles these actors will be playing. Read More »

‘Brave New World’ TV Series Coming to USA Network

Brave New World TV show

Aldous Huxley‘s 1932 classic novel Brave New World has been adapted into TV movies twice before, but now the dystopian story is becoming a full-blown series on the USA Network.

Despite the project initially being developed back in 2015 over at Syfy, USA has now given the Brave New World TV show a straight-to-series order. Universal Content Productions will co-produce the series with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment. Read on to learn more about who’s involved in the new show.
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the purge season 2

Like almost every Blumhouse production, The Purge began as a low-budget horror movie that made some serious cash as the box office. A full-on franchise was born, consisting of three sequels (one more movie is on the way) and a TV show, also called The Purge. The show debuted this year, and the season one finale airs tonight.

USA Network has good news for fans of the show: The Purge season 2 is officially happening. Read more about the second season pick-up below.
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mr. robot ending

Update: Mr. Robot will end its award-winning run on USA Network after its upcoming fourth season, Variety confirmed. The fourth season is set to air sometime in 2019. Our original story continues below.

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Mr. Robot may be powering down soon. The acclaimed cyber drama has won USA all kinds of accolades and praise for the past three seasons, but as Sam Esmail‘s prestige series heads into its fourth season, its stars are suggesting that this will be the end.

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